"A warm welcome to the church of St Mary's, Holy Island. Our church is open daily to welcome visitors. Come and explore our history, reflect on our Christian story and faith and take a moment to enjoy the stillness and tranquillity of this sacred place."

Revd Canon Dr Sarah Hills
Vicar of Holy Island

A new chapter in the life of St. Mary's

The PCC of St. Mary's is very pleased to announce that Revd Canon Dr Sarah Hills has been appointed as Vicar of the Parish of Holy Island on the 27th January 2019.

We wish her every blessing on her ministry with us.

Service Times

Worship for Weekdays

8am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Morning Prayer

8am Wednesday and Friday Holy Communion

5.30pm Every day Evening Prayer


8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10.45 am Parish Eucharist

5.30 pm Evensong

Note: any changes to service times or additional services will be posted on the notice board inside the church porch.

Dates for your diary

Sunday July 7, 11.00am: Service of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist on St Cuthbert’s Beach with Bishop Mark (this will take the place of the usual 10.45am Holy Communion).

July 22 12pm: Furness Music Society concert

July 23 – 26th 9pm: Compline with the Marygate Singers

July 25 5.30pm: Choral Evensong with the Marygate Singers

July 27 3pm: Concert by the Marygate Singers

July 28 10.45am: Choral Eucharist with the Marygate Singers

August 10 5.30pm: Choral Evensong with the Bondington Singers

August 29 1.30pm: Concert by the Weighton Waites Choir

August 29 – September 2: Musician-in-Residence Sam Slatcher, singer songwriter.

Saint Aidan's Week
(29th August - 1st September)

All in St. Mary's Church

Thurs 29th - 2pm - Weighton Waytes Choir -
                                Sacred and secular music.

Thurs 29th - 7pm - Joel McKerrow from Australia (Poetry) -
                                Where my friends have the wild ones gone?

Fri 30th - 2-5pm - in St Cuthberts Centre
                                Come and join artist-in-residence: Sam Slatcher in a
                                songwriting workshop.
                                Write a song about pilgrimage & peace-making.
                                Open to all, all skills and abilities.

Fri 30th - 7-8pm - Revd Kate Tristram and readers.
                                The Shadow of St. Aidan

Sat 31st 7-9pm - Sam Slatcher in concert.

Sun 1st September - 10:45- Festival Eucharist and procession.

Find out more on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/pg/StMarysHolyIsland/events/

Radio 4's Sunday worship came from St Mary's ...
August 18th 8.10am

Click here to read the transcript

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