• Services

    19th May 2019 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant & Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: Acts 11: 1-18
    John 13: 31-35
    Organ: Toccata in C – J S BACH


    6.30pm Evensong BCP
    Officiant & Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: Daniel 6: 1-23
    Mark 15: 46-16: vs8
    Organ: Scherzo (Sonata 8) – J RHEINBERGER


    26th May 2019 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

    9.30am All Age Worship CW
    6.30pm Healing Communion BCP

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  • Notices

    Floodlighting Sponsorship

    Many thanks for all who have paid their sponsorship pledges, to date we have raised £525 towards the costs of running the lighting during the winter months.  Could the
    people who have yet to pay hand their money to either of the church wardens, or to Martine.  Many thanks.

    Ladies Dinner

    Tuesday 4th June
    7pm for 7.30pm
    The Badger, Church Minshull
    2 Courses for £17 per person
    Please complete a menu off the
    noticeboard at the back of church and return it with your money by the 19th May to Linda Dutton, Chris Newton or Pam Davies.
    (All drinks to be
    purchased and paid for at the bar on the

    Mothers' Union at St Mary's

    Tuesday 21st May, 7.30 p.m. in The Mews. 
    Martin Allen will be telling us about "Whitegate's Fallen".  Martin has done much research about those who figure on our War Memorial and we know that many of you are interested, so do join us.  All are welcome.

    Christian Aid week

    12 - 18 May
    You'll receive 2 Christian Aid
    envelopes in church today: 1 for you and 1 for family/friends. Please do ask someone else and donate yourself.  Christian Aid needs our help this year more than ever as they support all their existing
    projects and those suffering the devastation of Cyclones Idai & Fani.  Bring your envelopes back in the next two weeks.


    Village Fair Collection Day

    Tuesday 11th June 1pm-5pm
    In the Mews
    Please bring good quality Toys, Books, Bric-a-Brac, Unwanted Gifts, small items for the Lucky Dip—all ages, Bottles for the Tombola,
    Jewellery, Handbags &
    Accessories. The gifts we receive on the Collection Day make a huge contribution to our stalls and profits on the day.
    SORRY, NO fabrics or electrical items.
    Please bring cakes and plants on the morning of the fair
    Saturday 29th June 2019.

    Bishop Peter’s Retirement

    As you know Bishop Peter is
    retiring at the end of September.
    There is to be a Diocesan Farewell Eucharist at the Cathedral on
    Saturday 20th July at 11am.
    Bishop Peter will preside and preach; the service will be followed by a simple reception in the
    Cloisters, Garth and Refectory.
    The service is ticket only and
    issued to each parish on a first come first served basis.
    If you are able to go and wish to have tickets please sign the list at the back of church by the 2nd June.

    The Children's Society

    Could all box holders please return your boxes to church for their annual emptying. Thank you, Teresa Finney


    Men’s Breakfast

    The next men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
    12th June 8.30am at
    The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
    Please sign the list at the back of the churches.


    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.