Common Worship (CW) or Book of Common Prayer (BCP) is used at services as indicated below.
8.00 a.m. Holy Communion (BCP)
9.45 a.m. Parish Eucharist (CW) - Whole Family Eucharist on 2nd Sunday
JUNIOR CHURCH Please see below for full details and dates of Junior Church arrangements including 11.15 a.m. Family Service, usually on the first Sunday of the month or 4.30 p.m. Family Service, usually on the third Saturday of the month.
12.15 p.m. Holy Eucharist (BCP)
p.m. Holy Baptism (by arrangement with the Vicar)
6.30 p.m. Sung Evensong (BCP) - Evensong is generally fully choral on the second
Sunday in each month and on major Festivals. There is Solemn Benediction on the
All are welcome to join us for a chat over a cup of coffee in the Old Parsonage after the
9.45 a.m. Parish Eucharist.
For details of music at choral services please click here to visit our music site.
Every Day Evening Prayer 5.30 p.m.
Monday Matins 8.45 a.m., Evening Prayer 5.30 p.m., Holy Eucharist 5.45p.m.
Tuesday Matins 7.45 a.m. Holy Eucharist 8.00 a.m, Evening Prayer 5.30 p.m.
Wednesday Matins 10.15 a.m. Holy Eucharist 10.30 a.m. Devotions 5.00 p.m.
Evening Prayer 5.30 p.m.
Thursday Matins 7.45 a.m. Holy Eucharist 8.00 a.m. Evening Prayer 5.30 p.m.
Friday Matins 8.45 a.m. - Holy Eucharist 12.30 p.m. Evening Prayer 5.30 p.m.
Saturday Matins 9.15 a.m. - Holy Eucharist 9.30 a.m., Evening Prayer 5.30 p.m.
On Bank Holidays Evening Prayer at 5.30 p.m., Holy Communion at 5.45 p.m..
The Clergy will always bring Holy Communion to the housebound and visit any
parishioner on request.
The SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION is available with a Priest by appointment.
The Holy Eucharist at 9.30 a.m. on the last Saturday in the month includes
the laying-on of hands and anointing and prayers for healing.
A Prayer Group meets in Church at 4.00 p.m. on the second Wednesday.
There are several Home Groups, some meet throughout the year, others in Lent and Advent.
Families are most welcome to join the congregation at 11.15a.m.
on the first Sunday of the month, at 9.45am on the second Sunday of the month
or at 4.30p.m. on the Saturday before the third Sunday of the month.
(please see Family service listing below for clarification).
Refreshments are available after each service. A light pizza supper
is available after the 4.30pm Saturday service and all are welcome to join us
and enjoy the friendship and fellowship offered.
These services,designed with families in mind, are short, but if you are worried that
your child might wander or talk during the sermon, please don’t,. No-one
will mind at all. Jesus welcomed little children and so does St. Mary’s.
Alternatively, if you would like to worship in church without your children
we also offer a Junior Church facility, which is available on the fourth
and fifth Sunday from 9.30am. Children are supervised by two Junior Church
leaders in the Barn which can be accessed via the church car park.
Children are taught Bible stories and make craft items to reinforce the message
in an enjoyable way. The sessions are friendly and informative
and all are welcome. If parents are unsure about leaving their child
they are welcome to stay.
Forthcoming Family Service dates:-Sunday 4 March at 11.15 a.m. Family Eucharist
Sunday 11 March at 9.45 a.m. Mothering Sunday Whole Family Eucharist
Saturday 17 March at 4.30 p.m. Family Eucharist
Friday 30 March 9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. Good Friday Childrens' Workshop.
including a simple act of worship.
Sunday 1 April at 11.15 a.m. EASTER DAY Family Eucharist
Sunday 8 April at 9.45 a.m. Whole Family Eucharist
Saturday 15 April at 4.30 p.m. Famly Eucharist
*Please note alternative times/arrangements where indicated.