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Services on Sunday (18th Feb)

by Church Admin

This Sunday at 10am we are holding a Praise Service with a visiting Speaker. Our Eucharist Service will be at 6pm which will mark the start of a new series of Evening services for Lent.

Lent

by Church Admin

Come and join us at St. Mary’s this Lent, but what’s it all about? Sister Joan Chittister says:- “Lent is about becoming, doing and changing whatever it is that is blocking the fullness of life in us right now.” Tuesday 13th February, 6pm  – Shrove Tuesday worship & pancake party. Wednesday 14th February, 7.30pm – […]

Cafe Church this Sunday (21st Jan)

by Church Admin

Come along this Sunday at 10am for coffee, croissants and find out what we might be up to in 2018! There’s no communion at this service but there will be at our 8am & 4pm services.

Christmas Services

by Church Admin

Come and celebrate Christmas with us. As well as our regular 8am & 10am Sunday services, there will be all the usual special services of Christingle, Carols, Nativity and Midnight Mass. Click on the posters for more details. Also on Sunday 31st December at 3pm we will be holding a Quiet Christmas service for those […]

Are you a poet ?

by Church Admin

St Mary’s Church will be publishing a book of local poems by local people on the subject of war and peace, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I next year. We are inviting people from Portchester (or with a Portchester connection) to submit poems which they have written. As well […]

‘What are you waiting for?’

by Church Admin

Sunday Evening Discussion Group— starts this Sunday at 5.30pm down at church. It is for the next 4 weeks of Advent and is entitled ‘What are you waiting for?’ There will also be worship time plus soup and rolls.

The Labyrinth

by Church Admin

On Sunday we held a special Thanksgiving and Praise service to congratulate Liz Smith who ran the Great South Run for us, to raise money for The Labyrinth, even the Mayor came along! This is an area in our graveyard where we bury people’s ashes and this money will go towards it’s upkeep. We also […]

Remembrance Weekend

by Church Admin

This weekend is Remembrance Day. There will be a service in the Precinct on Saturday and at church on Sunday.   On Sunday evening we will be holding a service of Holye Communion from the 1552 Prayer Book. Come along and experience what it would’ve been like at St. Mary’s under Edward VI.

All Saints Sunday (5th November)

by Church Admin

This Sunday is All Saints Sunday. We will be celebrating this with a variety of services. 8am –   Holy Communion 10am – Parish Communion 3pm –  All Souls Service, when we remember those we have lost 6pm – Readings, hymns and reflections on the 5 Solas of the Reformation.