Great St Mary's

The University Church, Cambridge


Visiting Us

Great St Mary's is open daily except Mondays, from 11am to 5pm, including our shop and tower, with tickets for sale to the best view in Cambridge. Scroll down to find out about our worship, both online and in the church.

And don't forget to experience our wonderful café and medieval chapel on Trinity Street, Michaelhouse, open Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 5pm.

The UK government requires wearing of a face covering (mask) when inside a church. Full details may be found at 


You can be part of our worshipping family in person or online: here's how.

We hold services in our church building on Sundays at 8am (BCP Communion), 10.30am (Eucharist), and 4pm (Evensong).

We’re also streaming services six days a week, so do join online at 9.30am Sundays on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, and at 9am & 9pm weekdays on Facebook.

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Lectio Divina at Westcott House via Zoom
Children Praying

In church at:

8am (BCP Communion)

10.30am (Holy Eucharist)

4pm (Evensong)

We're also streaming Sunday morning 9.30am worship via Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Click here to find out more.

We're streaming Morning Prayer at 9am and Night Prayer at 9pm on Facebook (and at 10am & 10pm on Twitter and YouTube).

Click here to find out more.

We're re-designing our Children's ministry offerings; stay tuned to learn more!

Click here to find out more.



Our ministry in Cambridge and beyond depends on the generosity of many people, giving of their time, treasure and talent. We do not receive government support, and your donations help us to thrive and to minister to those in need. Can you make a donation online today?


About Great St Mary's

The University Church, Cambridge

Great St Mary's is an open and inclusive Christian community in pursuit of Truth.
The University Church since 1209, we are a spiritual home for the University and the City of Cambridge, and a Church of England parish in the Diocese of Ely. We'd love to hear from you — just click on the 'Contact Us' button below.


Blog & Sunday Services

Scroll down to read reflections from our vicar, as well as videos from our online Sunday worship



Great St Mary's strives to be a welcoming and safe community for all, including children and vulnerable adults. Our Safeguarding Officer is Dr Julie Crockford, whose contact details, along with further safeguarding information can be found here.


+44 01223 747273

The University Church, Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 3PQ, UK

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