Welcome to St George's, Stalybridge. An inclusive church of all ages

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    If you wish to contact us please complete the email enquiry form 

              Please View our Weekly Sheet for service details

     

    To Celebrate the 176th Anniversary of our Church’s
    Consecration we were joined by a team of young people
    from St Mary’s in Haughton Green with their
    God’s Amazing Puppets for a service that had people dancing in the aisles.

    Last year was the 175th Anniversary of St George's Church and during the year we held a series of events to celebrate our Anniversary as described here

    Our Church is now clear of inside scaffolding and Tuesday morning communion recommenced as from the 19th of July.

    The renovation of the south parapet and gutter, funded with the help of a grant from the 'Listed Places of Worship' fund, is now nearing completion with the parapet rebuilt and the gutters reconstructed as can be seen on this link . This phase is now being completed with the installation of new larger downspouts and repointing of the south elevation. We are now planning phase two of this project, which is the renovation of the the North side Parapet and gutters, etc.

    We would also like to hold a Rose Queens' reunion sometime in the near future and would be pleased to hear from any ex-Rose Queen who would like to take part. Please contact us by e-mail using the form above, or by phone.

    Visit our recently updated Rose Queen gallery (on the 'about us' tab), or view our Photo gallery and see if you can recognise old friends. Perhaps you have photos that help fill in the missing Queens? A new gallery of pictures of New St. George's Whit Walks has been created which will also test memories.

    St George's Church Stalybridge is a community of Anglican (Church of England) worshippers.

    St George's Priest-in-charge is the Revd. Philip Brierley. Philip was an Ordained Local Minister and had been our Curate for many years. On Sunday the 11th of September he will be licenced as Incumbent.

    We gather for worship on Sundays and Tuesdays during the week. This is usually for the Eucharist (or Holy Communion) that we believe is the central act of Christian worship.

    We also meet in order to be of service to others. This takes different forms:

    • activities that we run as a church,
    • things which we do with other groups
    • all that our congregation members do in their daily lives and occupations.

                 Our Weekly Services

    (Any variations will be detailed on our weekly sheet)

    Sunday

    8.30 a.m. Holy Communion (2nd & 4th Sunday)

    10.30 a.m. Holy Communion and Junior Church 

                (4th Sunday Worship for All) 

    6.00 p.m. Occasional Special Services as announced

    Tuesday 

    10.30 a.m. Holy Communion

    Sunday & Tuesday Morning Readings  

    Daily Prayer for today
               Morning Prayer
               Evening Prayer
        Night Prayer (Compline)

     Daily Prayer provided by the official Church of England web site,
    © The Archbishops' Council of the Church of England, 2002-2004 

    To receive Communion at home when you are sick or housebound or to have the name of a departed friend or relation entered into the Book of Remembrance, please contact the Clergy or Wardens.

    For Baptisms, Marriages or Funerals please 'phone Philip (Priest-in-Charge) on 0161 338 2368

     

    We are a Fairtrade Parish and have promised to serve only Fairly Traded Tea and Coffee and to work for justice for the world's poor.

    Our next Fair Trade afternoon tea  will be on Saturday the 9th of July. We will be serving refreshments and Fair Trade drinks, and you can buy Fair Trade products from the stall. 
     

    Please come along and enjoy a pleasant chat and a look round our  Parish Church in its 176th aniversary year and view our memorial plaques and decorative windows. Our Church yard has over 500 headstones dating back to the 1840's and includes several war graves and the memorial to the first MP for Stalybridge. (See our Family History page for much more details).

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