• Services

    11th October 2015 - Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity


    8.00am  Holy Communion BCP
    Celebrant and Preacher: The Vicar
    Reading: Joel 2: 21-27
      Matthew 6: 25-33

    9.30am  Harvest Songs of Praise CW
    Officiant and Preacher: The Vicar & Dr John Stopford
    Readings: Joel 2: 21-27
      Matthew 6: 25-33
    Everyone is welcome to join us for coffee, conversation & friendship in the Mews following the service.

    1.00pm Holy Baptism
    To be baptized: Zack Oliver Campbell

    6.30pm  Harvest Choral Evensong BCP
    Officiant and Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: Deuteronomy 26: 1-11
      John 6: 25-35 

    18th October 2015 - Luke the Evangelist

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    6.30pm Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    Harvest Gifts

    Distribution of today’s Harvest gifts will take place at 9.30am on Tuesday.
    Volunteers  required please speak to Pam.

    Mothers' Union

    Tuesday 20th October
    2pm in the Mews
    Canon John Bowers who is known as ‘the Cycling Canon’ will be talking about how over the last eight years his dedicated pedalling has raised more than £121,000; the funds have been used to help
    protect Cana girls in Kenya from female genital mutilation (FGM). This year Canon John has been working to raise funds for Syrian Christians who face persecution and cruelty at the hands of ISIS militants.
    This meeting is open to everyone, members and non-members, men and women.

    Harvest Supper

    Friday 16th October 7pm
    in the Mews
    Adults £12 per person and children under 16 £6 each
    Tickets have now sold out


    St Mary’s Harvest ‘Spring’ Clean

    Many thanks to everyone who turned out last Saturday to help with our annual ‘spring’ clean. Thanks to Alan & Chris Newton who provided the sandwich lunch for all helpers.
    Photos are available to view on the website.

    Pew Runners

    Just a reminder, that if you’ve promised to sponsor one of the new pew runners, we’d be very glad to receive the £76 as soon as possible please.  If you are a tax payer, please consider putting the money in a yellow Gift Aid
    envelope and mark it “Pew
    Runner”, so that we can claim an extra 25% from the government, at no cost to you.  Just hand the
    donation to a sidesperson or to Chris Ball.  Thank you.

    St Mary’s Floodlighting

    During the months of October to April the church is floodlit from dusk to 10:30pm.
    If you would like to sponsor a week during this time for a special event please sign the list at the back of church
    Guide amount is £25 per week.


    School Hall

    This will be the last week that the school playground is available for
    parking. Work is starting on the safety fencing  on Wednesday.

    Men’s Breakfast

    The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
    21st October 8.30am at
    The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
    If you wish to join us for
    fellowship and conversation whilst enjoying a hearty breakfast please sign the list at the back of the

    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

stsssssOur 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.