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 September - Parish Communion
- Sunday 9th September - Patronal Parish Communion + Soul kids
- Sunday 16th September - Parish Communion
- Sunday 23rd September - Parish Communion
- Sunday 30th September - Parish Communion
Next Soul Kids - 9th September 2018
Children of all ages are really welcome as bible stories are re-told with fun, biscuits and games!
What's happening at the Church
Ride and Stride – Saturday 8th September
raising funds for the restoration of church buildings in Hampshire and the Isel of Wight. Churches across Hampshire will be open on this day to welcome those who are either cycling or walking between churches in order to raise sponsorship monies for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Hisoric Churches Trust. If you would like to join in contact either Tom or Ian our churchwardens.
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.
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.
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.