Facilities and features
We have a disabled access toilet at the rear of the church beside the meeting room.
Baby changing facilities are available in the toilet room at the back of the church.
Car parking is available along the road outside the church. It is possible to drive up to the church door if mobility is a problem.
We have an accessible toilet at the back of the church, next to the meeting room. This includes baby changing facilities.
It is possible to drive right up to the church door as a drop off point for anyone who has mobility difficulties.
There is a defibrillator at the front door of Magdalene Court, immediately opposite the church
The entrance to church, toilet, meeting room and seating areas is flat - no steps except to the choir and altar area at the front of church
Church has a hearing induction loop
Assistance dogs are always welcome in the church.
We are dementia aware / accessible
Gluten free bread is available at the altar - just ask.
This church has some beautiful stained glass windows behind the altar and one in the Nave West Wall
When the church is open, it is available for individual and private prayer. Church is open Tuesdays 10am - 1.30pm and Thursday 11am-12
Please see the separate page that details points about our church and its history.
11am - 11.45am Thursday mornings - A mobile post office van trades from church drive.
Music and Worship
The historic organ at St Mary's was built in Sheffield by Brindley & Foster in 1882. It has been serviced regularly by Harrison & Harrison Ltd since 1952. The organ has essentially been unaltered since its installation and has a Grade II* listing by the British Institute of Organ Studies.
This book contains all the information necessary to follow the service. The words in bold are the words spoken by the congregation in response to the priest. Instructions will be given as to when to stand and sit or come forward for communion or a blessing.
Groups, Courses and Activities
We have regular monthly coffee mornings. These include delicious home made cakes .We sometimes have joint coffee mornings with the Methodist Church.
We help organise the annual Remembrance Service and provide refreshments afterwards
Art Class - usually Friday evenings - see our noticeboard
We work closely with Medomsley Community Action Group who lease our community garden.
We have a weekly Art group (Friday evenings usually -check Medomsley Art Group facebook)
CCC cafe Tuesday 10am -12 - craft and chat, coffee and biscuits
Open Church Tuesdays - 12-1.30pm, hot soup, hot drinks and friendship
Sunday School is a lot of fun and includes worship and crafts. We hold this at the same time as the Sunday Service but in the meeting room, inside church. Jill leads Sunday School.
Help for Visitors
Ask for the WIFI code when you enter church
Tuesdays 10am - 12
Thursday 11am - 12
4th Saturday of the Month 10am -11.30am
We have a collection point where donations can be made to 'Food For You'
Most of Medomsley is within a Conservation area
Our small meeting room / kitchen is available for hire. Speak to our church wardens for details. Hire at £10 per hour. It can be independently heated and has everything you need to make hot drinks.
We use Fair Trade products in the church