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    Back To School Sunday

    18th September 10.30 family service

    Today we welcomed many children, families, congregation and local schools to our special service. The children brought up candles to represent their school and the school logos were hanging above the chancel steps. Our Young people helped with a presentation that included a quiz,  a gospel reading and concluded with the children handing out wooden teaspoons for their teaspoon prayers:- T Thank you, S Sorry, P prayer .

    After the service we took part in a picnic and had fun making scarecrows for the Urmston festival. Do look out for our scarecrow vicar and chorister 





    Play and Stay Craft 

    Each Monday we have crafts story rhyme time and lots more. Here are some of our craft pictures.





    Junior Church

    During August we had a regular attendance of children at our 10.30 Sunday service. Numbers ranged from 3 to 15! The children enjoyed games and crafts based on bible stories and shared their craft work with the congregation. Many thanks to our team of leaders for all their organisation. 

    Ella, who is one of our young members, designed an invitation leaflet that is now available to give to new families and with our baptism anniversary cards.





    Music at St Mary's

    Friday 18th November



    Christmas Tree Festival      

    3rd  – 9th   December


    3rd December 12 noon – 5:00 pm Saturday

    4th December 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sunday

    5th – 9th December 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Monday to Friday

    Tea & Biscuits available

    Entrance /Program

     £2 Donation








    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.


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

    Telephone: 0161 748 2210 

    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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