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St Mary’s Church
Bolsterstone,  South Yorkshire

Times and brief details of our daily and weekly services

Worship

 

SUNDAY SERVICES

 

10.45am Family Services

Common Worship Holy Communion (1st and 2nd Sundays)

Holy Communion (3rd Sunday, with Christening when required)

Book of Common Prayer (traditional) Holy Communion (4th Sunday)

Joint Mission Partnership Service with Stocksbridge Christian Centre, Deepcar St John’s and St Matthias Stocksbridge (5th Sunday - see News and Events page for details of where the service will be held).

 

On the first Sunday of each month, there’s an especially easy to follow service booklet which even tells you when to stand and sit! The service is fairly traditional but the language is up-to-date.  If you’ve been thinking about coming to church for a while, but have been hesitating for whatever reason, why not come along and join us on the first Sunday of the month?  The service starts at 10.45am and you will be very welcome.

 

Refreshments (tea, coffee and biscuits) are normally served after each service.  This is an ideal opportunity to have a chat and catch up with members of the congregation, and also to speak to our Priest in Charge and/or Churchwardens, Baptism team, etc.

 

WEEKDAY SERVICES

 

THURSDAY

9.30am Holy Communion

This service is held on alternate weeks - see noticeboard for details.

 

FRIDAY

9.30am Friday at St Mary’s

A service for those with children below school age

 

Communicant Christians from all traditions are welcome to share Communion with us.

 

 

Worship Group

St Mary’s has a Worship Group which meets on an occasional basis to discuss matters relating to our services.  The Group has introduced a Service Card for Baptism Services and for services on the first Sunday of every month, which brings together material from the Book of Common Worship in an accessible and easy to use format.

SPECIAL SERVICES

 

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

To make arrangements for Baptisms, please contact Pam Helliwell on 0114 288 2498.  For Weddings and Funerals please contact Reverend Hilda Isaacson (Priest in Charge) in the first instance on 0114 285 1225.

 

 

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Other special services

 

St Mary’s holds a Memorial Service at 6.30pm on the first Sunday in November and on the Sunday after Easter (Low Sunday) each year.  To have a departed loved one remembered at one of these services, please  contact Reverend Hilda Isaacson (see above).

 

We encourage those having their children Baptised at St Mary’s to come along to a Sunday Service beforehand and take part in a Thanksgiving Service.  This service, as its name implies, is a special service that gives you an opportunity to express thanks to God for the gift of your child, to ask for his blessing and to pray for his help as parents.  

 

We also observe Saints’ Days and Days of Obligation.