St Margaret’s Church serves the Holyrood district of Prestwich; St George’s Church serves Simister.
Sunday Services at St Margaret’s are at 8am (Holy Communion), 9.45am (Sung Eucharist, also live-streamed) and 4pm (said, style varies).
Sunday services at St George’s are at 11.15am.
St Margaret’s offers a service of Holy Communion at 10am every Wednesday, which is also live-streamed.
Livestreamed services can be found on our Facebook page.
All of our regular and occasional services are listed on the calendar.
The Church Office is open at 7.00-8.00pm every Thursday in church to arrange weddings, baptisms, and for general enquiries. Our Baptism Policy can be downloaded here: Baptism Policy 2018
On the Sunday Service sheet we list all of the people who are sick and have asked us to pray for them individually, by name.
At the Wednesday 10.00am service we again pray by name for the sick as well as for those who are long term sick, housebound or in residential care.
Please refer to these documents for our daily prayers and readings during 2021: Daily Bread – November 21 A4
If you have anyone you want to be prayed for please contact us.
Our first Mission Action Plan was distributed during services on Sunday 16 October 2017. You can also download a copy here friendly-map. The follow-up to this, “2018: Year of Mission” was given out on Sunday 21 January 2018. Copies can also be downloaded here 2018 Year of Mission Leaflet. 2019 is the Year of Creation. 2019 Year of Creation, and 2020 is the 2020 Year of Service. 2021 is our year to Pause, Pray and prepare: MAP cong letter Feb 2021.
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As well as this website, St Margaret’s and St George’s have a Facebook page, a Twitter feed and a parish app (which you can download from FREE from either the Apple App Store or Google Play for Android). This parish takes eSafety seriously, and workshops were run during November 2016 to introduce our social media streams to the congregations, and to give help and advice about staying safe online. You may find the following documents helpful:
- the-underwear-rule-guide-for-parents-new-brand (NSPCC)
- digiduck-ebook (Childnet)
- how-to-set-and-manage-parental-controls-for-an-ipad (BPLC)
- how-to-switch-off-frequent-location-tracking (BPLC)
- supporting-young-people-online (Childnet)
- webcam-fact-sheet-2 (CEOP)
- what-social-media-websites-already-know-about-you (My Big Campus)
- facebook_check_feb_15 (UK Safer Internet Centre)
- Ultimate Parent Guide to the Internet (VPN Blog)
Protection of your data is taken very seriously in our parish. You can read our Data Privacy Notice here: Privacy Notice St Mags