Rector’s Farewell Letter

Dear friends, And so, in the immortal words of Pete and Dud, “Now is the time to say goodbye”.  I leave St. Mary’s with a huge feeling of thankfulness for the constant warmth you have shown to me, Maggie and Chris since our arrival in September 1997, and thankfulness for all that we have shared
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Rector’s Letter: A Good Retirement

Dear friends, Most of you will know that I am retiring on the 28th of February, and that my last Sunday at St. Mary’s will be on the 26th of February.  The editor and churchwardens have asked that I contribute a piece for the March parish magazine, so this month’s letter does not have quite the
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Mothers Union News

Now that 2017 is upon us we look forward to a new year for Mothers’ Union. Our theme this year is “Faith in Action” and, as we look at the achievements of the Mothers’ Union in communities throughout the world, we continue to identify opportunities both locally and nationally to support those
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Rector’s Letter: Restoring Reason

Dear friends, It is often said that Anglicanism can be compared to a three-legged stool, each of whose legs bears an equal importance in supporting that rich and diverse mix that makes up Anglican faith and practice. One leg is that of scripture – emphasising the centrality of the bible and Anglicanism’s
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Christmas Tree Festival 2016

This amazing Christmas Tree Festival brings the wider community together in an event which welcomes hundreds of visitors into our beautiful church.  It is a celebration of Christmas by the community for the community. This year the event will take place over the weekend 2nd – 4th December. The
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Christmas Service Times

  There will be the following special services this Christmas: Christingle Service at 10am on Sunday 4th December Candlelit Carol Service at 6.30pm on Sunday 18th December Crib Service at 4.30pm on Christmas Eve "Midnight" Holy Communion at 11.30pm on Christmas Eve Holy Communion
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