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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



Diary Dates


November 25th at  7.30 p.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, PCC meeting.


November 29th at Abbey Hulton, The Christmas Lights Switch on.


November 30th at The Marychurch Centre at 8.30 a.m. The Men’s Breakfast. Gentlemen, come along and enjoy a full English breakfast. All are welcome.


November 30th  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kingsland Academy, The Friends of Bucknall Park Christmas event. The children will be singing carols, and food is available from the Lantern Cafe.


December 1st at the Marychurch Centre, Parish Advent Service. Bring and share from 5 p.m. Worship from 6 p.m. This is an opportunity to gather with folk across the parish at the start of advent.


December 2nd  at St John’s Welcome Centre at 4 p.m. Local Leadership meeting.


December 3rd at Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre, from 4 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. The Bentilee Lights Switch On at 7 p.m. Join us for carol singing, meeting friends and neighbours, and bringing festive cheer.


December 7th at The Marychurch Centre, the Senior Citizens Christmas Party.


December 8th at 4 p.m. at St Maria Goretti Church, Bentilee, Advent Service.


December 10th at 6.30 p.m. at St John’s Welcome Centre, Downtown Abbey craft and social.


December 17th at 6.30 p.m. at St Mary’s Church, Kingsland Carol Service.
























For more Bucknall Team Ministry events, and Christmas services, follow the links to the Marychurch Centre, St John’s Welcome Centre, and St Stephen’s Church at the foot of this page.

Kingsland Academy, Townsend

Tuesdays at 9 a.m. at the Lighthouse Centre, Craft Group.

Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at the Lighthouse Centre, Knit and Give Group.

Wednesday evenings at 5.30 p.m. the Alpha Course. All are welcome to join Rev Malcolm for a conversation about faith, life, and God.

Wednesday evenings at 5.45 p.m. Lightbeams  (for Primary School aged children).

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

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

 St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee

Tuesdays at 10.30 a.m.  All are welcome to prayer.

Tuesdays at 12.30 to 2.30 p.m.  Foodbank is open.

Tuesdays 4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Streetwise A.

Wednesday mornings at 9.15 a.m. Parent Power Toddlers.

Wednesday at 7 p.m. Bible Study.

Thursdays at 9.30 a.m. Coffee Pot Craft and Social.

Fridays at 6.30 p.m. at St Stephen’s Church, Bentilee, Streetwise Youth for 5-8 year old.

Weekly Events Around The Parish

St Mary’s Church, Bucknall

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

Wednesday mornings at 10.30 a.m. at St Mary’s Church, Holy Communion.

St John’s Welcome Centre, Abbey Hulton

Tuesdays at 6 p.m.  Prayer Warrior’s gathering.

Wednesday mornings at 10.30 a.m. Coffee, Faith and Chat.

Wednesday at 7.45 a.m. Early Riser Morning Prayer followed by a coffee at The Meeting Place cafe.

Thursdays at 7 p.m. Growth Bible Study.

Sundays at 6.30 p.m. “Scared Place”. Contemplative worship.

The Marychurch Centre, Werrington Road, Bucknall

Thursdays at 9.30 a.m. Toddlers Group.

Other Diary Dates