St John & St Mark Church Bury

To know, grow and show the love of God

Small signs of growth

Small signs of growth

God asks us not to count the rings of the dead wood of the past – but to look for small signs of growth, the green seedlings of the future.

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The imagination of Isaiah

The imagination of Isaiah

We’re in Advent – and each Sunday has a reading from Isaiah. Isaiah is a visual prophet. He thinks in pictures. He uses his imagination.

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December and January magazine

December and January magazine

In the December and January magazine there’s a tribute to our dear friend Meg Schofield and a great invitation to find out more about the person of Jesus.

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December 2022 Bible Readings

December 2022 Bible Readings

The December 2022 Bible readings include wolves lying down with lambs, locusts and honey, desert blossoms and a young woman bearing a son.

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What’s on – this Advent and Christmas

What’s on – this Advent and Christmas

We’d love to see you over Advent & Christmas at St John with St Mark’s, Bury and Christ Church, Walmersley. So, here’s a list of what’s on…

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Seen to be believed

Seen to be believed

For that that kingdom to be more visible, Christ has to be seen to be believed – and how he is seen is down to you and down to me

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Moonsmile – friendship can be anywhere

Moonsmile – friendship can be anywhere

Moonsmile is non-Verbal theatre for all, told through puppetry, play, music, and mask. It is co-Produced by Goofus Theatre & Yan Tan Tethera.

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Remembrance – that undefinable something

Remembrance – that undefinable something

Remembrance Sunday – We remember Des Aspin, who had that undefinable something that caused him to stand out and above all those around him.

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Coming – ready or not

Coming – ready or not

Our next Sunday evening worship service is 7pm on November 27th, 2022. It’s Advent and we’re calling the evening: ‘Coming – ready or not.’

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Free Christmas Dinner

Free Christmas Dinner

A free Christmas Dinner will be available again from Bury Parish Church! This will be between 1pm and 3pm on Christmas Day, Sunday 25th December.

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Kingdom Season – Can you imagine?

Kingdom Season – Can you imagine?

In this Kingdom season, as we reflect on the Kingdom of God – its freedom, its creativity, its joy and its unity, we re-commit ourselves…

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November 2022 magazine

November 2022 magazine

Here is our November 2022 magazine. Lots of updates from our groups and plenty of news about future events – and a message about Remembrance.

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November 2022 Bible readings

November 2022 Bible readings

Our November 2022 Bible readings include shepherds & sheep, swords up-cycled into ploughshares, 1 bride for 7 brothers and a King on a cross.

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Coffee Morning and Toy Fair

Coffee Morning and Toy Fair

This Saturday, October 29th 2022, from 10am till noon, we’ll be having a Coffee Morning and Toy Fair plus a selection of pre-loved books.

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Bible Sunday – read the flipping manual

Bible Sunday – read the flipping manual

Today is Bible Sunday. It’s the day on which we give thanks for the writings of Scripture and the enlightenment which they can bring. 

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