Facilities and features


There are toilets for male and female all on the same level as the main body of the church. We have an accessible toilet for anyone needing wheelchair access etc

There is a waist level flipdown changing area in our accessible toilet

We have car parking spaces for about 20-25 cars.

The accessible toilet has space for a Wheelchair to turn and handrails for those who need assistance.

We have space near the church entrance for those with blue badge parking

Our ramp climbs from the car park to the front entrance of the church.

For anyone using the small hall, there is a portable ramp, which can be used to access the hall from the AstroTurf area. Please ask if you need assistance.

Hearing (induction) Loop

All our services are printed in large print for those who need assistance. All services are projected onto a screen at the front of the Church and at the sides of the Church for when we have services 'in the round'.

Assistance Dogs

Our Building

Our Community Cafe on Fridays 10:00-13:00 is a registered Warm Space and free lunch is provided as well as hot drinks. All welcome.

We have obtained our bronze award and are working towards net zero by 2030.

Music and Worship


Our choir sings at most of the services. The choir mainly supports the sung communion responses and occasionally sings anthems. We practise on Tuesdays 8pm, all welcome.

Each service includes a mix of traditional and modern worship music / hymns. We have a diverse worship team who each bring difference music to the services. We enjoy a great variety at St Mary's.

Groups, Courses and Activities

Our youth group is called "God's Treasure Hunters" and we meet on average twice a month. We also enjoy going to Danehill Ventures together for youth events.

We run Alpha courses when needed and then Discipleship Groups for new people.

As needed (once or twice a year)

We have several home groups that meet regularly for Bible Study. People are encouraged to attend a Home Group.

Our Community Cafe on Fridays 10:00-13:00 offers cuppa, snack and chat, and we serve lunch at 12:00 (usually soup or toasties). All are welcome, of all faiths and none. We are family friendly and there are toys and books for the children.

Every Tuesday, during term time, Little Lambs Library runs from 10:00 - 11.30 am. There is play, craft, bouncy castle, story & songs.

Help for Visitors

If you need to use the guest wifi please ask. The password is on display inside the building.

Other Features

We jointly run the Ash Villages Food Parcels Project with the local Ash Villages Support Circle. You can see the food parcels news and essential information here: https://ash-vale.org.uk/foodparcels-2/
FOODBANK REFERRALS: We only accept foodbank referrals by phone / text / WhatsApp to 07730 609446. We do not take referrals by email.

Audio-Visual Facilities
Hall for Hire