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A group of ladies from St Paul’s visited the Mustard Tree charity’s headquarters in Ancoats. Although St Paul’s has supported the charity for many years we are looking at ways to increase this support. The slideshow below shows the St Paul’s group with Mark and his artwork together with some photos of the headquarters.

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Frank’s Birthday

After the Sunday morning service on July 29th a special cake was cut by Frank Tolley to celebrate his 97th birthday. His actual birthday had been the week before and he had spent it with all the Tolley family on the occasion of his youngest great grandchild’s christening.

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Music for a Sunday Afternoon

Our Sunday afternoon concerts for 2018 began on 8th July on a glorious day when 82 had afternoon tea in the Church grounds following the concert by the Irlam Male Voice Choir.

The photos below were taken on the day.

Men’s Society Bowls Match

In the middle of a heatwave, 25 members and friends met at the Linden Club in Sale for the annual bowls night on June 28th. The rock-hard green challenged all but the good players and the final was contested by Brian Kerridge and John Barlow. The winner was Brian who re-claimed the cup he last won in 2014. The splendid refreshments were provided by the Shakeshaft family but with so many ends to fit in these were not started until 9:45pm. The final was then played after this in the dying light.

The slideshow below shows photos taken during the evening.

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Whitsunday at St Paul’s

During the service the 60th anniversary (to the day) of the formation of St Paul’s Men’s Society was celebrated. The photos below were taken on the day.

The Chairman and John, one of the founding members, cut the cakes in the hall after the service.

 

Prayer Walk

Last Friday (18th May) a large number of walkers of all ages joined Bishop Libby and Archdeacon Ian for the last leg of their ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ prayer walks, in Bowdon Deanery.  The 7.5 mile route took us from Warburton, via Partington, Carrington and Ashton-on-Mersey.  Representatives from many of our churches across the deanery, joined us and each and every church was prayed for on route.  This was a very ecumenical event too with colleagues from the local Methodist, Baptist, Catholic and Ivy Church Plant walking and praying with us.  On route we visited a wide variety of places including, schools, care homes, churches of several denominations, urban estates, a Christian play centre and busy roads – praying for individuals, families, children, workers and visitors in many walks of life.
Rev. Andrew Knight
St Mary’s Church in the parish of Partington and Carrington
The photos below were taken on the day. As seen in the photos some members from St Paul’s took part in the walk.

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