Welcome!

 

St Mary’s and St John’s are the Church of England (Anglican) churches, serving our parishes and welcoming everyone to worship and activities. We are engaged in the life of our communities and are glad that our buildings are there for the benefit of all. 

 

We are very glad to be able to open once again for said services of Holy Communion. on Sundays  at 9 a.m. at St. John's and 10.30 a.m. at St. Mary's. The orders of service for these can be downloaded on this page. 

Our two churches will  also be open for private prayer, on Wednesdays from  12 noon until 4 p.m.

Our Online Benefice Sunday Services continue, as will our other online services, prayers and resources. Meanwhile our churchyards are places of peace and beauty and there are benches where you can sit and enjoy the sunshine, flowers and nature all around – please feel free to wander in.

During the week, daily prayers and resources are on the website.

Morning and Evening Prayer is said daily in our homes at 9am and 5pm, and simple forms of these Offices are here on the website, as well as on the Church of England website:
https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-service-daily-prayer

 

If you’d like to know more about our worship and weekly events, or if you are enquiring about a wedding, baptism, or funeral,  if you are new to this area, or would like to find out more, please get in touch. We welcome all in Christ's name.

This weekend we are launching the St Mary's 600 Appeal

Prayer for Today
Saturday 26th September
Feast of Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester

Perfect in us, Almighty God, whatever is lacking in your gifts: of faith, to increase it, of hope, to establish it; of love, to kindle it; that like your servant Lancelot Andrewes we may live in the life of your grace and glory; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the same Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Order of Service

The order of service for Sunday 27th September (Harvest Festival) is HERE

Please use a downloaded version or print off your own to take along to church. A few printed copies are available in case of need.

ABOUT ST. MARY'S

St. Mary's is a 13th Century  church unusual in that is has a double nave.

The chancel of one contains the High Altar and the other the Lady Chapel in which the Blessed Sacrament is reserved.

It is a Grade 1 listed building

and in regular use on most days.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHRISTENINGS

A Christening, or Baptism, is the first step of an amazing journey with God, parents, godparents, friends, family and the Church. A lifetime of discovering more about love, faith, and hope begins - a wonderful moment to celebrate.

SERVICES

In addition to our Sunday services detailed below there are regular weekday services and also services for special occasions and festivals.

WEDDINGS

Marrying in church is personal, meaningful, spiritual and beautiful, just as you want it to be.

ABOUT ST. JOHN'S

The Church of St. John the Baptist dates from the mid 13th Century but had rebuilding and restoration work in 1849.

It is a Grade 2* listed building and is in regular use, both on Sundays and during the week.

FUNERALS

When a loved one dies, please contact the Rev. Michelle so that prayers may be said as part of our daily worship.

ADDRESSES

St Mary the Virgin Church,

Church Walk,

Higham Ferrers,

Northants

St. John the Baptist Church,

Caldecott Road,

Chelveston cum Caldecott

NN9 6AT

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