Welcome to St Mary’s Church, Parish of Greasley

St Mary’s Church, Greasley, is a church which seeks to worship and glorify God through worship and outreach. Our services reflect a wide spectrum of different styles of worship which cater for all ages. They consist of BCP Holy Communion, Matins and Common Worship

Latest News

The Rev Denise Dodd, currently Chaplain and Office Manager to the Bishop of Durham, has been formally announced as the new Vicar of St Mary’s.

Denise will be licensed on Sunday, November 7th and we look forward very much to welcoming her to Greasley!


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Help vaccinate the world — a message from Rosemary Cooney

We in the UK have been very blessed to be given the opportunity to receive two COVID-19 vaccinations. Many developing countries are unable — for economic or infrastructure reasons — to offer the same to their citizens.

Two initiatives have been launched to alleviate this — we have been told many times that we’re not safe until the whole world has been vaccinated. The first initiative comes from The Church of England, which has helped to develop and is supporting Unicef’s crowd-funding campaign “Give the World a Shot” to secure resources to vaccinate those in developing countries – Vaccinaid.B

For more information, go to http://www.churchofengland.org/news-and-media. To make a donation, go to http://www.vaccccinaid.org

The second initiative is from Christian Aid, which we at Greasley regularly support. Due to the pandemic Christian Aid’s income has fallen significantly over the past eighteen months — their annual Christian Aid Week having been just one of the casualties locally. They are now appealing for funding in an appeal called Give Thanks.

For more information and to make a donation, go to http://www.christianaid.org.uk and click on the ‘Donate’ button. Alternatively, contact Janet Hedderly: 0115 938 2762.

By donating to either (or both!) of the above you will, in a very practical way, be giving thanks for our vaccinations.

Church Illumination

If you would like the Church illuminating in memory of a loved one, or wish to mark a birthday or wedding anniversary — in fact any kind of celebration — please download and print off the form below, complete and send with payment of £20, making all cheques payable to: GREASLEY PCC

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For more information please email:- greasleytreasurer@gmail.com

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