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.

Lent at St Mary's

Stations of the Cross

Every Friday at 12:30pm

Lent Study

Every Thursday after the 9:30am Eucharist to consider and reflect on the Ten Commandments

Personal Study & Prayer

The Diocese offers a daily email with a Bible verse, reflection and response

Lent Sacrificial Giving

Once again this year, we are supporting the missionary society Embrace ME, formerly Bible Lands

Holy Week and Easter Services

Sunday 9th April – Palm Sunday

Eucharists at 8.00am and 10.00am
Evensong and short address at 5.00pm

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday of Holy Week

10.00am Eucharist and short address
8.00pm Compline and short address

Thursday 13th April – Maundy Thursday

11.00am Chrism Eucharist at St Albans Abbey
8.00pm Sung Eucharist of the Last Supper

Friday 14th April – Good Friday

12.30pm Stations of the Cross
1.30pm The Good Friday Liturgy

Saturday 15th April – Holy Saturday

8.00pm The Easter Vigil & First Eucharist of Easter

EASTER DAY

Dawn Service with Communion at 6.00am
Eucharists at 8.00am and 10.00am

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