• Services

    17th June 2018 - Third Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant & Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: 2 Corinthians 5: 6-10, 14-17
      Mark 4: 26-34
    Organ: Paean – Philip Moore
      

     

    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant & Preacher:  The Curate
    Readings: Jeremiah 7: 1-16
      Romans 9: 14-26
    Organ: Rhosymedre – Vaughan Williams


    24th July 2018 -The Birth of John The BAptist

    9.30am All Age Worship CW
    6.30pm Healing Communion BCP

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  • Notices

    Village Fair

    This year’s Village Fair is to be held on
    Saturday 30th June
    The gates will open at 12.30pm with the official opening and crowning of the Queen and King by The Revd Lesley Eden at 1pm.
    Please remember that this is our
    biggest fundraiser and offer to help on the day.
    Please bring your cake donations on the day.

    Village Fair Tombola

    Many thanks to everyone who brought gifts on Tuesday for this year’s Village Fair.
    However, the tombola is short of some prizes. If you have anything suitable please contact
    Martine or Deryck Petty

    St Mary’s Mothers’ Union

    The Mothers’ Union meets on Tuesday 19th June at 7.30pm in The Mews. There’s a change to the advertised programme.
    ‘Scenes from a past life…’ will be held over for a couple of months. Instead, we’ll be seeing a super film about Whitegate, Vale Royal and the surrounding area.

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    Pilgrimage to Foxhill

    Monday 9th July
    Foxhill is the retreat & conference centre for Chester Diocese.
    Arrive from about 5pm onwards to allow time to explore the grounds.
    At 6.30pm we will meet in the Chapel for Communion followed by a two course meal.
    The cost is £15 per person.
    Please sign the list at the back of church for further details see the June magazine.

    Music for a Summer’s Weekend

    Saturday 30th June at 2.45pm
    at  St Mary’s Whitegate
    SONG RECITAL
    featuring
    Hannah Bloor – Soprano
    Mark Bloor – Tenor
    Chris Humphries – Bass
    Andrew Millinchip – Piano and Organ
    A 45 minute programme of light-hearted songs by Flanders & Swann, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more.
    Admission Free

    Sunday 1st July at St Peter’s Little Budworth
    4.30pm 
    STRAWBERRY TEA
    5.15pm
    ORGAN RECITAL
    by
    ANDREW MILLINCHIP
    on the newly-restored Hill organ
    6.30pm
    CHORAL EVENSONG
    sung by ST MARY’S SINGERS
    All are welcome—Come and share this celebration with us!

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    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.

    Foodbank

    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.

www.whitegate.cheshire.sch.uk