About Us

St. Mary's is the historic Parish Church of Swanage.
It offers the opportunity to explore a faith in God through its worship and activities.
It is open for prayer, contemplation and visiting daily throughout the week.
It plays an active part in the civic life of Swanage together with other churches in the Association of Churches Together in Swanage (ACTS).
It supports work in the community, including work with young people and those who are disadvantaged in co-operation with other caring agencies.
It hosts many concerts and other activities throughout the year – celebrating the gifts which individuals and groups can offer.