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Welcome to you all from St Mary Magdalene, and St John the Evangelist churches, Hucknall. Our churches are open for on-site worship and will remain open as long as it is safe to do so.

We are open for worship Sunday:
8am StMM
9.30am StJE
11am StMM

First Sunday in the month:
6pm Hope and Remembrance Service for those who have been bereaved.

July 2021 COVID guidelines for STMM with STJE:
The health and safety of all who come to St Mary Magdalene’s and St John’s is very important to us. We are keen to support the easing of restrictions with the government’s recommendations for caution and care.

For the continued safety of all who join us for worship, or to explore our heritage, we will be keeping some measures in place.

• Booking for worship will not be necessary, but a record will be kept of worshippers/visitors in line with Government requirement until mid-August for track and trace.
• Hand sanitiser will continue to be available.
• Communion will continue as it has been since Easter at both churches.
• 1m social distancing will be encouraged, using alternate pews.
• Please wear masks (unless exempt) when moving around the church but when seated people can remove them.
• Please wear face masks when we sing.
• We will continue with the one way system at STMM.

Refreshments at STMM:
• to be served, beginning with Tuesdays starting 27th July:
• Masks to be worn by people preparing and serving refreshments,
• People to be seated while drinking etc.

Refreshments at STJE: to be discussed.

Please consider whether you can give at this time. If so, here’s how you can help: make a secure, online donation to our churches via the Give A Little website.

Donate to St Mary Magdalene and St John the Evangelist

The Vicar, Revd Helen Chantry (0115 8747369), or the churchwardens of this church can be contacted in an emergency, by telephoning 0115 9631503 or 0115 9636643, or by emailing helenchantry@btopenworld.com or jane_haywood@hotmail.com or kowalskimh@aol.com

The Parish Office is now open again at the John Godber Centre but these booking sessions are by appointment only. Contact us to book a session, make enquiries about services, weddings, baptisms or funerals, by calling Chantelle, the Church Secretary on 07538 735103.

The church offers a haven of peace and reflection, a reminder of the presence of God at the heart of community life in Hucknall.

A Heritage Lottery Fund supported restoration project in 2014-2015 has seen significant refurbishment and creation of a history and heritage hub. Visit us for worship and see interpretive displays, take interactive tours and discover its 1,000 year history.

St Mary Magdalene church is the burial place of the poet and 6th Lord Byron, his daughter and famed mathematician Ada Lovelace, and bare knuckle boxer Ben Caunt (after whom the bell Big Benn is reputedly named). The church is also home to one of England’s largest collections of stained glass windows by the acclaimed Victorian artist, Charles Eamer Kempe.

Our address:
St Mary Magdalene Church
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire NG15 7AS – In the centre of the town by the Marketplace and Ogle Street.

St Mary’s is available for baptisms, weddings and funerals. For baptisms and weddings, please contact Chantelle, the Church Administrator on 07538 735103 or the Rector on 0115 874 7369.

St Mary Magdalene church is ideally positioned for access via public transport, being on major bus routes through the town and 10 minutes walk from the NET tram stop and Robin Hood Line train station.

• All areas accessible to disabled visitors (with use of access ramp)
• Indoor attraction
• Disabled and assisted toilets within the building
• Refreshments area with seating for 40
• Hearing loop
• Stewards
• Large print versions of all visitor guides/tour leaflets
• Easy access town centre location
• Pay and display car parks either side of the churchyard
• Limited, free on-street car parking
• Assistance dogs welcomed