Some recent photographs  
   
 
Lighting Prayer Candles with Bethlehem Light at the Crib Service  'Junior Choir' singing Away in A Manger 24.12.15
   
 
The 2015 Nativity Play Cast  Procession of Light before the Village Carol Service 4.12.15
   
 
Blessing the Church from the roof of School House  An elevated view of Saint Mary the Virgin Parish Church
   
 
14th June 2015 Messy Church Coach Party Outing to Old Sarum to celebrate Magna Carta 800, walking down to New Sarum with Diocese of Salisbury 
   
 
Group Photograph after Eucharist celebrated by Bishop Nicholas  Servers with Bishop Nicholas 19th April 2015
   
 
Bishop and Vicar - A Messy Church?  Vicar & Family with Bishop Nicholas on 10th Anniversary at WM
   
 
19th April 2015 Bishop Nicholas' visit - Re-commissioning LPA's  COSMIC's & Head Teacher, Mr Roy Sewell, Pray Serve Grow
   
 
19th April 2015 Bishop Nicholas' visit - 10th Anniversary Book & Album  Wedding Day 10th April 2015  Derrick & Rose happily marry
   
 
29th August 2014 'Great War Memorial' at Great Dorset Steam Fair  4th August 2014 WW1 Vigil Service of Prayer & Reflection at 11am
   
 
4th August 2014 'Great War Centenary' all-day Prayer Vigil  4th August 2014 Vigil Service of Prayer & Reflection at 11pm
   
 
27th July 2014 'Railway Day' Raising Funds for MAF & Church  The Mission Aviation Fellowship Lorry at the Vicarage
   
 
6th July 2014 Welcome to Rev'd Lynne Morris & Husband, Adrian  29th June 2014 Centenary Commemoration of the Outbreak of The Great War
   
 
Great War Civic Service with RBL & Uniformed Organisations The West Moors School Children Share their Work on The Great War
   
   
The Spread after the Civic Service (150 attended) Vicar & His Father, Wearing his Father's (William Rowland) WW1 Medals
   
   
Bishop Graham's Visit on All Saints Sunday November 2013  
   
 
Another St Mary's Feast! Bishop Graham Sherborne and Parishioners
   
 
'Bishop Grahams Visit All Saints Sunday 2013 Where did you get that hat?  Church Warden Gill Clarke borrows...
   
   
Bells & Biscuits Mother & Toddler Group October 2013 Sue, Jan & Zahra with the children
   
   
Messy Church Craft - Sept 2013 Messy Pirates Craft
   
   
Messy Stained Glass Cake - yes!  May 2013 Messy Church - Coloured Lanterns
   
   
Martin & Val's Café Le Treyn Garden Party Sessions 2012 Messy Church - Starts 2012 - with Isobel Dale leading us
   
   
Mothers Union Soup Lunch February - 2012 Andrew Handing over the Wedding Certificate
   
   
The Diamond Jubilee Civic Service 3rd June 2012 WM First School Children with Poems & Pictures 3rd June
   
   
A Royal Buffet Reception afterwards A toast to Her Majesty from those dining outside the church
   
   
Blessing the Easter Garden with our COSMIC's 8th April 2012 Our Passover Meal on Maundy Thursday 5th April 2012
   
   
A Visit to the Bournemouth Synagogue 28.3.2012 The Vicar gleefully blows the Rams Horn
   

The Christian Year at St Mary's - 2006/7

This sequence photographs below were taken at our major events during the year and most are repeated every year

Remembrance Sunday (11 November 2006)

Remembrance Sunday (11 November 2006)
Remembrance Sunday (11 November 2006) Remembrance Sunday (11 November 2006)
   
At the Petwyn War Memorial 2006 The Royal British Legion Standards
   
Christmas Fair 2006 Making Decorations Molly and Veronica making Christmas Crackers
   
Christmas Fair 2006 Making Decorations Molly and Veronica making Christmas Crackers
   
School Christingle Advent 2006 Processing the Christingles
   
School Christingle Advent 2006 Processing the Christingles
   
Christmas Crib 2006 Lighting Candles on Christmas Eve
   
Christmas Crib 2006   Lighting Candles on Christmas Eve as we celebrate the
Incarnation - Jesus becomes the Light of the World
     
House Blessing Ash Wednesday begins Lent Palm Sunday Procession with Choir
   
House Blessing                                                    Ash Wednesday begins Lent  Palm Sunday Procession with Choir
   
Choir Cheese and Wine Evening March 2007 Rehearsing for Easter Palm Sunday Processional Cross
 

Choir Cheese and Wine Evening March 2007 Rehearsing for Easter Oratario

 

Palm Sunday Processional Cross
Easter at St Mary's Church Baptismal vows
   
   
   
Maundy Thursday Eucharist of the Last Supper & Foot Washing Maundy Thursday Eucharist of the Last Supper & Foot Washing Stripped Altar & Sanctuary before the Vigil begins
   
Eucharist of the Last Supper & Fot Washing Maundy Thursday with stripped Altar and bare Sanctuary as Christ is arrested
   
The Good Friday Cross Solemn Liturgy..."Behold the Wood of the Cross on which Hung the Saviour of the World" Solemn Liturgy..."Behold the Wood of the Cross on which Hung the Saviour of the World"
   
.The Good Friday Cross & Behold the Wood of the Cross .Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday
   
Cooked Breakfast after the 5.30 am Easter Dawn Liturgy.... ...later, Holy Baptism and Eucharist on Easter Sunday 2007
   
Cooked Breakfast after the 5.30 am Easter Dawn Liturgy... ..later, Holy Baptism and Eucharist on Easter Sunday 2007
   
Easter Garden & Empty Tomb April 2007 Mothering Sunday April 2007
   
Easter Garden & Empty Tomb April 2007 Mothering Sunday April 2007
   
Parish Barbecue July 2007
   
Parish Barbecue July 2007  
   
Mothers' Union Garden Party August 2007
   
Mothers' Union Garden Party August 2007 Peter & Catherine's Wedding
   
The 2007 School and Church Fete was utterly washed out by a rainstorm! Summer? Fete July 2007!!!
   
The 2007 School/Church Fete was utterly washed out by a rainstorm! Summer? Fete July 2007!!!
   
Blessing of Pets in Fryers Field September 2007 Blessing of Pets in Fryers Field September 2007
   
Blessing of Pets in Fryers Field September 2007  
   
COSMIC's release Prayer Balloons.... Our Prayers Ascend to The Heavens!
   
COSMIC's release Prayer Balloons....   Our Prayers Ascend to The Heavens!
   
Family Fun Day Sept 2007 - BBQ   Wet Sponge the Vicar!
   
Family Fun Day Sept 2007 - BBQ Wet Sponge the Vicar!
   
Harvest Goods Oct 2007 EDDC Chair Alex Clarke, Skateboarders, Vicar, Chair of Parish Council - Parish Jubilee Summer 2006
   
Harvest Goods Oct 2007  
  EDDC Chair Alex Clarke, Skateboarders, Vicar, Chair of Parish Council - Parish Jubilee Summer 2006
Bishop David Presiding at Confirmations Oct 2007 The Newly Confirmed with Bishop & Vicar
   
Bishop David Presiding at Confirmations Oct 2007 The Newly Confirmed with Bishop & Vicar
   
Jubilee day fun at the Bowls Club August 2006 Vicar hails the Town Crier
   
Jubilee day fun at the Bowls Club August 2006 Vicar hails the Town Crier