• Welcome to St Mary the Virgin, Silchester

    St Mary the Virgin, Silchester is primarily a place of worship and prayer, one which still serves as the focal point for Christian fellowship and ministry for many who live nearby. We hope that you can find the information you are looking for on this website, but if not, please do contact us directly using our Contact Us web page.

    Coronavirus Update: St Mary the Virgin Church Silchester is open and remains open every day thereafter for private prayer. We have reinstated some Sunday services although different from the past (see Service Updates).

    Silchester Photographic contest, That was a really wonderful response to the voting for the 2021 photo contest (742 votes) – thank you. The results are in and the top three in each of the categories are amongst those appearing in the calendar. Click on 2022 Calendar.

    The link to our Zoom Service is announced in the 'Church and Parish news' mailings. The team at St Mary’s Silchester would like to share Church and Parish news with our friends in Silchester and beyond and invite you to  Click here to add your name to the mailing list. 

    Help during this crisis
    Please let us know if you or anyone you know needs a phone call or urgent supplies collecting. If feel you might be able to help with either of these please let Richard Harlow know (for details click here) and he will contact you if needed.

    If you are struggling to obtain groceries and basic necessities you can also get help via Silchester Association, or telephoning Hampshire County Council the Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline – Hantshelp4vulnerable - on 0333 370 4000. (Calls charged at local rate.)

    Help from Silchester's Richard Hyde Charity 
    The charity helps Senior Citizens of our village who may find themselves needing a little help with transport to the shops, medical appointments or maybe helping with an occasional visit to family which would otherwise be impossible. 
    Also If anyone, no matter what age, finds themselves in any sort of financial hardship please do not be too proud or independent to speak to any of the Richard Hyde Trustees.


  • Make a Donation
    This church relies on donations to provide care and support to everyone in this community. Now more than ever, please consider giving generously to support our mission and ministry. You can make a donation below, thank you for your support.

    Click on the button to make a single donation using credit or debit card. Your address information is required to validate your payment card.

    (see Service Updates for changes)
    Silchester St Mary the Virgin: 

    We are part of the Benefice of Tadley with Pamber Heath and Silchester



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