Music in St Mary’s Olveston

St Mary’s has a strong musical tradition and the music in the church is much appreciated by the congregation. During the course of a month a variety of musical styles is used in services...

Bell Ringers

St Mary’s has a fine ring of 8 Taylor bells that were cast in 1907. Our primary role is to ring the bells for any services that require the bells. In practice this means...

MONDAY MOVIES AT ST MARY’s

The Winter & Spring film season has now finished and the team will take a break until the Autumn season starts on Monday 7th October. Once the 6 films have been chosen, members will...

Chat

The CHAT group is so-called because it stands for Come Here And Talk, and it is what it says! There are nine meetings through the year, usually in term times, and there are usually eight to...

Retirement Lunches

The idea of holding monthly lunches for retired people was suggested by Martin Gibson, churchwarden of St Mary’s at the time, in 2002 and it caught on very quickly. The lunches were held either...

Support Group

Olveston and Tockington Local Churches This group was started by Rev Anita Thorne in 1994 under the name Care Group, and the name has since changed to Support Group, but both names indicate its...

Alpha Course

We run an Alpha Course every autumn. Contact the Church Office for details. From the Alpha website: “Guests attend for a wide variety of reasons – some want to investigate whether God exists; others...