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Surprise Find: W.Riley

Surprise Find: W.Riley

Dear Mr Midgley. It is not the children’s fault that they are late this morning. They were downstairs some 3 hours during the gunfire & were not roused until much beyond the usual time. Yours sincerely, W.Riley

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May Benefice Magazine

May Benefice Magazine

Please take a look and you’ll see articles on ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, ‘Setting God’s People Free’ and of course Whisky Tasting! So everything that you’d expect from a normal church magazine…

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Being discerning

Being discerning

The cartoon below seemed appropriate as we think about what ‘being church’ means for us. We all have different callings. Some of that happens on a Sunday but mostly it’s what we do during the week that can make all the difference.

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Lance Corp John Smith

Lance Corp John Smith

In memory of Lance Corporal John Smith who died 21st April 1917, aged just 26. He left a wife and 2 children.

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Radio Manchester – April 21st

Radio Manchester – April 21st

Producer & Director Debbie Cooper will be on Radio Manchester on Saturday 21st April talking about the Giving Back award

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Cafe Church & Setting God’s people free

Cafe Church & Setting God’s people free

As part of our response to ‘Setting God’s people free’, Café Church on 8th April 2018 looked at 1 Corinthians 12: 12-27 and considered what it meant to be the body of Christ

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We shall remember them

We shall remember them

We remember that during the 1st World War, 123 men from the congregations of St John’s and St Mark’s churches in Bury gave their lives for their country.

A truly shocking number.

5 of these took place in one month, March 1918,

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Have a look at our new old page

Have a look at our new old page

This archive photo of the Mothers’ Union was taken in our church garden. David Howard has just added some names for us – but if you know more please get in touch

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May Getaway to Formby

May Getaway to Formby

We’re still taking bookings for our May Retreat to St Joseph’s Prayer Centre, Formby. This is from Wednesday May 23rd to Saturday May 26th.

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