Diary Dates


Friday, 1st March World Day of Prayer Service at 2pm. This year’s focus is on Slovenia.

Wednesday, 6th March Ash Wednesdayservices at 10am and 7.30pm, including the imposition of ash (please return any palm crosses from 2018 to the blue box at the welcome table before this date, thank you).

Tuesdays in Lent Lent Course 2019 – “The Mystery of God”. A five-week Lent course created by Churches together in Britain and Ireland to take place at Old Basing Methodist Church (7pm for refreshments) 7.30 to 9pm. Any queries please contact Tracey Darling, Ministry Assistant at Old Basing and Oakridge Methodist Churches (email: drtdarling@gmail.com or tel. 07543 876043).

Sunday, 31st March Mothering Sunday All Age Eucharist (10am)

We look forward to welcoming visiting ministers who will be leading our other services in the coming weeks:

Sunday, 3rd March Revd. Malcolm Surman (8am – Holy Communion and 9.30am – Sung Eucharist)

Sunday, 10th March Revd. Canon Ken Batt (8am – Holy Communion and 9.30 am – Sung Eucharist)

Sunday, 17th March Revd. Jill Bentall (8am – Holy Communion and 9.30 am – Sung Eucharist)

Sunday, 24th March Revd. Canon Ken Batt (8am – Holy Communion and 9.30 am – Sung Eucharist)


Saturday, 2nd March Men’s Breakfast, 8.45am in the Parish Room. If you fancy a full English breakfast do pop along to the Parish Room – you’d be most welcome (price £4)

Monday, 25th March Tea & Talk Café, 2pm in the Parish Room. All welcome, no charge.

After the weekly 9.30am service at St Mary’s refreshments are served in the Parish Room which is an informal setting in which to meet other members of the congregation. If you have time after the service do join us, you will be very welcome.

For more details about the life of St Mary’s please visit www.stmarysoldbasing.org.uk or the St Mary’s Face Book page and follow us on Twitter: @OB&L_St Marys where you will find fresh updates including sermons. The church is open daily for prayer and you are welcome as you are every Sunday.


Sunday, 14th April Palm Sunday

Monday, 15th April Holy Week begins


Old Basing Methodist Church

Tuesdays, 5th/19th March Our craft afternoons from 2 to 4 pm. Bring your own crafts or items will be provided.

Friday, 8th March Come and join us for our ‘Coffee Break’ from 10.30 am until noon

Tuesday, 12th March MHA lunch club followed by music and games (noon until 3pm)

Tuesday, 26th March Join us for prayer time from 2 until 3pm

Sunday, 31st March Mothering Day service. Come and join us for a relaxed cafe-style church service with tea and coffee.

Our regular Sunday worship starts at 10.30am – coffee and tea are served after the service. Children are welcome into our junior church. Come and join us – a warm welcome awaits you.