Archdeacon’s Visitation

On June 23rd Yvonne was sworn in as one of our Church Wardens at St Bartholomew’s, Wilmslow. She joined churchwardens and sides people across the Deaneries of Bowden and Knutsford for this special service with Archdeacon Ian giving the address and charge.

The photos below were taken at the event.

Civic Service at St Paul’s – June 19th

It was a busier Sunday than usual- from hosting the Falklands 40th Anniversary memorial service with local cadets and veterans to lending a hand with the Churches Together children’s crafts stall at the Lions Father’s Day Fair at Worthington Park and concluding the day with 6pm evening prayer.

The morning service was attended by the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Trafford, Chris Boyes and the Archdeacon of Macclesfield, Ian Bishop.

The photos below were taken on the day.

The photos below were taken after the service which was followed by the parade to the Cenotaph to lay wreaths.

Jubilee Celebrations at St Paul’s

Our Jubilee celebrations began with a Pentecost Confirmation service on Sunday afternoon taken by the Bishop of Stockport with the Mayor of Trafford, Councillor Chris Boyes, and the Mayoress in attendance. Following the service and due to the uncertain weather a Platinum Jubilee party was held in the Church Hall. Music was provided by a choir from Springfield Road school and the Sale Salvation Army Band. The latter led everyone in singing some of the Queen’s favourite hymns.

The event was held as part of the annual Churches Together in Sale celebration for Pentecost.

A packed hall enjoyed a fabulous spread of food and beverages including the special Jubilee trifle.

The Bishop presented the members of the choir with Jubilee teddy bears to mark the occasion.

The photos below were taken during the afternoon.

Baptism at St Paul’s

Congratulations to Megan who was baptised on May 8th at St Paul’s, she brought along her family and friends and big brother Charlie to celebrate this special day. The photo below was taken during the service which had been delayed due to Covid.