St. Mary the Virgin
The church of St. Mary the Virgin sits in the heart of the village of Datchet next to the Stag Public House and opposite the iconic Village Green. Access for wheelchair, large pushchairs, prams or motorised scooters is via the Church Community Centre entrance at the rear of the church, via the Vicarage Lane gate.
The Parish Administrator works from 9:30am - 2:30pm on Wednesdays and Fridays
Safeguarding : We take Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously here at St Mary's and have adopted the Church of England policies relating to this, for both adults and children. We follow safer recruiting processes and all our personnel involved in working alongside children or vulnerable adults are required to be DBS checked and undergo relevant Safeguarding training appropriate to their role and function: St Mary's has adopted and uses the Church of England online training where a record of individuals' progress and outcomes of training can be monitored by the Safeguarding Officers, and follow up /further /updated training as required, occur.
Local contacts :
More information and who to contact including Social Services in both Slough and the RBWM can be found at the foot of this page or by using the drop down menu of the left
Coronavirus : We understand what a concerning time this is for all : We are monitoring the current situation very closely and taking advice from the Church of England and other bodies - Please read the dedicated page ( link to the left) which will be updated regularly, as and when we get information
STOP PRESS! STOP PRESS!
Following Church of England advice, please be aware that public services are able to be re open but are not required to do so. The PCC's of both St Mary's and our sister church St Thomas' at Colnbrook have agreed the following :
Sunday Services during September : Sunday worship will operate as follows: (Please note that this is subject to change , Covid restrictions permitting )
Sundays 6th, 13th, 27th
8:00am BCP Holy Communion and 9:30am Eucharist
Sunday 20th 11am Eucharist ( please note later time for this service)
Wednesdays 11am Common worship Eucharist Service
All services will be streamed to Facebook and YouTube for those who are unable to attend in person
We will continue to :-
stream daily prayer (Morning at 9am and Evening at 5pm) daily. booklets and lectionaries (reading for the day) will be available by contacting Fr Darcy ( details above)
link for live stream is here :- https://www.facebook.com/DatchetStMarysChurch/ we would be delighted if you were able to join us from the comfort of your home
If you would like to be involved in a prayer group please complete the form (please see under Covid 19 page )
We are working in collaboration Datchet Corona Volunteers to help support those who are self-isolating. Please contact them via their page or [email protected] if you can help or are in need of help.
Please use this link to hear a message from Fr Darcy for w/c Sunday July 12th https://youtu.be/D6zB8-0FczM
Please subscribe to our channel for further updates and also for Morning and Evening Prayer
God bless you all.
Please note: All services and messages from Fr Darcy are uploaded to our U Tube Channel once live streamed on our Facebook page https//www.youtube.com/channel/UCOL0Nkc5vHN6OoXSRA_xUXw/
Please check our services and events by clicking the link on the left hand column
more information is available on our dedicated website - please head on over to have a look http://wwwstmarysdatchet.org.uk
NEWS FLASH! June edition of The LINK now available - see menu on left hand side for access to PDF
Weekday services - Streamed online from 18th March 2020
Daily Prayer will be live streamed at 9am and 5pm each day : - https://www.facebook.com/DatchetStMarysChurch/