Children’s Service (25/7)

Welcome to our online Children’s Service for 27th July – the last of the Summer and the last online children’s service for the foreseeable future as we hope to be able to offer in-person Sunday School, in the Welcome Centre, in September. Today’s service includes a story, talk, game, activity, Bible reading and songs, and […]

Order of Service (25/7)

This week, we continue our ‘Exploring the Psalms’ series with a sermon from Revd Alan Moss and we’d love for you to follow along from home with an order of service (link below) as we live-stream the service to Facebook at 10.30am. We meet in-person every Sunday at 9am and 10.30am in the Welcome Centre (help […]

Vespers: Stability (21/7)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 21st July. This evening, Natalie Burwell considers the core monastic value of stability – the gift of putting down roots to grow alongside others. Through music, poetry, stillness and reflection, Natalie draws on the Benedictine tradition to explore how we can stay connected to the messiness of human community and […]

Churchyard Update (19/7)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener This week’s update? Some sunscreen is the short answer. As well as probably the best of the South border and Old Wall bed. We continue to take down the long grass as Yellow Rattle is harvested, as well as making inroads into the overgrown areas of the Vinegar […]

Order of Service (18/7)

This week, we begin a new series called ‘Exploring the Psalms’ and we’d love for you to follow along from home with an order of service (link below) as we live-stream the service to Facebook at 10.30am. We meet in-person every Sunday at 9am and 10.30am in the Welcome Centre (book a place by clicking […]

Vespers: Obedience (14/7)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 14th July. Tonight we continue our series on Benedictine Spirituality – specifically drawing on the work of Sr Joan Chittister, OSB –  by focussing on ‘obedience’, a practice that can facilitate human flourishing and deep belonging. Though obedience may be negative in certain circumstances, in the right context, it offers […]

Climate Sunday: Order of Service (11/7)

Join us for today’s 10.30am online Sunday service, which will be led by our Eco Church team and broadcast live from the St Mary’s Welcome Centre to our Facebook Page. Today is Climate Sunday – a day when we celebrate the world God has created and reflect on our responsibility to care for it, especially […]

Vespers: Hospitality (7/7)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 7th July. Tonight, Revd Vanessa Conant continues our series on Benedictine spirituality, and explores the particular calling to hospitality. How do we extend welcome, warmth and honour to strangers and friends? Tonight’s Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness, a reflection and a closing blessing. […]

Tim’s Churchyard Update (5/7)

Churchyard Update for the Week of 5th July – 11th July   By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener   I used to welcome the rain; less so as we continue to try to get wet grass into big bags. But there is a full lushness to the South Border now as it runs up […]

Order of Service (4/7)

Join us online this morning at 10.30am as we live-stream our service to Facebook by clicking here (no Facebook account needed to join us!) and follow along by downloading the Order of Service below. If you would like to join us in-person next week at either 9am or 10.30am in the Welcome Centre, you can […]