Church of England Diocese of Oxford Datchet

St. Mary the Virgin

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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   

If your matter is URGENT please ring Fr Darcy Chesterfield -Terry on  07442 297 723  or if he is not available then  the Senior Churchwarden Elaine on 07960 859697 or Sandra on  07765 043669 

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 :

Incumbent                                            Fr Darcy Chesterfield Terry e-mail: [email protected]uk tel: 07442 297 723

St Mary's Safeguarding Officer       Jane Simpson                       e-mail: [email protected] tel 01753 540948

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor     Stuart Nimmo e-mail [email protected] tel; 01865 208290

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 

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  


We send our heartfelt prayers and support to the victims of Cyclone ADAI and will be holding a retiring collection for DEC,  after our services : 

Services this Sunday 23rd June 

8am Holy Communion - said BCP  Fr Darcy Chesterfield -Terry 

Please note there will be NO 9:30am Service at St Mary's instead we are sharing a joint worship at 11am with our sister church, St Thomas' Colnbrook,  to celebrate the Ministry of our LLM Suzanne Johnson as she goes forward for Ordination as Deacon and  her new role as Curate in a different parish. 

11am - St Thomas' Colnbrook joint Communion 


Weekday services 

Mondays 7:30am Morning Prayer in St Mary's 5pm Evening Prayer in St Thomas'

Tuesdays 7:30am Morning Prayer in St Mary's 5pm Evening Prayer in St Thomas'

Wednesday 7:30am Morning Prayer in St Mary's 5pm Evening Prayer in St Thomas'

11am Holy Communion said, in the North Aisle

Thursday 7:30am Morning Prayer in St Mary's 5pm Evening Prayer in St Thomas'

Friday 7:30am Morning Prayer in St Mary's 5pm Evening Prayer in St Thomas'

8:30am Holy Communion ( St Thomas' )

Get in touch

Vicar: The Reverend Darcy Chesterfield -Terry

The Parish Office, The Vicarage, London Road, Datchet, Berkshire SL3 9JW
(01753) 580467

Our website


Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday at midnight

The Green

Information about Safeguarding can be found here or at the drop down menu on the left under Safeguarding and Child Protection

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Saying farewell to our LLM Suzanne

7 Jun 2019, 11 a.m.