Caring for the Carers Service at St.Mary’s Church on Sunday 21st October at 3pm

The Rector writes A syndrome that I have seen many times in thirty years in parish ministry is the situation of an elderly couple, one of whom has a seriously restricting condition, with the other being their main carer. Although the carer is relatively healthy, the carer’s self-esteem and self-care is neglected because all caring is directed at the … [Read more…]

Open Weekend

ST.MARY’S CHURCHPARISH OF NETHER ALDERLEY & GREAT WARFORD SK10 4TWwww.stmarysalderley.comwww.alderleychurch.co.uk OPEN WEEKENDWITHHARVEST FLOWER DISPLAYALSOLOCAL WORLD WAR 1 DISPLAY Saturday 29th September 11.00am – 4.30pmSunday 30th September 2.00pm – 4.30pm St. Mary’s 14th C church has a wealth of history!Guided tours availableStanley Mausoleum open. Free entry.(light refreshments will be available throughout the weekend) ‘4 HANDS ON … [Read more…]

Sunday Services

Change to worship at 9.45am on Sundays to make it more welcoming of younger familiesWhen the Parochial Church Council met on 22nd March, it agreed that from 1st August this will be the Sunday service pattern at 9.45am: 1st Sunday: Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) – as now2nd Sunday: Family Service (Common Worship) – as now3rd … [Read more…]

FROM BISHOP PETER, BISHOP LIBBY AND BISHOP KEITH

18th April 2018 Dear Friends, We are writing to inform you of the current turmoil in Aru and Boga, the Diocese of Chester link dioceses in northeast DR Congo. There has been some coverage of this crisis on national news which you may have seen. We have received requests for support from our link dioceses … [Read more…]

The Knutsford Deanery Choir

On the second Sunday in the month the 6.30pm service at St.Mary’s Church is a said service. This is so that members of St.Mary’s choir may sing in the Knutsford Deanery combined choir which sings Evensong every month on the second Sunday. If you are interested in joining the Deanery combined choir please contact Peter … [Read more…]

Easter Flowers

If you would like to make a donation towards the cost of the Lillies and Easter Flowers in Church in memory of loved ones please place your donation in an envelope with your name and the names of those to be remembered clearly written on the outside. Envelopes to be handed to Michael Penlington or placed in the appropriate … [Read more…]

BELL RINGING OPPORTUNITY – 16th & 17th MARCH

What do you think of when you hear Church bells ringing? Weddings? Special National Events, such as Remembrance Sunday? Or do you think of the picture of the village green with the sound of leather on willow and the local village church in the background? You may have heard in the media that to remember … [Read more…]