Church of England Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich St. Mary, Bury St. Edmunds

St Mary's, Bury St Edmunds

St Mary’s is one of the largest and most historic church buildings in the country and is the civic church of Bury St Edmunds. It is also a popular visitor destination. The congregations of around 180 worshippers are keen to grow in their faith and to build on the strength of the church’s presence in the town. The variety of worship is a strength, from contemporary band-led worship to choral music of an excellent standard.

The parish of Bury St Edmunds: 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 St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich’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.

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Sunday Worship - 0915 Contemporary

Every Sunday at 9:15 a.m. for 1hr
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Sundays at 9:15am in St Mary’s Church.

The 0915 contemporary worship service is informal and our sung worship is offered by our worship band. It starts at 9:15am and lasts up to an hour. We share in communion around once a month.

Children are welcome at this service however, during the Coronavirus pandemic, restrictions mean that our children’s area is closed and we are unable to offer separate children's ministry. Children's activity packs are available for primary and pre-school aged children during the service.

We hope to have live music led by the worship band at each service, though we are unable to sing as a congregation.

It is now a legal requirement to wear a face covering in church and we ask that you comply with social distancing measures when in the church building.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Music Worship band Gluten-free communion Common Worship Family Friendly Event held in a Church

A member of our congregation, Andrew Gayfer, shares his thoughts about online worship in the pandemic.

15 Mar 2021, 10 a.m.
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