About Us

St Mary's is  a12th century church has served as a Minster to this area until the dissolution of the monasteries.   It has a 120 foot spire which allows it to dominate the plain.   It's importance lies in the woodwork and carvings in the church and we have the oldest recorded misericord in the country. Although known as St. Mary's, It's official name is 'The Collegiate Church of St. Mary the Virgin'.

Our daughter church is St Andrew Cliffe.    This is a modern and versatile building.   


Our normal pattern of worship at ST MARY's is:

First Sunday of the month   9.00am  Holy Communion BCP

Second Sunday                      9.00am  Morning Worship at St. Andrew's, Cliffe

Third Sunday                        10:30am  Family Communion  

Fourth Sunday                     10.30am Family Service (All Age)

Fifth Sunday                         10.30am  Joint Benefice Service at one of our Churches

Please note that as we are now in a vacancy, services may change slightly

September 2023

17th (3rd Sunday)    Morning Worship

Additional services

26th (Tues)                7.30pm Licensing Service of our new Interim Priest in Charge

28th (Thursday)       6.30pm Harvest Service followed by pie & peas supper