The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bexley, Kent, DA5 3LX part of the BEXLEY TEAM MINISTRY

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    Welcome to the website of the ancient parish church of St Mary the Virgin, Bexley.  The church has been home to a praying and worshipping community for over nine  hundred years.  At St Mary's we explore together the purpose of life under the all-embracing love of God, through worship and as we make new friends.

    Friends of St Mary’s Christmas Bazaar

    Saturday 4th December 11.00 am – 2.00  pm St Mary’s Hall, Manor Road.

    Cakes and preserves, gifts, raffle, tombola, toys, knitted blankets and scarves, refreshments and hot lunches. Entrance 50p

     

    CHRISTMAS 2021 AT ST MARY’S

     

    Sunday 12th December

    10.00 am  Christingle Service  - a service for all the family. Supporting  The Children’s Society.

    3.30 pm Holy Communion followed by Christmas refreshments

    Sunday 19th December

    6.30 pm Service of Nine Lesson and Carols by candlelight followed by mulled wine, soft drinks and mince pies

    Friday 24th December Christmas Eve

    4.30 pm Crib service come dressed as an angel, shepherd, wise man or king and help complete our Christmas Tableau.  A service for all the family.  Supporting  Embrace  the Middle East.

    11.30 pm Midnight Mass including carols

    Christmas Day

    10.30 am  Holy Communion with carols

    Sunday 26th December Boxing Day

    No service at St Mary’s today.  10.00 am Holy Communion at St John’s, Parkhill  Rd, Bexley (part of the Bexley Team Ministry)

     

    Please see the calendar for a full list of December services

    A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND PEACEFUL NEW YEAR FROM ALL AT ST. MARY’S

    If you have any enquiries please see our contact details below: PLEASE NOTE  ALL CHURCH HALL BOOKING ENQUIRIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO MRS MARION SMITH OR MRS BARBARA GRAHAM AND NOT THE CHURCHWARDEN. THANK YOU

    Team Vicar   Rev'd Clive Wood      Tel 01322 270942     email: revclivewood@gmail.com

    Churchwarden (not hall enquiries, see below)  Miss Mary Andrews Tel 01322 523071  email: maryrose.andrews@gmail.com

    Church Hall booking enquiries Mrs Marion Smith   Tel 01322 528622    email: stmarysbexley@gmail.com  or  Mrs Barbara Graham  Tel 0208 308 0872

     

     

     

     Regular Services at St. Mary’s Bexley

      

    1st Sunday of month

    8.30am BCP Holy Communion

    10am Holy Communion with prayer for wholeness and healing 

     

     

    2nd Sunday of month

     

    10am Holy Communion

    3pm Messy Church

    Hall or Church grounds

    (N.B Messy Church does not take place in August or December)

    3rd Sunday of month

    8.30am BCP Holy Communion

    10am Holy Communion

     

     

    4th Sunday of month

     

    10am Family Service

    (10am Holy Communion in August)

    3.30pm Holy Communion

    (N.B 3.30 pm Holy Communion April to July, September and October)

    5th Sunday of month

     

    10am Holy Communion

     

     

                       

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Midweek 10am Holy Communion on 2nd and 4th Wednesday’s of the month.

    For more information and details please click on  'the latest Bexley Team News'  button. For access to our Zoom services please contact the Vicar.

      

    Scripture Union FREE digital Bible Game for 8-11 year olds. Click on Scripture Union link above.

    TIME TO PRAY

    FRIENDS of KENT CHURCHES

    DETAILS ON HOW TO GIVE AND GIFT AID DONATIONS TO ST MARY'S

    ARE YOU THINKING OF GETTING AN ALTERNATIVE QUOTE FOR YOUR HOME INSURANCE IN THE NEXT YEAR?

    NEW MONTHLY E-NEWSLETTER FOR THE DIOCESE - DETAILS AND LINK TO SUBSCRIBE

    RINGING REMEMBERS - Become a bell ringer today

    Donation towards the cost of flowers in the Church in memory of a loved one and book of remembrance

    Click here for St Marys Privacy Notice

     

     

     

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  • Future events

    Saturday 4th December

    11:00 Friends Christmas Bazaar in Parish Hall

    Sunday 5th December

    08:30 BCP Holy Communion

    10:00 Holy Communion with Prayer for Healing and Wholeness

    Wednesday 8th December

    10:00 Holy Communion

    Sunday 12th December

    10:00 Christingle Service

    15:30 Holy Communion followed by Christmas Tea

    Sunday 19th December

    08:30 BCP Holy Communion

    10:00 Holy Communion

    18:30  A service of Nine Lessons and Carols by candlelight

    Wednesday 22nd December

    10:00 Holy Communion

    Friday 24th December

    16:30 Crib Service

    23:30 Midnight Mass

    Saturday 25th December

    10:30 Holy Communion

    Sunday 26th December

    00:00 No service today at St Mary's.10am HC at St John's, Bexley

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  •   History

    The parish church of St Mary the Virgin has been a continuous place of      Christian worship in the Church in England for over eight hundred years.

    Baptisms, weddings, funerals

     Find out more in our Baptisms, weddings and funerals section 

    Children's Church

    A "Fresh Expression" of Church at St Mary's.

    Worship

    Take a look at the different types of worship on offer at St Mary's.

    Links

    Useful links to other websites.

    St Mary the Virgin Church has full wheelchair access and has a loop system for the hard of hearing.
     

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