• Services

    15th April 2018 - Third Sunday of Easter

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant & Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: Psalm 104: 24-33
      Matthew 6: 24-33

    10.45am APCM in The Mews

    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant & Preacher:  The Vicar
    Readings: Zephaniah 3: 14-20
      Acts 3: 12-19


    22nd April 2018 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

    9.30am All Age Worship CW
    6.30pm Healing Communion BCP

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  • Notices

    Open House at The Vicarage

    Saturday 28th April
    Canon Chris & Barbara invite you to pop in to the Vicarage anytime
    between 10.30 and 12.30 for a
    coffee and light refreshment. Donations welcome for church funds.


    Children's Society

    Could all box holders please return  their boxes to church by the end of the month for their annual
    Thank you. Teresa Finney

    Stewardship Renewal 2018

    ‘Jesus—Alive in Us’
    To help us all review our giving of time, money & commitment to God, Canon Chris is preaching a series of 3 sermons at Sunday morning services at St Mary’s & St Peter’s during the rest of this month.
    15th April ‘Our generous God’
    22nd April ‘Open hearts & glad
    29th April ‘Time to spare & share’
    There is also the opportunity to think & discuss these themes at two special meetings:
    Monday 16th April 7.30pm at the
    Vicarage (please note amended date & venue)
    Tuesday 24th April at St Peter’s


    St Mary’s Mothers’ Union

    invites everyone to join in an
    evening of
    musical fun with
    Lostock Ukes
    On Tuesday 17th April at 7.30 p.m. in The Mews.
    There will be a retiring collection for St Luke’s Hospice.
    Please sign up on the Notice board so that we can know numbers.

    Gentlemen’s Dinner & Walk

    Monday 30th April
    We are holding another
    Gentlemen’s Dinner this time at The Plough 7.15pm for 7.30pm.
    For those who want to increase their appetite you are invited to join us in a walk from St Mary’s
    starting at 6.15pm.
    Please sign the list at the back of the churches if you are interested. A pre-order will be required before the date. A menu will be provided in due course.

    Blooming Beauties

    Once again, we are able to offer a range of professionally-grown, strong and sturdy bedding plants at competitive prices. Order forms with all the details are available in Church & in the Church porch & from Chris and Andrew Ball. Plants will be
    delivered to Marton Sands House for collection on Friday 25th & Saturday 26th May. Orders must reach us by 30th April.
    Chris & Andrew Ball 01606 593260
    Email chrisball2015@gmail.com


    Important Date For Your Diary

    Saturday 28th July at 3.00 p.m. in Whitegate School Hall
    The wardens and PCCs at St Mary’s and St Peter’s invite you to a bring and share Afternoon Tea, to mark Canon Chris’s retirement.
    More details soon.


    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

    All enquiries for availability and charges should be made via Margaret Baldini 01606 883279

    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.