- SUNDAY SERVICES
Sunday 8th December – Advent 2
- 8.30 am – Holy Communion (Order 2)
- 10 am – Holy Communion (Order 1)
- 11 am – Fairtrade Stall in the Church Hall
- 12 noon – Baptism of Ellie Taylor
We offer a warm welcome to anyone visiting or with us for the first time
Readings for both services:
- Isaiah C11, v1-10.
- Matthew C3, v1-12.
Genesis (in the Church Hall)
- 10am – Third Nativity practice
Institution and Induction of our new vicar
Over 180 invited guests and parishioners from St Luke’s and St George’s, Poynton, packed into the church on Friday evening 22nd Nov. to see our new vicar, Canon Rob McLaren, installed by Bishop Willy and to welcome him and his family informally afterwards in the Church Hall. Thank you to everyone who helped in any way to make the occasion such a success.
Alastair Cragg and Jayne Weaver – Churchwardens
NEWS & STORIES
Dear Friends, The events of the first Christmas were strange and wonderful. That was the experience of Mary, Joseph, the shepherds and the wise men. For them the first coming of Jesus was disturbing and awesome. Too many of us have lost the awe. We tend to receive...
A warm welcome back to Genesis- a place for young people, 2-11 years, to explore faith through craft, music, drama and friendship. We trust you have had an enjoyable summer and it is beginning to feel that Autumn is upon us already! We are approaching one of our...
This month both meetings were visited by the Hearing Dogs for the deaf puppy trainers Margaret and Ken Ness, based in Sandbach. This couple are volunteers for the organisation and help to train the puppies from the age of about 7 weeks, up until the age of 14-16 months, when the dogs are then placed with people who are deaf.
CHRISTMAS CARD DELIVERY – SUN 24 NOVEMBER
A BIG THANK YOU to the many volunteers who have delivered the Holmes Chapel Christmas Cards from Churches Together throughout the village. Without your generous help it wouldn’t be possible.
You will be blessed!
Sunday Teaching Series in the New Year. Rob asks would you prefer 4 weeks in the Book of Ruth or 4 weeks of Jesus’ parables in Mark 4? Voting slips available in early January.
Please use your phone !…to take a photo of the Hope for Justice poster at the back of the Church Hall There is a link to follow to nominate the Charity for £1000. Charity number 1126097. Closing date 20th December. Thank you. Change lives. End Slavery .