Arches: Light blue
Arches: Dark blue
St Mary's Watercolour
nave pillars
boss in chancel
Easter Cross
Colours on floor
St Marys Sunshine from the Main Street
Sandbach Cobbles from St Mary Towers

Welcome to St Mary's Church Sandbach

Lighted Candle

Church Building is currently closed

To encourage social distancing during the current health crisis the building is closed. However, we are a supportive community so please keep in touch with each other in other ways. Don't hesitate to get in contact if you need anything specific, or even just a chat.

Holy Week

  • Monday:  John 12. 1-11
  • Tuesday: 12. 20-36
  • Wednesday: John 13. 21-32
  • Maunday Thursday: John 13. 1-17, 31b-35
  • Good Friday: John 18.1 - 19.42

Light A Candle

Bishop Keith has recommended that we light a candle at 7pm each Sunday evening and say Psalm 121 together

Prayer for today

Church of England, prayer for today

For prayers and advice while there are no church services:


We have recorded some music for you to listen to while the church is closed. They were recorded before the church building was closed.

Pew Sheet

We have started to upload the weekly Pew Sheet onto the website. So that it can be viewed,

  • Mothering Sunday 2020.
  • Fifth Sunday of Lent, Passion Sunday
  • Palm Sunday 5h April 2020

Services on the BBC

There are services that can be listened to on the radio. Try Radio 4 at 8.10am on a Sunday.

Sunday Morning worship on BBC1 at 11am.

If you miss them you can listen again by using BBC iplayer

There will be a service on the BBC for Easter Sunday

Coronavirus Advice

Coronavirus Questions

If anyone has any questions about this please contact the Diocese


St Mary Sandbach is in a period of interregnum whilst a new vicar is appointed.


PDF Documents: 
Pew Sheet for Mothering Sunday 22nd March 2020
Prayers for use during the Corona Pandemic
Pew Sheet 5th Sunday of Lent
Pew Sheet Palm Sunday
Psalm 121

Read about the latest news and events in the parish magazine


Find out about Baptism at St Mary's Church.


Find out about getting married at St Mary's Church


Details of usual weekly Services.

St Mary's News

  • 12 Apr

    Due to social distancing here will be no service at St Mary's. If you would like to listen to a service a couple of options are: BBC 1 Sunday Worship or  Radio 4 Morning Worship

  • 5 Apr

    Palm Sunday

    There are a number of places you can take part in a Palm Sunday service on-line and on the television:

    BBC iplayer Palm Sunday Worship 11am

    Radio 4: Morning Worship 8:10am

    One of the hymns they sang was Great Is Thy Faithfulness. You can listen to a recorded version of this here on Flute and Piano

  • 29 Mar

    Stay in touch

    Please help us all to stay in touch. in these uncertain times. If you are in need of any shopping, help or just chat please give one of us a call.

    • Anne & Kevin Birch 01270 760778
    • Heather & John Bottomley 01270 768744

    If you just need a phone call: Joan Plowman 01270 768079

    If you know of anyone else who has an email address and would like a copy of the magazine or pew sheet please contact Anne with the details. If you would like to add your phone number to this list please let Anne know.

  • 20 Mar

    All Social Events at St Mary's will be postponed until we receive further information. Stay Safe.

  • 17 Mar

    There will be no church services until further notice. There may be some weddings and funerals but with some restrictions.



See also Services this month and for the Year

Wed 8 April

Sun 12 April

Wed 15 April

Sun 19 April

Wed 22 April

Safeguarding: St Mary's Church takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at