Welcome

The post of Priest in Charge is vacant from April 2018.    For general parish enquiries please contact a Church Warden - Ron Tyson 01270 878516 or Norma Haley 01270 875139.           

Rev John Gleaves - Curate - writes  'After retiring as vicar of Alvanley and Manley, I have returned to my position as curate at St Mary’s, where I started off.  I regard my ministry as supporting the other clergy, members of the congregation and the wider community of the Church.'  Below are Father John's Contact details: 01270 878169   rev.johngleaves@googlemail.com   

 

 

Rev Dr Bryan Halson - Assistant Priest - writes 'I assist at St Mary’s in a voluntary capacity.  I see my role as supporting the ministry of St Mary’s in the community, assisting in the worship services, and (because I have helped at St Mary’s for over 40 years) being a sort of ‘link’ with the past!  Here are Father Bryan's Contact details: 01270 652393   bryan@bbhalson.wanadoo.co.uk

Mike Elkin - Licensed Reader - writes '  I assist at services at St Mary’s and visit members of the congregation who can no longer get to Church, to take Holy Communion to them.  I also conduct funerals and visit families to arrange the service with them. Here are Mike's Contact details: 01270 877027  patnmikelkin@hotmail.co.uk

Christine Redstone - Licensed Pastoral Worker and leader of the Pastoral Team - writes 'I lead the team which provides pastoral support for the congregation and others in the community. We work with the clergy to respond to individual needs and facilitate the pastoral care of the elderly, with particular emphasis on those in care. We also do our best to ensure a good welcome at St Mary's and to organise transport to and from church, as required.  Christine's Contact details:  01270 882200  christine@redstone.me.uk

  St Mary's has an enthusiastic choir who lead the singing during term time at the Parish Communion and provide music for special occasions.  They rehearse regularly - please see the Calendar for dates.

Margaret Snowdon leads the Reception Team which administers and staffs our Open Door bookings and lettings.  For all bookings including for concerts please follow this link: 

Open Door bookings

Jennifer Tyson leads the Social Team (01270 875748). This team plans and delivers St. Mary’s social programme and acts as a resource for the provision of hospitality to those who use the church.

Ron Tyson leads the Maintenance Team (01270 875748). The team manages the upkeep and security of the church building and grounds, ensuring that all the facilities function effectively and safely, taking into account the needs of disabled people and administering insurance and other relevant policies.

Jan Kermeen assists the clergy in the administration associated with Baptisms and our Sacristan Ann Lancefield-Walker welcomes families to the baptism services.


How we see ourselves
A description of how we see ourselves as a church community.

How to find us
Where we are in Alsager

How St Mary's is run
Details of the organisation of St Mary's