Gillingham Parish Church St. Mary Magdalene 'The Church on the Green'
Gillingham Parish ChurchSt. Mary Magdalene'The Church on the Green' 

Services at St Mary Magdalene Church


PLEASE NOTE: Our re-ordering works are now completed.  As from Sunday 8 December we will be resuming our normal pattern of services. BUT SEE BELOW FOR OUR CHRISTMAS SERVICES!


We are very grateful for the hospitality shown us by our friends at St. Barnabas church during our temporary displacement.  It has been good to establish a relationship with them


8.00 am Holy Communion (said) - First Sunday of each month. See note below.

8.00 am Morning Prayer on Sunday (Service of the Word) - Third Sunday of each month.

10.00 am All-Age Worship (non-Eucharistic) - First Sunday of each month.

10.00 am Parish Communion - All other Sundays of each month. 

Children of all ages are very welcome to this service.  There is a 'Beacon Club' for children 5 years and upwards to encourage their spiritual deveopment.  All the leaders and helpers are DBS checked.  There is also a Children's Corner with play and artwork material to keep children of all ages amused along with books explaining the Holy Communion Service.

Quarterly, in January, April, July and October, we will have a special service of Holy Communion devoted to the Wholeness and Healing Ministry at 10.00 am. On some of these occasions we will invite guest preachers who have particular gifts or insights into the Healing Ministry. (See Special Services, below.) 

Holy Baptism12.30pm on Second Sunday of each month.  Please attend Parish Office (see below) for further information about Baptisms.


8.30 am Morning Prayer - Monday to Friday

10.00 am Holy Communion - Wednesday

All our Communion Services are according to Common Worship.

Special Services:

(Details of special services will be shown here when appropriate).



Sunday 22 December:   At 6.30pm we will hold out annual Christmas Carol service.  Mulled wine and mince pies will be served following the service.


Tuesday 24 December - Christmas Eve: Come along at 4.00pm and experience our lovely STABLE TRAIL during which the Christmas story will be retold and enacted.  This service is suitable for  all ages, and children are invited to come dressed as shepherds or angels.

Then at 11.30pm we will hold our MIDNIGHT MASS which is our first celebration of the coming of Christ at Christmas when we welcome into our hearts afresh the newly-born Christ-child.


Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day: We will hold our CHRISTMAS DAY EUCHARIST at 10.00am.


Sunday 29 December: Today's service at 10.00am will be non-Eucharistc. It will be  a servce of MORNING PRAYER ON SUNDAY.


Sunday 5 January: Our regular pattern of sercvies resume toady with our 10.00am ALL-AGE WORSHIP for Epiphany.



Our next quarterly Service of Wholeness & Healing will take place at 10.00am on Sunday 26 January 2020

Baptisms, Banns & Marriages:

Arrangements for Baptisms, Banns and Marriages should be made at the Parish Office in Church on Mondays between 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm (except on Bank Holiday Mondays). Alternatively, you can click here for more information.

We are located at:

Gillingham Green




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01634 853459



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