24th November 2019 - Christ the King
9.30am All Age Worship CW
Officiant & Preacher: Teresa Finney
Readings: John 18: 33-37
Organ: Carillon de Westminster – Louis VIERNE
6.30pm Healing Communion BCP
Celebrant & Preacher: The Vicar
Readings: Colossians 1: 11-20
Luke 23: 33-43
Organ: Toccata in F – J S BACH
1st December 2019 - Advent Sunday
9.30am Sung Eucharist CWDownload Bulletin
6.30pm Evensong BCP
Tuesday 3rd December
£15 per person to include a hot meal and a glass of wine. Payment must be made by 25th 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
To confirm your booking please pay Linda or Chris by the end of tomorrow (25th November)
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.
we are determined to get our
fabulous St Mary's Christmas card out to as many homes as possible in the parish, for it gives details of services and activities throughout Advent & Christmas. Please
volunteer to help us. We still need cover for Grange Lane, Sutton Field, St Mary's Drive and
Daleford's Lane. Could you do a few? Speak to Chris or Andrew
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.
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.
The next men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
11th December 8.30am at
The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
Please sign the list at the back of the church.
St Mary’s Churchyard
Advance notice - there will a
working party to tidy up the Churchyard at St Mary's on
Saturday 25th January
9.30-11.00am. We need to move some fallen stones and also clear the Churchyard of Christmas items. Please come along to help
keep our Churchyard safe and tidy.
Mid-Cheshire Foodbank are
desperately short of
Long Life Fruit Juice, Tinned Meat, UHT Milk & Sponge
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 116 people including
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 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"
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.