Welcome to St Mary’s Church of England Church, Selattyn, Shropshire.

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You are warmly invited to…

Doorstep Carols 6pm, Wed 16th Dec
Tune in to Radio Shropshire (96 FM) and join your neighbours to sing from your doorstep. If you head towards the centre of the village, please remember to maintain safe distancing. For more information see www.doorstepcarols.co.uk

Gobowen Nativity Trail from Fri 18th – Fri 25th Dec
Can you find the heart of Christmas? Trail booklets available at www.allsaintsgobowen.uk/blog/findingchristmas or phone 01691 590 564 for a copy.

Candlelit Carols 2pm, St Mary’s Church, Sun 20th Dec
Join us to celebrate Christmas with a service of lessons and carols. We can’t sing in the building but will hear and reflect on some wonderful Christmas music. To book, call David on 01691 650095.

Online Family Nativity Service Thu 24th Dec
Going live on our website on Christmas Eve, join us online for a family nativity service. It will be posted online on www.youtube.com/channel/UCUZ4hwcQmYKYb3OIfKbnNdA

Churchyard Carols 2pm, St Mary’s Churchyard, Thu 24th Dec
An informal and family-friendly outdoor carol service in the churchyard. Join us for outdoor carol singing and Christmas readings. (Note: the ground is uneven in places)
To book, call David on 01691 650095.

Christmas Day Service 9am, St Mary’s Church, Fri 25th Dec
A short service of communion in celebration of our Saviour’s birth. Also available online www.youtube.com/channel/UCUZ4hwcQmYKYb3OIfKbnNdA

All our events are COVID secure and will be adjusted to meet government requirements at the time.  See our website for updates or get in touch.

Sunday Services
You are also welcome to join us on Sundays at 9:30am for our services which are also available online at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUZ4hwcQmYKYb3OIfKbnNdA or available by post (get in touch if you know someone who could receive them).
Our service on Sunday 27th December 2020 will be online only and not in the building, but we resume in person on Sunday 3rd January.

Priest in charge: ‘The Reverend Steve Nicholson. Please contact him on stmarysselattyn@gmail.com or 01691 590564 for enquiries not covered by the rest of the website.’

Address: St Mary’s Church, Glyn Road, Selattyn, Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 7DH.

Location of Selattyn:

Selattyn is a small village in Shropshire about 4 miles northwest of Oswestry and just over a mile from the Welsh border. Click here to see the whole area on a small scale map. The location of Selattyn can easily be seen in relation to Oswestry and the surrounding area. Click here to see the village of Selattyn in detail on a map – scale 1:25,000. The position of the church in the village can be easily seen. Both these maps will be shown in a separate window.

St. Mary’s Vision Statement:

We are a community of people, loved by God, united by our loyalty to Jesus, and guided and empowered by God’s Holy Spirit. We are committed to regular worship and prayer, to applying the Bible to our lives, and to growing in our faith; we seek to be generous in giving, and to have buildings suited to both worship and outreach. We seek to express God’s love in being loving and caring, joyful and compassionate, generous and friendly, warmly welcoming old and young, as we seek to bring others to know Jesus. We value our links with the local community and the school.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our site. If you are ever staying in our area please visit us at one of our services. You will be made very welcome.

Safeguarding:

St Mary’s Selattyn is committed to Safeguarding (the duty of care for the safety and security of children) and has adopted the National and Diocesan Safeguarding Policies. Our Safeguarding Coordinator is Maggie Barnes, she can be contacted on 01691 659708. Or contact our vicar Steve on stmarysselattyn@gmail.com. For more information and emergency contact details see https://www.lichfield.anglican.org/safeguarding/