Sunday services – book in to guarantee your space

Jul. 29, 2020 by

Sunday services have resumed onsite and inside St Michael’s church. 8am Holy Communion (traditional language; 35 minutes) 9.30am Parish Communion (modern language; 50 minutes) – with music – but no singing yet! 11.15am All-Age Morning Praise (25 minutes) We need

Animal Service – 11.30am 6th September at St Mary’s

Jul. 29, 2020 by

The annual Animal Service will take place at 11.30am on Sunday 6th September 2020 outside St Mary’s Childwick AL3 6JJ This is a simple and fun half-hour outdoor service to thank God for creation and to pray for animal welfare.

Sunday 26th July – all services inside – please book in

Jul. 21, 2020 by

Next Sunday, 26th July, there will be three services, all inside St Michael’s. 8am Holy Communion (traditional language; 30 minutes) 9.30am Parish Communion (modern language; 45 minutes) 11.15am Simple Morning Prayer (a more interactive service with an eye to our

Sunday services: now onsite as well as online

Jul. 3, 2020 by

We have reached the point in our journey back towards normality where we are permitted to meet again in person for public worship. This meansthat from Sunday 5th July we will be offering services both onsite and online. It is

Corona contact – staying in touch during this time of social-distancing

Mar. 15, 2020 by

Many people will have good networks of support by phone or other means. In addition, St Michaels and St Marys are putting in place a network of telephone buddies to offer personal contact for those who need it most at

The journey of faith: putting God first

Mar. 8, 2020 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley Reading: Genesis 12.1-4; John 3.1-17 We are still early in the solemn season of Lent, that period of penitence and reflection which leads up to Holy Week, the most important days of the year, in which

Giving up fossil fuels for Lent

Mar. 1, 2020 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley 1st March 2020 Lent as is a time for giving things up. The season has come down to us from a tradition of fasting which developed in the early Church. Usually we think of fasting as

How is Creation significant?

Feb. 18, 2020 by

Sermon by Dr Mike Ford 16th February 2020 This morning we have heard three Bible readings (the whole chapter 1 of Genesis, Romans 8:15-25 and Matthew 6:25-34)  They all mention creation in one way and another.  What I want to

Life in all its fullness

Feb. 11, 2020 by

Address by Mrs Alison Rafferty, Headteacher of St Michael’s Primary School, about the Church of England’s approach to schooling and the ethos of her school; St Michael’s church 9th February 2020 I wonder what your primary school days were like.

God become meat

Dec. 28, 2019 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley for Midnight Mass 2019 Hebrews 1.1-12; John 1.1-14 As the clock ticks towards midnight, may I take this opportunity to thank you for your many seasonal greetings and kindnesses, and to wish you, your families and