• Services

    31st August 2014 - Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant and Preacher: The Vicar
    Readings: Romans 12: 9-end
      Matthew 16: 21-end
      
      
    Everyone is welcome to join us for coffee in the Mews following the service.

     

    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant and Preacher:  Dr John Stopford
    Readings: Jonah 3: 1-9
      Acts 18: 1-16

    7th September 2014 - Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    6.30pm Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    Autumn Lunch

    The next Pastoral Lunch will be held on Tuesday 23rd September at 12.30pm in the Mews.
    Cost £6 per person
    Please sign the list at the back of church if you would like to attend or speak to Linda Dutton or
    Chris Newton
    Please note booking is essential for catering purposes.

    Apple Pressing

    On the 11th October whilst the church is being decorated for Harvest, Clive Richardson will be bringing an Apple Press to the green outside the Mews, between 10am and 4pm when we will be making apple juice. Bring along a bucket of apples & clean, clear screw top wine bottles. The cost of £2 per bucket of apples will be charged.
    Refreshments will be available throughout the day.
    Please sign the list at the back of church if you would like to take part.

    ‘Bring & Share’ Lunch

    There is to be a ‘Bring & Share’ lunch at 1pm on Sunday 28th September in the Mews. This celebration is for Pauline Hayward who will have been licensed as a Pastoral Worker for both parishes on the 27th September in Chester Cathedral.
    Everyone is welcome.

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    Harvest

    We are having our annual Harvest ‘Spring’ Clean on Saturday
    4th October at 10am.
    Lunch will be provided for all helpers. Please sign the list at the back of church if you are able to help.

    Harvest Gifts

    Please bring your gifts of fresh fruit and vegetables to church on Saturday 11th October at 10am for decorating the church. These will be distributed locally as soup boxes.
    Your gifts of non-perishable goods can be brought to the 9.30am Harvest Festival Service on the Sunday when they will be received during the service. These goods will then be taken to the Foodbank.

    Mid Cheshire Foodbank

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

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    Diary Dates

    Licensing, Commissioning and Installation.
    Pauline Hayward is being Licensed as Pastoral Worker to both parishes 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.

    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