St Mary’s stands at the very heart of Ilkeston and is the ancient parish church of the town. We value both our history and location, seeking to reach out to the community that surrounds us and to value all that is best in our heritage, while being open to all the new things that God has in store for us.


A Prayer for Easter Day
Lord Jesus, you were dead but now you are alive,
and the promise of life in all its fullness is made real.
As we look forward to this time of celebration,
let our hearts overflow with delight
and help us to share love and laughter
with all whom we meet this day.
Alleluia! Alleluia!