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Notices for 5 April 2020

Suspension of all public worship

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus all acts of public worship have been suspended until further notice. Please do not try to attend a service with us.

Videos for Holy Week

Throughout Holy Week we’re releasing videos with readings, prayer and more to help you worship. You can find all of these on our YouTube channel.

Join us for a live-streamed service

You can join us online for a small service streamed live from St Mary’s this morning at 10.00 am, at whitkirkchurch.org.uk/live. You can download or view the order of service for this from the same page.

If you can’t make the live service, you’ll be able to watch it in your own time once it’s finished.

Virtual coffee morning

After the Sunday service, we are planning to get together virtually for a chance to share a cup of tea or coffee and a chat. Please feel free to join us at whitkirkchurch.org.uk/meet/coffee.

Coronavirus update

You can always find the latest information on what we’re doing about the virus outbreak at whitkirkchurch.org.uk/coronavirus.

Notices for 29 March 2020

Suspension of all public worship

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus all acts of public worship have been suspended until further notice. Please do not try to attend a service with us.

Join us for a live-streamed service

You can join us online for a small service streamed live from St Mary’s this morning at 10.00 am, at whitkirkchurch.org.uk/live. You can download or view the order of service for this from the same page.

If you can’t make the live service, you’ll be able to watch it in your own time once it’s finished.

Virtual coffee morning

After the Sunday service, we are planning to get together virtually for a chance to share a cup of tea or coffee and a chat. Please feel free to join us at whitkirkchurch.org.uk/meet/coffee.

Coronavirus update

You can always find the latest information on what we’re doing about the virus outbreak at whitkirkchurch.org.uk/coronavirus.

Notices for 22 March 2020

Suspension of all public worship

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus all acts of public worship have been suspended until further notice. Please do not try to attend a service with us.

Join us for a live streamed service

You can join us online for a small service streamed live from St Mary’s this morning at 10.00 am, at whitkirkchurch.org.uk/live. You can download or view the order of service for this from the same page.

If you can’t make the live service, you’ll be able to watch it in your own time once it’s finished.

Coronavirus update

On Friday we posted a large update on how we’re responding to coronavirus across everything we do here at St Mary’s. You can read this on our website.

You can always find the latest information on what we’re doing about the virus outbreak at whitkirkchurch.org.uk/coronavirus.

Notices for 15 March 2020

Lent at Whitkirk

On Tuesdays during lent, beginning from Tuesday 3 March at 7.30 pm there will be a course based on the TV series Broken. It will be preceded by a Said Eucharist at 7.00 pm.

On Wednesdays from Wednesday 4 March after the 9.30 am Eucharist our lent course “By way of the heart” – R S Thomas and the Poetry of Faith offers a time to discuss and reflect on some poems and how they might impact on our lives.

Are you new to St Mary’s?

Please collect one of our welcome leaflets or have a look around our website where you will find lots of important information about the life of our Church.

Faithbook

This Thursday from 7.30 in the Brown Cow. A chance to explore something of the Christian Faith in a relaxed and friendly environment. Do come along with all those questions you’ve wanted to ask, and invite others to come too.

New footpath

Last Sunday we raised £105 towards the cost of the new church footpath from the sale of daffodils and soft toys for Easter. Thank you for your support and donations.

Coronavirus precautions

During the current situation in order to reduce the spread of any infection we have suspended the handshake offered as a sign of peace. Until further notice, the chalice has been suspended so please receive the sacrament in one kind only (the bread).

Notices for 8 March 2020

Sung Compline

There is no service this month.

Lent at Whitkirk

On Tuesdays during lent, beginning from Tuesday 3 March at 7.30 pm there will be a course based on the TV series Broken. It will be preceded by a Said Eucharist at 7.00 pm.

On Wednesdays from Wednesday 4 March after the 9.30 am Eucharist our lent course “By way of the heart” – R S Thomas and the Poetry of Faith offers a time to discuss and reflect on some poems and how they might impact on our lives.

Defibrillator awareness session

A free session on how to use the new defibrillator will be held on Saturday 14 March at 11.30 am in the Community Centre. For more details and to register visit whitkirk.com/aed or speak to Nick Jackson.

April magazine deadline

The deadline for the April issue is today. Email [email protected].

Are You New to St Mary’s?

Please collect one of our welcome leaflets or have a look around our website where you will find lots of important information about the life of our Church.

Easter flowers

Donations towards the cost of flowers for the church would be appreciated and may be given to June Reed or Shelagh Freer.

Notices for 1 March 2020

Sung Compline

There is no service this month.

Lent at Whitkirk

On Tuesdays during lent, beginning from Tuesday 3 March at 7.30 pm there will be a course based on the TV series Broken. It will be preceded by a Said Eucharist at 7.00 pm.

On Wednesdays from Wednesday 4 March after the 9.30 am Eucharist our lent course “By way of the heart” – R S Thomas and the Poetry of Faith offers a time to discuss and reflect on some poems and how they might impact on our lives.

Funeral of Revd. Paul Summers

Paul’s funeral will be at Addingham Parish Church on 7th March at 12.00 pm. Archdeacon Bob Cooper will be officiating.

Paul was a former Vicar of St Mary’s and served his title Curacy at Manston St James the Great.

Mothers’ Union

Service and meeting at 2.00 pm on Wednesday. All welcome

Defibrillator awareness session

A free session on how to use the new defibrillator will be held on Saturday 14 March at 11.30 am in the Community Centre. For more details and to register visit whitkirk.com/aed or speak to Nick Jackson.

The World Day of Prayer

Service at Christ Church Halton at 2.00 pm on Friday. All welcome.

April magazine deadline

The deadline for the April is next Sunday please. Email [email protected]

Thank God It’s Friday

This Friday from 7.00 pm in the Brown Cow. A chance to unwind amongst friends.

Are you new to St Mary’s?

Please collect one of our welcome leaflets or have a look around our website where you will find lots of important information about the life of our Church.

Notices for 23 February 2020

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Social

On Tuesday 25 February from 6.00 pm until 9.00 pm in the Community Centre. Pancakes, lemon juice, sugar and syrup provided, or bring your own toppings and any nibbles you fancy.

All ages welcome.

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday 26 February: Said Eucharist at 9.30 am and Sung Eucharist at 7.30 pm. Both services will include the Imposition of Ashes.

Lent at Whitkirk

On Tuesdays during lent, beginning from Tuesday 3 March at 7.30 pm there will be a course based on the TV series Broken. It will be preceded by a Said Eucharist at 7.00 pm.

On Wednesdays from Wednesday 4 March after the 9.30 am Eucharist our lent course “By way of the heart” – R S Thomas and the Poetry of Faith offers a time to discuss and reflect on some poems and how they might impact on our lives.

Defibrillator awareness session

A free session on how to use the new defibrillator will be held on Saturday 14 March at 11.30 am in the Community Centre. For more details and to register visit whitkirk.com/aed or speak to Nick Jackson.

Singing workshop

John Bell from the Iona Community will lead a Workshop on Saturday 6 June from 2.00 pm until 4.30 pm at Christ Church Halton. If you sing and are interested please see Lynne or Matthew to reserve a ticket, which cost £5.00, and bring a tin of food on the day for the local foodbank. Places limited.

Need help publicising a Church event?

Please contact the Communications Team. See David Waddington or email c[email protected].

Are you new to St Mary’s?

Please collect one of our welcome leaflets or have a look around our website where you will find lots of important information about the life of our Church.

Notices for 16 February 2020

Baptisms today

Michael Christopher Charles Murphy, Henry Arthur and Alfred William McGann.

Path works

Due to work being done on the Church path there will only be one Eucharist during this week, at 9.30 am on Wednesday in the Smeaton Room in the Community Centre. Gordon Cooper will be presiding.

Mothers’ Union

Prayer time in the Smeaton Room in the Community Centre at 10.10 am on Wednesday.

Palm crosses

If you would like your palm cross from last year to be burnt for use on Ash Wednesday please return it to the church.

Pancake Social

On Tuesday 25 February from 6.00 pm until 9.00 pm in the Community Centre.

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday 26 February: Said Eucharist at 9.30 am and Sung Eucharist at 7.30 pm. Both services will include the Imposition of Ashes.

Lent at Whitkirk

On Tuesdays during lent, beginning from Tuesday 3 March at 7.30 pm there will be a course based on the TV series Broken. It will be preceded by a Said Eucharist at 7.00 pm.

On Wednesdays from Wednesday 4 March after the 9.30 am Eucharist our lent course “By way of the heart” – R S Thomas and the Poetry of Faith offers a time to discuss and reflect on some poems and how they might impact on our lives.

Singing workshop

John Bell from the Iona Community will lead a Workshop on Saturday 6 June from 2.00 pm until 4.30 pm at Christ Church Halton. If you sing and are interested please see Lynne or Matthew to reserve a ticket, which cost £5.00, and bring a tin of food on the day for the local foodbank. Places limited.

Defibrillator Awareness Session

A free session on how to use the new defibrillator will be held on Saturday 14 March at 11.30 am in the Community Centre. For more details and to register visit whitkirk.com/aed or speak to Nick Jackson.

Are you new to St Mary’s?

Please collect one of our welcome leaflets or have a look around our website where you will find lots of important information about the life of our Church.