Building Community in the Heart of Hale

Sundays

8:30am Holy Communion, Book of Common Prayer (BCP)
10:00am Holy Communion
(with Junior Church first and fourth Sunday)
Other monthly services:
6:30pm Choral Evensong (first Sunday of the month)
4.30pm Cafe Church (second Sunday)
3pm Messy Church (third Sunday
4.30pm Taize Service (fifth Sunday)

 

Wednesdays

10:00am – Holy Communion (BCP)
followed by coffee in St Peter’s House

 

All are welcome, and
by all we really mean all.
Come as you are.

CHURCH OPEN: St Peter’s is open for private prayer, Monday to Saturday, typically 9:30am to 4.30pm.

Where we meet

We meet as a church family at St Peter’s Church, Ashley Road, Hale on Sundays at 8:30am, 10:00am and 4:30pm. We also have lots of activities and groups throughout the week for all ages! Click here for more info.

How to find us

We have accessible parking on site and there is a large inexpensive car park not far away. St Peter’s is also within walking distance of local bus stops and Hale station. Click here for more information. If you need help getting to church please call us.

What to wear

Wear whatever you like. Some people will dress casually and others will go for a smarter look but we have no dress code, you’re welcome as you are!

Who can come

Everyone. You are welcome at any of our services. Each has a slightly different style, click here to find out more and see which of our services you think would suit you best. The 10:00am service is probably best if you’d like to bring the whole family. 

Donate

Generous support from members of our congregation and community allows us to keep serving the community. We love being a hub where everyone can come. From baptisms, weddings and funerals, to weekly services or children’s parties, we open our doors to people from across the community.

We’ve made giving online easier than ever using Enthuse. Click the button below to give now. 

What’s On

Check out all the events, activities, services and groups we’ve got on!

From rambling, to ploughman’s lunches and our Flower Guild, we have many groups and activities to get involved with. We’d love for you to join us!

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Notices

Men's Breakfast - Saturday 11th June, Main Hall, Assembly Rooms

£5 per person payable on the day. Help before or after the event would be greatly appreciated.

To book, please contact Michael Moore (michael@stpetershale.org.uk).

Salford Van Collections - Next collection is on Sunday 12th June, before 1PM

Please ensure all donations are left outside the door at the back of the Assembly Rooms before 1pm on the day of the collection. Salford is accepting clean bedding, warm clothing, and small household items in good condition. Please keep donations in bags to protect against weather. No collections over July and August. Next collection date: Sunday 11th September.

Choral Evensong, this Sunday 12th June, 6.30pm

With the evenings now getting lighter (hooray!), Choral Evensong will be at 6.30pm typically on the first Sunday of the month. With the Platinum Jubilee last week, the next service will be Sunday 12th June, 6.30pm. 

Messy Church, Sunday 19th June, 3pm

Messy Church is a fresh expression of ‘being church’ through crafts, stories, songs and fun challenges. We’re now meeting back in person in the Veranda Room, St Peter’s House.

Please email our Children & Youth Minister Melissa (melissa@stpetershale.org.uk) for more information.

Flower Guild: How you can help

The Guild arranges flowers throughout the year and at festivals. Here are two ways you can join us in enhancing the church’s worship with flowers:

Join the Guild – new members of any ability are warmly welcome. For more information contact Laura Sykes on 0161 980 1570. 

Donate flowers for the desk or altar – please sign up for any available dates using the sheet on the south porch noticeboard in church. 

Hale Litter Pick, Sunday 3rd July, 2pm

Meet outside St Peter’s House. All welcome. PLease bring some protective gloves. Refreshments in the Veranda Room from 3.30pm. 

Church Women's Fellowship Strawberry Tea - Monday 4th July, 3pm, Veranda Room, St Peter's House

Tinned and dried goods for the Hope Centre, Partington

Please place your donations of tinned, dried and packet foods for the food club at the Hope Centre, Partington, in one of the labelled plastic boxes at the back of church. Particularly requested are instant coffee, tea bags, Longlife milk, pasta, tinned meat and tuna, plus tinned rice pudding, fruit and custard. Thank you.

Donations for the Tree of Life Centre, Wythenshawe

We are now collecting clothing for the Tree of Life Centre in Wythenshawe. Please place your donations of clean clothing in the labelled boxes at the back of church. Don’t worry, you can still donate to our various other charities.

The Tree of Life Centre increases the quality of life for low or no-income families and is a lifeline for many in desperate need of clothing, dignity and a sense of belonging.

The Tree of Life Centre accepts all types of clothing, from casual to formalwear, partywear to school uniforms, in any (clean) condition.

Sidespeople Wanted

Can you help your church and be a sidesperson? It’s a great way to meet fellow parishioners and get to know their names.

Duties of a sidesperson are to:

Assist the church warden on duty, be responsible for greeting members of the congregation, newcomers and visitors as they arrive and handing out service sheets. 

 Guiding the congregation for communion at the altar and for taking and counting the collection as well as tidying and counting the collection as well as tidying up the church after the service. 

 To find out more or to sign up to volunteer, contact church wardens Michael and Margaret Moore: michael@stpetershale.org.uk, margaret@stpetershale.org.uk 

 

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