Rector Writes – December 2016

Thank you for your welcome to Nether Alderley and Birtles. Kerry and I moved into the Rectory at Nether Alderley in mid October. After four weeks, family and close friends of ours gathered at the Rectory and nearby, so when I was presented by Bishop Peter as your new Rector I was also surrounded by people who had known … [Read more…]

Rector Writes – Rev’d Jon Hale

It is great privilege to be entrusted with responsibility for the churches and parishes of St.Mary, Alderley and St.Catherine, Birtles. I will tell you a bit about myself. I grew up in Surrey and there met my future wife Kerry when we were both in the sixth form. We both attended university at Newcastle upon Tyne and married in … [Read more…]

October Magzine

…October 2016 magazine now loaded to the website… http://alderleychurch.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Oct16Mag.pdf

Battle of the Somme

https://www.1418now.org.uk/somme100/gallery/jennifer-youatt-for-frank-coops-william-gleave-walter-summerfield We are delighted to let you know that our memory square has been printed onto a ceramic tile to form part of The Path of the Remembered at Heaton Park in Manchester – the site of the National Commemorative Concert on 1st July 2016. The Path of the Remembered will be visible to the … [Read more…]

Job Vacancy – Incumbent

http://www.chester.anglican.org/job.asp?Page=252#.Vxs7d_krKUk The Patrons of Alderley are seeking a new Incumbent for the Joint Benefice of St Catherine, Birtles and St Mary, Alderley, which is situated near Alderley Edge, Macclesfield and Wilmslow, with their excellent schools and local amenities. He/she will have a strong and deep knowledge of the Anglican faith, be capable of providing a … [Read more…]

Race Night – Postponed

Please be advised that due to unforeseen circumstances the Race Night scheduled for Saturday 23rd April has been postponed until later in the year. Watch this space for more details. Thank you to everyone that has bought tickets / sponsored horses – we will be in touch re a refund. Jubilee Committee

Oasis Update

The Oasis Centre would like to thank everyone from St Mary’s Church for your amazing and continued support, prayers and love! We see you as a vital part of the support we receive and all our success is your success! As the welfare cuts continue to change our benefit system we continue to see an … [Read more…]

Can you donate an Easter Egg?

We are appealing to collect enough Easter Eggs to enable each family at Oasis to have an egg for Easter Sunday.   We are asking friends and family for their help and any further contribution would be hugely appreciated.   The Oasis Centre at Gorton is in one of the most deprived areas of the … [Read more…]

Vacancy on PCC

We have a ‘vacancy’ on the PCC – would you like to be part of shaping the future of St Mary? The Annual meeting is on 21st April and we generally meet 4 times a year – if you would like more details please speak to any member of the PCC.