St Margaret’s Church serves the Holyrood district of Prestwich; St George’s Church serves Simister.
Sunday Services at St Margaret’s are at 8am (Holy Communion), 9.45am (Sung Eucharist) and 4pm (said, style varies).
Sunday services at St George’s are at 11.15am.
St Margaret’s also offers a service of Holy Communion at 10am every Wednesday.
Meditation and Peregrini Prayer are offered in the vicarage prayer room on the second Monday of the Month.
All of our regular and occasional services are listed on the calendar.
The Church Office is open at 7.00-8.00pm every Thursday in the vicarage to arrange weddings, baptisms, and for general enquiries. A copy of the current Baptism “Keeping in Touch” newsletter can be downloaded here: baptism-newsletter-email
On the Sunday Service sheet we list all of the people who are sick and have asked us to pray for them individually, by name.
At the Wednesday 10.00am service we again pray by name for the sick as well as for those who are long term sick, housebound or in residential care.
Please refer to these documents for our daily prayers and readings during 2017: Our Daily Bread – Aug 17
If you have anyone you want to be prayed for please contact us.
Our Mission Action Plan was distributed during services on Sunday 16 October. You can also download a copy here friendly-map. The follow-up to this, “2017: Year of Growth” was given out on Sunday 22 January. Copies can also be downloaded here 2017-year-of-growth-2.
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As well as this website, St Margaret’s and St George’s have a Facebook page, a Twitter feed and a parish app (which you can download from FREE from either the Apple App Store or Google Play for Android). This parish takes eSafety seriously, and workshops were run during November 2016 to introduce our social media streams to the congregations, and to give help and advice about staying safe online. You may find the following documents helpful:
- the-underwear-rule-guide-for-parents-new-brand (NSPCC)
- digiduck-ebook (Childnet)
- how-to-set-and-manage-parental-controls-for-an-ipad (BPLC)
- how-to-switch-off-frequent-location-tracking (BPLC)
- supporting-young-people-online (Childnet)
- webcam-fact-sheet-2 (CEOP)
- what-social-media-websites-already-know-about-you (My Big Campus)
- facebook_check_feb_15 (UK Safer Internet Centre)