• Services

    17th November 2019 - Second Sunday before Advent

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant: The Curate
    Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: Malachi 4: 1-2a
    Luke 21: 5-19
    Organ: Praludium in F#m – D BUXTEHUDE

     

    1.00pm Holy Baptism
    To be baptized: Ezra Jude Senar Thomas

     

    6.30pm Evensong BCP
    Officiant & Preacher: The Curate
    Readings: Daniel 6
    Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23
    Organ: Larghetto in F#m – S S WESLEY


    24th November 2019 - Christ the King

    9.30am All Age Worship CW
    6.30pm Healing Communion BCP

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  • Notices

    Advent Lunch

    Tuesday 3rd December
    12.30pm
    The Mews
    £15 per person to include a hot meal and a glass of wine. Payment must be made by 24th November
    Please sign the list at the back of church or speak to Chris Newton or Linda Dutton.
    Booking is essential for catering purposes. Numbers are strictly
    limited to 30

    Wine Tasting

    23rd November in the Mews
    We are delighted that Simon &
    Renata will Host this evening from 7.00pm
    £10 a ticket please sign the list if you would like to come as numbers are limited and it will be a terrific evening.
    More details will be on the poster.
    We will also be launching the Christmas Hamper Raffle during the evening.

    St Mary’s Organ Repairs

    The PCC are planning significant repairs to the church organ. We have applied for a faculty and
    have now entered a period of
    Consultation. The necessary
    paperwork can be viewed on the church door.
    It is hoped that the works will
    commence after Christmas to be
    completed before Easter.

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    Advent Talks

    On 20th November we begin a four week series of Advent talks
    marking the 100th Anniversary of the end of the 1914-1919 war. Based on Major John McRae's
    poem 'In Flanders fields' there will be an address followed by
    Compline. The series will be held in the Mews beginning at 7.30pm.

    Gentlemen’s Dinner

    The next Gentlemen’s Dinner is to be held on
    Monday 18th November
    6pm for 6.30pm
    At The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
    Do join us for a good meal and
    friendly conversation. To book your place please sign the list at the back of the churches
    Please see Alan Newton or John Stopford for more information.

    Christingle Making

    Please join us from 9am on Friday 6th Dec. in Church, to help assemble our Christingle oranges. All helpers will be liberally supplied with tea/coffee and mince pies!
    Contact Teresa Finney: 889311 for more info.

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    Foodbank

    Mid-Cheshire Foodbank are
    desperately short of
    Long Life Fruit Juice, Tinned Meat
    & Sponge Puddings.
    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 88 people including
    31 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