St Mary’s is the Parish Church near the centre of Liss, Hampshire.  In normal times we offer a range of different worship opportunities from All-Age services and ‘Messy Church’ to BCP Holy Communion and Evensong.  Of course, we are not in ‘normal times’ and we, along with the rest of the world, have had to adjust to the challenges of the pandemic. Details of our online services are below but whether we are online or ‘in the flesh’, we endeavour to provide a warm and inclusive welcome to everyone. If you are interested in knowing more about us and what we do in more normal times, details of services and activities can be found on this site.  Please do contact us if you want further information.

Rev Chris


St Mary’s is Open

Services in St Mary’s

Every Sunday
8.30am – Traditional Holy Communion

1st Sunday
10.15am – All-Age Worship
6.30pm – Iona Holy Communion

2nd Sunday
10.15am – Parish Communion
6.30pm – Evening prayer (not Nov-Feb)

3rd Sunday
10.15am – Third Sunday followed by lunch 

4th Sunday
10.15am – Parish Communion
6.30pm – Exalt contemporary worship

5th Sunday
10.15am – Parish Communion

The church is also open daily for private prayer 9.30am to 6pm.

We are following government guidelines. You are now required to wear a face covering in church.


Livestreamed Services

Our weekly Sunday 10.15am service will continue to be livestreamed on our Facebook page HERE. These ‘go live’ a couple of minutes before 10.15am and remain available online for viewing later.

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

St Mary’s Facebook page can be seen HERE

The video for each Sunday is below

9 January 2022

We know that these are financially tough times for many. For those who can give, we are very grateful. Your donations are a crucial part of enabling the work of St Mary’s Church: to make the light, life, and love of God known in our world.

Please remember to gift aid your donation if you are a UK taxpayer, as that will allow us to claim an extra 25p on every £1 that you give.

Liss Foodbank

Please ring 01730 300659 or 01730 300921 if you would like help this week

Petersfield Jazz & Blues Workshop – Live!


22 January 7.30pm St Mary’s Church

Come chill, chat and listen!




Stepping Stones is back!

Exactly two years ago Stepping Stones, our popular baby and toddler group, transferred to the Pavilion while St Mary’s was being renovated. Covid struck just as we were preparing to return, and we have had an enforced absence of 18 months. Now, at last, we can return to our brighter, warmer and more inviting building – but you’ll have to be the judge of that. More importantly, we have a team of people, waiting to offer good St Mary’s hospitality to you and your children, and we are all looking forward to being together again – or, for the first time! Just turn up.

Obviously we all still need to be mindful of covid – people’s choice to wear masks respected, hand sanitiser readily available, use own travel mug – we’ll still provide refreshments. See you soon!

Stepping Stones Team


Who Let the Dads Out? meets at St Mary’s Church on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9-11am

Who Let The Dads Out? is a free group for young children age 0-5 (School year R) and their Dads (or other male carer)

We offer bacon rolls, coffee/tea, snacks and drinks for the children, newspapers, craft and play – a safe and comfortable space for dads and little ones to spend fun time togeter.

All for free although we do accept small donations.


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church diary


Wednesday Said Communion @ St Mary's Church
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am

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

Stepping Stones @ St Mary's Church
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am

Our baby and toddler group, Stepping Stones meets every Thursday during term time from 9.30am.

8.30am Holy Communion @ St Mary's Church
Jan 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 am

A traditional service of Holy Communion using the Book of Common Prayer

Contact us

If you have a question, or prayer request, please write to us using the form at the bottom of this page.
If you wish to speak to someone today, please ring one of the numbers below:

Parish Administrator:
Michaela Surtees
Parish Office, St Mary’s Church, Station Road, Liss GU33 7AQ
01730 892552 lissparish@gmail.com
Parish Office open Tuesdays-Fridays 10.00am-1.00pm

The Rector: Rev Chris Williams
The Rectory, 111 Station Road, Liss GU33 7AQ  01730 890085 revchris007@gmail.com

Enquiries about Weddings, Funerals or Christenings, should be made to the Parish Office. Please note, the office is closed on Mondays.

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