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S. Mary's Church News September 2018

Ride & Stride
The Shropshire Historic Churches Trust Ride + Stride for Churches will be held on Saturday 8th September, 2018.
Please join in this annual event by getting sponsored to cycle or walk to churches in the county. Money raised benefits the historic churches of our county. Sponsor forms and details are obtainable from William Parker.

The Mothers' Union outing to Llandudno
Monday 17th September 2018
Depart Cross Street 9.30am. Leave Llandudno 4.30pm.
Enquiries to Ann Harris or Committee Tel 01691 622163
Registered Charity No 249942


For one night, and one night only...
'Robin, Russ & Friends'
Entertain with Music and Song!
On Friday 21st September at 7.30pm
St. Mary's Church Ellesmere
Raffle & Refreshments available.
Tickets £7.50 from Ann Harris 01691 622163
or Mark Spurdens This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Harvest Supper
To include a three course meal with tea and coffee.
Held on Friday 5th October 2018 at 7.30pm at the Town Hall.
Bar only.
Tickets available from Ann Harris (622163) priced at £12 (Children half price)

S. Mary's Church News July/August 2018

Ride & Stride
The Shropshire Historic Churches Trust Ride + Stride for Churches will be held on Saturday 8th September, 2018.
Please join in this annual event by getting sponsored to cycle or walk to churches in the county. Money raised benefits the historic churches of our county. Sponsor forms and details are obtainable from William Parker.

The Mothers' Union outing to Llandudno
Monday 17th September 2018
Depart Cross Street 9.30am. Leave Llandudno 4.30pm.
Enquiries to Ann Harris or Committee Tel 01691 622163
Registered Charity No 249942


For one night, and one night only...
'Robin, Russ & Friends'
Entertain with Music and Song!
On Friday 21st September at 7.30pm
St. Mary's Church Ellesmere
Raffle & Refreshments available.
Tickets £7.50 from Ann Harris 01691 622163
or Mark Spurdens This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Harvest Supper
To include a three course meal with tea and coffee.
Held on Friday 5th October 2018 at 7.30pm at the Town Hall.
Bar only.
Tickets available from Ann Harris (622163) priced at £12 (Children half price)

S. Mary's Church News June 2018

Cherish your Churchyard
Cherish you Churchyard week takes place from the 10th - 16th June, 2018. A series of events have been planned in and around the church. Tea and cakes will be served in Church each day.

The Mothers' Union Summer Outing
The Mothers' Union Summer Outing to Erbistock Church, Boat Inn and Gardens will take place on Monday 18th June. We will be leaving Cross Street at 11am, and returning back by 4pm. Contact Mrs Ann Harris for tickets, which cost £13.

Parish Lunch
The Annual Parish Lunch will be held on Saturday 24th June, 12.30pm for 1pm. This poular event will be held at Birch Hall, Ellesmere, courtesy of Mr & Mrs Andrew Gilman. Tickets priced at £12 are available from Ann Harris (Tel 622123).

Cherish your Churchyard Week

Cherish your Churchyard week takes place from the 10th - 16th June, 2018.

Churchyards are special places with many treasures from magnificent trees and tiny lichens to old headstones and ancient stonework

Join us for a special week to celebrate churchyards and burial grounds and to raise awareness of the treasures they contain.

Events include:

Sunday 10th June - The Historic Clocks and Sundial of Ellesmere Church - Talk by Christopher Jobson, 3pm

Wednesday 13th June - The Beautiful Burial Ground - Illustrated talk by Sue Cooper 2.30pm

Friday 15th June - a Brief Talk and Tour on the History of the Church - by Estelle Parker

Saturday 16th June - Churchyard Painting & Poetry Competition Ages to 11 & 11-16 & Adults.
Paintings and Poems in by 10th June 2pm.

Saturday Tower open 2pm

Tea & Cakes Served in Church each day

S. Mary's Church News May 2018

Mothers' Union Coffee Morning
Saturday May 5th is our Annual Coffee Morning with cakes, cards, plants, gifts, tombola and a raffle, please do your best to come along and bring a friend, 10am-12 at the Town Hall.

Ascension Day
Ascension Day comes forty days after Easter (10th May) We climb the Tower and sing at 7.30am followed by breakfast and in the evening we have a Sung Eucharist. Please join us!

Mothers' Union Deanery Festival
Tuesday, May 15th is the Mothers' Union Deanery Festival with Welsh Frankton and Welshampton. This will be held at St. Marys' Church, Ellesmere at 2.30pm. The theme for 2018 is "In Mary Summer's Footsteps". The Speaker will be Helen Palfrey, Salop Archdeaconry Leader, followed by refreshments, everyone very welcome.

Cherish your Churchyard
Cherish you Churchyard week takes place from the 10th - 16th June, 2018. A series of events have been planned in and around the church. Tea and cakes will be served in Church each day.

The Mothers' Union Summer Outing
The Mothers' Union Summer Outing to Erbistock Church, Boat Inn and Gardens will take place on Monday 18th June. We will be leaving Cross Street at 11am, and returning back by 4pm. Contact Mrs Ann Harris for tickets, which cost £13.

Parish Lunch
The Annual Parish Lunch will be held on Saturday 24th June, 12.30pm for 1pm. This poular event will be held at Birch Hall, Ellesmere, courtesy of Mr & Mrs Andrew Gilman. Tickets priced at £12 are available from Ann Harris (Tel 622123).