New to Church?
Welcome! Whether you've just moved to the area, or have lived here all your life, we hope our website helps you to find out everything you want to know about our Church.
Key information about the church...
Where & when does the church meet?
We will be re opening for worship on Sunday mornings from 6th September. If you would like to join us at 10:30am please call Helen at the church office 07419 907343 or email firstname.lastname@example.org it is very important that we record the numbers attending as they are limited due to social distancing. We will also be keeping a record of your email or phone number for a period of 21 days in line with track and trace.
The services will be more of our usual service with music but unfortunately no singing, face masks must be worn. The church has been risk assessed for covid-19 in accordance with government and the church of England guidelines.
Please do not attend if you are unwell.
The online services will also be continuing on Sunday mornings for those who are more vulnerable or unable to get to church.
online services every Sunday at 10:45am - https://www.facebook.com/St-Marys-Ferndown-263776970428733/ please call the church office 07419 907343 if you need help or advice.
We meet at: The church in Hampreston Village BH21 7LX
You can see a map on our contact us page.
What should I expect when I visit the church?
You will receive a very warm welcome particularly from our Welcome Team who will be able to answer your questions and direct you to where you need to go. There will be an opening welcome and notices, followed by a time of music with opportunity for church members to pray or read a passage from the bible. There will then be a talk from one of the leaders at the Church with a chance to respond at the end of the service.
What happens to the children at church?
You are welcome to bring you child or children with you to church but currently due to Covid the childrens group and activities have been suspended. Please bring toys or games with you, all children must stay within their family group.
Is there a dress code?
No! Please just be yourself and come dressed in your 'normal' clothes.
Will I have to join in?
Not at all! You are free to simply observe or participate as much as feels comfortable for you.
I have more questions, how can I get in touch and ask them.
Please feel free to contact us.
If you want to know who works in the church office, check out our Staff and Leadership page.