Welcome to Astley Church and to our special place of worship. The medieval church once shone a beacon of light guiding travellers through the forest shining its light from the church spire. Let this church be your guiding light to God and a warm welcome is waiting for you.
Church services take place as follows:
Evensong Evening Prayer. Every First, Second, Third and Fifth Sunday at 3:30pm using the Service of Evening Prayer according to the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.
Holy Communion. Every Fourth Sunday at 3.30pm. Holy Communion according to Common Worship book.
Easter Sunday and Christmas Day Holy Communion Services start at the earlier time of 9am for 1 hour.
Traditional Harvest Festival and Christmas Carol Service take place inside the church
- please see our events page for full details.
Any other church service enquiries such as christenings, weddings and funerals please contact the Parish Office on 024 76383010.
Our services are family friendly and everyone is very welcome.
The church is open from 2pm prior to the Sunday service for anyone who would like to visit (except Easter Sunday)
To help keep our church in good repair, any donations would be welcome and greatly appreciated. Please help us to keep our beautiful historic church open for years to come by visiting our Just Giving page by clicking here and clicking on the Donate button.
SAFEGUARDING AT St. MARY THE VIRGIN ASTLEY NUNEATON
St. Mary the Virgin Astley Nuneaton takes its duty and obligation to protect ALL extremely seriously. We follow the Church of England's national, robust procedures and guidelines, we have also adopted the national policy 'Promoting A Safer Church 2017' which is reviewed annually by our PCC.
You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding *
If you have any concerns or issues on a safeguarding matter then please contact a member of the clergy, the Churchwardens or
Sarah Price Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser – 02476 521345 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coventry Diocese Office for Safeguarding telephone contact: office hours/out of hours 02476 521345 following option 1 for reporting safeguarding concerns and checking safeguarding issues or chose option 2 in office hours only for general queries and administration.