• Services

    20th January 2019 - Third Sunday of Epiphany

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant & Preacher: The Curate
    Readings:  Isaiah 62: 1-5
      John 2: 1-11
    Organ: Schmücke dich O liebe Seele –J S BACH


    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant & Preacher: Pauline Hayward
    Readings: 1 Samuel 3: 1-20
      Ephesians 4: 1-16
    Organ: Fugue in D major – J S BACH

    27th January 2019 - Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

    9.30am All Age Worship CW
    6.30pm Healing Communion BCP

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  • Notices

    2019 Pilgrimage

    The Pastoral & Fellowship
    Committee are planning a
    Pilgrimage to the National
    Memorial Arboretum for Saturday 18th May.
    We would prefer to travel by coach but would need good numbers to cover the cost.
    To enable us to see if coach travel would be viable please sign the list at the back of church if you would be interested or contact
    Alan Newton
    01829 760239

    Ladies’ Brunch at The Badger

    The ever popular
    Ladies Brunch is making a return
    Tuesday 29th January 2019
    At the Badger, Church Minshull
    £12 per person Please can money be paid today 20th January
    Sign the list at the back of church to reserve your place.
    For more information speak to
    Linda Dutton, Pam Davies or Chris Newton or see the website

    Men’s Breakfast

    The next men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
    13th February 8.30am at
    The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
    Please sign the list at the back of the churches


    ‘Strings at the Abbey’

    A concert in the Great Hall, Vale Royal Abbey.
    Sunday 17th February
    Robert Anderson, Leader
    Adam Kornas, Conductor
    Tickets £12, school age children £6
    Are available from Andrew Ball
    01606 593260 or
    07398 295239
    And on the door.
    Profits for St Mary’s Church Funds.

    Movies at The Mews

    Wednesday 6th February 2019
    Refreshments from 6.30 p.m. and film starts at 7.00 p.m. prompt (and will finish around 9.00)
    The Way (2011)
    A moving and uplifting account of a journey on foot through northern Spain (with gorgeous scenery), along the Camino de Santiago pilgrims’ route.  A film to make you want to don your walking boots!
    Sub-titled for the hard of hearing.  Book by signing up on the notice board in church or contact Chris: 01606 593260 –



    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.