St. Mary’s Church, Shenley Church End

It is likely that the church building existed in some form from 1223, for this is when the first rector is recorded. Parts of the nave date back to c1150, and parts of the chancel date back to c1180. The stonework in the church covers both Norman and Early English periods. The north aisle was built in the 14th century, and the font in the 15th century. 

It's one of two churches in the partnership with an active bell tower and the six bells are rung by a team of bellringers for weddings and special events throughout the year.

A number of groups meet in the church: Mothers' Union every 3rd Tuesday at 2.00pm, Kneelers Group every other Wednesday  

If you would like more information please contact us.

If you would like to hire the building, especially for a concert, please click here.

Sunday Services

10:00am  Holy Communion is held on first and third Sundays of the month.  Morning worship on the second Sunday and an All Age service on the fourth Sunday.

There is a carpet space with books and drawing activities where parents/carers can sit with very young children while still taking part in the service.

Please see the calendar for more information.


St Mary's Bell Refurbishment Project

St Mary's has an active team of bell ringers, but the bell installation is now well over a hundred years old, and has a number of specific issues which need to be addressed.  We have therefore launched a fundraising project to help raise the estimated £30,000 which it will cost to restore the bells and allow us to continue to ring them into the next century.

You can add your donation on the link below and if you'd like to find out more details about the project click here.

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