• Services

    11th November 2018 - Remembrance Sunday

    9.30am  Morning Prayer CW with Act of Remembrance
    Officiant &  Preacher: The Curate
    Readings: Jonah 3: 1-5 & v10
      Mark 1: 14-20 

    6.30pm  No Evening Service see special Event ‘Battle’s Over’  

    18th November 2018 - Second Sunday before Advent

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    6.30pm Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    Remembrance Sunday ‘Battles Over’

    This year we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1
    St Mary’s are joining with the
    nation’s tribute ‘Battles Over’.
    At 6am a piper will play on the
    Village Green.
    At 9.30am the
    Remembrance Service will be held in church ending with the roll call at the war memorial.
    Bacon or sausage rolls will be served in The Mews following the service for a small charge of £2
    We will gather again at 6.30pm for prayers and at 6.55pm a Bugler will play the Last Post followed by the lighting of the brazier at 7pm
    The chimes will be rung by a team of volunteers at 7.10pm.
    For more information see the
    leaflet in church or speak to Carole Sweet

    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.

    Men’s Breakfast

    The next men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
    14th November 2018 8.30am at
    The Red Lion,
    Little Budworth.
    Please sign the list at the back of the


    Advent Lunch

    Tuesday 4th December
    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.
    Numbers are limited to 30

    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 needed.

    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 on

    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.



    Magazine Volunteers

    Two Volunteers needed from January:  1 to get the magazine out to the distributors and
    another to handle subscriptions for 2019.  If you can help, please speak to Suzi Miller (Editor) or one of the wardens.

    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.