Lockdown Reflections

Lockdown Reflections

Learning from Lockdown – Julie Smith Reflection At the beginning of 2020, I was very excited to become more heavily involved with the Youth Ministry at St Mary’s and our plans were all in place to relaunch the teen youth club and several other new initiatives. Then...
Important message from Rev’d James Hutchings

Important message from Rev’d James Hutchings

Dear member of the St Mary’s family, Sending this feels like the start of something new in the life of the church.  For the foreseeable future ‘church’ is going to be where each of us is, as individual Christians and in household groups. Of course this isn’t new at...
St Mary’s Carol Service 2019

St Mary’s Carol Service 2019

The original order for the Festival of Lessons and Carols was drawn up in 1800 by Reverend E. W. Benson, then Bishop of Truro and later Archbishop of Canterbury, for use in a cold, damp wooden shed, which was serving as his cathedral. It is a format that has since...