St Mary's Church Upton

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News from St Mary’s

Praying for the Brexit Vote

God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength. 1 Corinthians 1:25 On Tuesday 15th January, MPs gather to vote on the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. Brexit is in the news and headlines every day, it is very much part of...

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Nikki’s Installation

"As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love." John 15:9 (NIV) On Wednesday 5th December we were delighted to install Nicola Eastwood as the vicar of St Mary's Church Upton. We celebrated with a packed church and enjoyed hearing from Bishop...

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£150 a year to celebrate 150 years

This year St Mary’s celebrated 150 years of our Church family meeting in the community of Upton - for just £150 we can sponsor a student training with IPASC in DRC. We’re privileged to be able to support Church family members who work both close to home and far away...

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Upton Remembers

‘The Lord said, ‘I will go with you and give you peace’. Exodus 33:14 (CEV) As part of our season of remembrance at St Mary's Church members of the community have come together to sew and stitch and create over 1564 poppies to display outside the building. 1564 is the...

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Updates from IPASC with Amuda

“We want to see the population healthy and with its full participation.” On 17th September we were honoured to welcome Amuda to The Centre to update us on the work of IPASC and the progress of his PhD. Amuda is the Director of IPASC; a charity...

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Ordinations Chester Cathedral 22nd July 2018

Congratulations to 18 ordinands who were ordained as deacons in Chester Cathedral this Sunda,y 22nd July 2018. Included in the 18 were two of our own - one who leaves St Mary's and one who joins us. Congratulations to Reverend Richard Avery, a member of St Mary's, who...

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When we meet

St Mary's, Church Road, Upton

9am: A quiet, more formal service.
11am: Busy with children who start in the service and move into age-related groups after the start.
6.30pm: Generally more informal

St Mary's Centre, 127 Saughull Massie Road, Upton

10.30am: Holy Communion on the third Sunday of the month,  Morning Worship on each of the other Sundays. The Centre has a friendly and informal atmosphere and facilities for children.

Pattern of services

St Mary's Church

First Sunday of the month
9am Holy Communion
11am Together at Eleven (all ages)
6:30pm Sundays at Seven or Evening Praise

Second Sunday of the month
9am Morning Prayer
11am Morning Worship
6:30pm Holy Communion

Third Sunday of the month
9am Morning Prayer
11am Morning Worship with Baptisms
6:30pm Evening Praise

Fourth Sunday of the month
9am Morning Prayer
11am Holy Communion
6:30pm Evening Prayer

11am Holy Communion

St Mary's Centre

10:30am all services
First Sunday: Morning Worship
Second Sunday: Morning Worship
Third Sunday, Holy Communion
Fourth Sunday, Morning Worship

The pattern varies around Christmas and Easter.

We run a different programme during August at 11am. Occasionally an event or special day is marked which can also cause a change to the above pattern.