Church of England Diocese of Canterbury Temple Ewell with Lydden

St Mary the Virgin

Welcome to the church of St. Mary the Virgin, Lydden in the deanery of Dover. We are committed to sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and serving the community

The parish of Temple Ewell w Lydden is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Canterbury’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Parish Safeguarding Officer:  Alison Worton 01304 824152</span></span>

Parish Priest:  Revd. Ian Parrish 01304 279673  [email protected]

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:  Fiona Coombs 07548 232395 and Paul Brightwell 07398 009951

Get in touch

Mrs Liz Thomas-Friend, Churchwarden or our Parish Priest..... Revd Ian Parrish

Church open for Public Worship from Ash Wednesday

Every Sunday at 9 a.m. for 45m
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St Mary the Virgin
Church Lane
CT15 7JP
United Kingdom

Ash Wednesday service at 6.00pm. Said Eucharist for Ash Wednesday
Sunday said Eucharist at 09.00am alternating Sundays with Temple Ewell
March Services, to which we warmly welcome you.
For details of our services please go to

March 7th 10:30am, Parish Eucharist at Temple Ewell
March 14th Mothering Sunday
9:00am Parish Eucharist at Lydden
March 21st 9:00am Parish Eucharist at Lydden
March 28th Palm Sunday
10:15am Temple Ewell – meet at the George and Dragon to process to church
10:30am Parish Eucharist

From Ash Wednesday the church will be open for Public Worship and Private Prayer.
The Church is open everyday for Private Prayer. We hope that you will be able to call in and will enjoy the peace and tranquillity found in the building.

6 Nov 2020, 6 a.m.