Three Rivers and Three Sermons: Choral Evensongs from 2nd February

THREE RIVERS & THREE SERMONS The compositions of Peter Jezard, Director of Music at St Mary’s Church, Bridport include two hymn tunes named after the River Brit and the River Asker. He has recently completed a new tune named after the third Bripdort river, the Simene. The three tunes will be sung at a series …

Chip off the old block.

A group of students from Weymouth College (at Poundbury) visited St. Mary’s in Bridport recently.  The students are learning to become stone masons and were looking at the variety, styles and techniques used by masons of generations ago when making headstones and stone memorials.  The burial ground around the church has headstones and box tombs …

Safeguarding Policy

PROMOTING A SAFER CHURCH – SAFEGUARDING POLICY The Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy for children, young people and adults – approved by Bridport Team Ministry on 06/12/18 Introduction The care and protection of children, young people1 and vulnerable adults2 involved in Church activities is the responsibility of the whole Church. Everyone who participates in the life …

Congratulations to St. Mary’s VC School

Many congratulations to Headteacher Mrs. Farmer, staff, governors and of course pupils at St. Mary’s School on their recent really positive outcomes from an OFSTED inspection. It confirmed the school was ‘Good’ (I think it’s outstanding in so many ways, actually). Given that the ‘goalposts’ are changed so often nationally for our schools these days it’s sometimes …