St Mary Magdalene, Stockbury
The ancient church of St Mary Magdalene stands on a hill some half mile from the village of Stockbury. A church is recorded here in the Domesday Book and the massive Yew tree beside the church is over 900 years old.
Visitors are very welcome. You will find the same peace here as those who have long loved this church.
Our services through Advent into the New Year:
Sunday, 30th Nov 10.30am Benefice Communion - joint service at St Margaret's Church in Lower Halstow
Sunday, 7th Dec 3.00pm Sung Communion
Sunday, 21st Dec 3.00pm Carol Service
For all Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Services, click here.
Sunday, 28th Dec 10.30am Benefice Communion - joint service at St Mary's Church in Upchurch
Sunday, 4th Jan 10.30am Joint Benefice Sung Communion in Hartlip
3.00pm Afternoon Sung Communion in Stockbury
Sunday, 11th Jan No service. New schedule.
Coming Events and News
SATURDAY 6th DECEMBER - "CHRISTMAS FAIR" 11.00am - 1.00pm
at Stockbury Village Hall. Stockbury Church members will be holding a preserves stall with jam, marmalade, chutney and Christmas mincemeat.
FRIDAY 12th DECEMBER - "CAROLS ON THE GREEN” 7.00pm start
in Stockbury, with the Salvation Army Band and then into the Village Hall for refreshments and more carols. Rector Julian Staniforth will be opening the evening.
SUNDAY 21st DECEMBER - 3pm Carol Service, St. Mary Magdalene, followed by Mulled Wine and Mince Pies
We carry on with our monthly draw. Tickets are now available from
Angela Brown at MB Farms Post Office costing £10 per
The church is open on Saturdays and Sundays for the day and by key from the village shop, MB Farms, at all other times.