• Services

    18th February 2018 - First Sunday of Lent

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant & Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: 1 Peter 3: 18-22
      Mark 1: 9-15
    Organ: Wo soll ich fliehen hin – J S Bach
      

    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant & Preacher:  Mrs P Hayward
    Readings: Genesis 2: 15-17 & 3: 1-7
      Romans 5: 12-19
    Organ: Erbarm dich, meine Seele – J S Bach
      

    7.45pm Vale Royal Strings Concert at Vale Royal Abbey


    25th February 2018 - Second Sunday of Lent

    9.30am All Age Worship CW
    6.30pm Healing Communion BCP

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  • Notices

    Village Fair

    Due to circumstances beyond our control, this year the Village Fair is to be held on Saturday 30th June at 12.30pm
    Please remember that this is the biggest fund raising event for our church.
    Please keep the day free and be prepared to offer your help.

    Lent Course - On The Third Day

    Our Lent course will start at 7:30pm on Wednesday 21st February in The Mews, and will alternate weekly
    between The Mews and St Peter's.  The topic for the 21st (at The Mews) is 'Have I got news for you!', and for the 28th (at St Peter's) is 'So what? The implications of the
    resurrection.'  Please join us for some or all of these informative sessions.

    Cheese & Wine Party

    Friday 23rd March 7pm
    at the  home of Frances & John Beck.
    Tickets are £12.50 each and
    numbers are limited to 40.
    To reserve your place please sign the list at the back of church.

    Village Fair Grand Raffle

    Carole is looking for some new and imaginative ideas for this years
    raffle prizes.
    If you have any unwanted gifts or know someone who can donate a prize please speak to Carole before  11th March as the tickets will be printed soon.

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    ‘Inspired by the Past’

    It’s not too late to get tickets for tonight’s concert. See Andrew Ball or  pay on the door.
    Vale Royal String Orchestra
    Sunday 18th February 2018
    7.45pm
    A concert in the Great Hall,
    Vale Royal Abbey
    For more details please see the Magazine or the website.
    Tickets £12
    (school aged children £6)

    Lent Lunches

    The Pastoral & Fellowship Committee are once again
    serving lunches during Lent
     on a Tuesday at 12.30pm
    commencing 20th February 2018
    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
    Linda Dutton on 01606 862733 or Chris Newton on 01829 760239

    Mothers’ Union at St Mary’s

    Tuesday 20th February at 7.30 p.m. in The Mews
    John Stopford will tell us about his Chaplaincy work at St Luke’s
    Hospice.
    We know that many others will be interested so we are throwing the meeting open to everyone.
    Join us if you can.

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    Foodbank

    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.

    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.

Join the Choir or St Mary's Singers

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 music@stmaryswhitegate.org

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