• Services

    1st May 2016 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant : The Vicar
    Preacher: John Griffiths (Christian Aid)
    Readings: Acts 16: 9-15
      John 15: 23-29
      
    Everyone is welcome to join us for coffee, conversation and friendship in the Mews following the service.

    1.00pm Holy Baptism
    To be baptized: Elliot Ray Winterton

    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant and Preacher: Dr John Stopford
    Readings: Zephaniah 3: 14-20
      Matthew 28: 1-10 & 16-20

    8th May 2016 - Seventh Sunday of Easter

    8.00am Holy Communion BCP
    9.30am Morning Prayer CW
    6.30pm Choral Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    Garden Party

    8th May 1.00pm at the home of
    John & Ann Duthie.
    Tickets: £12.50 adults, £7 under 16
    To include a glass of Pimms, salmon or ham with salads followed by fresh fruit & cream.
    The lucky number tickets are now available from Carole Sweet

    Pastoral Ladies Afternoon Tea (PLAT)

    ‘Tea at the Castle’
    Join us for fellowship,
    conversation and friendship
    whilst enjoying Afternoon Tea
    Tuesday 7th June 2.30pm
    in the splendid surroundings of
    Peckforton Castle
    £16  per person
    For further information please
    contact Linda Dutton, Chris
    Newton or Pam Davies or sign the list at the back of church.
    Payment required by the 22nd May

    Help Required

    Help is required at the Village Fair on the bookstall.
    If you could help please speak to Andrew Millinchip.
    Help will also be required throughout the day with other activities if you can help on what is our biggest fundraising event please speak to Alan Newton or David Kite.

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    White Gift Aid Envelopes

    For those who use the white numbered envelopes the boxes of new envelopes are available at the back of church.

    Spring Lunch

    Linda & Chris would like to thank everyone who supported the Spring Lunch last week. Special thanks to Alan and everyone else who helped with the washing up and general tidying up.
    Together we raised £144.86 for church funds.

    Village Fair Raffle Tickets

    Raffle tickets for this years Village Fair grand draw are now available from Carole Sweet and committee members. Please help to sell the tickets as this is our main
    fundraising event.

    Men’s Breakfast

    The next men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
    18th May 8.30am at
    The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
    To help with catering please sign the list at the back of the churches or speak to Alan Newton
    or John Stopford

     

     

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    Village Fair

    Gifts/Collection Day
    Tuesday 10th May
    1.30pm—5.30pm
    In the Mews
    Please bring good quality Toys, Books, Bric-a-Brac, Unwanted Gifts, small items for the Lucky Dip—all ages, Bottles for the
    Tombola, Jewellery, Handbags &
    Accessories.
    SORRY, NO fabrics or electrical items.
    Please bring cakes and plants on the morning of the fair.
    The Village Fair is to be held on
    Saturday 21st May 2016.

    Mews Bookings

    To book the Mews please contact 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