• Services

    r30th August 2015 - Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am  Sung Eucharist CW
    Celebrant and Preacher: Canon Michael Walters
    Readings: James 1: 17-27
      Mark 7 : 1-8, 14-15 & 21-23
    Everyone is welcome to join us for coffee, conversation & friendship in the Mews following the service.

    6.30pm  Evensong BCP
    Officiant and Preacher: Mrs Pauline Hayward & Dr John Stopford
    Readings: Exodus 12: 21-27
      Matthew 4: 23-5: 20

    6th September 2015 - Patronal Festival of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    6.30pm Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    Autumn Lunch

    The Pastoral Autumn Lunch will be held on
    Tuesday 29th September at 12.30pm in The Mews.
    Linda & Chris would like to thank everyone for their support but
    unfortunately no further names can be added as we are already at

    Prayer Meeting

    The next prayer meeting is
    Tuesday 1st September at 7.30pm
    in the Mews.
    Please remember to write your prayer requests on the tags at the back of church.

    Men’s Breakfast

    The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
    16th September 8.30am at
    The Red Lion, Little Budworth.
    If you wish to join us for
    fellowship and conversation to help with catering please sign the list at the back of the


    Chester Cathedral Pilgrimage

    The Pastoral Committee are
    organising a Pilgrimage to Chester Cathedral on
    Tuesday 22nd September 2015.
    We plan to meet at the Cathedral at 6.30pm for a Pilgrimage and guided tour. At 7.15pm there will be a service of Compline by candlelight.
    Following the service we will be served a Lasagne supper in the Refectory.
    The cost is yet to be finalised but will be advertised in the bulletin once we have the final price from the Cathedral.
    If you wish to join us please sign the list at the back of both churches.

    Mothers’ Union Summer Quiz

    Looking for a challenge for a wet Bank Holiday?
    The Mothers’ Union (Chester
    Diocese) is offering copies of their  Summer Quiz for just £1.00.
    The First Prize is £50 and all
    proceeds go towards the many
    projects supported by the MU.
    Ask Chris Ball for a copy this


    Choral Evensong

    On Sunday 27th September at 5.30pm we are extremely fortunate to have Chester Cathedral Choir joining us to sing Choral Evensong.
    Andrew Millinchip our Organist & Choirmaster says ‘It is an amazing privilege to have the
    cathedral choir in St Mary's and it would be great to get the place full!’

    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.