Church Groups

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 Golden Girls, 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.

Bellringers

Find out more about our Bellringing group. How to join, when to listen or how to arrange ringing for a special occasion.

Bike Sale

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.

Coffee Shop

Different individuals or groups run the Saturday morning Coffee Shop two or three times a year in aid of a charity of their choice.

Flower Team

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.

Friends of St Mary's

We raise awareness of St Mary’s and raise funds for its upkeep and renovation.

Golden Girls

A social group for retired and senior lady members of St Mary’s church and the community.

Good Companions

The Good Companions is a social group for men who have retired, are partially retired or who work from home.

Sewing Group

An opportunity to sew or knit together.

Junior Choir

The Choir offers children from 7-14 a fantastic opportunity to sing and appreciate music.

Senior Choir

New singers are always welcomed and enthusiastic singers are encouraged to join the choir.