"A warm welcome to the church of St Mary's, Holy Island. Our church is open daily to welcome visitors. Come and explore our history, reflect on our Christian story and faith and take a moment to enjoy the stillness and tranquillity of this sacred place."

Revd Canon Dr Sarah Hills
Vicar of Holy Island

A new chapter in the life of St. Mary's

The PCC of St. Mary's is very pleased to announce that Revd Canon Dr Sarah Hills has been appointed as Vicar of the Parish of Holy Island on the 27th January 2019.

We wish her every blessing on her ministry with us.

Service Times

Worship for Weekdays

8am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Morning Prayer

8am Wednesday and Friday Holy Communion

5.30pm Every day Evening Prayer


8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10.45 am Parish Eucharist

5.30 pm Evensong

Note: any changes to service times or additional services will be posted on the notice board inside the church porch.

Christmas services at St Mary's Church, Holy Island, Northumberland
Christmas at St Mary's Church, Holy Island
Poopies on Holy Island: Remembrance Sunday

Dates for your diary

Christmas services:

Sunday 15 December: 10.45am: Christingle service: informal service for all ages


Sunday 22 December: Carol service: 6pm: traditional candlelit Nine Lessons and Carols


Christmas Eve: Tues 24 December: 8am: Morning Prayer;

5.30pm: Evening Prayer; and Midnight Mass: 11.30pm.


Christmas Day: Wed 25 December: 8am: Holy Communion, and 10.45am: Christmas Day Family Eucharist.

Carol singing in the village square, Holy Island: December 2019
Carol singing in the village square: December 2019

News in brief...

Revd Canon Dr Sarah Hills, is one of the authors of a letter: Call to Action in times of Transition and Change - you can read the full letter on our news page.

For more information on our events and news, please see our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/StMarysHolyIsland/events/

Radio 4's Sunday worship came from St Mary's ...
August 18th 8.10am

Click here to read the transcript

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