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Welcome to St. Matthias & St. George Church

Astwood Bank

Thank you for visiting our website, we hope that you will find the content interesting and informative.

LIVE STREAMING – Now that we are no longer holding services in church, we are live streaming Compline at 9.00pm every evening on Twitter.  You do not need to have your own account to watch.  To view visit the Virtual Church > Live Streaming page.  Also please see the Virtual Church > On-line Resources page for praying at home.

*** SUNDAY 29th March 2020 > Live streaming Sunday Morning Holy Communion 10:30am. ***  

Service sheets available below, join the service here

Holy Eucharist for Lent – for printing

Holy Eucharist for Lent – screen view


Coronavirus Statements

Please visit our On-line Resources page for material to pray at home during this time of suspension of services.  

The local statement below has now been superseded by this national statement Archbishops Of Canterbury and York Letter

Therefore there will not be any services held at Astwood Bank Parish Church from 17th March 2020 until further notice.

Please read the latest local statement regarding Coronavirus here


We take the safety of everyone very seriously.  If you are concerned

about anything or anybody at Astwood Bank Church please contact.

Vicar  – Rev. Glenn Reading 01527 894436

Safeguarding Officer – Pauline Jones 01527 892650

 Diocesan Safeguarding Officer – Hilary 07495 060869 

If you require any further information, please see the Information page, or send an e-mail to  info@astwoodbankchurch.org.uk

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Special Notices – Please see the Events page and the latest Newsletters for forthcoming events. 

Also please keep an eye on the “MESSY CHURCH” page.

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