• Services

    22nd September 2019 - Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am All Age Worship CW
    Officiant & Preacher: Teresa Finney
    Readings: Luke 16: 1-13

     

    6.30pm Healing Communion BCP
    Celebrant : The Curate
    Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: Amos 8: 4-7
    Luke 16: 1-13


    29th September 2019 - St Michael & All Angels

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    6.30pm Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    'Big Clean'

    We are having our annual
    ‘Big Clean’
    On Saturday 5th October from 9am. We are looking for
    volunteers to work both inside and outside church on a variety of jobs. Please bring materials/tools for the task you wish to do. Speak to Alan Newton for more information
    Lunch will be
    provided for all helpers.
    Please sign the list at the back of church if you are able to help.

    Sidespeople at St Mary's.

    We are getting very short of
    sidespeople for services at St Mary's, particularly for evening services. We are asking for new volunteers please in order to
    sustain the number of services we can offer. If you would like to know what is entailed, or can offer to help, please speak to
    Chris Newton. Thank you.

    Public Meeting

    Wednesday 25th September 7.15pm at St John’s, Hartford
    An opportunity to express your views on who should be the next Bishop of Chester and what
    qualities he or she should have. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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    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
    9th October 9.00am at
    The Badger, Church Minshull.
    Please sign the list at the back of church.

    Notice of Appointment

    Spiritual Care & Chaplaincy co-Ordinator at St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice
    The Reverend Dr John Thomas Stopford has been appointed as Spiritual Care & Chaplaincy Co-ordinator at St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.
    The Bishop of Birkenhead will license Dr Stopford, at a service on
    Thursday, 26th September 2019 at 2.30pm in St Luke’s Hospice.
    John will still remain as Assistant Curate in both parishes.

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    Foodbank

    Mid-Cheshire Foodbank are
    desperately short of
    Tinned Fruit, Tinned Meat, Tinned Tomatoes, Tinned Vegetables.
    Please remember the Foodbank when you are doing your weekly shop and help those less
    fortunate than
    ourselves.
    In the past week the Foodbank have fed 125 people including
    55 children

    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.

Safeguarding

St Mary's church takes its duty and obligation to protect all, extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding.
"If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues of a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at www.chester.anglican.org/social-responsibility/safeguarding"

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