Welcome to St Mary's

We are a friendly, welcoming church rooted in the Catholic tradition of the Church of England, committed to dignified worship, good music and orthodox teaching. You are most welcome to join us at any of our services.

Holy Week and Easter at St Mary's

Palm Sunday

8am Said Eucharist
10am Sung Eucharist with procession (meet at Parkfield Medical Centre car park)
5pm Evensong guest preacher The Revd Karen Turner

Holy Monday - Wednesday

10am Eucharist
8pm Compline with address

Maundy Thursday

11am Chrism Eucharist at St Albans Abbey
8pm Liturgy of Maundy Thursday followed by The Watch

Good Friday

9:30am Churches Together Walk of Witness (meet at United Reformed Church)
12:30pm Stations of the Cross
1:30pm Good Friday Liturgy

Holy Saturday

8pm Easter Vigil and First Mass of the Resurrection


6am Churches Together Dawn Service at St Mary's
8am Said Eucharist
10am Festal Eucharist

Church Hall and Rooms for hire

We have a refurbished hall and church rooms offering excellent facilities. Do contact us for more details.

Knit and Natter

Why not join our Knit and Natter group on the last Tuesday of every month 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. If you don't knit then just come and have a natter or bring a hobby of your own choice. Ring 01707 658474 or 659938 or email for more information.

Church open

The church is open from 10am to 12 noon every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Do come along if you want some time for quietness and reflection.

Regular Services

Sunday Services

8:00 am Holy Communion - Said Eucharist (traditional language) lasting for 40 minutes

10:00 am Parish Communion - Sung Eucharist (contemporary language) lasting for 1 hour

5.00pm Evensong (Book of Common Prayer) - 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month lasting for 45 minutes

Weekday Services

Tuesday to Friday - 9.00am - Morning Prayer (contemporary language) lasting for 20 minutes

Tuesday to Friday - 5.00pm - Evening Prayer (contemporary language) lasting for 20 minutes

Tuesday - 9.30am Holy Communion - Said Eucharist (contemporary language) lasting for 30 minutes

Thursday - 9:30 am Holy Communion - Said Eucharist (Book of Common Prayer) lasting for 30 minutes