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.
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Great St Mary's is open daily except Mondays. Our Winter hours are
Sunday 12-4pm (services from 8am)
Please enter through the South door if you are coming to pray, and through the West door to climb the tour and visit our shop. Last admission to the tower is half an hour before the church closes.
And don't forget to experience our wonderful café and medieval chapel on Trinity Street, Michaelhouse, open Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 5pm.
Scroll down to find out about our worship, both online and in the church.
You can be part of our worshipping family in person or online: here's how.
A Church of England parish church, and the University Church for the University of Cambridge, Great St Mary's is a spiritual home for many in Cambridge. Our worship life is rich and vibrant, drawing on traditional liturgical worship in a progressive, welcoming environment of prayer, music, and peace.
We hold services in our church building on Sundays at 8am (BCP Communion), 10.30am (Eucharist with choir), and 4pm (Choral Evensong).
Join us online at 9.30am Sundays on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, and at 9am & 9pm weekdays on Facebook, rebroadcasting at 10am &10pm weekdays on YouTube, and 12 noon online daily between Advent & Candlemas.
Be sure to visit our Worship page to learn more.
From Advent (20 November) to Candlemas (2 February), we're also streaming Midday Prayer daily on our social media pages, as well as a daily reflection.
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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.