At St Mary’s Ruabon, the value of community is cherished and celebrated as the very essence of our church. It is the beating heart that infuses life into your spiritual journey, fostering a sense of belonging, support, and love. Our community is a testament to the profound role that the church plays within the larger community. We strive to be welcoming, extending open arms to all who seek solace, guidance, or simply wish to connect with others on their own spiritual path.
Every individual, regardless of their background, is embraced with warmth and acceptance, as we firmly believe that diversity enriches our shared experiences. St Mary’s Ruabon is home to two Christian denominations, which include, the Church in Wales (Also known as Anglicans) and the Roman Catholics. Together, we engage in acts of compassion, kindness, and service, reaching out to those in need and making a positive impact beyond the six hundred year old church walls. As we invite all to join our community, we embark on a collective journey, united by faith, love, and the shared desire to nurture a harmonious and inclusive society.
Respect holds immense significance within the church, serving as a guiding principle that underpins the very fabric of our community. At St Mary’s Ruabon, we embrace a culture of mutual respect that fosters an atmosphere of dignity, understanding, and reverence. Recognising the inherent worth and sacredness of each individual, we strive to treat one another with kindness, empathy, and compassion, treating our neighbour as we would ourself. We value the diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences that enrich our community, and we actively seek to create a safe space where everyone’s voice is heard and respected.
Within the church, respect extends beyond mere tolerance; it calls us to genuinely appreciate and honor the inherent worth of every person. We hold reverence for God’s creation, recognising the divine spark within each human being. Through respectful interactions, we build bridges of understanding, strengthen relationships, and cultivate a sense of unity that transcends differences. By upholding respect as a core value, we create an environment where individuals can explore their faith, engage in meaningful dialogue, and grow spiritually.
Kindness is a cherished value within our church community at St Mary’s Ruabon, linking very closely to the value of respect. It serves as a guiding light, inspiring us to show compassion, empathy, and genuine care towards one another and everything within this world. We believe that acts of kindness have the power to uplift spirits, heal wounds, and create a warm and inclusive environment. By practicing kindness, we cultivate a community that nurtures and supports the well-being of all its members, embodying the teachings of love and grace that define our faith.