WISSINGTON OR WISTON CHURCH

THE PARISH OF WISSINGTON (OR WISTON) ST MARY

       

St Mary's is a small Norman church situated near the river Stour. A charter shows that it was definitely in existence by 1135 but may well be older. There is a well maintained churchyard.

The ecclesiastical parish of Wiston (or Wissington) is a separate parish and is part of the civil parish of Nayland.

Up to 100 worshipers can be accommodated in the church.

VISITORS INFORMATION 

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The building is grade 1 listed situated adjacent to Wiston Hall. The Church is known for its beauty and simplicity, and its peaceful surroundings. The Stour Valley Footpath passes close by the churchyard making it a welcome stop for walkers. It is of Norman tripartite design, with a nave, chancel and apse and has two elaborate Norman Chancel arches and small windows in the north wall. Visitors consider St Mary's a "Hidden gem and a place of tranquillity" There is adequate parking at the church Visitors are requested to use the parking area signposted just before the church. The Church is normally open, locking and unlocking carried out by local volunteers.

 

DECEMBER SERVICES AT WISSINGTON

Sunday 2nd December

Advent Sunday

10.00am Morning Prayer

Ministry Team

       

Sunday 9th December

The Second Sunday of Advent

10.00am Holy Communion

Revd Mark Woodrow

       

Sunday 16th December

 The Third Sunday of Advent

8.00am Holy Communion

Revd Mark Woodrow

       
Sunday 23rd December The Fourth Sunday of Advent 6.30pm Evensong with Carols Ministry Team
       
Tuesday 25th December Christmas Day 9.30am Family Eucharist Ministry Team
       

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STOKE BY NAYLAND

LEAVENHEATH

NAYLAND

POLSTEAD

       
 

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