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Churches In St Ives Cornwall - Sunday Services, Bell Ringing & Mermaids

Churches In St Ives Cornwall - Sunday Services, Bell Ringing & Mermaids

Churches In St Ives Cornwall

For such a small town, St Ives has lots of churches!

St Ives Parish Church - The Church Of St Ia

Address: 15 St Andrew's St, St Ives TR26 1AH
Telephone: 01736 449382

The St Ives Parish Church is the big church in town near the RNLI station. It was concecrated in 1434. It is dedicated to the Celtic saint St. Ia, and also to St. Andrew, patron saint of Fishermen and St Peter, the Rock. The church is built of Cornish granite from Zennor and the tower is one of the tallest of the cornish churches, standing over eighty feet high, like a shepherd watching over its flock on land and sea.

Inside, the church looks like the hull of an upturned boat and there is a Barbara Hepworth sculpture of Madonna and Child which is a sad memorial to her son Paul.

There are 2 bells in the church tower which were cast in Hayle in 1830.

The church is open daily and the Sunday said mass is at 8am with a full choral sung mass at 9:30am.

The church is part of the Anglican Diocese Of Truro.

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Fore Street Methodist Church

Address: 77 Fores Street, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1HW
Telephone: 01736 798530

Fore Street Methodist Church is on Fore Street in St Ives. It is a very welcoming, friendly church that is a big part of the local community. It is part of the District Of Cornwall Methodists.

They also host some lovely music events and a Christmas tree festival each year.

Sunday services are held in the main church at 10:30am with Creche facilities & junior church. There is an evening service held at 6pm.

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Zion Church

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The Zion church is on Fore Street in St Ives. It is a very friendly church with lots of young families who attend. They are very welcoming and hold regular Sunday services.

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United Methodist Church

Address: Bedford Road, St Ives, TR26 1SP
Telephone: 01736 369307

The United Methodist Church in St Ives is on Bedford Road. The congregation is small but very welcoming and they hold a regular Sunday morning service at 10:30am. In addition there is a coffee morning on Fridays, Bible study on Tuesdays and a craft group which meets on Thursdays.

The church building is also used by the youth group Flashlight. The aim of Flashlight is to engage with vulnerable young people who may have problems with school education, home or personal issues. It runs various workshops, including art, cooking and music.

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St John In The Fields Anglican Church

Address: Parc an Stamps, Saint Ives TR26 2FB
Telephone: 01736 449382

St John In The Fields church sits at the top of Higher Stennack. It is an Anglican church that was originally built for Halsetown. It was originally in the middle of a field, but the housing of St Ives has encroached on it. It is still set in some lovely grounds though.

The church is part of the Anglican Diocese Of Truro.

The sunday service is held at 11:15am for 1 hour. There is a Sunday school attached with childrens activities.

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Roman Catholic Church - The Church Of The Sacred Heart & St Ia

The Catholic church in St Ives is on Tregenna Hill. Their Sunday mass starts at 9am and they usually have a weekly mass on a Wednesday at 9:30am. The Rosary is prayed in church on alternate Wednedays at 2pm.

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Churches Slightly Further Out Of St Ives

Towednack Church

Address: Towednack, Saint Ives TR26 3AZ
Telephone: 01736 741488

Towednack is a beautiful church out in the sticks near Nancledra. They hold regular Sunday services at 10:15am and all are welcome. They also hold lovely events such as flower festivals. They have bell ringers that practice on a Monday at 7:30pm. New ringers are always welcomed!

The church is part of the Anglican Diocese of Truro and has joint benefice with the adjacent parish of Zennor.

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Zennor - St Senara

Address: Zennor, Saint Ives TR26 3BY
Telephone: 01736 741488

The church in Zennor is a wonderful church to visit. It sits overlooking the sea and has been there since Norman times although much of it is 13th and 15th century. It most famously has depictions of the Mermaid Of Zennor including the Mermaid Chair is is believed to be over 600 years old.

They host a wonderful Christmas tree festival each year which is beautiful to see.

The church is part of the Anglican Diocese of Truro and has joint benefice with Towednack church.

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St Anta & All Saints Parish Church, Carbis Bay

Address: Porthrepta Rd, Carbis Bay, Saint Ives TR26 2LD

St Anta sits on the main road through Carbis Bay. It is quite a new church and grew from the growing population from around Lelant and Carbis Bay.

The church is part of the United Anglican Benefice of St Uny Church and St Anta and is part of the Anglican Diocese of Truro.

Please check the website for details of services.

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St Uny Church, Lelant

Address: Saint Ives TR26 3DT

St Uny is a beautiful church that is part of the local community. It is linked to the St Uny Church School in Carbis Bay (our only religious based school in St Ives). The church is open 7 days a week and is responsible for the Lelant Heritage Centre.

The church is part of the United Anglican Benefice of St Uny Church and St Anta and is part of the Anglican Diocese of Truro.

Please check the website for details of services.

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