The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Lapworth, is a beautiful medieval building situated in the Warwickshire countryside.  The church is interesting and attractive to visitors, who are warmly welcomed.  Find out about the church and community here.

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE PHILIP: Fr Patrick was very sadened to learn of the death of Prince Philip on 9th April.  Special prayers will be said at the services in St Mary’s on 11th April.  A virtual book of condolences can be signed on the Church of England website.

A special service of Evensong (with singing group) will be held on Wednesday 14th April at 5pm to pray for Prince Philip.


COVID ARRANGEMENTS:  Key information on the Covid arrangements can be found here.

LIVE STREAMING AND ONLINE SERVICES:  Every Sunday we make a service available online.  Very often this is the 11am service, which is live streamed.  Online service are available here.   Alternatively search YouTube for the channel  “Lapworth and Baddesley Clinton Parish Churches”.

CHURCH OPENING TIMES:  The church building is open each day from 9am until 5pm for individual prayer.  Please follow the COVID guidance displayed just inside the door.

SAFEGUARDING: Questions or concerns about the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults should be addressed to the Parish Safeguarding Officer, Clare Hill (01564 782218, Email: Claire also acts as Parish Domestic Abuse Contact.  Alternatively you can contact the incumbent, the Revd Patrick Gerard (Tel: 01564 782098, Email: or you can contact the Bishop’s Safeguarding Adviser (Tel: 07342 993 844 Email: