The village of Mathon is situated in a rural Herefordshire parish with the beautiful and historic parish church of St. John the Baptist in the heart of the village (on the Cradley to Colwall road - postcode WR13 5PW). The congregation share traditional Christian services and values, reaching out into the wider community with a hand of friendship and welcome to all who would wish to join them. With over 900 years of history it is a Church and a building with many roles:
Mathon church is a place of meeting and peace, a place of prayer and for music. It is a focus for the community, a building for everyone ... and a venue for milestones in the lives of many generations of local families.
A MESSAGE FROM THE RECTOR (updated 24 September 2021)
Our church remains open for private prayer during the week and Sunday services have now resumed.
Those attending our churches are encouraged to take every care for the well-being of others, as well as of themselves. Although no longer mandatory, we encourage continued social distancing and wearing of face coverings in church, especially when moving about the building, and when singing.
There is also a provision for live-streamed services, on Sundays and on Wednesday evenings, for those who wish to come together 'virtually' online and by telephone. Please check the ‘services’ page of this website for more details.
The Revd Robert Ward's ministry covers the parishes of Mathon, Cradley and Storridge, in addition to this he is also Rural Dean for the Ledbury Deanary.
The Rectory, Rectory Lane, Cradley, Herefordshire, WR13 5LQ
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