Friday, 27 November 2020

 


 ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS AT ST MARY’S


 29th November, 6:30pm (online only)

Advent Carols - a service of readings & music

 

16th December, 7:30pm "Would you like to hold him?" 


An evening of poetry and music, with proceeds to Chester Christian Aid (including donations online)

 

20th December, 6:30pm

A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols

 

21st December,  6:30pm

The Longest Night of the Year - a service for all offering a reflective approach to Christmas

 

24th December, 7:30pm

Midnight Mass - a service of prayer and song at the beginning of the Christmas season

 


25th December, 10:30am


Christmas Morning Eucharist

 

24th January 2027, 6:30pm


Epiphany Carols - readings and music as we reach the end of the 40 days of Christmas

 

 From Monday to Friday our services of morning Prayer are live-streamed via www.facebook.com/stmaryhandbridge/


Thursday, 12 November 2020

LIVES LOST IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919


This new book, written by Linda Shuttleworth and published by the Handbridge History Group is an account of the stories behind the names of the 94 individuals named on St Mary's Parish Church War Memorial, almost all of whom have now been identified. 

                                                



Linda's research was begun in 2018, to mark the centenary of the end of WW1, and was completed this year. 

The book is now available, price £5. 

Copies are available from Linda Shuttleworth (Tel 01244 679791); shuttleworths@talktalk.net; or from St Mary's Parish Office (Tel 01244 671202).  



Thursday, 1 October 2020

 


Sara Shamma:

Modern Slavery

Saturday 10 October - Thursday 22 October

Chester Cathedral

Human trafficking and modern slavery affect an estimated 40 million people worldwide.

This stunning exhibition - by London-based Syrian artist Sara Shamma - visually considers the meaning of survival, endurance and recovery from survivors’ perspectives.

Supported by: Cheshire Constabulary, Chester Cathedral congregation, The Diocese of Chester, Cheshire West and Chester and individual donors.

Free entry | Open normal Cathedral hours


Tuesday, 22 September 2020

ST MARY'S CHURCHWARDENS

St Mary's Vestry Meeting for the election of Churchwardens took place on 20th September. 



Lynne Jones and Ted Graham were elected as Churchwardens for the next year. Lynne has taken over from Helen Brophy who has stood down after 6 years in the role, whilst this will be Ted's last year as Churchwarden.