Music & Choirs

St Mary’s has a long tradition of good music making. Its choir is highly regarded by the congregation, the local community and throughout the diocese with a well earned reputation. The choir is about 20 strong and includes singers of all ages. Download present and past monthly music lists here There is a dedicated music…

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Your prayers are particularly asked for those who are ill, for those who are troubled or affected by Coronavirus, or who have recently died. We pray also for those who live and work in our town and villages. In union with people throughout the diocese we pray for the needs of our Diocese and the…

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We would love to welcome you to celebrate your wedding together in any of our churches, where couples have been coming to be married for the last 700 years.The information below will hopefully answer some of your questions about who can be married here, but we are here to help and will do everything to…

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Bringing children into the world is one of the most wonderful experiences and opportunities we can ever hope to have. It is also natural to want to say thank you to God for the gift of a newborn child. Adults and children can be Christened (Baptised) at a Baptism service usually held at 11.15 on…

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Funerals at St Mary’s during the Covid outbreak Funeral services are taking place again at St Mary’s but with a limit of 30 people (imposed nationally on all churches). However we will be happy to live stream services so that more people can be reached – we can do that publicly or more privately so…

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Messy Church

Messy Church @ St Mary’s is on the first Thursday of each month. Come and join us! Messy Church is church for people of all ages and backgrounds. Our next Messy Church is on 6 May @ St. Mary’s 3:30-4:30pm. Come and join us! Each family will have their own socially distanced activity table. Booking…

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Come as You Are

Our new informal, online service. Live and on YouTube. The service takes place in St Mary’s once a month, usually on the fourth Sunday of each month at 4 pm. But you can catch it whenever you have a spare moment.

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Regular Services

Services continue at St Mary’s and 60 places are available for those who wish to join us in the building. Booking is required please via Eventbrite or the office (if you’re unable to book online you need to call the office before 2pm on Friday). You can, however, still participate online. Services in Walford Church have now resumed,…

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Digital Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer takes place every day except Sunday at 9 am. You are welcome to join us for this service via Zoom it takes around 15 minutes. There is usually a group of around 20 people at the service. It’s a great way to start each day with a routine – partly what these ancient…

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