Services for the Month
During the Coronavirus restrictions, no services in church are taking place
Live Streamed Services
While the church is closed, We will be live-streaming a short service on Sundays at 10.15am on the St Mary’s Facebook page. The Sunday services will remain on the Facebook page for viewing later.
Also, please see HERE for the order of service for Sunday.
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
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
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.
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.
9.30am Said Communion service using Book of Common Prayer This is a quiet service in a traditional style.
WEEKDAYS (except Thursdays)
We meet at 9am in the Lady Chapel for Morning Prayer. This is open to everyone and is a great way to start the day.
Please note: Morning Prayer is currently taking place Tuesday-Saturday Mornings via Livestream on Facebook.