St Mary the Virgin, Barrow-in-Furness, Walney

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St Mary's is a friendly, all-age church at the heart of the community. We are the only Anglican church on the Island, but work in an ecumenical partnership with the nearby Methodist and Catholic churches. We have an attractive, well maintained parish centre, and welcome many local people who come to be married or to baptise their children. We provide a weekly lunch for older people, host a variety of social events, and have a variety of groups for younger people, including Sunday school, parent and toddler group, Pulse youth cafe, and a full spectrum of uniformed organisations with a monthly parade service. We would love to welcome you to any of our services or events.

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Andy Batchelor
St Mary's Vicarage,
Walney Island,
Tel: 01229 484439 (Vicarage)
No email contact is available, please try our website.
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8am Communion Service
A quiet, reflective communion service using common worship
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes
Common Worship
10am all-age communion
An all-age communion service with Sunday school
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Coffee Common Worship


Home Group
An informal study and fellowship group, looking at different aspects of the Christian faith
We break during school holidays every Tuesday at 7:30 PM for 1½ hours


Contact Lunch
Enjoy a cooked lunch and fellowship for a small fee.
Every Wednesday at 12:00 PM


Thursday Communion service
Every Thursday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Sunday School Youth Group Regular Choir Grade 2 Listed Building Stained glass Wheelchair Access / Ramp Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Toilets Visitor Parking Available

Contact Janet on 01229 472100

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A Church Near You ID: 12432
Built: 1907
Architect: Austin and Paley
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: WESTMORELAND & FURNESS (572)
Deanery: Barrow (57204)
Benefice: Walney Is (07/234 P)
Parish Legal Name: St. Mary the Virgin, Walney Island (570166 7/166)
CofE Church Info: (607166 7/166)
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The current editor is: Andy Batchelor

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