News from St Mary’s

Advent Wreaths

At our recent Advent wreath–making several people were not sure of the symbolism of the wreath or how it can be a really useful way of bringing us back to the real focus of this season. So here are a few thoughts but please look online for more; there are lots of children’s and families’ […]

Samaritan’s Purse Shoe Box Appeal – a BIG thankyou!

November’s Samaritan’s Purse Shoe Box Appeal – A Thankyou Message from Lauren: “I would just to like to say a very big thank-you, to all of you, for your wonderful support of the Christmas Shoe Box appeal. The response has been amazing!  We have collected approximately 150 filled boxes which will soon be sent to children […]

Riding Lights Theatre Company Performing “Simeon’s Watch” 7.30pm Fri 9th Dec

  Riding Lights Theatre Company presents SIMEON’S WATCH A family adventure before Christmas by Bridget Foreman Simeon’s Watch is an engaging new play for a family audience about… family. A delightful story about what growing old might mean, about being surprised, remembering love and discovering hope. About the Show Riding Lights has an outstanding reputation […]

All Soul’s Service of Commemoration Sunday 30th Oct 6.30pm

All are welcome to this special service of Evensong – when we remember and give thanks for the lives of those whom we have known and loved, who have died. No Christian is solitary. Through baptism we become members of one another in Christ, members of a company of saints whose mutual belonging transcends death: […]

Conservation and Renewal Project – update June 2016

Conservation – As you may be aware St. Mary’s needs to undertake major work to repair and conserve our fine building, especially our roof.  This kind of work is very expensive to carry out and following discussions with our Church Architect we have decided to carry out the work in a series of phases.  We have […]

St Mary’s Vision Day – 3rd July 9.30am-3.30pm

As we prepare for St. Mary’s Vision Day on Sunday July 3rd, let us pray for God’s loving wisdom and power, to serve and transform our growing church and town for His glory: “Heavenly Father, we ask you to guide us each step of the way, as we seek your will for St. Mary’s together […]