St George, Stalybridge

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St George's Church Stalybridge is a community of Anglican (Church of England) worshippers. We are a Church in the liberal catholic tradition, with all kinds of preferred worship styles and where you can be assured of a warm welcome. Please click on the 'Our Web Site'  icon for more information.

2015 was the 175th Anniversary of St George's Church which was dedicated on the 24th of June 1840. The actual parish was originally consecrated in 1776 so is 239 years old.

During that year we held a series of events to celebrate our Anniversary, details about which can be seen onout Church Web Site.

We have also just completed the renovation of the parapit, Gutter and rainware on the South elevation of our Church with the help of a grant from the Listed Places of Worship-Roof Fund. We are now planning a similar project for the North elevation plus hopefully to renovate the whole of our 176 year old roof, much of which is the original construction.



Please note that our main Sunday service starts at 10:30 am instead of 10:45am. 



We gather for worship on Sundays and during the week. This is usually for the Eucharist (or Holy Communion) that we believe is the central act of Christian worship.

We also meet in order to be of service to others. This takes different forms:

    activities that we run as a church,

    things which we do with other groups

   all that our congregation members do in their daily lives and occupations. 

St George's Vicar is the Revd. Philip Brierley. Philip was an Ordained Local Minister and had been our Curate for many years. 

For Baptisms, Marriages or Funerals please 'phone Philip (Vicar) on 0161 338 2368

 Our Weekly Services


8.30 a.m. Holy Communion (2nd & 4th Sunday)

10.30 a.m. Holy Communion and Junior Church (4th Sunday Worship for All)

6.00 p.m. Occasional Special Services as announced


10.30 a.m. Holy communion followed by a cuppa and chat

 You can view the weekly service sheet, monthly church magazine and much more on our web site by clicking the link on the top right-hand side of this page.

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(0161) 338 2368 (Vicar)

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Holy Communion
Every second and fourth Sunday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Parish Eucharist & Junior Church
Normal Sunday service with Holy Communion and Junior Church
Every first second and third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Creche Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Worship for All
All age worship with communion
Every fourth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Creche Refreshments


Holy Communion
Said weekday Holy Communion on Tuesdays
Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM for ½ hour
Refreshments Common Worship
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All Souls Service
Annual service of remembrance for all who have had funerals here in the last two years and also our relatives and friends
Sunday 5th November 2017 at 3:00 PM for 1½ hours
Remembrance Day
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours
Annual Christmas Fair with Santa in his Grotto
With stalls and games and Santa in his Grotto. Hot and cold refreshments and drinks available.
Saturday 25th November 2017 at 11:00 AM for 3 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments Mulled Wine Mince Pies
Advent Carol Service
Sunday 26th November 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Christingle and Toy Service with Nativity Play by Junior Church
Christingle service.All donations and toys will be given in support of the Childrens Society
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Blessing of the Crib
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 4:00 PM for 1 hour
Midnight Eucharist to celebrate the Incarnation
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:45 PM for 1½ hours
Christmas Day Eucharist
Monday 25th December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour



Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Floodlight

Church Open Church open during weekday activities - see website. Otherwise contact 0161 338 2368
Other information
Priest in charge: The Revd Philip BRIERLEY
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 5387
Built: 1840
Style of worship: Liberal catholic
Archdeaconry: ROCHDALE (242)
Deanery: ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE (24203)
Benefice: Stalybridge (24/326BL)
Parish Legal Name: St. George, Stalybridge (240044 )
CofE Church Info: (624044 24/44)
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The current editor is: Margaret Smith

This page was last updated on Monday 25th September 2017
St George : Church Walk, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, sk15 1dl

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