Wearing Masks in Church

From Saturday, 8th August 2020 the Government has announced that masks (face coverings) must be worn in places of Worship. Until the 8th August you do not have to wear a mask “though it is perfectly acceptable to wear one”. Reverend Phyllis will be wearing a mask for distribution of communion which will continue in … [Read more…]

Tutbury War Memorial Centenary

The War Memorial in St Mary’s Priory Churchyard was Dedicated on May 2nd 1920, at the time listing the 47 fallen from WWI.  Due to Covid-19 we could not mark the Centenary but we have now laid a Laurel Wreath (as would have been used in 1920) on the Memorial as a belated marking of … [Read more…]

St Mary’s Priory Church, Tutbury, Opening for Services

St Mary’s Priory Church, Tutbury will recommence services  on Sunday 19 July,  10am.  Common Worship Holy Communion Services will also be available at Rolleston  on Sunday 5 July,  9.30am. Common Worship Holy Communion.   AND.  6.30pm BCP Holy Communion.  The church will be cleaned between the 2 services and Anslow on Sunday 2 August, 11.15am. … [Read more…]

For PRIVATE PRAYER ONLY, Tutbury Church will be open from Wednesday June 24th, Rolleston from Monday 22nd

This information was provided by Revd Phyllis who can be contacted on 01283 814802. or email  revdphyllisbainbridge@gmail.com for further information The Priory Church of St Mary’s Tutbury will be open for private prayer at the following times:      Wednesday, 10am – 12 noon and  Saturday, 10am – 12 noon.    Starting on 24 June.  St … [Read more…]

Church Opening

Further to the government guidelines that church buildings may open again for private prayer, the Standing Committee (the senior lay and ordained church leaders) are discussing how this might happen in Tutbury.  When a decision has been made and cleaning and signing has taken place, we will let you know the times and procedures. Phyllis … [Read more…]

The Churchyard Grows

As time passes under lock-down, some grass gets cut in the ‘new’ churchyard and around individual graves in the eastern section but most continues to grow as the pictures show.  The footpaths stay surprisingly clear and the bluebells are out – beautiful in the sunshine – see the picture gallery at Churchyard Pictures – click … [Read more…]