Although all legal restrictions from the Government have been removed, we have decided to keep the current restrictions in place for the time being. This is to provide a safe space for all, especially in light of the rising numbers of COVID-19 locally. These restrictions include social distancing, the wearing of face coverings, and continuing with recorded music with no congregational singing. We will keep this under review and make appropriate adjustments when safe to do so in the future. Read More
We are planning working parties to get the garden areas cleared of weeds. Gardening skills are not required as some parts just need tidying. If you can spare even an hour, we could make the gardens, car park and War Memorial looking as they should – well cared-for. Saturdays 31 July and 14 August are the dates (with more to follow if necessary) starting at 9.00am until 12 noon. Refreshments will be provided. Read More
Annual Gift Day 22nd May 2021
This year we have chosen Saturday 22nd May to launch our Annual Giving which is exactly 161 years since St mark’s was opened and dedicated. Full details of what Gift Day is, why funds are needed and how to donate can be found here. Read More
Bishop of Southwark's Lent Call
The annual Lent Call is now open. More information can be found here. To donate to the fund, please use our Golden Giving Donate button (all donations made this way from 17 February until 4 April 2021 will be treated as being for the Lent Call. Alternatively please send a cheque to the Vicarage. Read More
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Legal action taken after clerics join motorway climate protests
FOUR clerics — three Anglican and one Roman Catholic — were among climate campaigners who brought traffic to a standstill last week with a series of sit-ins on M25 sliproads. But from this week such protests could incur imprisonment for contempt o...
Boom in General Synod election candidates
UP TO 50 candidates in the General Synod elections are standing in some dioceses, presenting electors with a mountain of addresses to read, and sometimes — in a new departure for the new quinquennium — videos to watch. Voting closes on 8 October: ...
National Insurance hike takes its toll on C of E
CHURCH finances, already suffering from a drop in giving during the pandemic, are facing a multi-million-pound hit next year as a result of the Government’s National Insurance increase to pay for medical and social care. The 1.25-per-cent rise in ...
Bishop of Blackburn warns that poorest could suffer in move to net-zero emissions
BRITAIN’s poorest citizens could become unexpected victims of the country’s efforts to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the Bishop of Blackburn, the Rt Revd Julian Henderson, has said. “It is my fear that the poorest ten per cent will be l...
Report finds air pollution exceeds WHO standard in two-fifths of schools
AIR pollution in two-fifths of UK schools exceeds the acceptability standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO), a new study has found. Although the improvement of air quality during lockdown was well documented, levels of dangerous nitro...
Bishop backs campaign for more sustainable approach to flower-arranging
THE campaign for churches to take a more sustainable approach to flower-arranging and to stop using floral foam — often sold under the name Oasis — in displays has been backed by the Bishop of Dudley, the Rt Revd Martin Gorick. The Bishop, a self-...
09:00 - 12:00 Reigate School of Ballet
08:00 - 09:00 Holy Communion
10:00 - 11:15 Holy Communion in Church and Live Streamed
17:00 - 19:00 ROOTS Youth Group CANCELLED
18:00 - 18:30 Evening Prayer Cancelled
09:00 - 10:00 Athletic Kids CANCELLED
10:00 - 11:30 Rugbytots CANCELLED
12:45 - 13:15 Iona Lunchtime Holy Communion Service
16:00 - 18:30 Drama Club
19:00 - 20:30 Karate Club
The parish of St Mark, Reigate takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Further information about this can be found at Safeguarding.