One of our Nobel Kings The Christmas Story

Church News | Friday, 24 December 2021

Yes, we actually had kings join us this afternoon for our ‘Christmas Story’ in the Churchyard… We were so fortunate that that the rain held off so that we could all enjoy our children’s read more


Advent Window Trail - the complete list

Church News | Wednesday, 22 December 2021

St Mary’s Advent Window Trail 2021 Window 1 – 8 Mandeville Way “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God” (John 1:1). Letter: C Window read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Wednesday, 22 December 2021

Today's window (number 22) can be found at 25 Church Green, CM1 7BD. The wise men bowed and worshipped Jesus, giving gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh (Matthew 2:11). The letter today read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Tuesday, 21 December 2021

Today's window (number 21) can be found at The Kings Arms, corner of Main Road and Church Green. The wise men travelled from the East to come and worship the baby Jesus (Matthew 2:10-11). read more


Blue Christmas Reflection

Church News | Tuesday, 21 December 2021

A short reflection for those who may be finding Christmas a difficult time of the year. read more


Mary, young, innocent and obedient, Reflections – Peace

Church News | Tuesday, 21 December 2021

As the stress of the fast-approaching Christmas day celebrations envelope us, Revd Carolyn asked us if we were at peace… This evening we quietly thought upon Mary, the young girl who found herself with read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Monday, 20 December 2021

Today's window (number 20) can be found at 14 Butler's Close, CM1 7EZ. Far away, wise men saw a special star rise in the sky (Matthew 2:1-9). The letter for today is: read more


The road to Bethlehem Carol Service

Church News | Sunday, 19 December 2021

Just as the angels said to the shepherds – Revd Carolyn began her sermon with the words ‘I bring you good news of great Joy.’ Even though things are still not normal we can still hear read more

Village Carol Service


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Sunday, 19 December 2021

Today's window (number 19) can be found at 68 Longshotts, CM1 7DX. The shepherds hurried to Bethlehem and found Mary, Joseph and Jesus in the stable just as the angel had told them read more


Andy's Caterpillar Christmas Fourth of Advent – Peace

Church News | Sunday, 19 December 2021

Well, not quite sure what to say about this morning’s family service? Other than that, we heard a story all about Andy’s fat Caterpillar! In his talk, Andy introduced us to his very own toy caterpillar read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Saturday, 18 December 2021

Today's window (number 18) can be found at 12 Elm Close, CM1 7DY. "A heavenly host of angels appeared singing "Glory to God in the highest heaven and on earth peace"" (Luke 2: 13-14). read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Friday, 17 December 2021

Today's window (number 17) can be found at 65 School Lane, CM1 7DR. "The angel said, "Do not be afraid. I bring good news of great joy. Today a Saviour has been read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Thursday, 16 December 2021

Today's window (number 16) can be found at The Angel, Main Road. An angel of the Lord appeared to the shepherds - the shepherds were terrified (Luke 2:9). The letter today is: E read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Today's window (number 15) can be found at Madelyn Court, School Lane, CM1 7DR. And there were shepherds in a field looking after their sheep at night" (Luke 2:8). The letter today is: L read more


So quiet, so peaceful, such Joy. Reflections – Joy

Church News | Tuesday, 14 December 2021

So close to the most joyful day of the Christian year, and probably the most stressful time also – Have we got all the gifts, the cards we need, have I forgot someone? What food shall read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Today's window (number 14) can be found at 2a Hearsall Avenue, CM1 7DD. Mary and Joseph find shelter in a stable - Mary gives birth and lays baby Jesus in a manger (Luke 2:6-7). read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Monday, 13 December 2021

Today's window (number 13) can be found on the Co-Op Shop Notice Board, Main Road. This window looks a little different so keep hunting to spot it. Bethlehem was so full of people, there was read more


Evening Prayer

Church News | Sunday, 12 December 2021

on Third Sunday of Advent read more

Evening Prayer


Hymn for Evening Prayer

Church News | Sunday, 12 December 2021

On the Third Sunday of Advent we think about the message of John the Baptist read more

On Jordan's Bank


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Sunday, 12 December 2021

Today's window (number 12) can be found at 1 Sixth Avenue, CM1 4ED. Joseph and Mary, pregnant with Jesus, travel on a donkey to Bethlehem. The letter for today is: E You should read more


Rejoice again, I say rejoice. Third of Advent – Joy

Church News | Sunday, 12 December 2021

Today In Church we celebrated Joy… Revd Diana lead us in worship and the Advent Candle was lit. Later, Revd Dawn spoke to us about the spirit of Joy. In her address Revd Dawn said that read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Saturday, 11 December 2021

Today's window (number 11) can be found at The Lodge, 248 Broomfield Road, CM1 4DY. Caesar Augustus issued a decree that everyone must be counted in their own town - so Jospeh travelled to Bethlehem, read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Friday, 10 December 2021

Today's window (number 10) can be found at 7 Oat Leys, Saxon Gate, CM1 4FF. When John was born, his father Zechariah prophesised, "My child will be called a prophet, preparing the way of the Lord. read more


Advent Window Trail - Recap 1 to 9

Church News | Thursday, 9 December 2021

St Mary’s Advent Window Trail 2021 Window 1 – 8 Mandeville Way “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God” (John 1:1). Letter: C Window read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Thursday, 9 December 2021

Today's window (number 9) can be found at Broomfield Primary School, School Lane. Please note this window will only be available until Friday 17th December. Mary visits Elizabeth, her cousin, whilst Elizabeth is pregnant with read more


'Take my yoke upon you' Mid-week Eucharist

Church News | Wednesday, 8 December 2021

We enjoyed two beautiful readings at this morning’s mid-week Eucharist – Isaiah 40: 25-end and Matthew 11: 28-end – In her address Revd Diana, suggested that we imagine that Christ’s yoke is not that of a read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Today's window (number 8) can be found at 212 Main Road. "An angel also appeared to Joseph saying, "Do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. The baby is from the Holy read more


The work of a shepherd is hard and tough Reflections: - Love

Church News | Tuesday, 7 December 2021

The second of our reflections here at St Mary’s considered the power of Love – We were asked to ponder on Jesus as the Good Shepherd who cares for and loves his sheep. Even though the read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Today's window (number 7) can be found at 26 Glebe Crescent, CM1 4BJ. "Mary sings a special song - " My soul praises God. I am not important, but God has blessed me"" (Luke 1:46-55). read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Monday, 6 December 2021

Today's window (number 6) can be found at 57 Glebe Crescent, CM1 7BH. "Gabriel appeared to Mary saying, "Mary, the Lord is with you. Do not be afraid. You will have a son read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Sunday, 5 December 2021

Today's window (number 5) can be found at 15 Mill Lane. "In the sixth month of Elizabeth's pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to the town of Nazareth to a young woman called Mary" (Luke read more


Love Second of Advent – Love

Church News | Sunday, 5 December 2021

On a cold, wet morning many of us met together in St Mary’s Church to celebrate the second Sunday of Advent. After the greeting the second Advent Candle of Love was lit. In her address Revd read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Saturday, 4 December 2021

Today's window (number 4) can be found at 216 Main Road, CM1 4DQ. "The angel continued, "You are to call him John. And he will make the people ready for the Lord"" (Luke 1:13-17). read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Friday, 3 December 2021

Today's window (number 3) can be found at 1 Julian Close, CM1 7AZ. "There was a priest called Zechariah and his wife was Elizabeth. An angel appeared to Zechariah and told him Elizabeth would have read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Thursday, 2 December 2021

Today's window can be found at 5 Butlers Close, CM1 7BE. "The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world" (John 1:9). The letter for today is: O read more


Advent Window Trail

Church News | Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Welcome to the Advent Window Trail! We hope you have fun searching for each window and enjoy a range of creativity in the telling of the Christmas story. Today's window (number 1) can be found read more


Reflections

Church News | Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Reflections: The first of our reflections here at St Mary’s. On a chilly, dark and damp night. But so glad I went - So beautiful, so calming amongst the foretelling of the hustle and read more

O come, O come, Emmanuel