• Services

    27th July 2014 - Sixth Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am  Family Service CW
    Officiant and Preacher: Mrs Joyce Scholefield
    Readings: 1 Kings 3: 5-12
      1 Peter 4: 7-14
    Everyone is welcome to join us for coffee in the Mews following the service.

    6.30pm  Healing Communion BCP
    Celebrant and Preacher: Revd Robin Forrester
    Readings: Romans 8: 26-end
      Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-52

    3rd August 2014 - Seventh Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    6.30pm Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    Summer Lunch

    Following the success of the Lent Lunches the Pastoral Committee will be organising a series of
    lunches spread out over the year. The first of these will be a Summer Lunch to be held on
    Tuesday 29th July at 12.30pm.
    To book your place please put your name on the list at the back of church or contact Linda Dutton or Chris Newton before 20th July. Please note booking is essential for catering purposes.
    The cost of the lunch will be £6 per person

    Centenary First World War

    To mark the centenary of the start of the First World War St Mary’s will be open on Monday 4th August 2014 from 12 noon for individual devotion and prayer.
    At 4pm there will be a short
    service followed by half hour silent vigil for peace and remembrance.



    Thank You

    The social committee would like to thank everyone who supported the Open Gardens and Hog Roast
    especially those who opened their gardens, those who provided the food and those who enjoyed the day
    £590 was raised for church funds.

    Diary Dates

    Licensing, Commissioning and Installation.
    Pauline Hayward is being Licensed as Pastoral Worker at Chester Cathedral on
    27th September at 6.30pm
    Teresa Finney is being Commissioned as Children’s Worker at Manchester Cathedral on
    15th November at 2.30pm.
    Canon Chris is being Installed as Honorary Canon of Chester Cathedral at Evensong on
    27th November at 5.30pm.
    Please come to these services and support those involved.

    Mid Cheshire Foodbank

    Please put your donations of non-perishable food in the basket at the back of church.


    Mid-week Services

    Starting in September Morning Prayer will be said in
    St Mary’s at 8am on a Monday and Thursday.

    Holy Communion will start at St Mary's on Tuesday 16th September at 9.30am.

    Dunham Massey

    A visit is planned to
    Dunham Massey
    for Tuesday 2nd September
    During World War 1 Dunham
    Massey became the Stamford
    Military Hospital and to mark the centenary some rooms have been converted back to those times.
    To book your place please sign the sheet at the back of church.
    For more information please look under the events section.

     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.