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Precious Earth / Letters for Creation - Art Exhibition at St Mary’s



During Great Big Green Week (24 September – 2 October) St Mary’s church will be hosting an exhibition of adult and children’s art in response to the climate crisis. It will be part celebration of our beautiful, fragile world, part lament for the damage that we have done to it and part a call to urgent action for us all to do as much as we can to sustain, preserve and protect our planet.

Children from Pipers School and Stoke Mandeville Combined School have contributed artwork alongside local adult artists and members of Bucks Art Society. The title ‘Precious Earth’ needs no explanation but maybe ‘Letters for Creation’ does. The latter is a Christian Aid arts project being run in conjunction with the Anglican communion. It explores why climate change is an issue of justice and channels the creativity of young people into making art that expresses their concern and hopes for our planet and its people. It also presents an opportunity to engage our wider community and local decision-makers too, in ways that really amplify the voices of young people.

Sat 24th               10.00 – 18.00
Sun 25th             12.00 – 15.00
Mon 26th            11.30 – 18.00
Tues 27th            10.00 – 18.00
Wed 28th            10.00 – 18.00
Thurs 29th         11.00 – 16.00
Fri 30th               10.00 – 18.00
Sat 1st                 10.00 – 18.00
Sun 2nd               12.00 – 18.00

Hello and welcome to St Mary's. If you are a new visitor, we have a page for you to get to know us and learn more about planning a visit.
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Planning your Visit

A Warm Welcome! 

The following information is specifically for those planning to visit us for the first time, so that you know, beforehand, what to expect on a Sunday morning.

Where and When

We meet at St Mary's Church in Church Lane, Wendover, for our two main Sunday services each week, which start at 9.00am and 10.45am. For your first visit, we recommend arriving 10-15 minutes early to ensure you get a parking space and find somewhere to sit before the service begins. When you arrive, you will be greeted by someone on our Welcome Team.

Plan your journey


There is wheelchair access, and a sound loop for anyone who needs it. Please let one of the Welcome Team know on your arrival and they will help you to get set up. There are disabled toilets in the Church Centre, which you can find through the door towards the front of the church on the left hand side.

Our Main Sunday Services

Our 9am Holy Communion is a more traditional service, including music and hymns in an established style but using up-to-date language. It will probably appeal to those who are used to more formal Anglican worship.  There is no provision for children at this service.

Our 10.45am Sunday Worship services follow a more informal style with contemporary worship songs. These services are typically most suitable for families. On the second and fourth Sundays of each month, we share Communion at this service and Ignite (for children aged 5-11) and Surge (our youth group for 11-16s) run on these Sundays. The first and third Sundays are All Age services, designed to be rich in teaching and learning for people of all ages - from 2 to 92!

You can find details of our other services here.

Getting Connected

Small Groups

While Sundays are a great way to meet new people, it is often in smaller gatherings that you can really get to know someone. Being part of one of our small groups allows you to make new friends, share together and support each other. We have a variety of groups that meet throughout the week, some afternoons and some evenings. Check out our Church Life section on this website to see if there’s a group that you'd like to join, or we can put you in touch with a small group leader who will be more than happy to invite you along to their group.

Serving and Volunteering

If you want to get involved in the life of the church, why not sign up to serve on a team. We are always looking for volunteers to get involved in different aspects of our work.

Get in touch with us to plan your visit
If you would like to come and visit the church beforehand you are more than welcome! St Mary's is open every day from 9am to 6pm and you would be very welcome to come and have a look around before you come to a Sunday service. In the meantime, please fill in the form below if there is anything you'd like to kn
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We hope that whoever you are and wherever you come from, you will feel at home at our church.

Best Wishes,

Rev Sally Moring