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  • Welcome to St Mary's Shortlands

    It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.  Our most sincere condolences go to Her Majesty The Queen and other members of the Royal Family.

    In view of this very sad news, St. Mary’s Church will remain open, 8am-8pm, for people who wish to pray and reflect on the life of HRH Prince Philip, along with the opportunity to sign a Book of Remembrance which is available inside the church.

    His Royal Highness’ death will be deeply felt by many.

    Online worship

    Sunday services take place at 10.30am (via Facebook, either pre-recorded or live-streamed). Click here for the latest order of service.

    Morning Prayer is available Monday to Saturday at 9am, via Facebook.   Click here for the order of service

    Compline (Night Prayer) takes place every Wednesday at 8.30pm, via Facebook.  Click here for the order of service.

    St Mary's latest pewpaper

    Pastoral and practical support
    If you or anyone you know needs some practical or spiritual support during this time, we can arrange for regular telephone calls to be made to individuals, along with assistance with essential shopping.  It may be that you would like the church to pray for you or a friend or member of your family.  Whatever support can be provided, we at St Mary's will do our very best to help.  Please contact either Revd Gary Best - 07493 072695 - or go to our Community Support page for further information about practical and spiritual support.

    St Mary's monthly News Sheet

    St Mary's Parish Newsletter - SPAN

    As a church we take our safeguarding responsibilities very seriously: we are committed to ensuring our church and hall buildings are safe places for all.  If you have any concerns about safeguarding you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Kay Coleman, on 07879 337567.  


  • Regular services

    Monday - Saturday

    9.00am Morning Prayer (streamed)


    10.30am Holy Communion (streamed)


    8.30pm Compline (streamed)



    How to find us

    St Mary Shortlands
    Kingswood Road, Bromley, Kent, BR2 0HG

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