St. Mary the Virgin, Datchet

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St Mary's is the Anglican Parish Church serving the Village of Datchet.

It is part of the benefice of Colnbrook & Datchet.

"The Headline" of our three part Church's vision' which began in 2015 is "To Be Rooted In Christ & To Reach Out Into His World".
We will achieve this by:
"Increasing Our Faith & Going Deeper With God". 
"Creating A Vibrant Christian Community, Centred On Jesus".
"Making A Difference Locally & Beyond, In The Power Of The Spirit".

Please do take a few moments to watch our new 'St Mary's Vision Video'.

To view the Video please 'click' on the third entry of 'Pages & Links' in the right hand column of this Website.

Our Worship includes both traditional liturgies and more informal services.

There is a strong musical tradition and the Church extends a warm welcome to Worshippers & Visitors from all backgrounds.

Children are welcomed to the main Sunday services.
During normal school term time there is also a Creche and a Sunday School.
Our Child Protection Policy complies with the guidelines set out by the Diocese of Oxford and can be viewed on the "Pages and Links" area of this Website.

VICAR: Revd. Peter Wyard. (01753 580467) (peter.wyard@btinternet.com)

LICENSED LAY MINISTER: Suzanne Johnson (07971 240645) (suz.j@btinternet.com)
CHURCH WARDENS:
Elaine Eastham (07960 859697) (ladypink_11@hotmail.co.uk)
Sandra Robinson (07765 043669) (srobinson0107@aol.co.uk)
TREASURER: Mark Ruddock. (07866 260055) (markruddock80@yahoo.co.uk)
PARISH ADMINISTRATOR: Fiona Norton.(01753 580467) (office@stmarysdatchet.plus.com)
ORGANIST & CHOIRMASTER: Andrew Piggott.

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the Parish Office on 01753 580467. The Office is open
Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9.15am to 2.15pm.

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The Vicarage,
London Road,
Datchet,
Berkshire SL3 9JW
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"Christingle"
This year's "Christingle" for the Young or Young At Heart, will take place at 5.00pm on Sunday 11th December in Church.
Sunday 11th December 2016 at 5:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
 
Datchet St Mary's Academy Christmas Service In Church
Datchet St Mary's Academy will hold their annual Christmas Service in Church on Tuesday 13th December at 9.30am.
Tuesday 13th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
 
Churchmead School Christmas Service In Church
Churchmead School will hold its annual Christmas Service in Church on Wednesday 14th December at 9.30am.
Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
 
Pram Service Christmas Party
Come along to St Mary's Church with your 'Babies & Toddlers' at 2.00pm on Wednesday 14th December for our 'Pram Service Christmas Party', You will be very warmly welcomed !
Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 2:00 PM for 1 hour
 
Datchet Ecumenical "Carol Service" (Churches Together)
Our Annual Carol Service this year will be on Sunday 18th December in St. Mary's Church at 6.30pm. This is always a lovely event and a good way to get into the Christmas Spirit. So reserve the date in your Diary now.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
 
Crib Service & Nativity Play
Now in its twelfth year, this event has always been a sell out. (Standing Room Only !). A really nice family friendly event to suit all ages. Join us if you can on Christmas Eve at 4.00pm.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
 
Midnight Mass at St Mary's (Christmas Eve)
Come and welcome in Christmas Day with us at Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve at 11.30pm. There will be a traditional Service of Holy Communion and of course Christmas Carols led by our Church Choir. All are very welcome !
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
 
Christmas Morning Family Communion Service
Come along and join Family & Friends to celebrate Christmas Day with us at 9.30 am in Church at our 'Christmas Morning Family Communion Service'
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
 
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"Christingle"
This year's "Christingle" for the Young or Young At Heart, will take place at 5.00pm on Sunday 11th December in Church.
Sunday 11th December 2016 at 5:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Datchet St Mary's Academy Christmas Service In Church
Datchet St Mary's Academy will hold their annual Christmas Service in Church on Tuesday 13th December at 9.30am.
Tuesday 13th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Churchmead School Christmas Service In Church
Churchmead School will hold its annual Christmas Service in Church on Wednesday 14th December at 9.30am.
Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Pram Service Christmas Party
Come along to St Mary's Church with your 'Babies & Toddlers' at 2.00pm on Wednesday 14th December for our 'Pram Service Christmas Party', You will be very warmly welcomed !
Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 2:00 PM for 1 hour
Datchet Ecumenical "Carol Service" (Churches Together)
Our Annual Carol Service this year will be on Sunday 18th December in St. Mary's Church at 6.30pm. This is always a lovely event and a good way to get into the Christmas Spirit. So reserve the date in your Diary now.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Crib Service & Nativity Play
Now in its twelfth year, this event has always been a sell out. (Standing Room Only !). A really nice family friendly event to suit all ages. Join us if you can on Christmas Eve at 4.00pm.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Midnight Mass at St Mary's (Christmas Eve)
Come and welcome in Christmas Day with us at Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve at 11.30pm. There will be a traditional Service of Holy Communion and of course Christmas Carols led by our Church Choir. All are very welcome !
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Christmas Morning Family Communion Service
Come along and join Family & Friends to celebrate Christmas Day with us at 9.30 am in Church at our 'Christmas Morning Family Communion Service'
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
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Sunday

Holy Communion
Said 'Communion Service'(BCP) Held on the 1st Sunday of each month. Said' Communion Service' (Trad) Held on 3rd Sunday of each month. Said Mattins Services will be held on the 2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays of the month.
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Creche
There is a Creche facility during School Term Time, available for Children of 0-3 years. This is at The Vicarage (behind the Church) during each main Sunday Service (excluding Family Service). The Children are returned to Church for Communion & Blessing. For further information contact The Vicarage on 01753 580467.
Three Sundays Per Month
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Parish Communion
Sunday morning worship is at 9.30am on the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of each month and includes communion, a sermon, congregational singing and choral music. On the 3rd Sunday of most months at 09.30am there is normally a special Family Service without communion. 'Family Communion with Baptisms' is held on the 1st Sunday of every Month at the 0930 Service.
Every first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Creche Sunday School Refreshments
Sunday School
We meet every Sunday (except when there is a Family Service) in the Church Room in Term Time and half term holidays. Children from ages 3 to 12 years are welcome. For more details contact Sally Nicholls on 01753 542983.
Every first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 40 minutes
Family Service
Once a month the normal morning service is replaced with a more informal Themed Family Service, supported by The Choir and The Datchet St Mary's Music Group. This takes place on the 3rd Sunday of each month.
Every third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Joint Sung Eucharist
"Joint Sung Eucharist" will be celebrated at 9.30am on the 4th Sunday of each month with our sister Church of St Thomas' Colnbrook. Normally January, May, July & October will be at Colnbrook. All other months will be at Datchet. (Transport is available to get to either Parish for these Services.)
Every fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments
Choral Evensong
The choir of St. Mary's regularly sing Choral Evensong. This (BCP) service is normally held on the 4th Sunday of the month (except August) but can also vary depending on choir holidays and the liturgical seasons.
Every fourth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer

Tuesday

Daily Prayer
Daily Prayer in Church is said every day from Tuesday to Saturday at 8.30 am.
Tuesday to Saturday
Every Tuesday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour

Wednesday

Daily Prayer
Daily Prayer in Church is said every day from Tuesday to Saturday at 8.30 am.
Tuesday to Saturday
Every Wednesday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Holy Communion
This is a 'said' Service and all are very welcome. Often followed by Coffee in 'The Bridge' Ecumenical Centre & Coffee Shop next door.
Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM for ½ hour
Pram Service
A Fortnightly Service. (2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month during school term time.) Young Children (0-4years), Parents, Grandparents and Carers have a great time.Each Service is themed with singing accompanied by instruments for the Children. Afterwards there are drinks and biscuits in the Church Room, where Children can play and Adults can chat. For further information contact Helen Jensen on 01753 581874.
Fortnightly
Every second and fourth Wednesday at 2:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments

Thursday

Daily Prayer
Daily Prayer in Church is said every day from Tuesday to Saturday at 8.30 am.
Tuesday to Saturday
Every Thursday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
The Choir of St. Mary's
The Choir of St. Mary's sings a wide range of music at all the main Services and consists of around 20 adults and children. New members are always 'very' welcome. Those interested in joining the choir (or just more information) should contact Andrew Piggott the Director of Music by phone on 01784 453854 email:andrewandleanne@btinternet.com or after a Sunday service. The choir rehearses on Thursday evenings from 6.45pm to 7.45pm.
Every Thursday at 6:45 PM for 1 hour
Mothers Union
Meets on the third Thursday of the month - further details in the notices or from 01753 580467.
Monthly
Every Thursday at 7:45 PM for 1 hour

Friday

Daily Prayer
Daily Prayer in Church is said every day from Tuesday to Saturday at 8.30 am.
Tuesday to Saturday
Every Friday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
The Music Group
The Music Group meets usually on the Friday before Family Services from 5.30pm to 6.15pm. The Group then plays for the Sunday Family Services (3rd Sunday of the month) and other Special Occasions. For more exact details and timings - Contact: Andrew Piggott. Choir Master & Director of Music. T: 01784 453854 E: andrewandleanne@btinternet.com
Every Friday at 5:30 PM for ¾ hour

Saturday

Daily Prayer
Daily Prayer in Church is said every day from Tuesday to Saturday at 8.30 am.
Tuesday to Saturday
Every Saturday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Printer friendly list of events
"Christingle"
This year's "Christingle" for the Young or Young At Heart, will take place at 5.00pm on Sunday 11th December in Church.
Sunday 11th December 2016 at 5:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Datchet St Mary's Academy Christmas Service In Church
Datchet St Mary's Academy will hold their annual Christmas Service in Church on Tuesday 13th December at 9.30am.
Tuesday 13th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Churchmead School Christmas Service In Church
Churchmead School will hold its annual Christmas Service in Church on Wednesday 14th December at 9.30am.
Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Pram Service Christmas Party
Come along to St Mary's Church with your 'Babies & Toddlers' at 2.00pm on Wednesday 14th December for our 'Pram Service Christmas Party', You will be very warmly welcomed !
Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 2:00 PM for 1 hour
Datchet Ecumenical "Carol Service" (Churches Together)
Our Annual Carol Service this year will be on Sunday 18th December in St. Mary's Church at 6.30pm. This is always a lovely event and a good way to get into the Christmas Spirit. So reserve the date in your Diary now.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Crib Service & Nativity Play
Now in its twelfth year, this event has always been a sell out. (Standing Room Only !). A really nice family friendly event to suit all ages. Join us if you can on Christmas Eve at 4.00pm.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Midnight Mass at St Mary's (Christmas Eve)
Come and welcome in Christmas Day with us at Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve at 11.30pm. There will be a traditional Service of Holy Communion and of course Christmas Carols led by our Church Choir. All are very welcome !
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Christmas Morning Family Communion Service
Come along and join Family & Friends to celebrate Christmas Day with us at 9.30 am in Church at our 'Christmas Morning Family Communion Service'
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Friends Of St Mary's
Friends of St. Mary's FOSM is an association of people who support our Parish Church - the Church on The Green - and want it to remain at the heart of village life, now and for future generations. Though members may not necessarily want to attend its services, at some time in their lives they may look to St. Mary's to host a Wedding, a Baptism or even a Funeral, and they help support the church through an annual subscription. The financial amount is decided by each member (minimum 10) and as well as providing FOSM members with a valuable connection to church, it helps, vitally, to keep St. Mary's "open for business'. There is another side to the Friends - an annual social calendar more focussed on socialising than fund raising. The FOSM Committee seeks to offer a programme of activities for FOSM members to enjoy. Actually, non-members are welcome to join in all those activities too but the cost to them is always more than to members. Some activities are actually free to FOSM members but not to non-members, even though they may be regular church attenders. How to join: If you would like to become a member of FOSM, support the Church on The Green and join its social activities, please contact The Parish Office.
Sunday 31st December 2017 at 12:00 AM

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Church Open Our Church is open to Visitors at all times possible during Day Light Hours but is generally locked from about 4pm unless there is some Evening Worship or activity planned.
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Incumbent: The Revd Peter Joseph WYARD
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 416
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: BUCKINGHAM (273)
Deanery: BURNHAM & SLOUGH (27304)
Benefice: Colnbrook and Datchet (27/129BJ)
Parish Legal Name: Datchet (270654 )
CofE Church Info: (627654 27/654)
Short URL: acny.uk/416/
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