1st December 2013 - Advent Sunday
9:30am Sung Eucharist CW
Celebrant and Preacher: Revd Barry Jobber
Readings: Romans 13: 11-end
Everyone is welcome to join us for coffee in the Mews following the service.
6:30pm Evensong BCP
Officiant and Preacher: Dr John Stopford
Readings: Isaiah 52: 1-12, Matthew 24: 15-28
8th December 2013 - Second Sunday of Advent
8:00am Holy Communion BCPDownload Bulletin
9:30am Morning Prayer CW
The four parish representatives have had a meeting with Archdeacon Mike and the Rural Dean.
Another meeting is planned for the 28th November and a date for interviews has been pencilled in for 6th December.
Please continue to hold the vacancy in your prayers. We will keep you updated with information as and when we are able.
Linda, Alan, Donald & John
Christmas Hamper Raffle
To be drawn 8th December. All tickets sold.
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 contact one of the wardens or sign the list at the back of church.
Guide amount is £25 per week.
St Mary's are updating the Health & Safety policy and need two or three names to be listed as trained first aiders. Do you have a valid first aid certificate and be willing to be a named person?
If so please speak to Alan Newton.
The Swedish Evening was enjoyed by everyone. There were lots of herring and many meatballs.
We raised £225 for church funds, so a big thank you to all who came and shared the evening with us. Carole, Graham, Oriel & Leif.
St Mary's Singers
If anyone would like to join St Mary's Singers for the Nine Lessons and Carols service on the 15 December and/or the concert at Vale Royal Abbey on the 17 December they will need to come to the rehearsal in Church on 12 December 7.30-8.30pm. Carol books will be provided but if you have your own 100 Carols for Choirs please bring it along.
Help needed making the Christingles
In the Mews, Saturday 7th December at 10.00am. Please speak to Teresa Finney if you are available to help. Cup of coffee & sticky fingers for all helpers.
Refreshments will be served in the Mews following the Christingle service and the Nine lessons & Carols. Donations of mince pies delivered to the Mews would be gratefully received.
We will meet in The Mews on Tuesday 3 December for coffee at 7.30pm. From 8pm onwards there will be a time of prayer during which we will include your prayers from the Prayer Tree. All welcome. Please speak to Jane Millinchip if you would like to know a little more about what goes on.
Monday 13th January 2014 7.30pm at the Plough Inn. Speaker: Canon Peter Howell-Jones Vice Dean of Chester Cathedral. Please add names & numbers on the list at the back of church if you wish to attend.
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 email@example.com