Henbury parish is the largest in Bristol diocese and includes the districts of Henbury, Brentry and Hallen as well as the Blaise Castle estate and the Mall shopping centre at Cribbs Causeway.
On the outside, St Mary’s looks like a typical picture postcard parish church. On the inside you will find that we have removed some of the pews to create a platform and a more welcoming entrance. Our worship is enhanced by our lively Director of Music, James, and our singing group.
We would be delighted to welcome you to one of our services which are:
8.30 am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)
10 am Family Communion
11.30 am Healing Service (4th Sunday of each month)
During term-time, the Junior Church meets in the village hall (a large building adjacent to the church rented from a charitable trust) during the 10 a.m. service, joining the rest of the congregation in the church building for communion and the last song. We also have a children’s corner in church for younger children who wish to stay with their parents. Three times a term we have an all-age service in the church, with more child friendly worship and activities related to the theme of the service dotted around the building.
After the 10 a.m. service people gather in the village hall for coffee, biscuits and fellowship. Sometimes we have Sunday lunches, either ‘bring and share’ or provided by the Mother’s Union. We organise regular social events such as outings to the theatre, day trips, and picnics at Blaise Castle during the summer. Bible study groups meet weekly and we have parish away-days.
Do come and join us and I look forward to meeting you.
Revd David Lloyd
Church Close, Henbury, Bristol, BS10 7QF
Office in Vestry Hall open from 9am-12 noon Tuesday - Friday.
If you have any queries or please contact us:
Tel: 0117 959 3757