St Mary's Church

Steeple Bumpstead


Transforming church and community by the good news of Christ...


Updates and to get help during the COVID-19 period

We will shortly be in a position to confirm when our church buildings will be re-opening for limited Sunday worship.  In preparation, please click here to read the guidance that everyone must follow and adhere to.

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Limited Sunday Worship from

Sunday 18th April

Dates for Your Diary

Sunday 18th April On-line worship 10:30am

With something for all the family, this week we'll be thinking about Luke's account of the disciples' encounter with the risen Jesus. If you go to the link below, you can set yourself a reminder for this Sunday's service. It will also be available afterwards so you can watch in your own time.


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Please support our churches.

Due to COVID-19, we're not able to cover the costs of running our 6 beautiful churches at the moment.  Please be aware that we get no financial support from the Government or the Church of England.  For those who give regularly or have made a donation, thank you for your generous support - it really does make a difference.  If you are finding our ministry helpful during these difficult times, or even just have a soft spot for the church buildings (which will reopen at some point!!), please consider supporting us financially by going to the link below and making a donation.  If you wish your donation to go to a specific Church, please specify when you make your donation.  If not, it will be split across all 6 churches.  Thank you.

Limited Sunday Worship

Welcome to the St Mary's website. Please feel free to explore the various pages where we hope you will see that we are a diverse and lively community of people, seeking to serve God and the local community.


All are welcome at St Mary's - from newborns to those of 100 plus!  We like to think we have something for everybody and if we can help in any way, please feel free to get in touch. We hope to see you soon!


Jonathan and Theresa Lowe

Sunday 18th April

  • Helions Bumpstead BCP Holy Communion - 10:30am

  • Ashen Holy Communion - 10:30am


Sunday 25th April

  • Steeple Bumpstead Holy Communion - 10:30am

  • Ridgewell Holy Communion - 10:30am

Sunday 2nd May

  • Helions Bumpstead BCP Evening Prayer - 5pm

  • Birdbrook Holy Communion - 10:30am


Sunday 9th May

  • Steeple Bumpstead Holy Communion - 10:30am

  • Sturmer Morning Prayer - 10:30am

Sermon Podcasts

Sermon Podcast for Sunday 18th April read by Archdeacon Robin

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Important Safety Notice

Click here for more information

We are committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

The PCC has adopted the Church Of England's policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England website:

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Wendy Norris, may be contacted by emailing: