Types of Services Available
St. Mary's (Green Road):
The main service is at 10.00 am every Sunday, and is taken from the Common Worship book (CW). A special shortened and simplified Family Service takes place on the second Sunday of each month.
More traditional services taken from the 1662 Book Of Common Prayer (BCP) occur at 8.00am every Sunday (Holy Communion) and at 11.15am on the second Sunday of the month (Matins). Evening services on Sundays provide a variety of styles of worship. There is also a range of weekday services.
St. Faith's (Tribe Road):
The main service every Sunday is at 9.30am, and is usually taken from the Common Worship book. Evensong (BCP) is held on the first Sunday afternoon of the month at 3.30p.m. in winter and 6.30p.m. in summer.
St. Francis (Clayhall Road):
There is normally a Family Service every Sunday at 11.15am. Communion is celebrated at 11.15am on the first Sunday and 6.30pm on the third Sunday of the month.
The regular services for all three churches are tabulated below.
At Christmas and Easter and other Special festivals, there are additional services, and the regular services are enriched. Details are given under Special Services.
(BCP – Book of Common Prayer CW – Common Worship)
Sunday Schools are held in St Faiths and St Francis at the same time as the Sunday morning service and in St Mary's Church there is a play area at the back of the church.