As lockdown restrictions have eased we are now holding regular Sunday services in Church whilst still respecting Covid Secure requirements
The PCC have again reviewed the situation with regards to ‘in church services’ and the closure of the physical building of St Mary’s Church has been extended for another month in line with Essex Health Department and Church of England recommendations. But we’re not closed! Lots happening on line, read on to find out more.
Although we can’t hold Christmas services in our traditional way we will still be able to welcome visitors at this special time of the year. Like everyone in 2020 we have adapted and hope to see you over the Christmas period.
Sunday services will be non-eucharist Family Services at the current time. You'll be able to follow it on Facebook and you can download the Order of Service via the following link:...
St Mary’s Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) postponed from April because of Covid 19 will now take place at 10.30 am on 25th October during the Family Service
A familiar service for many and a wonderful way to start the week, we’re now holding Evensong following the Book of Common Prayer at 6pm on the 1st Sunday of the month.
We’re back in Church operating within social distancing and other Covid 19 requirements and have made some changes to our Services as a result.
St Mary’s will be able to re-open soon for Private Prayer.
With St Mary’s closed, we’d recommend a trip to the Diocesan website to their Holy Week at Home Resources. https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/holyweekathome.
With the suspension of all Church Services, St. Mary’s is working creatively to stream services to you via Facebook Live and YouTube.
We are now in the season of Lent and are holding a Lent Course each week, on a Thursday morning at 11.45 am in the Church hall, after the coffee morning and another group at 7pm on Wednesday evening. We'll be studying the Beatitudes. Contact us to find out more.
The success of our Churchyard Working Parties continues to grow. It takes place on the second Saturday of every month to tidy up St Mary's Churchyard. All welcome, please bring your own tools - starts at 2pm. Next one on 14th March and so on. We usually finish...
Raise funds for St Mary’s every time you shop online
Dust off your dancing shoes, St. Mary’s is holding a Barn Dance in aid of Send a Cow to mark Harvest Festival. Saturday 5th October
The project to repair St Mary’s Spire is underway. The Spire has suffered damage from woodpeckers
New Family Service Sunday at 10am starts 5th May
Do you shop online? Here's a simple way you can help support St Mary's - and it doesn't cost you a penny! We’ve registered with easyfundraising and we need your help! easyfundraising is a great website where you can help St Mary the Virgin Church North...
A Letter from Rev’d David PierceDavid, a servant and shepherd of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, to the church of St. Mary the Virgin North Shoebury. Grace to you, and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.This may seem a strange way to...