• Services

    2nd October 2016 - Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant  & Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: 2 Timothy 1: 1-14
      Luke 17: 5-10
    Organ: Processional – Herbert Sumsion   

    1.00pm Holy Baptism
    To be baptized: Poppy Faith Wallis 

    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant & Preacher: Revd Rick Gates
    Readings: Nehemiah 5: 1-13
      John 9
    Organ: ‘St Anne’ Fugue in E flat – J S Bach

    9th October 2016 - Harvest

    9.30am Harvest Songs of Praise CW
    6.30pm Festival Choral Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    Harvest Gifts

    Please bring your gifts of fresh fruit and vegetables to church on
    Saturday 8th October at 10am for decorating the church.  Following the Harvest services these will be distributed locally as soup
    Your gifts of non-perishable goods can be brought to the 9.30am
    Harvest Festival Service on the 9th October when they will be received during the service. These goods will go to the Foodbank.
    If you would like to donate
    towards the Harvest Flowers please give your donations to Pam.

    St Mary’s Floodlighting

    During the months of October to April the church is floodlit from dusk to 10:30pm.
    If you would like to sponsor a week during this time for a special event please sign the list at the back of church
    Guide amount is £25 per week.

    Men’s Breakfast

    The next men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
    19th October 8.30am at
    The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
    If you wish to join us for
    fellowship and conversation whilst enjoying a hearty breakfast please sign the list at the back of the


    Mews News

    We are pleased to say that the
    refurbishment of the Mews will start this week and, weather
    permitting will take between 16-20 weeks.
    During this period for Health and Safety reasons the Mews is a ‘No Go Area’ and  is Out of Bounds to non authorised personnel.
    Many thanks for your co-operation.

    Harvest Supper

    Friday 14th October
    in the new school hall.
    Traditional harvest supper with
    raffle and entertainment.
    This year we are hoping to have a programme of ‘home grown’
    entertainment (as we have in years past!) If you can recite a poem, monologue, sing or perform magic  to entertain us all, please let Carole Sweet know.
    Please sign the list at the back of church to secure your ticket.
    Adults £12/head
    Children under 16 £6/head


    Prayer Meeting

    Please leave your prayer requests on the prayer tree at the back of church for this week’s prayer meeting.


    Recently the giving of foodstuff and toiletries to the foodbank has reduced. When you are doing your weekly shop please give a thought to those less fortunate than
    ourselves and buy an extra tin or packet and bring it to church on the Sunday and place it in the basket at the back of church.

    Mews Bookings

    The Mews is currently closed for refurbishment.

    Prayer List

    We welcome new names of those who are ill to be added to our weekly list for prayer. This is intended for a short to medium term prayer list.
    After two months names will be
    transferred to the vicars long term
    prayer list. You can of course request that the name goes back on the list for a further period.
    Regular updates would be appreciated about the condition of those who are sick.
    Please let the vicar or Linda Dutton know.

Join the Choir or St Mary's Singers

St Mary's Singers meets three times each year to perform special concerts and services. The nucleus of the group is the church choir, to which are added singers from around the area who are keen to take part but cannot make a regular, weekly commitment. All are welcome to participate. Please contact our Organist & Choirmaster Andrew Millinchip music@stmaryswhitegate.org

Whitegate School

Our involvement with Whitegate Primary School has enabled us to build relationships with the young people and provide a safe environment within which they can meet and continue the friendships forged at Primary School when they move onto High School.