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FRIDAY 24th June at 7.30p.m.
40th Anniversary of Canon Chris' ordination; preacher was the Dean of Manchester
The weekend of the 11th -12th June saw a national celebration of the Queen's 90th birthday and Church celebrated this with a community event on the Saturday and a Church service and parish picnic on the Sunday. The sermon involved the young people taking part in a tableaux to represent important females across the centuries with of course Our Queen represented by a young lady in a hat!The challenging wet weather did not deter dancers, singers and visitors youing and old in sharing this special time.
CHERISHING OUR CHURCH YARD We welcomed St Michael's Flixton to our St Mary's Church grounds on Thursday 9th June between 10.00 a.m. till 11.15 a.m. A group from our congregation participated in the reading of Psalms by our Garden of Remembrance on a quiet sunny morning and enjoyed the fellowship of a chat and a cuppa afterwards.
Confirmation Sunday 22nd May
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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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.
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
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 :-
Telephone: 0161 748 2210
We also have an Ordained Local Minister (OLM): Rev. Dr. Simon Wright