St Mary’s postcode for SatNav purposes is CO7 9BD
Parking alongside the church is usually impossible
A free public carpark is located in the High Street opposite The Greyhound pub
From there, the church is an easy walk further down the road
For lifts to church contact Deirdre on 820982
Email addresses below appear in blue as images – these are NOT links
The rectory is at
44 Belle Vue Rd
Wivenhoe CO7 9LD
Tel 822511 (day off: Friday)
On Fridays, if it is urgent, please contact one of the churchwardens (see below)
The Rector can be contacted by email by using the contact form at the end of this page.
Glyn Stanway is Reader at St Mary’s.
A Reader is a lay person who is licensed to preach and lead public worship.
Glyn is licensed to lead non-sacramental worship (including, in some cases, funerals), may assist in the leadership of eucharistic worship and may preach.
Glyn also leads the Tuesday evening Bible Study Group and may be contacted by email on
He also conducts the St. Mary’s Singers and the two choirs join forces for special musical events.|
Graham may be contacted by email on
Sue Jones and Margaret Bigwood are our Churchwardens
Their task has been described as one of leadership, labour and love.
Between them they perform an enormous amount of work to do with the management and maintenance of St Mary’s.
They may be contacted by email on
The secretary makes sure that proper procedure is followed, deals with letters, prepares the minutes of meetings and performs a whole host of other secretarial tasks.
St Mary’s address for correspondence is
Secretary to the PCC
16 Colchester Rd
Wivenhoe CO7 9EU
Tel 822117 or by email on
Bill Eborn is St Mary’s Treasurer
He will answer any questions you may have about fee payments, Gift Aid or about how to set up automatic contribution payments.
Bill may be contacted on 822812 or by email on (no cash held)
Get in touch with her with all enquiries about baptism, godparents, and administrative requirements.
Jan may be contacted on 824973
Sylvia Usher and Margaret Bigwood share the verging duties.
Vergers assist at wedding and funeral services.
Sylvia also organises the flower arrangements in the church for special occasions but not for weddings. You can contact her on 824291 if you would like to join the flower arranging team.
Tidings accepts advertising
The person to contact for this is Graeme Martin on 822987
Marika Footring is the Communications officer
She looks after St Mary’s publicity and web site and also maintains St Mary’s Twitter account @WivStMarys
and FB page http://www.facebook.com/StMarysWivenhoe
Marika can be contacted by email on