THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF BUXTED AND HADLOW DOWN

ST. MARY THE VIRGIN, BUXTED

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ST. MARY THE VIRGIN, BUXTED

Welcome

Welcome to the pages for the church of St Mary the Virgin in Buxted, East Sussex. Its congregation is drawn to its strong Anglo-Catholic style of worship, and we are especially proud of our links with Walsingham.”

Location

The church is situated in the centre of Buxted, in Church Road. There is parking for visitors.

Daily offices

Monday to Thursday.

Visitors

Welcome every day.

Deputy Church wardens

Norman Longley, Iain Lindsay and Dr David Munday.

Private prayer

Open every day.

Church Hall Enquiries

St Mary’s Hall Manager, Homer Cox, 01825 732321. Or Email by clicking the heading above. For more information regarding hiring the Church Hall Please CLICK HERE.

 

Style of worship

Traditional Anglo Catholic.

Opening times

Mon – Sat 8.30am to dusk (weather dependent). Sun 10.30am to the end of Mass.

Services

11:15 am Sung Mass on all Sundays.
Please note, this may change on the 5th Sunday if there is a United Parish Eucharist.
Incense is used.
All are welcome.

Walsingham cell

Meets 10.30 am on the second Wednesday of each month for a Mass of the Holy House.

We are especially proud of our links with Walsingham, please visit The Walsingham Chapel link, in the News section below to read about visiting St Mary’s and the Walsingham Chapel.

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Blog

St. Mary’s news, events, history, announcements & information

Here you will find information about the activities that are hosted at St. Mary’s, St. Mary’s Church Hall and The Walsingham Chapel. 

Please use the categories to filter the stories you want to read.

 

Enquiries

St Marys Church Hall is available to hire. Please place enquiries to Homer Cox on 01825 or via the email link in the button below.

St Mary’s Open Day & Craft Fair 2020

We are already planning the third of these events, held each May to commemorate the opening of our Community Garden at the rear of the church. The 2020 event will be held on Saturday 16th May, from 12.00 until 6.00. The poster and flyer was hand drawn by Brett...

Contribution from St Mary the Virgin to the Buxted Messenger – January 2020 Edition

At the beginning of a new calendar year, with the excesses and celebrations of Christmas and New Year behind us, we are prone to gaze somewhat forlornly at the fuller, more shapely, self reflected in the mirror.  We resolve to get fit and back into shape. And our...

St. Mary’s Openday and Craft fair 2019

On Saturday 11th May hundreds of people attended our second annual Community Garden Open Day and Craft Fair at St Mary’s Church Buxted.

England’s Nazareth in Sussex

S. Mary's Church & The Walsingham Chapel S. Mary’s Church, in the heart of the village of Buxted was erected and endowed by Father A.D. Wagner. The church (Grade II listed) was consecrated in 1887. The small church, built in the traditional Sussex style, is of...