The History of St Margaret’s

In the past few months, I have been asked about various aspects of St Margaret’s Church. St Margaret’s was built in the mid-1800s as an extra Church in Prestwich to help ease the rapid growth of the population in the east of Prestwich. The land was given by the Earl of Wilton, who lived in Heaton Hall, and he contributed £500 towards the cost of £2000 needed. The rest was given by the Church of England and many generous public donations … More The History of St Margaret’s

December letter from our Primary School

St Margaret’s CE update… School enjoyed a lovely Harvest Service held in school (originally planned to be in church but torrential rainfall stopped that occurring!) in October. School would like to say a huge thank you to Reverend Sue, who came and delivered a lovely service. Our school community were extremely generous with donations for the Porch Box charity, which the church is supporting this year … More December letter from our Primary School

Thank You Lord

One of my favourite songs in the Sunday School Repertoire is Thank you Lord, by Mark & Helen Johnson of Out of the Ark Music. I tend to drop it into our weekly singing practices whenever I feel there is something to be grateful for – the sunshine, the rain, plentiful hot clean running water, my family, my friends, the food in the cupboards, for waking up reasonably healthy, for being born into a first-world country … More Thank You Lord

Animal Sunday

Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Sunday 18 September 2022: Animal Sunday. Rev Sue will preside and Reader Christine will preach. We begin with the hymn “O worship the King all glorious above” … More Animal Sunday