St Mary’s Church

St Mary’s Church

St Mary’s church in Aldworth dates back in part to around 1200. The Yew tree in the churchyard is at least 1000 years old and though it has been struck by lightning and blown over in a storm it is still partly alive.

Here is what it used to look like – 4 ft from the ground it measured 9 yards round and was used to make bows and arrows:

Services at St Mary’s

The First Sunday is Holy Communion at 8.00am
The Second and Fourth Sunday – Evening Prayer at 6.00pm
These three services are from the Book of Common Prayer

The third Sunday is:
ABC! – Aldworth Breakfast Church at 9.30 am
Come and enjoy tasty bacon rolls & delicious croissants, fruit & cereals, freshly made coffee and tea, followed by a short service.

Robin Taylor limited edition prints, notelets and greetings cards can be purchased will all proceeds going towards upkeep of the church. Details here.

St Mary’s serves the village of Aldworth and is part of the group of Basildon, Aldworth and Ashampstead. As well as the regular services it is available for Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals for those with local connections. We also arrange occasional concerts and other events.

St Marys Church Aldworth – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

See St Mary’s and her giants for yourself here

St Marys Church Aldworth – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

… (More history here)

Contact details:

The Revd Grant Fensome – Vicar: 01491 671555 (day off Friday)

Revd Katy Weston (Curate):  07765 255569

Dr Jonathan Sandbach (Licensed Lay Minister):  01491 672494

Mrs Rosemary Sandbach (Licensed Lay Minister):  01491 672494

Dr Mike Penny (Associate Minister): 01491 671 357

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