Whether you are browsing for information about the church, looking for a place to worship or seeking information for a baptism or wedding welcome to the website for St Mary the Virgin, Charminster near Dorchester.
We are a rural church a few miles outside of Dorchester, serving Charminster, Charlton Down & Forston. We meet in a beautiful 11th Century church in the heart of Charminster and you will be most welcome to join us on a Sunday. A loo and servery enable us to provide hospitality with Coffee & Tea at the end of the service. We have disabled access, a hearing loop system and baby changing facilities.
SAFEGUARDING: St Mary's Church takes its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times. If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns, you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Rev'd Pene Kennedy on 01305 251422 or 07952913374, or email her on firstname.lastname@example.org Alternatively, you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, on 07500 664800 or email email@example.com
To view Safeguarding Policy click here SAFEGUARDING - POLICY - July 2018 - Promoting a Safer Church -Jun 2017.pdf