St Mary's Bookstall selling cards is
usually open on the 2nd and 3rd Sundays of the month after the Parish
Communion Service. Books and Bible notes can be obtained to order from
The Library has a wide range of books
covering aspects of the Christian faith, the Bible, spiritual life and
prayer. There is also a good selection of children's books. Browse and
borrow in the Dilworth Room during coffee after the Parish Communion Service.
The bell ringers contribute to the worship
at St Mary's by ringing on Sundays, or weddings and on other occasions.
There is a strong mixed team but those wishing to learn are always
is a traditional SATB group of adults affiliated to the
Royal School of
Family Praise Singers
These singers lead
the musical worship at the Family Praise Service on the First Sunday of each
Several house groups meet fortnightly or
monthly in private homes for study and discussion of the Christian way
of life. Some groups are well-established although newcomers are always
welcome and new groups can be formed as needed.
Sunday Evening Prayer Group
A small group meeting for informal prayer
in church on Sunday evenings. The group is open to all.
Fairly traded goods are available from the
stall in the Church Hall on the 3rd Sunday of the month after the 9.30
Hospital Chapel Team
Once a month a group from St Mary's leads
or assists with the Sunday Half-hour Service in the Chapel of Bedford's
South Wing hospital
meets on the second and fourth Mondays of
the month at 2.00 pm in the Church Hall to hear invited speakers and for
Some meetings are open to men.
Knit & Natter
meets on Wednesday afternoons from 2.00 to 4.00 pm
in St Mary’s Small Hall, to chat and share ideas
while we knit, sew, crochet, make cards etc., etc.
Tea or coffee and biscuits are provided.
Craft & Chat
meets on Friday afternoons from 1.30 to
3.30 pm to make craft items.
you are interested in any of the groups on this page please click the
links or contact the
office or clergy for more