About Us

Situated in a friendly, happy and busy village, we are a ‘middle of the road’ church with vestments. Our historic building continues to be the ‘home’ for a living and active Christian community where prayers and praise are offered; God’s word is read and preached, and the sacraments are celebrated. Here, Christian’s meet together to worship God, thanking him for His love, and the precious gift of His Son, Jesus Christ.

Our Church is open daily during daylight hours, for private prayer and for visitors to discover the history for themselves. People have worshipped here for centuries, and they have left the marks of their faith in the architecture and decoration of the building. As such, it stands as a memorial to faith, and to the vision and skill of earlier generations and the changes in our history throughout the years.

Our Services

Each Sunday, we hold a service at 10:30am, which lasts approximately 1 hour.

1st Sunday of each month – Holy Communion

2nd Sunday of each month – Café-style Church

3rd Sunday of each month – Holy Communion

4th Sunday of each month – Holy Communion

5th Sunday of each month – Downton Churches Together Service (when applicable)

Please visit our services page for further details.

As a village church, we host the annual Remembrance Sunday service, the Village Carol service, and the Christingle service for the village.

During the year, we run the Goose Fair in September within the Church, and St. Laurence’s Larder (fair cancelled in 2024) in the Memorial Hall at the Cuckoo Fair (providing food and drink all day in the Memorial Hall), and the annual village Christmas Tree Festival. The church also hosts other musical events throughout the year. Please check the events page for further details.