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The Parish of

St Mary The Virgin

                                                                      Bucknall, Stoke-on-Trent

Diary Dates

Weekly events:

Tuesday evenings each week at St Stephens Vicarage, Bentilee, at 7 p.m. The Alpha Course. The first meeting will be on May 8th.

Tuesdays at 7.30 p.m. at St Mary’s, House Group Meeting.

Wednesday evenings at 5.45 p.m. Lightbeams at Kingsland Academy (for primary school aged children).

Wednesday evenings at 6.15 p.m. At Kingsland Academy, a Fusion Youth Group for those in year 6 and older.

Cross Rhythms 11 to 2 p.m. Tune in to 101.8fm where Revd Malcolm Mycock hosts the “community choice” show.

September 1st   from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. St Stephen’s Summer Fayre at Bentilee. Bouncy castle, fun and games, art and craft, stalls and bargains, refreshments, prizes and competitions.

September 8th  at 9 a.m. at St Stephens Church, Bentilee, The Women's Breakfast.

September 12th  at 7 p.m. at The Marychurch Centre, Friends of Bucknall Park meeting.  Everybody interested in our local park is welcome to bring their ideas on how it can be improved.

September 15th  at The Marychurch Centre, Harvest Pie and Peas Supper and Barn Dance. Tickets £10 each from Gary Marshall.

September 29th  at 8.30 a.m. at The Marychurch Centre, The Men's Breakfast.

October 13th  at The Lantern Cafe at Kingsland School Lighthouse Centre, an Italian Night Social.

October 17th  at 7.30 p.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, Revd Dave Street will be licensed as Team Rector of Bucknall Team Ministry.

November 10th at Kingsland School, a Light Festival.

December 1st 12 noon to 4 p.m. at The Marychurch Centre, Friends of Bucknall Park Christmas Fayre.

December 7th at Kingsland School, The Christmas Fayre.

December 8th at The Marychurch Centre, the Senior Citizens Christmas Party.

For more Bucknall Team Ministry activities, follow the links at the bottom of this page to The Marychurch Centre, and the other two churches.


Who’s Who at St Mary’s.

If you know what you want to discuss, but don’t know who to approach, here are a few useful hints:

Bubbles (Crèche during the Sunday morning service for 0 to 4 years old): Sam Gibbons

Church Wardens: Brian Deacon and Karen McGuinness.

Compass (Sunday School during the Sunday morning service):  Pauline Gilchrist.

Fellowship and Pastoral Care: Pauline Gilchrist, Barbara Ainsworth, and Mary Hackney.

Pastoral Ministers: Barbara Ainsworth and Mary Hackney.

Spirituality: Gill Sims, Olwyn Bradbury, and Brian Potts.

Prayer Walking and Visiting: Brian Deacon and Michael Hulme.

Welcome and Hospitality: Christine Bott, Carol Edge, David Browning, and Margaret Martin.

Worship Music: Gary Marshall and Malcolm Sims.


The Rectory, Parish Office, and the Marychurch Centre, (our Church Hall), are all situated in Werrington Road, approximately 200 yards from the Church. Many Community Meetings and Social Activities take place there.To see more details, forthcoming events, or to hire the room, select the link to the Marychurch Centre.

The Marychurch Centre

Links to other churches in the Bucknall Team Ministry

St John’s Welcome Centre - Abbey Hulton

St Stephen’s Church - Bentilee