St Mary, Lower Ince

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Church and parish information, service times and contact details for St Mary, Lower Ince in the Church of England Diocese of Liverpool.

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The Revd Stanley HIGGINSON - Team Vicar
12 Clifton Crescent
(01942) 235900
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Extended Communion
The Sacrament is administered monthly in Avril Court and Windleshaw House, two Sheltered Housing facilities, in Ambleside Bank, an Assessment Care Home, and in various private houses in the Parish. Dates and times vary, and are posted in our Parish Magazine in advance each month.
Every Sunday at 12:00 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
A said Common Worship Eucharist, attended by around a dozen people. Subject to cancellation at holiday times....
Every Sunday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Parish Communion
Our principal act of worship for the Parish. A full sung Common Worship Eucharist attended by between 50 and 70 people each week.
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Creche Refreshments Common Worship
Sunday School
We have a Sunday School Team, led by a qualified Teacher. The children follow a scheme of work matched to the Readings used in our Worship each week. Ages range from pre-School to 11+. The meeting is at the same time as our Parish Communion, and thus can act as a creche for parents attending worship in the adjacent church.
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM
Holy Baptisms
Baptisms take place with our Parish Communion. Because of the size of the church we can normally accommodate up to three families at each Service. Families tend to book up well in advance.
Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Creche Refreshments


Mothers' Union Branch Meeting
St. Mary's Mothers' Union (founded in 1904) holds a monthly meeting in our Church and Community Hall, usually with visiting Speakers.
Every Monday at 12:00 AM for 1½ hours


Wigan & District Model Engineering Society
The Society have a track at Haigh Hall, Wigan, which usually operates on Wednesdays and Sundays. Their Meetings at St. Mary's feature Talks on various aspects of Engineering, as well as opportunities for Members to pass on information and and skills.
Last Tuesday of each Month
Every Tuesday at 7:30 PM for 2 hours


Holy Communion
A said Common Worship Eucharist, attended by up to 25 people. Subject to cancellation at holiday times....
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Refreshments Common Worship


Prize Bingo in aid of Church Funds. Admission 30p.
Last Friday of most Months
Every Friday at 7:30 PM for 2 hours



Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)
Stained Glass

Hall for Hire
Other information
Team Vicar: The Revd Stanley HIGGINSON
Team Vicar: The Revd Simon Geraint PRITCHARD
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 15337
Built: 1875
Architect: Not known - former School building
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Our Patron: Simeon Trustees
Archdeaconry: Wigan and West Lancashire (224)
Deanery: Wigan (22402)
Benefice: All Saints Wigan Team (22/214CH)
Parish Legal Name: St. Mary, Ince in Makerfield (220245 )
CofE Church Info: (622245 22/245)
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This page was last updated on Wednesday 23rd March 2016
St Mary : Warrington Road (A573), Lower Ince, Greater Manchester, WN3 4NH

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