St Mary's, Sturminster Marshall
St Mary's church dates back to the 13th-century. Sturminster means 'large church on the river Stour'.
The word 'Marshall' was added when the village was gifted to William Marshall, Prince Regent of England and a principal signatory of the Magna Carta, an important document which declared that nobody is above the law, not even the King.
Please do come and visit our beautiful church, it is open every day. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons between Easter and the end of September you can sample some Dorset cream teas and other goodies in the Old School across the road (thereby helping local charities). And of course you will find a warm welcome in the Red Lion pub, opposite the church, all year round!
Our churches are now open for a number of adapted, socially-distanced services.
The church is still active in the community and we are still praying.
If we can support you in any way, please do contact us:
email@example.com or 01258 858353
May you know God's blessing and peace.
Rev. Carolyn Couzens
Our Monthly Service Rota
At St Mary's we take our responsibilities concerning the safeguarding of children, young people, and vulnerable adults very seriously, and we try to ensure that we always work in accordance with best practice. Our Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded here.
For any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our Safeguarding Officer,
St Mary's PCC Members' Page
If you are a member of St Mary's PCC, you can access the information you require by visiting the password-protected PCC page here.