Sue’s Post April 28th

St Mary of the Cross Mackillop. Mary Mackillop is a primary Saint in Australia where she founded the Sisters of St Joseph and was a Champion of the Poor. She was born in 1842 and died in 1909; her parents had moved from Scotland. Today the Order of St Joseph, which has its centre in… read more

Easter Sunday

Easter started for those of us at 6pm Evensong at St Mary’s , with a dramatic reading of the Passion Story, a successful alternative to the Sermon slot. On Monday, many of the Church Community at St Mary’s tested positive for Covid, so we had to cancel the final Lent group and communion on Wednesday,… read more


This week we were able to meet for Open the Book in the school; we only had two weeks to tell the Easter Story so we covered the Passion and Death of Jesus, not easy for 6-10 year Olds, so we assured them of a ‘Happy Ending’ to the story next week; our Lent Groups… read more

Mothering Sunday

This week’s Movie Club on Monday evening was not ” On the Basis of Sex” as it was titled but of Gender, and the struggles that real life Ruth Ginsburg had in America to be taken seriously as a female Lawyer, excellent. On Tuesday Green Force met to discuss the journey at St Mary’s to… read more

Weekly News 18th March from St. Mary’s

The Worship Team started the week by looking at the Services for the Services for the next three months which include our most important day of the year, on Easter Sunday, April 17th. At our mid week Communion, we looked at St Patrick’s life whose feast day was celebrated on Thursday. The arrival of beautiful… read more


By: Martin Gibson, Churchwarden. Contact Services this weekend: Saturday 12th REFRESH (see article below) at 4:30pm with Paul and Natasha Harrod. Sunday 9:30am Morning Prayer led by Janet McBride; 6pm Holy Communion with Rev David Moss. Regarding REFRESH, above, there is a lot of interest amongst our congregation (and the PCC) about the way… read more


By Martin Gibson (Churchwarden). Contact: Services this weekend: Saturday 5th March at 4:30pm REFRESH – the laidback way to worship with all the family. Sunday 6th: 9:30am Holy Communion with Revs Ann Lloyd and David Bone. 6pm Evensong led by Rev David Moss. Two pieces of very sad news today; we have lost 2… read more


By Martin Gibson (Churchwarden). Contact Services this weekend: No REFRESH (half term). Sunday 27th 9:30am Holy Communion with Rev Ann Lloyd. 6pm Evening prayer led by Janet McBride. A few dates for your diary: Wednesday 2nd March the PCC meets in St Mary’s at 2pm Saturday 5th March – village litter-picking organised by Rod… read more


WEEKLY NEWS – THURSDAY 17th FEBRUARY By Martin Gibson (ChurchWarden) Contact Services this weekend: Sunday: 9:30am Holy Communion with Rev Ann Lloyd. 6:00 Evening Prayer with Paul Harrod. The Dean of Bristol led last Sunday’s morning service and made everyone sit up and listen! Dr Mandy Ford started by suggesting that many people thought the Church of England… read more


By: Martin Gibson. Contact: Services this weekend: Saturday 12th, REFRESH at 4:30pm in St Mary’s. An alternative to the more formal Sunday services. Ideal for parents! Sunday 13th 9:30am Matins, 6pm Holy Communion. The PCC met on Wednesday 2nd February and amongst other matters discussed St Mary’s finances. The Treasurer, David Prothero explained that… read more

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