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Whether you are browsing for information about the church, looking for a place to worship or seeking information for a baptism or wedding welcome to the website for St Mary the Virgin, Charminster near Dorchester.

We are a rural church a few miles outside of Dorchester, serving Charminster, Charlton Down & Forston. We meet in a beautiful 11th Century church in the heart of Charminster and you will be most welcome to join us on a Sunday. A loo and servery enable us to provide hospitality with Coffee & Tea at the end of the service. We have disabled access,  a hearing loop system and baby changing facilities.

SAFEGUARDING:     St Mary's Church takes its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times.     If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns, you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Rev'd Pene Kennedy on 01305 251422 or 07952913374, or email her on revpenekennedy@yahoo.com   Alternatively, you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, on 07500 664800 or email heather.bland@salisbury.anglican.org

To view Safeguarding Policy click here   SAFEGUARDING - POLICY - July 2018 - Promoting a Safer Church -Jun 2017[3479].pdf

 

 

 

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Events and activities

20
OCT

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 20 October 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

20
OCT

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 20 October 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

27
OCT

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 27 October 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

03
NOV

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 3 November 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

03
NOV

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 3 November 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

10
NOV

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 10 November 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

17
NOV

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 17 November 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

17
NOV

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 17 November 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

24
NOV

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 24 November 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

01
DEC

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 1 December 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

01
DEC

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 1 December 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

08
DEC

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 8 December 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

15
DEC

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 15 December 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

15
DEC

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 15 December 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

22
DEC

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 22 December 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

05
JAN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 5 January 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

19
JAN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 19 January 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

02
FEB

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

16
FEB

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 16 February 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

01
MAR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 1 March 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

15
MAR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 15 March 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

05
APR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 5 April 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

19
APR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 19 April 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

03
MAY

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 3 May 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

17
MAY

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 17 May 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

07
JUN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 7 June 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

21
JUN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 21 June 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

05
JUL

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 5 July 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

19
JUL

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 19 July 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

02
AUG

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 2 August 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

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Services

20
OCT

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 20 October 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

20
OCT

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 20 October 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

27
OCT

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 27 October 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

03
NOV

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 3 November 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

03
NOV

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 3 November 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

10
NOV

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 10 November 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

17
NOV

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 17 November 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

17
NOV

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 17 November 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

24
NOV

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 24 November 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

01
DEC

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 1 December 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

01
DEC

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 1 December 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

08
DEC

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 8 December 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

15
DEC

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 15 December 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

15
DEC

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 15 December 2019 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

22
DEC

Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 22 December 2019 09:30 - 10:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

05
JAN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 5 January 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

19
JAN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 19 January 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

02
FEB

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

16
FEB

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 16 February 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

01
MAR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 1 March 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

15
MAR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 15 March 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

05
APR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 5 April 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

19
APR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 19 April 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

03
MAY

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 3 May 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

17
MAY

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 17 May 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

07
JUN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 7 June 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

21
JUN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 21 June 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

05
JUL

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 5 July 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

19
JUL

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 19 July 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

02
AUG

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 2 August 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

16
AUG

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 16 August 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

06
SEP

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 6 September 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

20
SEP

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 20 September 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

04
OCT

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 4 October 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

18
OCT

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 18 October 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

01
NOV

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 1 November 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

15
NOV

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 15 November 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

06
DEC

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 6 December 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

20
DEC

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 20 December 2020 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

03
JAN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 3 January 2021 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

17
JAN

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 17 January 2021 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

07
FEB

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 7 February 2021 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

21
FEB

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 21 February 2021 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

07
MAR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 7 March 2021 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

21
MAR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 21 March 2021 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

04
APR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 4 April 2021 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom

18
APR

BCP Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 18 April 2021 18:00 - 18:45
St Mary's Church, West Hill 1, DT2 9RD Charminster, United Kingdom
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