Diocese of Portsmouth

St Mary, PO12 2ET

St Mary, Alverstoke: St Mary
Green Road,, Alverstoke, PO12 2ET

Welcome to Alverstoke Parish Church with its centres of worship at St.Mary's, St.Faith's and St.Francis' plus our two community centres and a sailing club! 

We aim to share God's love in the community as we seek to be alive to God through faith in Jesus Christ.

Located at western the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour the Church of England in Alverstoke Parish worships in three different buildings: St.Mary's Alverstoke, St.Faith's Leesland and St.Francis Clayhall. Worship is also hosted in St.Luke's private chapel once a month on the for RN Hospital Haslar site on the harbour side.

The Parish Centre and the Brodrick Hall host a full programme of community events and church activities.

The Parish of Alverstoke: St Mary is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Portsmouth’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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  • 8am Service

    1st and 3rd Sunday Said Morning Prayer
    2nd and 4th Sunday Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion

    Every Sunday at 8 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Common prayer, Communion, Church, Prayers, Morningworship, Gluten-free_communion

  • Common Worship Holy Communion

    All events are available on our site. Click the "More information" link to access our calendar.

    Every Sunday at 9:15 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Prayers, Choirevent, Singingevent, Musicevent, Hymnsevent, Organ, Refreshments_served, Gluten-free_communion

  • Online Worship

    Pre-recorded online worship with prayer and music. Two options available - Families Alive and Worship. To access worship please visit website to subscibe to newsletter and link to services

    Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Services released Sunday am and are available for 1 week

    Family friendly, Prayers, Musicevent, Recorded_service

  • Church Alive

    A lively worship service. Holy Communion 2nd Sunday

    Every Sunday at 10:45 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Family friendly, Coffee, Allages, Church, Prayers, Singingevent, Musicevent, Refreshments_served, Gluten-free_communion, Worship_band


    St Mary's Church will be open between 11am and 2pm for individual private prayer. Please note, we are limited to 20 visitors at any one time. COVID precautions in place

    Every Sunday at 11 a.m. for 3 minutes

    Church, Prayers

  • Evening Worship

    Sung Evensong (2nd Sunday Holy Communion)

    Every 1st , 2nd and 3rd Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 60 minutes

    Common prayer, Church, Prayers, Choirevent, Singingevent, Eveningworship, Musicevent, Hymnsevent

  • Invite

    worship and prayer

    Every 4th Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 60 minutes

    Prayers, Singingevent, Eveningworship, Musicevent, Worship_band




  • Midweek Holy Communion

    An opportunity for quiet prayer and Holy Communion in a small group

    Every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m.

    Prayers, Hall, Morningworship