St Mary's Parish continues to be alive and active, but regular Services in the Church building are currently restricted to comply with Covid-19 precautions.
However, in line with the latest Government and Diocese guidance:
The church is open for Individual Prayer:
3pm - 4pm each Sunday
10am - 11.30am each Wednesday
We continue our Zoom Services at 9.30am each Sunday. Details of how to join are below.
Planned Services for Advent and Christmas are given below.
Our grounds are open and when possible, the Memorial Garden will be open daily between 10am and 4pm for private prayer and contemplation. Please observe social distancing in line with current Government instructions if you enter the grounds or Garden.
See below for full details. These online services have been running since Easter 2020.
See below for full details.
Our services this year are a mixture of in-person and online events.
SUNDAY 9.30AM - ZOOM SERVICES
We meet on Zoom on Sundays at 9.30am for a short online service.
There are three main ways to join the service:
1. Click on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85685339742
2. Go to zoom.us (or use the Zoom app) and enter the following Webinar ID: 856 8533 9742
3. To join by telephone dial any of these numbers: 0203 481 5237 or 0203 481 5240 or 0131 460 1196 or 0203 051 2874
and then type in this Webinar ID when prompted: 856 8533 9742
ADVENT/CHRISTMAS SERVICES 2020
To comply with COVID safety precations, social distancing must be observed at all times and there will be a limit on how many can be admitted through our doors.
On Sundays 6th, 13th and 20th December, Eucharist will be celebrated in church at 11am.
Because of social distancing, seats will be limited to around 30.
To request a seat, please email Betty Miller on: email@example.com
Do please join us for our Sunday Zoom services each week at 9.30am
CHRISTMAS EUCHARISTS will be celebrated at 11am on:
Wednesday 23rd December
Friday 25th December
Sunday 27th December
Priority will be given to those in the "vulnerable" category in our congregation, after which others will be able to book a seat for themselves or their bubble, again by emailing Betty Miller on: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will only be able to book for one of the Christmas dates.
There will also be a Zoom Service at 9.30am on Christmas Day for those who would like to join us.
There will also be a Zoom Christingle Service on Sunday 6th December at 10.30am and a Crib Service which will be sent out as a video link in the Pastoral Letter and posted on this site on 23rd December.
Reflective opportunity to enjoy the Prayer Book liturgy of the Eucharist with Sermon.
[Family] Eucharist - Third Sunday of the month
When we are joined throughout the service by our children and young people who help lead the talk, offer the prayers and do the readings.
Eucharist (Common Worship)
Dynamic and interactive experience of worship combining traditional liturgical form with congregational involvement with extensive Sunday school for child-centred activities.
Eucharist (BCP) - Third Sunday of the month
With hymns and sermon.
Morning Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer with hymns.
Services in 'normal' times - NOT CURRENTLY ACTIVE
Healing Service - First Sunday of the month
Eucharist with the ministry of healing for yourself or others, and the laying on of hands with anointing.
A variety of forms of evening worship including said Evening Prayer, sung Evensong, a Taizé-style service, Compline or Night Prayer.
Weekday Services - NOT CURRENTLY ACTIVE
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Short said service in church.
Reflective opportunity to enjoy the Prayer Book liturgy of the Eucharist.
First Thursday of the month
Short service in church for pre-school children & their parents/carers. This is followed by refreshments in the vestry.