Church of England Diocese of Winchester Silchester

St Mary the Virgin

Welcome to St Mary the Virgin, Silchester

St Mary the Virgin, Silchester is primarily a place of worship and prayer, one which still serves as the focal point for Christian fellowship and ministry for many who live nearby. Access to Saint Mary's is usually available on most days. We are open for you,whether you wish to explore our history or seek a time of quiet contemplation.

The parish of Silchester: St Mary 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 Winchester’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. A copy of the Parish's Safeguarding Policy and a listing of contacts and telephone numbers may be found by looking under Safeguarding within the website for St Mary the Virgin, Silchester (

Discover what's at the heart of Christmas with us

Celebrate and share the good news of Christ’s birth with special services and events this Advent and Christmas.

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Rev Richard Harlow

The Rectory The Green Tadley

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Streamed Church Service

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 40m
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Live stream service using Zoom
The team at St Mary’s Silchester would like to share Church and Parish news with our friends in Silchester and beyond and invite you to visit our website to add your name. The link to our Zoom Service is announced in the above Church and Parish news mailings and a recording our Facebook page.

The link to our Zoom Service is announced in the above Church and Parish news mailings.

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St Mary the Virgin Church is now open for private prayer only, normally, every day from 9.30am to 4.30 pm. and two sunday 8 am services per month. However, there will be occasions when the church is closed for COVID deep-cleansing.

1 Nov 2020, midnight