News Summary

Sun 31 Jan 2021 Evening Entertainment by Zoom, date TBC

We are planning to put together some recorded music and any other entertaining recordings you would like to provide, such as readings.

If you would like to contribute please get in touch with Heather and John 01270 768744 and let us have your recordings by the 31 January 2021. A date will be then given for the evening by Zoom. Any difficulties in how to record also please get in touch.

Sat 19 Dec 2020 Nativity trail/Christingle

Between 10am - 12pm you can exchange your completed Nativity trail worksheets for a goody bag.  This bag will contain all the ingredients you need for a Christingle. There will be an on-line christingle service on our Facebook page on the 19th at 12noon

Sun 13 Dec 2020 Drive In Christmas Carols

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Join Churches Together in Sandbach from Sunday 13th December from 5pm

Sandbach Commons Car Park

Entry by ticket only, Covid safe event, single households per car. All cars must be registered. No visitors on foot

For more information on how to book contact: cgriffithsfifty [at] gmail [dot] com (subject: Drive%20in%20Carols)

Sat 5 Dec 2020 Nativity trail

There are three ways that you can enjoy are trail marked with stars to show the level of difficulty.  Download, print out and have FUN. They are labelled Star 1, Star2, Star3, depending on the level of difficulty. Once completed the worksheets can be exchanged for a goody bag on 19th December 2019 10am-12noon. Full details: Nativity Trail



Sun 29 Nov 2020 Kevin's music fund raiser

Kevin is challenging himself to record a piece of music everyday during advent, for our enjoyment. If you would like to show your appreciation you could donate to church funds.

Sun 29 Nov 2020 Bee's Photo Challenge

St Mary’s Church, Sandbach – Photo Challenge

Bee has put together a ‘photo challenge’ which she will be doing throughout advent.  It will help her to wait purposefully and thoughtfully, Bee would love it if you joined in with her.

Simply take a picture that connects with the designated word for the day and tag St Mary’s on Facebook or Instagram.  It will be wonderful to see what images and inspiration that you come up with.  It may help us all to notice different views and appreciate a fresh the normal things of life!

Tue 24 Nov 2020 Paintings for sale

One of our congregation, Judy Walker, is offering her excellent water colours for sale to raise money for church funds, at a bargain £20.00 each. Below are images of the paintings. Take a look, I'm sure you will be impressed.

If you would like one please ring 01270 768744 or contact webeditor [at] sandbachchurch [dot] co [dot] uk (subject: Paintings)

Sat 21 Nov 2020 Knitting

If restrictions allow we are looking to put Christmas angels on to a tree as part of a service.  If you are a knitter and are willing to help please get in touch with the church warden and a pattern can be sent to you by email or post.

Sat 14 Nov 2020 Services Thru' Lockdown

It is confirmed that Sunday service will be conducted through Zoom. Anyone wishing to take part please give your details to the church Wardens, and the details can be sent out to you.

There will be a morning and eveing prayer on Facebook Monday-Thursday

Mon 9 Nov 2020 On-line shopping

If you are doing on-line shopping this year please consider raising some money for St Marys by using the Easyfundraising link. The details of how to do this can be found here: Raising Funds

Fri 6 Nov 2020 Changes to services

There will changes to our services through Lockdown. Many will be over the internet, the details are to be confirmed. Bee has sent out details about services through the post, email, website and FaceBook. Please pass the details on when they are confirmed.

Mon 21 Sep 2020 Revd Bryony Boyde Vicar of St Mary Sandbach

Bee was inducted into St Mary's Church Sandbach on Monday 21st September 2020. You can find recordings of the service on the St Mary Sandbach Facebook page.

Sun 23 Aug 2020 Gardening continues

Many thanks to those who are continuing to help look after the vicarage garden. It needs alot of regular work so if you can spare the time please come along and help.

Mon 17 Aug 2020 Decorating Continues with Enthusiasm

Many thanks to those helping to decorate the vicarage. If you would like to help too please get in touch: warden [at] sandbachchurch [dot] co [dot] uk (subject: Decorating)

Mon 3 Aug 2020 Vicarage Decorating

The vicarage requires decorating. We are looking for people to help with this so that it is in a good condition for our new vicar. If you can help please get in touch: contacts

Sun 26 Jul 2020 Parish Eucharist Sunday 26th July

We are please to announce that there will be a Parish Eucharist will be this Sunday at 10am. Social distancing measures will be in place. Face coverings are strongly recommended to be worn.

Sun 19 Jul 2020 Services Resume

Services will resume with some restrictions to enable social distancing. There will be an 8am communion (limited numbers), and Sunday Worship at 10am.  For more details: Church Service Guidance

Sat 11 Jul 2020 Garden Cream Tea

Plans are under way for a Cream Tea in the garden. The social Committee are planning in July to have a number of cream teas in the garden of up to 6 people (visiting) to raise money for church funds. If you would like to take part, or have a garden to offer please contact: Sylvia hall [at] sandbachchurch [dot] co [dot] uk (subject: Cream%20Tea) or Heather

Tue 7 Jul 2020 Quiz

Here is a Quiz to keep your mind amused. Towns in England. Entry £2, closing date 21st July 2020

Mon 6 Jul 2020 Colouring Page

Here is a picture for Children to colour in.

Your Artwork

If anyone has any coloured artwork to display, please send a copy to the website via musicgroup [at] sandbachchurch [dot] co [dot] uk (subject: Art%20work)