Many members of our congregation belong to groups which all contribute to the life of the church. These groups can be
- practical – The Friends of St Mary’s, the Churchyard Group, the Flower Team, Gardeners and the Bike Sale Team
- sociable – the Good Companions and Sewing Group
- musical – Junior and Senior choirs and Bellringers
All the groups welcome new members and you can find out about each of them by clicking the pictures below.
Find out more about our Bellringing group. How to join, when to listen or how to arrange ringing for a special occasion.
The bike sale is always held in the churchyard on the second Saturday in July, the day of Barnes Fair. We need lots of helpers for various jobs leading up to the sale
Churchyard & Daily Friends
These two groups of volunteers help maintain the churchyard and also provide help and information to visitors to the church.
Different individuals or groups run the Saturday morning Coffee Shop two or three times a year in aid of a charity of their choice.
This team meets weekly on a Friday to arrange flowers for the church, and they also do all the floral decorations for Weddings and Funerals at St Mary’s. New members who have floral arranging ability are always welcome.
The Good Companions is a social group for men who have retired, are partially retired or who work from home.
The Choir offers children from 7-14 a fantastic opportunity to sing and appreciate music.
New singers are always welcomed and enthusiastic singers are encouraged to join the choir.