Church of England Diocese of Manchester Eccles

Eccles Parish Church

We are pleased to say that Eccles Parish church is now open for public worship.

We are pleased to welcome our Team Rector, Revd Ross Garner, back from his Sabbatical from 1st September 2021. 

We also post services on Facebook please add and follow us at Eccles Parish church St Marys

Thank you to everyone in our community for helping us to make it through this difficult time; in the same way, we are here for you. We give thanks to God that we are being carried through this time of great uncertainty. People of faith are constantly aware of how much we need His love, His grace, His strength and power working through us especially on these toughest of days

We are the Anglican Church in this parish which covers Eccles Town Centre and Ellesmere Park

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">Church may feel rather differently from pre-lockdown days but every precaution has been taken so that we can worship together safely.  </span>Our Sunday morning service will start at 11:15am. 

Due to the continuing Coronavirus threat

- no books will be handed out and hymns can be sung with face masks on

- On entry please use the hand sanitiser station which is available at the entry into the church 

- The service will be presented on a screen

- Instead of shaking hands during the peace a little wave will be used

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">- please follow the one way system when entering and leaving the church and keep 2 metres apart.  </span>

Up to date information and resources are available on our Facebook page: Eccles Parish Church St Mary's and we will live stream our service each Sunday (at 11.15am) using Facebook. 

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">Please contact Rev Ross on 0784 623 0355 if you would like pastoral or spiritual support.</span>

"The parish of Eccles: St Mary the Virgin is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Manchester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."

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Revd Ross Garner

Holy Communion

Every Sunday at 11:15 a.m. for 1hr 15m
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33 Church Road

Hymns, bible readings, prayers and a talk applying the message of the bible to our modern lives. With communion to remember the sacrifice of Jesus made for us when he was crucified.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Live streamed service Hymns Prayers Music Singing Common Worship Refreshments

Alpha is a great way to learn more about the Christian Faith and get some answers to the questions that can make it difficult to have faith. Online Alpha uses zoom for group discussions.

20 Oct 2021, 12:15 a.m.