St Margaret, Prestwich

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Welcome to a church where you will find worship that is uplifting; inspiration for daily living; support at all times; friendship between all ages; a growing faith for today's world.

OPENNESS is a key feature of our life at St Margaret's.

Openness to God - reflected in a light and and airy church, where the altar has been brought forward from the rear of the chancel to be more accessible to all parts of the church.

Openness to each other - it is our aim to welcome all into the life of the Church and to encourage their participation.  We do our best to provide opportunities for involvement.  The Churchwardens and members of the Church Council may only be elected for three consecutive years in order to make ourselves open to new faces and fresh ideas.

There is an openness to all age groups; there isn't much ageism, or sexism for that matter, in the life of our community.  It gives so much pleasure to see the friendships across the generations.

There is also an openness to our neighbours in the surrounding community.  We are not a church that excludes or erects obstacles to those who wish to come along.  In all our organisations there are members from other churches, other faiths or no faith at all.

In all this we strive to reflect in our life and witness the openness of our Saviour, and the gracious nature of our God.

We are committed to offering a warm welcome to all and very much hope to see you soon.  Please join us.  Do feel free contact us if you have any questions or if we can help you. 

St Margaret's Church is a registered charity, number 1130509.

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The Revd Debby Plummer
The Vicarage,
St Margaret's Road,
M25 2QB.
Tel: +44 (0)161 773 2698
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Holy Communion
A said service of Holy Communion using modern language.
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for 35 minutes
Sung Eucharist
The principal Sunday Eucharist with music from choir and musicians, and a sermon. Sunday School runs concurrently for children from the age of 3, and a creche is available in the church.
Every Sunday at 9:45 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee
Christian Meditation
A silent period of Christian Meditation, a very deep form of prayer; all are welcome to join us.
Every Sunday at 4:00 PM for 20 minutes
A said service of Evensong, including a short address.
Every first third and fifth Sunday at 4:30 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
Taizé Service
An evening service of prayers, readings and music based upon the spirituality of the Taizé Community in France.
Every second Sunday at 4:30 PM for 1 hour
Service of Wholeness and Healing
A gentle evening service of wholeness and healing, including the opportunity for Laying-on of Hands and Anointing with Holy Oil.
Every fourth Sunday at 4:30 PM for 1 hour


Morning Prayer
A said service of Morning Prayer: psalms, scripture readings and prayers.
Every Monday at 8:30 AM for 20 minutes


Morning Prayer
A said service of Morning Prayer: psalms, scripture readings and prayers.
Every Wednesday at 8:30 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
A said service of Holy Communion using modern language, followed by tea, coffee, and chat.
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour


Morning Prayer
A said service of Morning Prayer: psalms, scripture readings and prayers.
Every Thursday at 8:30 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
A said service of Holy Communion using modern language.
Every Thursday at 7:30 PM for ½ hour


Morning Prayer
A said service of Morning Prayer: psalms, scripture readings and prayers.
Every Saturday at 8:30 AM for 20 minutes
Sunday School Youth Group Live Music / Concerts Grade 2 Listed Building Supports Fairtrade goods Floodlighting Wall paintings / art Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Hall for hire Church Open Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Toilets Baby Changing Facilities Visitor Parking Available

St Margarets Church House on St Margarets Road (opposite the Church) is available for hire. There is a large hall, a smaller hall, a meeting room, two entrances, a kitchen, disabled access and lavatory facilities. Contact the Church Office. St Margarets Community Centre is also available for hire. This has a large hall, simple kitchen facilities, and a suite of rooms on the first floor. Contact the Church Office for further details.

Visit our Church

The church is open at least 30 minutes before services and for a time afterwards. Public Open Days are occasionally held and are notified on this website. If you are coming from a distance and would like to see the church, which you are most welcome to do, please contact us to make arrangements.

Nurture Courses

Other information
The Revd Canon Deborah Ann PLUMMER
St Margaret's Vicarage
2 St Margaret's Road, Prestwich
0161-773 2698 Mobile 07939-916315
A Church Near You ID: 16092
Built: 1851
Architect: Travis and Mangnall
Style of worship: Traditional Eucharist-centred Anglican
Our Patron: The Rector of Prestwich
Archdeaconry: BOLTON (243)
Deanery: RADCLIFFE & PRESTWICH (24305)
Benefice: Prestwich St Marg (24/286 H)
Parish Legal Name: St. Margaret Holyrood Prestwich (240307 24/307)
CofE Church Info: (624307 24/307)
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The current editor is: Richard Stanton

St Margaret : St Margaret's Road, (off Bury Old Road A665, by the northern gate of Heaton Park), Prestwich, Greater Manchester, M25 2QB
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