Candlemas (29/1)

Today (Sunday 29/1) we celebrate the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple – or Candlemas – with two services of Holy Communion as we bless candles as a symbol of Jesus, light of the world.

Sunday Services: Being Church (22/1)

On 22/1, join us for a 9am service of Holy Communion or for a 10.30am Morning Worship service with children’s groups provided. Revd Vanessa Conant will lead and preach at both services, and we’ll begin a new series exploring ‘Being Church’ with, this week, a focus on worship.

Second Sunday of Epiphany (15/1)

On the Second Sunday of Epiphany (15/1), we’ll celebrate Holy Communion at 9am and 10.30am. Both services will be led by Revd Vanessa Conant, who will preside at communion and preach.

Epiphany Sunday (8/1)

On Sunday 8 January, we’ll celebrate Epiphany at two services in our ancient building: a quieter 9am Holy Communion and a 10.30am Morning Worship service with activities for children as well as a baby and toddler lounge.

New Year’s Day Service (1/1)

Join us on Sunday 1 January 2023 as we celebrate the New Year and continue our Christmas celebrations in a 10.30am Holy Communion service for all ages with Revd Vanessa Conant leading, preaching and presiding.

Christmas Day Services (25/12)

We’ll begin Christmas Day by sharing Holy Communion at midnight in a service that starts at 11.15pm on Christmas Eve. We’ll also share Holy Communion at 9am and 10.30am on Christmas Day, with the earlier service offering a quieter start to Christmas Day, while the later service will be a joyful celebration for all ages. 

Fourth Sunday in Advent (18/12)

On 18 December, we’ll mark the Fourth Sunday in Advent with three services in our regenerated church building: a 9am Holy Communion led by Revd Dave Edmondson with Revd Vanessa Conant preaching; a 10.30am All-Age Nativity led Revd Vanessa Conant; and our 6pm Carols by Candlelight service featuring the 40-person St Mary’s choir led by Jonathan Rathbone, with mince pies and mulled wine to follow the service. 

Gaudete Sunday (11/12)

On 11 December, we’ll celebrate Gaudete Sunday by reopening our ancient building to the whole community. Join us for Holy Communion at 9am or 10.30am as Revd Dave Edmondson leads, Ven Elwin Cockett presides and Revd Vanessa Conant preaches. And then at 6pm, come back for Orchestral Carols, though be sure to arrive early in order to get a seat! 

Sunday Service (4/12): The People’s Liturgy

Join us this Sunday 4 December as we share in a People’s Liturgy drawn from the prayers and reflections of our entire congregation, with communion at 9am and 10.30am, and supervised children’s groups at 10.30am.

First Sunday of Advent (27/11)

On 27 November, we’ll mark the First Sunday of Advent with two services in the St Mary’s Welcome Centre: a 9am Holy Communion and our 10.30am intergenerational service, which we hold every fourth Sunday of the month.