St Mary the Virgin, Kingswood

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St. Mary's is one of very few churches built in England during the reign of George I. It was constructed in 1723 to replace the Lady Chapel of Kingswood Abbey, where the people of Kingswood had worshipped since the Dissolution and which had fallen into disrepair. The adjacent Abbey Gatehouse is a national monument, administered by English Heritage.

St. Mary's is part of the United Benefice of Wickwar with Rangeworthy and Hillesley and Charfield with Kingswood. Our Parish Priest is the Rev'd Canon David Russell.

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The Revd David John RUSSELL - Incumbent
The Rectory, 75 High Street
Wickwar
Wotton-under-Edge
Wotton-under-Edge
GL12 8NP
(01454) 294267
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Sunday

Communion
Every first and third Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour
Refreshments Common Worship
Mattins
Every second Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour
Refreshments Book of Common Prayer
Family Service
Every fourth Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Evensong
Every fourth Sunday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer

Wednesday

Morning Prayer
Every Wednesday at 8:30 AM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer

Thursday

Mini Praise
Every second Thursday at 2:00 PM for 1 hour
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All Souls
Sunday 5th November 2017 at 4:00 PM for 1 hour
Remembrance Sunday
This replaces our usual Mattins service on the second Sunday of the month. Please note the different start time and we will start at the War Memorial for laying of wreaths and two minutes silence.
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 10:55 AM for 1 hour
Refreshments
Sunday@Six - Passchendale
Marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendale and those who died like Captain Seymour Tubbs (23) from Kingswood who served and died there. Ending with a candle lit processing to the War Memorial.
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Christingle
Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Carol Service
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
Crib Service
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Midnight Mass
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Day
Monday 25th December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly

Features

Toilets

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass
Organ

 
     
Guidebooks
Church Open Most days: if closed, keyholder details are posted on the main door.

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
Hall for Hire St. Marys Room, recently refurbished small/medium-sized meeting/function room with kitchen and adjacent cloakroom facilities. From £8 per hour.
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd David John RUSSELL
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 14189
Built: 1723
Style of worship: Central with vestments
Archdeaconry: GLOUCESTER (161)
Deanery: Wotton (16110)
Parish Legal Name: Kingswood (160034 )
CofE Church Info: (616034 16/34)
Short URL: acny.uk/14189/
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The current editor is: John Green

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This page was last updated on Saturday 16th September 2017
 
 
 
St Mary the Virgin : High Street, Kingswood, Gloucestershire, GL12 8RW - Approach from Abbey Street or the Post Office.

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