Welcome!

We are seeking to be an ‘inside-out’ church which focuses on:

Prayer and Telling the Story         Creation                 Community                  Peace

To contact members of the team please click here.

St Nicholas Church, Marston and St Thomas’ Church, Elsfield together form a united benefice. Click here for more information about what is going on in Elsfield.

Click here for a revised List of Services (from Sunday 18th April until the end of June)

Click here for Services in May 2021 Poster

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Click PRAYER & TELLING THE STORY     (for Services, Come and See, The Bible in a Year, Compline Services)

Come and See is an open invitation to find out more about the Christian faith. Click here for the ‘Come and See some more in 2021‘ poster

Our Services -currently Sunday Services will be available online from 8am each Sunday via our YouTube (Click here for Sunday Service Booklet for Eastertide 2021) . Click here for the YouTube link and here for more service information including different Service Booklets for use at home. 

9.30 Wednesday Midweek Service in church. Click here for ‘Midweek Communion’ poster

Compline Services take place via our Facebook page on Thursdays at 8.30pm. See also the calendar above for more details.

Both our churches our open daily for private prayer.

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Click CREATION    (for Marston Eco Group Refill Station, Green Church)

Click here for information about our community ‘Eco-friendly Refill Station

Our first Sunday of the month Green Service – will recommence when it is safe to lift the current lockdown restrictions.

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Click COMMUNITY   (for ACE Arts & Crafts in Elsfield, Marston Community Gardening, Sunday Club, FoodBank, Pulse, Children, Holiday Club, Churches Together, Love Marson Love Life)

For Our Young People – for information about our programme for our young people who are over 11 year old (Pulse) and for details of another group for those of Key Stage 2 age being planned please contact Skye on Tel: 01865 202988 or Email: vicar@stnicholasmarston.org.uk              Pulse Activities                   Sunday Club

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Click PEACE                 (for Living in Love and Faith, Life Events, Mission, Divya Shanthi, Garden of Remembrance, An Accessible and Inclusive Church)

We are growing in our understanding of what it means to be a ‘peace-making’ church that is welcome to all and what it means to love one another.

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Some prayers for this time of uncertainty …

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy
in this time of uncertainty and distress.
Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may rejoice in your comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Amen.

Lord Jesus Christ,
you taught us to love our neighbour,
and to care for those in need
as if we were caring for you.
In this time of anxiety, give us strength
to comfort the fearful, to tend the sick,
and to assure the isolated
of our love, and your love,
for your name’s sake.
Amen.

God of compassion,
be close to those who are ill, afraid or in isolation.
In their loneliness, be their consolation;
in their anxiety, be their hope;
in their darkness, be their light;
through him who suffered alone on the cross,
but reigns with you in glory,
Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

A church that’s here for you

We are a group of men, women and children (of all ages) who are fascinated by Jesus, and want to make sense of 21st century life by trying to follow him.

Come and help us as we explore together how to be Christians in this place and at this time.

If you have any questions or just want to get in touch, we’d love to hear from you. For contact details of members of the team – please click here for the Contacts Page.