Living as Community
Holy Habits Venues

Monday 2:30pm – Swan Cottage, Bakehouse Ln, Chelmarsh.

Monday 7:30pm – The Byre, Woodhill Farm.

Wednesday 10:30am – The Spinney, Severnside.

Wednesday 7:30pm – Prestwood House, Netherton

Thursday 7:30pm – 43 Yew Tree Grove.

Upcoming Events
Sun 26
Mon 27

Holy Habits Meeting

May 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wed 29

Holy Communion

May 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wed 29

Holy Habits Meeting

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 29

Stretch

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Safeguarding

For St Mary’s Safeguarding information please click here.


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Mary Rayner

Mary Rayner (Reader)

I moved to Highley with my husband David in 2016 when we both retired, having lived in a number of different parts of the country over the years.

Previously I was a Reader in the Diocese of Guildford, where I was trained, and after a period of settling in I was licensed as a Reader here.

My role includes leading worship and preaching at Sunday Services which might be at any of the churches in the Benefice, and I also occasionally take funeral services. My role extends beyond this and I am part of the Pastoral Care Team, visiting those who are housebound or in need of support, and I am a host for the regular Tuesday coffee mornings. I feel that I am called to serve the older member of the community although I enjoy working with children too and was for a short time in my working life an infant teacher.

In addition to this Pastoral Role I have recently taken on the role of Treasurer which uses other of my gifts and experience, though hopefully this will only be in the short term.