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    ConfirmationSunday 22nd May    Today a wonderful Confirmation service was held here at 10.30 a.m.  with the Right Rev. Graham Dow. Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Manchester. The Church was packed with friends and families as we welcomed both children and adults as they made their confirmation promises and received their blessing and first Eucharist. A special shared Parish lunch was then shared in the Church hall and we were delighted to also wish one of our congregation...a special friend to all...Phil...a wonderful 90th birthday. 

    Plant and Craft sale

    Many people worked together to support a lovely event at Bridgette's. Here are some photos to sum up a social fundraising event. Thank you to Bridgette and her team. 

     
     

     

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    .... celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Davyhulme is holding a festival and an exhibition on the weekend of 11-12 June 2016.

    On Saturday 11 June, will focus on the life of this area over the Queen’s lifetime. Music, dance, games, crafts.

    On Sunday 12 June, we will be holding a special service of thanksgiving commencing at 10.30 am. Everyone, young and old, is welcome to join us at this service.

    CHERISHING OUR CHURCH YARD 

    We welcome St Michael's Flixton to our St Mary's Church grounds Thursday 9th June 10.00 a.m. till 11.15 a.m. 

    WALKING WITH PSALMS

     

    FRIDAY 24Th June at 7.30p.m. 

    40th Anniversary of Canon Chris' ordination; preacher is the Dean of Manchester  

     

     

     

     
     
       

    St. Mary the Virgin, Davyhulme, is a  beautiful Grade 2 Listed building housing a thriving mainstream Anglican Church in the leafy suburbs of Manchester close to the Trafford Centre.  St Mary's is one of eleven churches comprising the Stretford Deanery and one of the five Anglican Churches in Urmston, Flixton and Davyhulme, the others being :- Christ Church-Davyhulme, St Clements-Urmston, St John's-Flixton and St Michael's-Flixton.

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    St Mary's c1920                                                                

    Picture of the church building and front grounds of St Mary the Virgin Davyhulme covered in snow, taken from Davyhulme Road

    St Mary's Now                      

    Although we are an Anglican Church our doors are open to everyone, regardless of religious persuasion and all are most welcome to attend our various services. 

    There is something of interest for everyone, and St. Mary’s has many families within it’s congregation with children and parents participating together. On Monday afternoons we have Baby Massage and Stay and Play. We have a Mothers Union branch, Womens fellowship, links with scouts guides and rainbows. Please take a look at our calendar for current events.

    We hold concerts, social breakfasts and other events in the Church under the banner of "Music at St Mary's" and we also have a modern Church Hall which is available for hire.

    St Mary's is a popular venue for Baptisms and also has weekly active links with the exciting learning community at St Mary's C of E Primary school.

    We are the closest church to Trafford General Hospital and patients and staff from the hospital regularly attend St. Mary’s.

    We have a Partnership Agreement with the Evangelical-Lutheran Parish of Harmala, in Tampere, Finland.

    St. Mary’s has good facilities for people with mobility and other additional needs with a disabled toilet, baby changing facilities and an induction loop system installed for those with hearing difficulties. Large print service sheets and hymn books are available upon request.

    Services & Visitors

    Picture of the public notice board outside the front St. Mary the Virgin Davyhulme, taken near main gates Our regular services on Sundays and Wednesdays offer both Common Worship (CW) and the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) liturgy.

    The Church is normally open from Monday to Friday between 9.30 and 11.30 am for all visitors, regardless of faith, for private prayer, meditation, or just to look around.


    Follow this link for details of how to find St Mary's Davyhulme.

    Clergy

    Our Vicar is :-  
    Rev. Canon Chris Ford
    St. Mary the Virgin
    Davyhulme Road
    Davyhulme
    Manchester
    M41 7BU

    Telephone: 0161 748 2210 
    e-mail:
    christopher.ford5@btinternet.com  

    We also have an Ordained Local Minister (OLM): Rev. Dr. Simon Wright 
    e-mail: revdocwright@hotmail.co.uk


    Picture of the Vicar of St. Mary the Virgin Davyhulme, the Canon Chris Ford, taken in side the church hall

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    SPRING BANK HOLIDAY

    BLOCK PAVING PROJECT


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    13:00 - 15:00 Art Class

    17:00 - 18:00 Drama Class


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    20:15 - 21:30 Pilates Class


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    09:30 - 10:30 Church Open


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    09:00  Eucharist

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