Facilities and features
There are two toilets available in the church/church hall.
Available in the accessible toilet
Situated towards the back of the church, just off Church Close.
With disabled access and baby facilities.
To the church hall.
The entrance to the church is fully flat and wheelchair accessible.
Most of our services are projected onto screens. However paper copies are also available for those who find it easier and large print copies are included.
Several of our church members have completed Dementia awareness training and we are dementia friendly
We seek to serve gluten free refreshments alongside other dietary requirements, such as Lactose free.
At communion, in order for everyone to be able to share in one bread, we only use Gluten Free bread.
The church is open for Private Prayer 9am - 3pm every Monday to Friday.
There are also often Prayer spaces in the church, linked to the particular church season or events to help with praying.
Built in the early 20th Century, St. Mary's is not an old church, but significant for its era.
We are actively involved in working towards achieving our Bronze Eco award and hope to do so very soon
Music and Worship
Worship is led using an electronic organ, from time to time other musicians might also get involved on instruments such as cello, flute, clarinet and saxophone.
Groups, Courses and Activities
Wired Youth group meets once a month on a Friday evening for young people of High school age.
We have two bible study groups who meet fortnightly on Tuesdays, a day time group and an evening group, to find out more about when the groups meet and how to join please contact the Parish office.
Meet in the church hall on Wednesday and Thursday evenings
Thursday Mornings, from 9am in the church/church Hall - depending on the time of year and how warm the church is. This is a drop in coffee and chat, all are very welcome and toys are available for children.
Exercise classes take place in the church hall regularly throughout the week including Pilates and H.I.T classes.
Meets on the second sunday of the month, 9.30am in church
5 T's (Together on Thursdays for Tea at Two-Thirty) meets every Thursday, 2.30-4pm in the Church Hall. For tea, cake and lots of chatter.
Not run by the church as such, a toddler group meets in the church hall every Monday morning, 9am - 11am
Help for Visitors
available throughout the building
9am - 3pm Monday - Friday
We have a church hall which is used throughout the week by different community groups, but is also available for private hire and events.