GROUPS

We believe that the life of the Church doesn't end when we go home on a Sunday.

There are all sorts of different groups and activities to get involved with.

Some of our groups are meeting online, others are having a break. Get in touch to find out more.

SPIRITUALITY & AGEING MEANINGFULLY

New activities coming soon.

YOUNG PEOPLE

Monthly ad hoc

We are a fun-loving bunch of 8-13 year olds. We meet up every month for all sort of activities: making pizzas, film nights, trips. Contact Imogen for more information.

TUESDAY

BIBLE STUDY

Tuesdays 10am

A traditional Bible Study group for people of all levels of biblical literacy. We meet in the Vestry at the church on Tuesday mornings. Contact Derek for more information.

TODDLER GROUP

Mondays 09:30-11am

We meet in church for play, snack and singing. There are baby changing facilities, proper coffee for the adults, and a warm, safe and comfortable environment for everyone. Contact the Parish Office for more details.

MOTHERS' UNION

Third Tuesday of the month 2:30pm

The MU is a worldwide organisation working to support family life within the Church and the community. We meet monthly for prayer and fellowship. We would love to welcome you. Contact Gillian for more information.

GODLY PLAY

Sundays 10am and ad hoc

We are blessed to have this ministry at St Mary's. Rachel and Mary not only provide Godly Play on a Sunday morning here in church for the children, but also have regular classes for local visiting schools. Contact Rachel for more information.

JUSTICE & PEACE

Monthly evening meetings

Justice & Peace Group attempts 

to support both the worshipping and wider communities in responding to Jesus’ teachings about how we relate to one another and to the natural environment we inhabit. Contact Margaret for more information.

SINGING GROUP

Sundays 09:30

We are members of St Mary's that love to sing! We are not a formal choir, but we do help to lead the rest of the congregation in singing at the 10am service, and sing during communion. Contact Carole for more information.

WEDNESDAY 

LUNCH CLUB

Alternate Wednesdays, 12pm

We meet up for lunch every other week, either at the Beacon Pub in West Monkseaton or Earsdon Garden Centre. You would be very welcome to join us! Contact Angela for more information.

SOCIAL BUTTERFLIES

Ad hoc meetings

We try to bring the life of the church out of our building on a Sunday and into our community during the week. We organise parties, trips, concerts and much more! Contact Nicola for more information, or to get involved!

MEN'S PRAYER GROUP

Alternate Thursdays 

We are an open and friendly group who meet every fortnight to discuss issues in the news, and issues close to our hearts, and to pray together. You would be very welcome to join us. Contact Derek for more information.

SANCTUARY GUILD

This group organises and prepares all the different aspects of our church services. Behind the scenes, we make sure there are beautiful flowers, sparkling silverware, and get everything ready for Sunday. Contact Sheila for more information.