St Mary's is the meeting point for our growing and lively church family. The Bible describes the church as a family made up of all sorts of people, each with their own stories to tell and gifts to share. Some of us have belonged to the church for years, some have just started a journey of faith, others are visitors or are just passing through. Yet all are welcome - as together we gather to worship God through his Son Jesus Christ, grow together in our faith through God’s word and Spirit, and as we share God’s love in serving our community. As a family we meet on Sundays and throughout the week, for varied services including christenings, weddings and funerals, for social events, school assemblies, to support one another with practical and pastoral care, to pray for the needs of the world, to study God's word in the Bible, and to volunteer for many local charities and groups. You can find out all about the life of the church family by exploring this website.
However you’ve found us, and for whatever reason you’re here - we are pleased to welcome you and we pray you will feel at home!
We are going to be a different kind of church for a while.
The Archbishops of York and Canterbury in accordance with the Government guidance have advised churches to close and suspend all public services of worship. Sadly, this means that there will be no Sunday services for the foreseeable future, and other gatherings, groups and social activities have been suspended. We are, however, still bound together in the love of Jesus, and a temporary end to services does not mean church is shutting down. We are continuing to safely support and sustain our church family and members of our community both practically and spiritually, allowing us to care for one another and pray and worship in our own homes. Please do look out for friends and neighbours, especially the most vulnerable. Keep talking to each other, and keep praying for all who are working so hard to keep our community going, and especially those in caring and medical professions.
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God bless you.
Rev. Andrew Knight and Rev. Lucy Brewster