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The Parish of


St Mary The Virgin


                                                                      Bucknall, Stoke-on-Trent

 

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 St Mary’s 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



Weekly events:


Tuesdays at 9 a.m. at the Lighthouse Centre, (Kingsland Academy), Craft Group.


Tuesdays at St Stephens Church, Bentilee, at 10.30 a.m.  All are welcome to prayer.

 

Tuesdays at 12.30 to 2.30 p.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, Foodbank is open.


Tuesdays 4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, Streetwise A.


Tuesdays at 7.30 p.m. House Group Meetings, at homes in the Parish.


Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at the Lighthouse Centre, (Kingsland Academy), Knit and Give Group.


Wednesday mornings at 9.15 a.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, Parent Power Toddlers.


Wednesday mornings at 10.30 a.m. at St John’s Welcome Centre. Coffee, Faith and Chat.


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.


Wednesday at 7 p.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, Bible Study.


Thursdays at 9.30 a.m. at The Marychurch Centre. Toddlers Group.


Thursdays at 9.30 a.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, Coffee Pot Craft and Social.


Fridays at 9 a.m. At the Lighthouse Centre, (Kingsland Academy), Knit and Give Group.

 

Fridays at 6.30 p.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, Streetwise Youth.



Diary Dates


July 7th at 5 p.m.  at The Marychurch Centre, Parish Sunday Special. The guest speaker will be John Alessi, and his theme will be “The Church on Fire”.  Food and a BBQ will be followed by praise, worship, and prayer.


July 8th  at 4 p.m. St John’s LLT meeting at Abbey Hulton.


July 8th  at 7 p.m. LLT meeting at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee.


July 8th at 7.30 p.m. St Mary’s Leadership meeting.


July 9th and 23rd at 6.30 p.m. at St John’s Welcome Centre, Abbey Hulton, Downton Abbey Craft and Social.


July 11th at 6.30 p.m. for 7 p.m. at The Marychurch Centre, a Swish Party. £5 entrance, including refreshments. Everybody must bring between 1 and 10 items of good quality clothing, then swap until you drop. All proceeds to St Mary’s Church and Kingsland Academy.


July 13th at 9 a.m. The Ladies Breakfast at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee. Everybody welcome.


July 13th 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Summer Fun Day at St Stephen’s Community Church, (Bentilee). Fun and games for all the family.


July 15th at 7 p.m. at The Marychurch Centre, the Friends of Bucknall Park meeting. Please come and have your say about improvements to our local park.


July 20th  at 4 p.m. at St Stephen’s Church, a Film Night. There will be a buffet, and a family film to raise much needed funds. A suggested donation of £2.


July 15th at 7 p.m. at The Marychurch Centre, the Friends of Bucknall Park meeting. Please come and have your say about improvements to our local park.


July 27th at 8.30 a.m. at The Marychurch Centre, the Men’s Breakfast. Gentlemen, come along and enjoy a full English breakfast and some good company.


September 3rd, at St Mary’s Church. We will be welcoming Revd Darren Edge and family as Darren becomes the new Vicar of St Mary’s.



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