Don’t miss Deeper on 25th June. DEEPER FLYER
It’s time to start thinking about the awards that St Mary’s will be making to chosen charities in 2018. Do you have a charity you support? St Mary’s gives 20% of its income to charities and they are chosen by the PCC each September. Forms detailing how to put in a nomination are available for […]
Celebrating David and Jo’s return from Sabbatical & David’s appointment as Area Dean Everyone in our Church family is invited to join us in this joyful celebration of David and Jo’s ministry with us. 25th June at 3pm in the Rectory Garden Bring and share food Pimms and Fruit Cup bar Bring your own chair […]
Summer Sermon Series 2017 God is at work in this world, and the world is crying out for more of his healing. For our part, we are a Church that is committed to moving on from the stance that says, “We are here, Come to us”, to being obedient to Jesus’ commissioning words, “Go, and […]
Why not join us for the exciting new summer discipleship course? The course is called Jesus the Game Changer and has received excellent reviews so far. The course is a 10 episode documentary series looking at how the life and teaching of Jesus changed the world and why it matters. Without Jesus much of what […]
‘We are called to be a more Christ-like Church’ Listen to Bishop Steven’s Talk Listen to the Question and Answer session Photos of the evening This was the message from the Bishop of Oxford, when he came to St Mary’s to meet the clergy and members of the PCCs from the Aylesbury Deanery and share […]
The next men’s breakfast is on Saturday 13th May at 9am in the Barn at Holly Green Farm in Bledlow, the home of the Dysons. It is a great venue and David will be speaking about his experience climbing Mt Kilimanjaro. Please contact Phil Ince if you would like to go.
Listen again to the recording of the ‘Rector’s Charge’, David Williams’s address to the Annual Parochial Church Meeting, in which he sets out his vision for the coming year.
Sunday 23rd April saw the annual St George’s Day parade service in St Mary’s Church. Once again, the Church was full to overflowing with members of the Scouting movement. There were approximately 480 Uniformed people in the Church and up to 70 in the Chapter House, amazing!
Sixty years ago, a generation of Christians decided they would not stand by whilst people suffered in refugee camps amidst the aftermath of the Second World War. Inspired by Jesus’ outrage over injustice, they refused to sit back while their neighbours suffered. That dedication and generosity led to the creation of Christian Aid Week, which […]
Click on any of the images above to start the slide show. Our Ugandan links have been further strengthened with a visit by our Rector David, his wife Jo, daughter Hannah and Peter Dixon in February this year. Whilst there, David and Jo were able to renew friendships and introduce Hannah and Peter to the […]
6pm Maundy Thursday, 13th April in St Mary’s Church Everyone is invited to join us for an informal ‘Last Supper’ family meal in Church. This will be a chance to learn about the traditional Jewish Passover Meal. Children are welcome! Please let the Parish Office know if you wish to come – we need to know numbers […]
As well as our Church services during Holy Week, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Day there are special events for families and children. Why not join us for a family Passover Meal on Maundy Thursday, 13th April at 6pm? We need to know numbers for catering so, if you’d like to come, please either […]
Stories ~ Games ~ Craft ~ Fun Friday, April 14th, from 10am to 12.30pm in St Mary’s Church Hall For children aged from 3 – 10 years. Cost £2 per child, maximum £5 per family. This is a fun morning for children with a time for telling the Good Friday and Easter story. For further […]
See the video of the borehole in Arua, funded by the people of St Mary’s, which is now in service and providing water for the school and surrounding community. During their recent visit to Uganda (February 2017) David and Jo, their daughter Hannah, and Peter Dixon were able to see the borehole in action and this video […]
Saturday March 25th at 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church Tickets £10, including refreshments, are available from the Parish Office or on the Door. The choir of 16 sing unaccompanied and their singing is breathtakingly beautiful. With the backdrop of our stunning St Mary’s Church, this should be a wonderful evening.
The Bishop has appointed David, our Rector, to be Area Dean of the Aylesbury Deanery. He takes up this post on Sunday 9th April. He continues as our Rector, but will spend part of his time on wider deanery duties. During his sabbatical David has been thinking about Mission and Missional Churches and God has […]
Saturday 11th March at 9am in St Mary’s Church Hall Not to be missed! Invite a friend! Includes a full English breakfast and a short informal talk by Dan Beesley, our Curate. Tickets £5 from Phil Ince or the Parish Office. If you can help with catering, setting up or clearing away, please contact Phil Ince […]
40 days, 40 reflections, 40 challenges to make a difference Watch the video Download the poster Signup for the challenge 40acts is the generosity challenge for Lent, created by the UK Christian charity, Stewardship. For seven years, 40acts has asked a question: what if Lent could be about more than just giving stuff up? What if […]
Yes, he did it! Congratulations David! Our Rector, David Williams, reached the summit of Kilimanjaro on February 10th and come safely down again. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, rising approximately 4,900 m (16,000 ft) from its base to 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level. David has followed in the illustrious steps of Hans Meyer and […]
The Royal School of Church Music will be leading a candlelit, reflective service of plainchant and Taize music for the start of Lent. The service will be led by Revd. Nancy Wallace. Rehearsal for singers at 2.30pm Rehearsal for congregation at 3.30pm Service at 4pm. Tea and cake provided ALL WELCOME Booking form (choirs & […]
COME AND JOIN US ….. for a day of peace and quiet. ….. for a chance to stop, rest, think, pray and listen to God You will be guided through the day with short talks & suggestions of how to use the silences. SATURDAY MARCH 11TH 9.30am – 4.00pm at RIPON COLLEGE, CUDDESDEN. All are […]
Shrove Tuesday ~ Tuesday February 28th An invitation to EVERYONE in the church, whatever your age. Older people come and show the young ones how to toss pancakes! Younger people come and show that you watched carefully and can beat anyone! Others come and learn!! Competition for all ……….. Can you beat the bake off […]
Saturday 14th January at 9am in St Mary’s Church Hall Not to be missed! Includes a full English breakfast and a short informal talk by the Christian Comedian, Andy Kind Tickets £5 from Phil Ince or the Parish Office. To help with catering please order tickets by 7th January. If you can help with catering, […]
Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm at St Mary’s Church January 11th to March 15th Is there more to life than this? How can I make the most of the rest of my life? What is Christianity, and is it true and relevant for me? Have you asked yourself questions like these? Come and Explore for Meal—Talk—Discussion […]
Social Evening Thursday 29th June, 7.30pm in the Chapter House. Join us for wine, nibbles and chat. Reading the Bible in One Year? Started but given up? Didn’t even get going? Asking yourself questions? Seeking answers? Wanting advice on other resources to help you? Feeling on your own? Then this Bible Readers’ get-together could be […]
Looking for something different this Christmas? Join us for this upbeat Carol Service led by our worship band playing festive Christmas music with a Christmas message! At St Mary’s Church on Thursday 22nd December from 7.30 to 8.30pm.
The latest update from Kate Quarrell in Uganda has just arrived. Click the link for all her news. Kate Quarrell’s 5th newsletter
Christingle – Sunday 11th December Join us for a joy-filled service for all the family which includes the lighting of dozens of Christingles. At St Mary’s Christingle during TGIS service at 11.15am. Christingle service at 3pm. At St Peter’s, Ilmer, Christingle service at 10am. Carols by Candlelight A traditional candlelit service led by our choir […]
In aid of Princes Risborough Lighthouse Saturday, December 3rd, between 10 am to 12.30 pm. Craft stalls, Cakes, Tombola, Live Christmas Music Raffle for a Christmas Hamper. All proceeds to Princes Risborough Lighthouse.