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Message from Rev Catherine McBride, Vicar

Thank you for visiting our website.

We are now meeting, in church, at 9am for a communion service and 10.30 for alternating Morning Worship and communion. You can continue to join the 10.30 service on Zoom. 

For details on how to join our Zoom services please see our newsletterse-mail the church office or message us on Facebook. 

Details of how to join in all worship can be found in the newsletters. Alternatively, If you are interested in receiving them into your mailbox, e-mail the office and Helen will add you to the mailing list.

We know that being church is so much more than simply what goes on in our building on a Sunday. I want to encourage us to be united in our prayer and practical support for one another and our community. Can I especially ask you to carry on supporting our local foodbank where you can and buy extra provisions for it if you are able, so that they can continue to give much needed help to those in real need.

Thank you.

Jesus said, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

If you have access to the internet, there are a variety of ways you can join in to worship. If you have a smart device like Alexa ask for the prayer of the day or to play some praise music or hymns. There are lots of resources on the Church of England website to support individual worship, or why not call a friend on your phone/mobile device and go hands free to share worship together!

Using the menus above you can find out all about the living church of St Mary's which is located at the heart of the market town of Market Drayton in North Shropshire. Whether you want to find out more about God's work in Market Drayton, are looking for a thriving Christian community in the area, planning a visit to the town, or re-discovering the joys of time spent here we hope to see you.

St Mary's is committed to Safeguarding and has adopted the National and Diocesan Safeguarding Policies. Our Safeguarding Coordinator is Barbara Bashford and can be contacted on 01630 653505.

You can read our parish policy here as well as a link to the Diocese of Lichfield safeguarding pages.


12th October 2023

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Psalm 136:1,26


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