The Mothers’ Union

St Mary’s has a very active Mothers’ Union which meets on the first Wednesday afternoon of the month at 2.00 pm in St Mary’s Church Hall. Please get in touch with our local Ross-on-Wye representatives Branch Leader, Margaret Willis – 01989 564967 Branch Secretary, Leah Lewis – 01989 762309 We are a grassroots movement that looks forward to, and actively…

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Bereavement Support

There is much helpful and downloadable material for those who are bereaved and also for those who are not able to attend funerals of friends and family at this time on the Church of England Website Heavenly Father,you have not made us for darkness and death,but for life with you for ever.Without you we have…

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The Community Larder & Cafe

The Churches Together in Ross and District Community Larder is a project based in the basement of St Mary’s Hall. It seeks to help individuals and families who are facing hardship. It is supported by members of the local and district churches, Ross Town Council, the Gazette, the Lions Club and local people. Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and…

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Other St Mary’s Groups

Bell ringing – The eight bells of St Mary’s are rung each Sunday before the 09:30 service. They also ring for weddings and special occasions. Practice night is Tuesday, come to the tower if you are interested in finding out more. The entrance is via the small door at the back of the church. Contact Roman Sadowski…

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Other Walford Groups

Coffee on a Tuesday takes place each month, hosted at a home within the community. 10.30 – 12 noon. You are warmly invited to join us for coffee, cake and chatter!Please make a note of the dates and venues; if you need directions or transport please phone or ask – we look forward to seeing…

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Our wider community

Churches Together in Ross Promoting unity by showing the love of God to the community of Ross-on-Wye by fulfilling God’s mission through word, prayer and action. Their website is here Ross and Archenfield Deanery Ross is at the centre of the Ross and Archenfield Deanery at the southern end of the Diocese of Hereford. There…

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Christian Meditation

We’re offering fortnightly sessions at the moment via Zoom led by Tina Jefferies who is a group leader for the World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM). Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes with an option just to stay for the 25 minute meditation – you can leave the connection whenever you choose. Equally, if you prefer to meditate…

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Fairtrade

Fairtrade @ Church Part of our vision is to inspire faith, hope, and love, not just in the Ross parishes but beyond. One aspect of that is social justice. We are aware that many people are not paid a fair wage for their work and their products. Therefore, we as church try to purchase fair…

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