AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING – WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. This year has been a sobering year as we have thought about those lost in WWI and remembered the dangers that they lived and died through. This day is set aside to remember all those and others who have lost their lives in conflicts around the world and who continue to live with injury and disabilities sustained as they worked to defend not…
Melanie Latham: Chutney and Cheer
St Clements Day is on November the 23rd and we customarily celebrate our Patron saint on the nearest Sunday which is November the 20th. This day is also known as the Feast of Christ the King and is the final Sunday in the church’s year (New year begins with Advent Sunday, this year on Sunday 27th November). Watch this space for a details of a special service to remember St Clement who was, according to tradition, a leading member of…
A concert by the award winning choir “Manchester Inspirational Voices’ Winner of the BBC Choir of the Year award. For more details please see St Mary’s website.
Once again we will be carol singing outside Sainsbury’s (we’ll hopefully just inside the porch). Please come and join us. Carol Sheets provided courtesy of Embrace (a charity which works in the Holy Land, and neighbouring countries).
Sublime music, readings and other delights in the lovely setting of St Clements Church. It’s a joy to celebrate with the school at Christmas, not least because of the superb quality of their work and their commitment to enjoying what they do.
Unusually, this year, the 4th Sunday of Advent falls on Christmas Eve. This means that we will have the Sunday morning service as usual, then, later in the day, the candlelit crib service and midnight mass. Readings 2 Samuel 7.1-11,16 Canticle: Magnificat or Psalm 89.1-4,19-26* Romans 16.25-27 Luke 1.26-38
O Come all ye faithful
Joyful and triumphant
Come ye O come ye to Bethlehem
Welcome the Christ child in this traditional midnight service in which we share bread and wine together. Carols, readings and prayers..lets celebrate Christmas together with our friends and neighbours. There is also a service of Holy Communion at our sister church Christ Church on Lostock Rd
Christ Church Film club has been set up to provide an opportunity for local people to see a film with other local people. The screen is a good sized fixed screen and seating is on upholstered chairs. The venue – the council room in Christ Church (the church not the hall) is fully accessible and has an accessible toilet. The club meets on the first Thursday every month and cost £2 per session which covers the cost of refreshments. There…
Taize is a form of worship that has come to us from the Taize community in France. Gentle, reflective, meditative and informal service with candlelight, Taize chants, prayers and a bible reading, it is food for the soul and worship of a loving, generous and creative God. All are welcome. No previous knowledge or experience of Taize is required. You can listen and join in whenever you feel like it. If you would like to learn some of the chants…
Meets on the first Tuesday of every month. For young people aged 12 – 18. We do all sorts of things from sport to crafts, discussion to BBQ’s. Come and join us and see if its for you. For further information please contact Tony Bailey on add.bailey@ ntlworld.com (space left between @ n to try and prevent spam – when you email please make sure that there are no spaces!!!)