Diocese of Portsmouth

St Mary, PO16 9QH


Church
St Mary, Portchester: St Mary
Address
Portchester Castle, Castle Street, Portchester, PO16 9QH
Deanery
Fareham
Website
http://www.stmary-portchester.org.uk
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St Mary's is a lively community walking together on the way of faith. We are privileged to worship in a beautiful church building situated within the grounds of Portchester Castle and surrounded by spectacular views of Portsmouth harbour. A variety of services and events take place each week at St Mary's and you are very welcome to come along and join us. Why not look at our webside or contact the Parish Office to find out more? www.stmary-portchester.org.uk Tel: 02392 321380.

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Sunday


  • Matins

    This is a non-Eucharistic service unless it falls on a Saints Day or other special occasion.

    Every 1st Sunday at 8 a.m. for 45 minutes

    Common prayer

  • 8am Holy Communion

    A quiet reflective service in traditional language.

    Every 2nd , 3rd , 4th and 5th Sunday at 8 a.m. for 45 minutes

  • 10am All Age Family Service

    A fun Eucharistic service for all ages, followed by cappuccino and cake!

    Every 4th Sunday at 10 a.m. for 90 minutes

    Family friendly, Coffee, Creche

  • 10am Parish Eucharist

    Sung Parish Eucharist with Junior Church.

    Every 1st , 2nd , 3rd and 5th Sunday at 10 a.m. for 90 minutes

    Family friendly, Coffee, Creche, Sunday school

  • Bereavement Support Group

    A group which meets monthly for fellowship and support. Members may have been bereaved recently or many years ago - all who value friendship are welcome!

    Every 1st Sunday at 2:15 p.m. for 120 minutes

    Coffee

Monday


  • Morning Prayer

    A quiet reflective service of Morning Prayer

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday , Thursday and Friday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Common worship

  • House Groups

    A variety of House Groups meet across the parish to reflect more deeply as they grow and discover more about their faith.

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday at None for 120 minutes

    Please contact the Parish Office to find a group that meets on a day and at a time to suit you.

Tuesday


  • Morning Prayer

    A quiet reflective service of Morning Prayer

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday , Thursday and Friday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Common worship

  • House Groups

    A variety of House Groups meet across the parish to reflect more deeply as they grow and discover more about their faith.

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday at None for 120 minutes

    Please contact the Parish Office to find a group that meets on a day and at a time to suit you.

Wednesday


  • Morning Prayer

    A quiet reflective service of Morning Prayer

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday , Thursday and Friday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Common worship

  • 'St Mary's Lambs'

    An informal, fun time for toddlers and their carers to get together. There are actions songs, stories, toys for the children plus coffee and biscuits for the carers!

    Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Term time only

    Family friendly, Coffee

  • Holy Communion

    A quiet mid-week Eucharist.

    Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for 30 minutes

  • House Groups

    A variety of House Groups meet across the parish to reflect more deeply as they grow and discover more about their faith.

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday at None for 120 minutes

    Please contact the Parish Office to find a group that meets on a day and at a time to suit you.

Thursday


  • Morning Prayer

    A quiet reflective service of Morning Prayer

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday , Thursday and Friday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Common worship

  • House Groups

    A variety of House Groups meet across the parish to reflect more deeply as they grow and discover more about their faith.

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday at None for 120 minutes

    Please contact the Parish Office to find a group that meets on a day and at a time to suit you.

Friday


  • Morning Prayer

    A quiet reflective service of Morning Prayer

    Every Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday , Thursday and Friday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Common worship

  • Eucharist

    A quiet mid-week Eucharist followed by coffee. This service takes place at Portchester Parish Hall and is particularly convenient for those who find the Parish Church difficult to get to.

    Every Friday at 10 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Coffee

Saturday


  • Men's Breakfast

    An informal group which gathers each month for a cooked breakfast and a chance to reflect on the scripture readings set for the following Sunday.

    Every 2nd Saturday at 8 a.m. for 120 minutes

  • Kidz Klub

    A lively gathering of those aged 5-11, on Saturday morning (includes breakfast) a variety of activities and outings take place.

    Every 4th Saturday at 9 a.m. for 120 minutes

    Dates vary throughout the term - please contcat the office for details.

    Family friendly, Coffee