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 29th July - Parish Communion
  • Sunday 5th August - Parish Communion
  • Sunday 12th August - Parish Communion
  • Sunday 19th August - Parish Communion
  • Sunday 26th August - Parish Communion


Next Soul Kids - 2nd September 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

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.

St Mary’s Summer Fete

Saturday 23rd June

12.00 to 15.00

Copythorne Village Hall

Stalls, games, refreshments and much more.

Choral Evensong at St Mary’s Sunday 1 July at 6pm


Introit O Come ye servants of the Lord (Tye)
Hymn 33 Angel voices ever singing
Responses Philip Baxter
Psalm 130 Walford Davies
Hymn 462 Sun of my soul thou saviour dear
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis Walmisley in D minor
Anthem I give to you a new commandment (Peter Nardone)
Hymn 13 All hail the power of Jesu's name
Hymn 81 Christ triumphant ever reigning

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.