Harvest at St Paul’s

St. Paul’s Church, Sale are celebrating Harvest and giving thanks for all who provide our food.

Donations of tins, dried goods, packets for local food banks gratefully received. 

The Harvest Service is at 10am, this Sunday, 17th October.

The slideshow below shows the display outside Church and the pulpit ready for the Service.

Sunday Services on Oct 10th

Due to the road closures in Sale because of the Manchester Marathon on Oct 10th it has been decided to cancel the 10am service and replace the 6pm Evensong with a Eucharist service to which all are welcome.

Frank’s 100th party

Frank Tolley’s postponed centenary celebration in the form of an Afternoon Tea took place on Saturday, 2nd October in the Church Hall and there was an open invitation to all his friends.

The slideshow below shows some photos taken during the event. The cake was made by Carole.

A photo taken on Frank’s actual birthday in July this year.

Heritage Open Day 2021

On Saturday 11th September St Paul’s hosted their traditional Heritage Open Day for the first time for two years following the cancellation due to the pandemic in 2020.

As usual there were displays in the Church of Parish Registers, old maps, photos and objects from bygone days.

This year to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 a quiet area had been set aside for reflection.

In the grounds there were activities for the children including Punch and Judy and magic shows and displays by the Bollin Morris dancers and the Sale Brass Band.

Victorian afternoon teas were served in the Church Hall and music provided by harpist Alice Roberts.

The slideshow below shows photos taken during the day.

Heritage Open Day 11th Sept 2021

Here at St. Paul’s Church on Springfield Road, Sale M33 7YA we are preparing to throw open our doors for Heritage Open Day, part of the national Festival of History on Saturday 11th September, 10am to 5pm.

A fascinating display, featuring some recently discovered old photographs, entitled “A walk around Sale” will take visitors on a journey around Sale from olden times to the present day.

Highlights of the day include guided tours of the Church Tower, a rare collection of old aerial photographs of Sale, a display of vintage domestic bygones and for those who enjoy watching “Who Do You Think You Are” a unique opportunity to view the Parish Registers.

A quite area in the Church will be set aside to mark and remember the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 atrocity.

Victorian Afternoon Teas, delicious home-made cakes and sandwiches, plus bacon butties etc…will be available throughout the day in the Church Hall with professional Harpist Alice Roberts playing from 11am to 1pm.There will be performances from Traditional Morris Dancers, Bollin Morris at 1:30pm and Sale Brass Band will be playing from 3pm.

A traditional Punch and Judy Show will entertain all the family, plus Sale’s most famous resident Professor James Prescott Joule – the Father of the International Unit of Energy – will be making an appearance!!! and telling us about some of his most exciting experiments!!

Please come along………………….

Churches Together at St Paul’s

The event was held on the canal bank and started a few minute late as more chairs had to be found due to the numbers attending. Hymns were sung (for the first time for over a year) to the accompaniment of the Sale Salvation Army Band. Afterwards refreshments were served in the Church grounds.

The slideshow below shows photos taken during the afternoon.