AChurch for the Community


Welcome to the website of St Mary's Church, Copythorne

Here you will find information about services and other events at the church; information about the Vicar and Churchwardens; and about how to get in touch with us to arrange a Baptism, Wedding or Funeral.


Services are at 9.30am each Sunday unless otherwise specified

  • Sunday 2nd December - Parish Communion + Soul Kids
  • Sunday 9th December - Heart & Soul
  • Sunday 16th December - Parish Communion

    Carols by Candlelight - 5pm

  • Sunday 23rd December - Parish Communion
  • Monday 24th December - Children's Christigle - 3pm

    Midnight Communion

  • Sunday 30th December - NO SERVICE TODAY


Next Soul Kids - 2nd December 2018

Children of all ages are really welcome as bible stories are re-told with fun, biscuits and games!

Upcoming Events

What's happening at the Church

Carols by candlelight Sunday 16th December at 5pm

Come and join us for our candlelit carol service in St Mary's Church on Sunday 16th December at 5pm. It is a service of traditional carols and readings with some carols sung by St Mary's church choir. Please come and join us!

Meditation-Spa (M-Spa)

Sessions at Netley Marsh CE Infant School : these sessions are led by John Reeve. In each session 5 different exercises are introduced which we all try out – the exercises range from sitting, to walking, stretching, in the school hall and sometimes outside (if the weather permits) – all with attention to our breathing and the movement of our bodies.

Thursday 13th September 8.00-9.15pm 

Thursday 27th September  8.00- 9.15pm

The sessions are popular so places need to be booked, please contact John.


Sunrise Spa

The Sunrise Spa

Introducing a Summer extra

Monday - Thursday 11th-14th June

Meeting at 5.55am at Longdown New Forest Car Park

John is running a spa session to include guided walking meditation, meditation warm-up and cool down and a 20 minute Forest Run.  The complete session lasts for 45 minutes.  A great way to start a Summer's day.

Book your place with John via email or by calling/texting 0734 1815617

There is no charge for this session.

Latest News

Keeping you up to date with activities in the Church

Dedication of the new driveway

The Bishop of Southampton. The Very Reverend Jonathan Frost visited St Mary's Church on Mothering Sunday when he praised those who had worked so hard to provide the new access drive to the church.

Click here to see the photo's from the day

'Weddings' Flower Festival

Thanks to everyone who took part or visiting the Wedding's Flower Festival in September. We had a fantastic turnout and the Church looked stunning. For those who missed it - here's a short video.