Church Tour Introduction The Lady Chapel Chapel of the Cross The Chancel Screen The High Altar The North Aisle The South Aisle The Main Body of the
                        Church The Nave Altar The Font

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The Main Body of the Church

A magnificent hammer beam roof covers the main body of the church, whilst the choir and High Altar area has a barrel roof. The centre aisle leads to the Nave Altar, fixed pews being situated on each side of the centre aisle. Several rows were removed when the Nave Altar was installed: before this the front pews were in front of the pulpit line.The picture on the left shows the view from the main aisle looking towards the High Altar. The uncovered floor at the back marks the site of earlier pews. In recent years more pews have been removed, increasing the space at the back of church which is increasingly as a congregating space for a variety of purposes.
On the left hand side of the church just before the Chapel of the Cross is the carved stone pulpit, bearing the figures of St Peter, St Paul and various cherubs; the illustration shows the pulpit decorated for Easter with the Paschal Candle to the left.
A view of the back of the church from the pulpit. The space at the back is used for congregational and social gatherings, for displays, and for serving refreshments during concerts and after Sunday and othert services. On the nave pillars may be seen some of the striking red Stations of the Cross, which  are currently replaced by Stations of the Resurrection between Easter and Ascensiontide.

Centenary Kneelers

As part of the Centenary Celebrations members of the congregation made many new kneelers for the church. These brightly-coloured items are made from kits using cross-stitch and many are already in church as can be seen from the accompanying photographs. Each kneeler is a labour of love taking many hours to complete and many are dedicated to friends, family and past worshippers. 


The Lord Runcie Window

A relatively recent addition to the body of the church is the Lord Runcie window, dedicated to Robert Runcie, former Archbishop of Canterbury and a former "old boy" of St Faith`s. For information about the design, construction, installation and dedication of this fine window, together with tributes to him and video clips of a visit he paid to us,  follow this link. The window is located at the south entry to the church, the only entrance now used by the congregation. It replaces a plain glass window and has certainly enhanced that part of the church. The plain glass window, before its replacement, may be seen to the left of the picture of the back of church shown above.The window was dedicated by Dr James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool at a special Evensong on 15th May 2002.


  The Statue of Saint George

Originally standing on the window-sill next to the disused north entry to the church, at the bottom end of the north aisle,  but now in a window niche in the north aisle, is the recently-installed statue of Saint George, Patron of England. The result of an anonymous benefaction, it was blessed on April 24th, 2006, during the St George's Day service preceding the Annual Parochial Church Meeting of the church. In subsequent years, when the APCM was held on St George's Day, the statue has been placed on the altar platform.