Services at St Mary's

Tuesday - Friday
9.00 - 9.30am
Morning Prayer in the Lady Chapel

11.00 Said Service of Holy Communion

Sunday Morning
8.30am - 9.30am ‘Kid’s Klub’ (For children and families - Breakfast and a short service)
10.00am - Holy Communion (with a crèche for under 4’s)(Last Sunday of the month Family Service, Baptism Service)

Sunday Evening
Last Sunday of each month - 6.00pm Healing Holy Communion
Our next social event is Friday 22nd July - a celebration of the Queen's birthday. Tickets £8 from the church office.

We have some great news at St Mary’s.

The churchwardens are delighted to announce that Rev Helen Johnson has accepted the bishop’s offer to be appointed as the next vicar of Shirehampton subject to checks and other formalities. We will confirm when Helen will be licensed in due course.

The selection process culminated in two full days in the parish for the candidates. A tour of the parish and meetings with the leadership team and the PCC occupied the first day. On the second, candidates delivered a ten minute presentation to the selection panel followed by a one hour interview.

Please join us in praying for Helen and her family as they prepare to join us in Shirehampton. Here is her letter of introduction for the whole parish which was read to the congregation last Sunday.

“I’m married to Chris, with two children William, 14 and Emily, 11. I was born and bred in Bristol and grew up around Kingswood and Hanham. I was a nurse for 15 years at Southmead Hospital and in various community roles, before being called into full-time ministry. I am currently based at St Paul’s, Southville and St Augustine’s, Whitchurch as their curate. I enjoy reading, walking the dog (Percy), creative writing and spending time with friends and family. I am really excited to have been appointed to Shirehampton and look forward to getting to know you all in the coming months ahead. Every blessing, Helen.”

We all look forward to getting to know Helen and her family and welcoming them to St Mary’s

Best wishes.

Roger Derrick and Anne Ford