17th December 2017 - Third Sunday of Advent
9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
Celebrant & Preacher: The Vicar
Readings: Isaiah 61: 1-4 & 8-11
John 1: 6-8 & 19-28
Organ: Toccata in D minor (Dorian) – J S Bach
6.30pm Nine Lessons & Carols
Officiant & Preacher: The Vicar & The Curate
Readings: As Set
24th December 2017 - Fourth Sunday of Advent & Christmas Eve
9.30am Sung Eucharist CWDownload Bulletin
4.30pm Crib Service
11.30pm Midnight Eucharist CW
Christmas Table Favours on sale in The Mews following todays
services in aid of
Mothers’ Union charities
£1 each or £5 for 6
The Christmas card boxes are at the back of church. Could you please remember to check the
boxes weekly so that we are not left with cards at the end of the
season. Thank you.
Nine Lessons & Carols
Following the Nine Lessons and Carols service mince pies and mulled wine will be served in The Mews. The Social committee will be pleased to
receive your donations of mince pies in the Mews following the morning service.
The Church Flower Group would be pleased to receive donations
towards the cost of the
flowers in church this Christmas.
Please speak to Pam Davies
This year we will be singing round the village on Tuesday 19th
December meeting outside The Mews at 6.30pm.
We will also be singing at The Plough on Thursday 21st December at 6.30pm. Contact Carole Sweet for further details.
Crib & Toy Service
4.30pm 24th December
Please bring a toy wrapped with girl/boy and age indicated on the outside. These will be donated to the Salvation Army for families in need.
Children are also invited to dress up as characters from the Nativity
Ladies’ Brunch at The Badger
Tuesday 30th January 2018
At the Badger, Church Minshull
£12 per person Money required by 21st January
Join us for fellowship &
conversation whilst enjoying a
selection of goodies from the buffet or place your order from a selection of mouth watering hot goodies.
Sign the list at the back of church to reserve your place.
For more information speak to
Linda Dutton, Pam Davies or Chris Newton or see the website
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.
All enquiries for availability and charges should be made via Margaret Baldini 01606 883279
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.