• Services

    18th November 2018 - Second Sunday before Advent

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant & Preacher: The Curate
    Readings: Daniel 12: 1-3
      Mark 13: 1-8
    Organ: Paean – Herbert HOWELLS

    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant & Preacher:  Brian Hall-Thomas
    Readings: Daniel 3: 13-30
      1 Corinthians 2: 6-16
    Organ: Prelude in D minor – J S BACH

    25th November 2018 - Christ the King

    9.30am All Age Worship CW
    6.30pm Healing Communion BCP

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  • Notices

    Advent Lunch

    Tuesday 4th December
    12.30pm The Mews
    £12.50 per person to include a hot meal and a glass of wine.
    Please sign the list at the back of church or speak to Chris Newton or Linda Dutton.
    Booking is essential for catering purposes.
    Can those who have booked please pay Linda or Chris before
    25th November to confirm your place

    Thank You

    Thank you to everyone who
    participated in anyway at last weekends Remembrance Sunday services & events.
    Special thanks to Carole Sweet, Tom Crawford and the Social and Fundraising Team.
    Thanks also to the Flower Group and the other groups in the church community and the school for providing some wonderful

    Gentlemen’s Dinner

    The next Gentlemen’s Dinner is to be held on
    Monday 19th November
    at 7.30pm
    At The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
    Do join us for  a good meal and friendly lively conversation. To book your place please sign the list at the back of the churches
    Please see Alan Newton or John Stopford for more information.

    Home Group

    Home Group will meet in the Mews at 7:30pm on Wednesday,
    21 November.  We will be looking at verses and thoughts for Advent.


    Christmas Hamper Raffle

    St Mary’s social and
    fundraising committee are planning to hold a Christmas
    Hamper Raffle on the run up to Christmas. If you could help and donate some prizes Carole would be pleased to receive them.
    A list is at the back of church with ideas for items required.

    Book of Prayers, Readings & Sacred Poems

    Eileen Lees is compiling a book of Prayers, Readings & Sacred Poems
    The proceeds of which will be split between St Mary’s & Mothers’ Union Charity, AFIA
    If you would like to contribute, please fill in the form at the back of church or email Eileen

    Mothers' Union at St Mary's

    We meet on Tuesday
    20th November at 2.00 p.m. in
    The Mews.
    Jenny Rayner is coming to "Lift the roof on Social Housing".
    If you'd like to know more about the challenges of finding a home in the current climate, then do join us.

    Carol Singing

    St Mary’s will be Carol Singing in the Village on 
    19th December  from 6.45pm to 7.45pmstarting on the Church Green. If you would like us to join us or have a visit please contact Carole Sweet.
    We are also pleased to be able to visit the Plough on
    21st December at 7.30pm.


    We have entered a period of vacancy. Please pray as we seek to appoint a new Vicar.


    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.