Church groups and activities at St. Mary's

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Our Church is not simply a building, but a body of people who together constitute the Body of Christ in this place. See below for a selection of the groups and activities at St. Mary's which make this such a vibrant and active community.

"How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God; this is the gate of heaven."    (Genesis 28:17)
'O all things that grow on the earth, bless the Lord: praise and exalt him above all for ever.'  (Song of the Three Children)
Although our local community of Basingstoke and Deane is largely a prosperous and successful one there are still families who face hardship and periods of crisis.
Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs. (Matt 19)
"Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path." (Psalm 119 v105)
'Jesus said to them, 'Come and have breakfast.' (John 21.12)
Come and join us for a mini Messy Church in the Parish Room at St Mary’s on the 22nd September from 4 pm to 5:30 pm.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge;fools despise wisdom and instruction.(Proverbs 1)    
'Remember your creator in the days of your youth’  (Ecclesiastes 12:1) 
'the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken.' (Gen 3)  
Each year we support the Ride & Stride event, both by welcoming visitors and sending out walkers and cyclists to tour around local churches.
“Serve the Lord with gladness; come into his presence with singing”  (Psalm 100.2)
Faithful friends are a sturdy shelter: whoever finds one has found a treasure. (Eccles 6)
 With joy you will draw water from the wells of Salvation (Isaiah 12:3)