The Parish of Godalming
Where All Are Welcome
I would like to offer you a very warm welcome to the Parish of Godalming. Christian prayer and worship has been celebrated here for over 1,000 years. Today we continue that tradition by offering a place of encounter with God with worship at its centre.
Being open to God’s love is at the heart of our understanding of faith. We aim to be an inclusive community that welcomes everyone on their journey and respects free thinking.
We have two churches in the parish, very different from one another but set within the heart of the communities we serve:
Saint Peter and St Paul's Church is in the centre of our beautiful town at the end of medieval Church Street. Overlooking the Lammas lands, the River Wey and the memorial park it is arguably one of the most attractive churches in the South East and is a popular venue for weddings and town celebrations. Though an ancient building dating back to the 9th century it is a living place for praise, prayer and reflection and is open every day of the week during daylight hours for you to visit. GU7 1ER
St Mark’s Church is a thriving community that serves the areas of Ockford Ridge, Aaron’s Hill and Primrose Hill. It is both a church and community centre and offers a modern, comfortable and flexible space for worship, fellowship and fun.
Our two churches offer a variety of Sunday worship styles so whether you appreciate choral evensong or enjoy cafe church we believe we have something for you. Whichever service you chose you will receive a warm welcome. We look forward to meeting you.
Revd Canon Mervyn Roberts
The notice sheet and the magazine have information about events in the parish. Find them on this page.
It's the Great Christmas Tree Festival 2015
Thursday 26th November to Wednesday 2nd December 10am to 6pm.
As part of the Christmas Tree Festival, Eagle Radio sent a presenter along to have a go at ringing handbells with the Lammas Ringers. You can check out the photos here on the Eagle Radio website.
This is an important initiative in our church. Find out more about it