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    Using the menus above, you can find out all about the living church of St Mary's which is located at the heart of the market town of Market Drayton in North Shropshire. Whether you want to find out more about God's work in Market Drayton, are looking for a thriving Christian community in the area, planning a visit to the town, or re-discovering the joys of time spent here we hope to see you.
    Please use the enquiry form which can be found in 'Connect' if you have any queries about Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals at St Mary's.

    'Lord, we need a Vicar'

    has been our fervent prayer as we have embarked on this journey of seeking someone to lead our community and they have been answered. Photos of new incumbent Rev Catherine McBride

    We look forward to welcoming Rev Catherine McBride in November. Moving back to Shropshire from Surrey the service to officially welcome Catherine to Market Drayton is at 7.00pm on Wednesday 22 November followed by refreshments in the Parish Rooms - you are most welcome to join us. Read more about Catherine here.
    The Church is open and staffed every day. Come and pray or just look around between 11am and 1pm (10am to 2pm on Wednesdays, which is Market Day.) There is a bookshop with a range of Christian books and Fair Trade goods. 
    We also have a lovely ring of 8 bells dating back to 1700. Practice Night is Wednesday at 7.30pm.

    We are very close to the Shropshire Union Canal and we welcome all boaters to our Services. You can't miss us, just look for the Tower!


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