• Services

    23rd September 2018 - Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am  All Age Worship CW
    Officiant & Preacher: Teresa Finney
    Readings: James 3: 14-4:3, 7-8a
      Mark 9: 30-37
    Organ: Ceremonial March – Herbert SUMSION


    6.30pm  Healing Communion BCP
    Celebrant & Preacher:  Revd Jane Millinchip
    Readings: Proverbs 31: 1-31
      Mark 9: 30-37
    Organ: March from ‘Occasional Oratorio’  - G F HANDEL

    30th September 2018 - Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

    9.30am Sung Eucharist CW
    6.30pm Evensong BCP

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  • Notices

    'Big Clean'

    We are having our annual
    ‘Big Clean’
    On Saturday 6th 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 Supper

    19th October at 7.00pm prompt.
    Join us for a traditional supper with Hot pot and dumplings, red
    cabbage, beetroot and small
    potatoes followed by
    apple pie and cream, a glass of wine or soft drink will be included in the ticket price of £12.50 each.  There will be a quiz and
    Tickets are now available from Carole. All 40 tickets are sold and a reserve list has now been put on the board.

    Harvest at St Mary’s

    The tradition at St Mary’s is to have the church porch decorated with fresh fruit & vegetables. This is then distributed in the parish in the form of ‘soup boxes’ and the rest, this year, will be taken to
    Petty Pool Trust. However the last couple of years the produce
    received has dwindled. Could you please being either fresh fruit & veg to church on the morning of Saturday 13th October, so that our porch can be
    decorated with all of ‘God’s Gifts’.



    Saturday 13th October 2018
    On Church Green & in
    The Mews2.00 – 4.00 p.m.
    Bring your apples (grapes too) in buckets and bring clean screw-top bottles; go home again with super juice.
    £2.50 per bucket.
    Pressing from 2.00 – 4.00 p.m.
    Tea/coffee, scones & cakes in The Mews
    Join us for tea, whether you have apples or not!

    Men’s Breakfast

    The next men’s Breakfast will be on Wednesday
    10th October 2018 8.30am at
    The Red Lion,
    Little Budworth.
    Please sign the list at the back of


    Chris Ball has a royal blue padded cool bag, which was left in the School Hall after Canon Chris’s retirement tea.
    If it belongs to you, then just get in touch with Chris and she’ll return it.  01606 593260 or


    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.