A warm welcome awaits you at St Mary's

The church here is an inclusive, warm and human community, enriched by many people of all ages from 0 – 90+! As a parish church we are here for everyone in the area, both week by week and at special moments in life. We offer excellent provision for children and young families, and new facilities accessible for all. Our common life is centred in the Sunday morning 9:45am Eucharist and through the hearing of God's word. Music, especially choral music, plays an important part in our worship. But we are not here just for Sundays. There are regular opportunities to pray and to act together, to learn more about the Christian faith, and to socialise.

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Pattern of Services

Sundays at St Mary’s:

    • 9:45am Holy Communion
      6pm 1st & 3rd Sunday Chrome
    • 6.30pm 2nd Sunday Celtic Mass, last Sunday Choral Evensong (except August)

Sundays at St James:

  • 11am Holy Communion
  • Tuesday – Friday Morning Prayer: 9:30am / Evening Prayer: 6pm both @ St Mary’s
  • Tuesday: 3pm Holy Communion @ St Edmund’s
  • Thursdays: 10am Holy Communion @ St Mary’s

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St Mary's Church, Purley Oaks Road
Sanderstead, CR2 0NR

St Mary's actively supports a number of Christian charities, through prayer, raising awareness and a variety of fund raising activities.