8th March 2015 - Third Sunday of Lent
8.00am Holy Communion BCP
Celebrant and Preacher: The Vicar
Reading: 1 Corinthians: 18-25
John 2: 13-22
9.30am Morning Prayer CW
Officiant and Preacher: Dr John Stopford
Readings: Exodus 5: 1-6: 1
Philippians 3: 4b-14
Everyone is welcome to join us for coffee, conversation & friendship in the Mews following the service.
3.30pm Installation of the Bishop of Stockport at Chester Cathedral (Ticket only)
No Evening Service
15th March 2015 - Mothering Sunday
9.30am Sung Eucharist CWDownload Bulletin
6.30pm Evensong BCP
The Pastoral Committee are once again serving lunches during Lent
on a Tuesday at 12.30pm
commencing 24th February 2015
in The Mews
Donations to church funds with a
suggested minimum donation of
£5 per person.
Please sign the list at the back of church indicating which or all of the
Tuesdays you wish to attend
This year’s APCM is to be on
Sunday 19th April at 10.45am.
Church Electoral Roll
If you are already on the electoral roll you need do nothing—the
existing roll simply continues from last year. If you consider St Mary’s to be your church and wish to be added, please fill in an enrolment form available from Eileen Lees.
Completed forms MUST be
returned by 29th March
Children’s Society Boxes
Could all boxes please be returned to church by the end of March.
Thank you Teresa Finney.
Lent Studies 2015
Canon Chris will introduce a series of 5 sessions entitled ‘Praise Him’, including recorded interviews with the Archbishop of Canterbury,
David Suchet and Sister Wendy
These will be in the Mews on Wednesday evenings, starting
25th February. Please arrive at 7.20pm for a prompt 7.30pm start.
Bedding Plant Sales
During March we are taking orders for summer bedding plants. They will be cheaper than in the shops or nurseries and will be delivered to your door. Tell your family & friends. Order forms available from Carole Sweet
Woodland Walk & War Time Tea
25th April 2pm from The Mews
we will be walking through Church Wood and returning to the Mews down St Mary’s Drive to see all the bluebells and spring gardens
We will then enjoy a war time tea.
There are only 40 places for this event so book early to avoid
The next men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
18th March 8.30am at
The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
To help with
catering please sign the list at the back of the churches
Cantores Roborienses—The Grange School Choir
Friday 20th March 7.30pm at
This year the concert is being
performed by the senior section of this prizewinning choir, comprising about 50 students aged between 14 & 18. In April the choir is undertaking a major concert tour in France, and the St Mary’s concert will once again offer a unique preview of some of the music being prepared for the tour. On this occasion the choir will be accompanied by Tom Cameron and directed by Andrew Millinchip.
There will be a retiring collection & light refreshments following the
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 email@example.com
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.