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    Easter 2016

    We have welcomed many individuals and families to our services during Lent, Holy week and Easter.

    The school children visited the Church for Experiencing Easter from the Garden of Gethsemane to the Cross then the Tomb and Resurrection.

    Good Friday saw our Fish finger family lunch and childrens activity session during which we sang, prayed, took part in practical activities before joing the congregation in Church. 48 children and their families of all ages attended.

    The Easter Vigil

    Easter Eve from darkness to light accompanied by lively instrumental and vocal noise saw an all age group of us sharing this very special time.

    Easter day  a very full Church, beautifully adorned by our flower team and pray and praise shared with all ages.

     

     
     

     

    Social Breakfast

    Saturday 30Th April 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tickets £5 from Valerie

    ANNUAL PAROCHIAL MEETING

    Monday 25Th April 7.30 p.m. in church

    Confirmation

    Sunday 22nd May 2016

    A confirmation will be held here at 10.30 a.m.  with the Right Rev. Graham Dow. Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Manchester.

    If you like further information please conatct Rev Chris Ford

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

    SAVE THE DATE more details to follow

    Saturday 11th June 11 a.m. till 4p.m comminuity celebration of Our Queen's 90th birthday

    Sunday 12th June 10.30 Parish Eucharist Family celebrating Our Queen's birthday and Christian faith  followed by a shared lunch in the Church Hall and social time . 

    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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    09:00 - 12:00 Play Group

    09:30 - 10:30 Church Open

    18:30 - 22:45 Rock n' Roll Classics


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    13:00 - 17:00 Children's Party


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    09:00 - 12:00 Play Group

    09:30 - 10:30 Church Open

    13:30 - 15:00 Play & Stay

    13:30 - 14:45 Baby Massage

    18:30 - 20:15 Brownies - 2nd Davyhulme


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    09:00 - 12:00 Play Group

    09:30 - 10:30 Church Open

    13:00 - 15:00 Art Class

    19:45 - 21:30 Mothers' Union


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    09:00 - 12:00 Play Group

    12:30 - 13:00 Staff Meeting

    18:00 - 19:00 Rainbows


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