29th November 2015 - Advent Sunday
Todays flowers have been donated by Eddie & Liz Stamper
9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
Celebrant and Preacher: The Vicar
Readings: Jeremiah 33: 14-16
Luke 21: 25-36
Everyone is welcome to join us for coffee, conversation & friendship in the Mews following the service.
6.30pm Evensong BCP
Officiant and Preacher: The Vicar
Readings: Isaiah 64: 1-9
Mark 13: 24-end
6th December 2015 - Second Sunday of Advent
9.30am Sung Eucharist CWDownload Bulletin
Please join us from 9am on Friday 4th December in the Mews, to help assemble our Christingle oranges. All helpers will be liberally
supplied with tea/coffee and mince pies!
For more information contact
Teresa Finney 01606 889311
This year the Christingle service is to be held on
Sunday 6th December at 5.00pm
Come and help support the work of the Children’s Society.
Children are being encouraged to come wearing orange and we will have an orange parade round church during the service.
The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
16th December 8.30am at
The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
If you wish to join us for
fellowship and conversation whilst enjoying a hearty breakfast please sign the list at the back of the churches.
This year our Christmas
fundraising is taking the form of:
A raffle for a Festive Hamper,
tickets will be on sale at £1 each.
Guess the weight of the Christmas cake £1 a guess.
Guess the dolls name £1 a try.
Carole Sweet has also made a
selection of stained glass angels which will be on sale during the Christmas period.
The winners of the raffles will be announced at the services on 13 December.
Please support our social group with this new
initiative as they have achieved a tremendous amount this year.
Preparing for Advent & Christmas
Our ‘Advent’ Discussion Group concludes on
Wednesday 2nd December,
in the Mews at 7.30pm, on the
subject of ‘Making Room’.
All welcome, it doesn’t matter if you missed the other meetings: each week stands on its own.
Monday 21st December
6.30pm meeting at the Mews.
We will sing for anyone who would like us to call if you let me know on my email address email@example.com
We will also be going door to door in the street around the area of the church until around 7.30pm. We will finish with light seasonal
Please let Canon Chris or Carole Sweet know if you are able to join us. Please bring a safety light or torch with you. Carol sheets will be supplied. The collection will be for St Mary’s
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.