Services

Services for the Month

Services Recommenced on Sunday 19 July

Sundays 8.30am Traditional BCP Holy Communion service

Sundays10.15am Parish Communion Service (this service will also be livestreamed)

Wednesdays 9.30am Traditional Holy Communion

To book a place at the Sunday 10.15am service, please press the button above. Please ring 892552 if the booking system shows all the seats available have already been booked.

In order to keep us all safe and to protect the more vulnerable among us, please wear a mask.

 

Live Streamed Services

Although services are restarting, we will continue to live-stream the Sunday 10.15am service from the church,  on the St Mary’s Facebook page. The Sunday services will remain on the Facebook page for viewing later. This is to enable who are unable to or are shielding still, are able to join in the service in the church.

In addition, Morning Prayer will be said every morning at 9am (except Sundays and Mondays), again on Facebook.

St Mary’s Facebook page can be seen HERE

Hymns next Sunday

During the Coronavirus restrictions, singing hymns is not permitted

 

What to expect

This is our usual monthly pattern of services, however, please look at Services for the Month for up to date information.  There is no ‘dress code’, please come as you are.

Please see above, for details of services during the coronavirus restrictions

SUNDAY MORNINGS

EVERY SUNDAY

8.30am  Said Communion service using Book of Common Prayer:
This is a quiet service in a traditional style.

1st SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

10.15am  All-Age Service Everyone worships together in this service, which has a blend of hymns and modern worship songs accompanied by the band.  The talk is interactive; volunteers from the congregation say the prayers.  After the service, there are refreshments to which all are welcome to stay.

2nd, 4th and 5th  SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

10.15am  Parish Communion service using the Common Worship book
People can receive bread and wine or a blessing at the altar. There  are Sunday groups for children 0-10.  Children are in church for the beginning of the service then, after the first hymn, they go to their groups: There is a staffed creche room for 0-3s in church and groups for children age 4-10.  After the service, there are refreshments and all are welcome to stay.

3RD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

10.15am  ‘THIRD SUNDAY’ Baptisms often take place during this service. THIRD SUNDAY has a stronger theme and a more relaxed style. This service brings all ages together and after the service, we have a bring and share lunch.

 

SUNDAY EVENINGS

1ST SUNDAY EVENING OF THE MONTH 

6.30pm  Iona-Style Holy Communion This a peaceful service of Holy Communion.

2ND SUNDAY EVENING OF THE MONTH

6.30pm  Traditional Sung Evensong using the Book of Common Prayer: This is a reflective service with hymns, prayer, readings, and a talk.

WEEKDAYS

WEDNESDAYS

9.30am  Said Communion service using Book of Common Prayer This is a quiet service in a traditional style.

MORNING PRAYER in the church (except Wednesdays)

We meet at 9am for Morning Prayer on Tuesday-Saturdays in the church. This is open to everyone and is a great way to start the day. 

At present, Morning Prayer is also livestreamed on Facebook, including Wednesdays when it comes from the Rector’s study.