Shards Of Grace

We gathered in the vicarage garden to listen to Mark Meynell put his case for why we as believers NEED the arts. So often I look at life through the familiar, the perspective with which I feel comfortable, but as a result I fail to find the fresh perspectives, the revelation of something I hadn’t … Read more …

Mission Partner Update: iServe Africa

It was great to welcome Harrison and Rhodah Mungai, working with iServe Africa, to the recent St Mary’s Evening and to hear news from Kikuya in Kenya. Rhodah began by giving us an update on the family – they are all well, the boys have just broken up for their three-week summer holiday with Tim, … Read more …

Staff Team News

One of the great joys of being Vicar of St Mary’s is working closely with the staff team. I thank God for a team who are godly, gifted and faithful, and who love the Lord and his people. As a staff team we feel exceptionally well supported and loved by the church family, so thank … Read more …

PCC Away Day

As this was my first PCC Away Day (10th June 2023), I was not sure what to expect, I arrived early to attend the introduction segment to find out more about what I will be doing as a part of the PCC and found it very informative. This gave a good basis for the remainder … Read more …

PCC Proceedings

The St Mary’s Parochial Church Council (PCC) is a legally constituted body and a charity, which oversees the life and running of St Mary’s, as we seek to know Jesus and make Jesus known, working alongside the Vicar and staff team. The PCC has certain legal and financial responsibilities and also acts as part of … Read more …

Mission Partners BBQ June 2023

The annual Mission Partners Barbecue took place on 11th June this year. Several mission partners were able to attend and were interviewed about their work. Below are a selection of photos from the day.