Church of England Diocese of Winchester Pennington


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A warm welcome awaits you at St Marks; find out more about our church, its history in the community, the services we offer and upcoming events.

St Marks is a quiet, calm church in a modern world that is full of stress and bustle. For those interested in architecture, it’s worth a visit – but when filled with the members of the church, the character of the building changes. A church is more than bricks and stone and a warm and friendly reception awaits any who enters our doors.

The parish church of St Marks has been present on the edge of the common in Pennington since 1859. A grade II listed building designed by the architect Charles Edward Giles, the church of St Marks replaced a smaller chapel on the same site to serve a growing community in and around Pennington village. It has been largely unchanged since it’s original construction, barring the addition of a choir vestry in 1933 and an enlargement of the Lady chapel in 1948.

Our Sunday morning services follow the same pattern each week:

8am – ‘Said’ Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer 9:30am – Family Communion; a ‘sung’ service with hymns and a sermon, with a quiet play area available for children.

In the evenings our services are as follows:

On the 1st Sunday of each month – 6pm – Evensong with Act of Healing (in place of the evening sermon) On the 3rd Sunday of each month – 6pm – Evening Worship (a more contempory language service with a variety of themes) On the 4th Sunday of each month -6pm – Evensong (with sermon)

Please note, there is no evening service at St Marks on the 2nd or 5th Sunday of the month

On Wednesday mornings, we hold a traditional communion service at 11:30am

St Mark's Church
Ramley Road
SO41 8GQ

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