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There are services on Sundays and during the week.  These take place at Great St Mary’s and at Michaelhouse.  For further details of services at Michaelhouse and the chaplaincy, please see the areas on this website.

For special services and events, check the forthcoming events page.


Private Prayer

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ST ANDREW’S CHAPEL in the north-west corner of the church  is a space set aside for private prayer and some small services. You are welcome to sit or kneel here and enjoy quiet time with God.  At the entrance you can light a candle and write a prayer if you wish. The Blessed Sacrament is reserved at GSM in the St. Andrew’s Chapel.

Regular Sunday Services at Great St Mary’s

8.00 a.m. Holy Communion, a traditional style of service using the Book of Common Prayer.

9.30 a.m. Parish Communion, a sung service with sermon.  During this service a range of children’s groups meet in the rooms at the west end of the church. Please talk to a member of our sidesmen and welcoming team who will give you directions to these activities.

11.15 a.m. Choral Mattins, with sermon.  The University Sermon takes place on two Sundays each term, and these are advertised.

5.30 p.m. Evening Worship. This is usually Choral Evensong with a sermon and takes place at  GSM on the first and third Sundays and at Michaelhouse on the second and fourth Sundays.


Regular Weekday Services.


9 00 a.m. Holy Communion at GSM – St. Andrew’s Chapel.


8.00 a.m. Holy Communion at GSM – St. Andrew’s Chapel.

10.30 a.m. The Ark, an informal service of Holy Communion at Michaelhouse – Chancel.


9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer at Merton Hall Farmhouse


9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer at GSM – St. Andrew’s Chapel.

1.05 p.m. Holy Communion with discussion at Michaelhouse – Chancel.


9.00 a.m. Holy Communion at Michaelhouse (on the third Saturday of each month)