St Mary ‘s Church.
A Church School
As a church school there are close links between the parish church and the school. However, it is a deliberate policy agreed between the school and the church to have very few ‘church places’; a parish church, as the ‘state church’, typically, does not consider its task is to serve only Christians, but all people.
A parish church
An Anglican church seeks to serve the whole community regardless of people’s faith or belief. For example, people who live within the geographical boundary of the parish have the automatic right to get baptised and married (and have funerals conducted) in the parish church, whether they attend or not. It is with this ethos that the school is welcomed into the church throughout the year for special services and it is with this ethos that the vicar leads a number of assemblies in the school.
- 8am Holy Communion
- 10am Parish Communion (Junior Church for all ages)
- 6.30pm Evening worship
Baptisms 2nd Sunday in the month
To book weddings and baptisms please come to the church on a Wednesday evening between 6.15 and 7.15pm.
There are also various study groups and social groups taking place within the church.
For full details of these see the website or contact the vicar, Jim Cox, on 0121 472 0250.