Welcome to St. Mary's Parish Church, Woodbridge, Suffolk ...
On Monday, 24 August, Father NIGEL PRIOR became Rector of St Mary's, Woodbridge and Priest-in-Charge of St Mary's, Great Bealings. We welcome him and his wife LIZ, as he begins his ministry in Suffolk. A press release is available to read HERE
INSTITUTION and INDUCTION by The Right Reverend Mike Harrison, Bishop of Dunwich with The Venerable Jeanette Gosney, Archdeacon of Suffolk of The Revd Nigel John Prior. This service was live-streamed at 7.30pm on Monday 24 August - a video of the full service is available HERE
PARISH OFFICE Please contact the Parish Office on 01394 388820 for all pastoral and administrative issues, and you will be directed to the appropriate people.
PUBLIC WORSHIP – SUNDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER
Given the enthusiastic response to the recent Eucharist Services, the booking system will stay in place, at least for the time being. For further details on how to book a seat(s) please click HERE
Click here for this week's NEWS SHEET,
LIVE STREAMING of the Parish Eucharist for this Sunday 20 SEPTEMBER can be accessed by copying the link below and pasting in your browser. The link below should be live from 9.55am and the video will then remain in place for viewing at a later time if you prefer.
NEXT SUNDAY, 27 SEPTEMBER at 11am, at ST MARY'S ,GREAT BEALINGS
SERMON for 13 September Trinity 14, given by Revd Andy Todd - transcript is HERE
SERMON for 6 September Feast Day of BVM, given by Fr Nigel - transcript is HERE
LIVE-STREAMING - PARISH EUCHARIST for SUNDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER
The Eucharist was live-streamed on YouTube. It can still be accessed by copying and pasting this link in your browser - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIAbckY2MAo
SERMON for 30 August Trinity 12, given by Fr Nigel - transcript is HERE
JUNIOR CHURCH activities will start again soon, previous week's ideas are HERE
PRIVATE PRAYER - The Church is available for private prayer, a sit down, or a walk round on the following occasions:
MONDAY 10am -12 noon and 5 - 7pm
TUESDAY 10am -12 noon
WEDNESDAY 2 - 4pm
THURSDAY 10am -12 noon
FRIDAY 10am -12 noon and 5 - 7pm
SATURDAY 2 - 4pm
Hopefully the information in our website will encourage you to visit our wonderful Church, at sometime in the future, because it is never easy to go somewhere new for the first time! We are friendly and caring and you will find us cheerful and welcoming. We are part of the Church of England and we are in the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. St Mary's, a beautiful, Grade 1 listed building, with a history dating back almost 600 years, is open every day of the week. This website will give you information about our services, our activities and our contact points.
What's happening in the parish
Please refer to the NEWS SHEET and latest Coronavirus updates for information on service times.