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.

COMING SOON:
14th February – Ash Wednesday, 7.30pm Eucharist with hymns and imposition of ashes.
Bible Studies on “Brokenness and Healing” on Wednesdays in Lent: 21st Feb to 20th March.
10th March – Mothering Sunday, 11am Family Eucharist with posies presented to mothers.

DETAILS OF PLANNED SERVICES: can be found here.

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

NORMAL PATTERN OF SUNDAY SERVICES:   Following a change in October 2023, this is now:

  • First Sunday of the Month: 11am Family Service, with the choir
  • Second and Fourth Sunday of the month:  11am Parish Eucharist, with the choir
  • Third and Fifth Sunday of the month: 11am Matins, with the choir

On the Second Sunday of the month there is usually an additional “[email protected]” service at 9.30am aim at younger people.  Not in August or on Mothering Sunday or Remembrance Sunday.

BABY AND TODDER PRAISE:  At Lapworth CofE Primary School, 9 for 9.30am, normally on the last Friday of every month.  Outside of term time the service is held in church.

CHURCH OPENING TIMES:  The church building is normally open each day from 9am until 5pm for visitors.

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: [email protected]). Claire also acts as Parish Domestic Abuse Contact.  Alternatively you can contact the incumbent, the Revd Patrick Gerard (Tel: 01564 782098, Email: [email protected]) or you can contact the Bishop’s Safeguarding Adviser (Tel: 07342 993 844 Email: [email protected])