Church of England Diocese of Lichfield Drayton in Hales

About Us

The Living Church of St. Mary's (TF9 1AD) is at the heart of the busy Market Town of Market Drayton in beautiful north Shropshire, less than 15 miles from the M6. We are meeting both in person and online as COVID restrictions allow - please see our services and events for more up to date details, follow us on Facebook and look at our website.

We are a dementia friendly church with dedicated advisors to support our community. There are no steps to get into the church and ramps inside.
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<span style="font-size: 1rem;">We are a church where, on average, 347 different people attend worship at least once a month and 119 attend one or more times on an average Sunday. An active community, there are many homegroups, bible study groups, a Mothers Union group, various of congregations including Messy, BCP and </span>Café<span style="font-size: 1rem;"> Worship. We are involved with the brilliant Churches Together Market Drayton with whom and others a foodbank and CAP centre is run as well as a Men's group.</span>

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"The parish of Market Drayton: 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 Lichfield’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.