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: Due to the temporary closure of St. Mary Magdalene Church for the carrying out of the Re-ordering Works, the following measures will be in place between Monday 16 September and a date yet to be announced.  

There will be no services at all at St. Marys' between these dates.  We will be worshipping with the people of our neighbouring parish of St. Barnabas at their 10.15am service of Holy Communion on Sundays along with our Beacon Club which will meet in St. Barnabas church hall.  St. Barnabas church is situated in Nelson Road, Gillingham, ME7 4ST.


For enquiries about Weddings and Baptisms, please note that access to the Parish Office at the normal time of 6.30 to 7.30pm on Mondays will be available as usual by way of the West Door (the main door to the church) for this purpose only.  Access to the main body of the church will not be available.


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).


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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