Church of England Diocese of St.Albans Luton

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Toilets are available in the hall and office extension. There is internal access from the church via steps.

Baby changing facilities are available in the hall and office extension. Step-free access is via the outside of the church. Internal access has several steps.

The church has a small car park accessed via Church Street. Outside of church service and office opening times the barrier may be locked. During office opening times a small number of parking spaces are available off road on St. Mary's Road. These spaces require a visitor permit from the office.

An accessible toilet is available in the hall and office extension. Step-free access is via the outside of the church. Internal access has several steps.

There is parking available close to the church and to the hall and office extension. Please call ahead to ensure a space is kept free for you.

There is step-free access to both the church and the hall and office extension. For church visits outside of church service times, please call ahead so that we can open the main church door for access.

Hearing (induction) Loop

Assistance dogs welcome.


Our Building

We are open on Wednesdays between 10am and 1pm.

St Mary's is the only Grade 1 listed building in Luton.


Music and Worship

The bellringers at St. Mary's ring for Sunday morning services each week and also practise most Tuesday evenings. They ring for weddings and special occasions when requested. All of the St. Mary's ringers are members of the Bedfordshire Association of Church Bellringers.
More information can be found on our website: https://www.stmarysluton.org/bellringers

We are fortunate to be able to host a variety of concerts for local organisations including Luton Music Mix, Luton Choral Society and regular organ recitals.
Details of future events can be found in the calendar section of our website: https://www.stmarysluton.org/events

Regular organ recitals are held in the church.

Details of future events can be found in the calendar section of our website: https://www.stmarysluton.org/events

The worship band play at the 10.30am Sunday service.


Groups, Courses and Activities

Impact youth group for years 7-13 meets on Thursdays from 5-7pm. 2 hours of games, activities, sessions and lots of FOOD!

Youth also meet during the 10.30am Sunday service.

Contact [email protected] for more information.

We run bible study groups as part of our Small Groups. Further details can be found at https://www.stmarysluton.org/small-groups

CHIMPS toddler group meets in the hall every Wednesday during term-time from 10.00 - 11.30am. Refreshments for adults and children plus parties on special occasions.
Costs start at £2.50 per session for mum and toddler. Drop in at anytime during the session. CURRENTLY NOT RUNNING DUE TO COVID. Contact [email protected] to register your interest when we restart.

On Sunday mornings we have children's groups during the 10.30am service. There is a stay and play area at the back of church for under-3s.

CHIMPS toddler group meets in the hall every Wednesday during term-time from 10.00 - 11.30am. Refreshments for adults and children plus parties on special occasions.
Costs start at £2.50 per session for mum and toddler. Drop in at anytime during the session. CURRENTLY NOT RUNNING DUE TO COVID. Contact [email protected] to register your interest when we restart.

On Sunday mornings we have children's groups during the 10.30am service. There is a stay and play area at the back of church for under-3s.

Some of our members are part of the Luton Street Pastors.

Youth work

Help for Visitors

The church is open during all service times and office opening times. For access outside of church services, please enter via the office doors. If you require step-free access outside of service times, please call ahead.

If you wish to visit the building, the best time is Wednesday 10am-1pm


Other Features

Song words and liturgy are projected on screens during the 10.30am Sunday service.

We are a fair trade church.

The Church building is popular with hirers and is sought after for various events from major ones such as University Graduations, public and civic services through to smaller concerts and recitals. St Mary's also has a hall and rooms that are used by a number of local organisations.

If you are interested in hiring St Mary's Church or one of the smaller rooms please contact the church office on 07928 821995 or email [email protected]