Churches

St. John the Evangelist
Mortimer Common

Saint John the Evangelist is the largest church with regular worship. The main Sunday service is the 10 am Sung Eucharist, with a well-established competent robed SATB Choir. A Sunday School is held in the vestry. Various Benefice Fellowship Groups meet throughout the week to reflect the needs of the people, and the clergy are available for the sacraments of the Church. Read more.


St. Mary the Virgin
Stratfield Mortimer

St Mary crop  rainbow
St. Mary’s Church and a Rainbow

St. Mary’s spire is an imposing landmark and many people enjoy the peace and tranquility of its churchyard. As well as regular services for St. Mary’s School, including the termly School Eucharist, there are weddings, funerals, and baptisms. The Benefice Advent Procession and Carol Service are held at St. Mary’s. In May, the traditional month of Mary, there is the annual St. Mary’s Festival, when the Church really comes alive. Read more.

St. Mary’s is much-loved by the village.


St. John the Baptist
Padworth

Padworth
Padworth

Padworth has a perfect example of a little Norman parish church – and is one of the smallest in the county. It was entirely built in 1130. Only the windows and the roof of the nave have been replaced, in Tudor times. The porch was added in 1890. It has a weekly Sunday service (alternating 9 am Eucharist and 6.30pm Evensong with Mortimer West End) and a Thursday morning Eucharist on alternate weeks. Read more.


St. Saviour
Mortimer West End

Mortimer West End
Mortimer West End

St. Saviour’s is a small and beautifully kept country church. It has a weekly Sunday service (alternating 9 am Eucharist and 6.30pm Evensong with Padworth) and a Thursday morning Eucharist on alternate weeks. There are a small number of funerals, weddings and baptisms throughout the year. Read more.