As a local church, we have three missions which are interconnected; Christian, Public and Cultural. We consider ourselves a Sanctuary with a vision of welcome, worship and wellbeing, underpinned by the values of Respect, Trust, Positivity, Teamwork, Service, Inclusivity.
St Mary le Strand is an inspirational and peaceful place for Christian worship. We are proud that it is an inclusive church where we welcome and serve everyone. We celebrate every person and don’t discriminate on grounds of race, identity, gender, or sexuality. We are truly ‘open to God and open to all’.
The vision for the Church is for it to be a sympathetically restored and redeveloped, with a renewed mission and ministry, at the heart of the regenerated Strand-Aldwych district. It will transform into a place that is relevant to the 21stC, maximising on space and presenting flexible and up-to-date facilities, attracting new audiences and ensuring that the Church can be accessed and enjoyed by everyone.
We are looking for people with an interest in heritage, music, public engagement and enthusiastic volunteers to help us tell stories of the church in different ways.
We are different because we are at the start of re-launching this 300 year old church with a major restoration project in this new pedestrianised area.
Come to steward the Church for 4 hour period, commitment to be made in advance on a rota. You can bring your laptop or a book but, please don’t forget to look out for visitors!
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Come and sing in the Community Choir and/or informal church choir