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April 2024

►► Wednesday 17 April

🕆 11.00 am at St Luke's Deeplish - Morning Prayer

🎵 Music at Lunchtime 
Toad Lane Concerts at St Mary in the Baum
Doors open 12 noon - concert 12.30 - 1.30 pm 

Jane Burnell soprano (Leeds Conservatoire & RNCM) 
and Tim Kennedy piano (Cambridge University * RNCM staff)

►► Thursday 18 April
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10.00 am at St Chad's - Eucharist

►► Sunday 21 April - The Fourth Sunday of Easter

🕆  9.15 am at St Mary in the Baum - HC
🕆 10.00 am at St Luke's Deepish - FW
🕆 11.15 am at St Chad's - HC
🕆 2.00 pm at St Chad's - Asian Fellowship HC

►► Wednesday 24 April - St Mellitus*
🕆 11.00 am at St Luke's Deeplish - Morning Prayer 
Bishop of London, first Bishop at St Paul's 624

🎵 Music at Lunchtime 
Toad Lane Concerts at St Mary in the Baum
Doors open 12 noon - concert 12.30 - 1.30 pm 

Hanna Csermely piano (RNCM) 

►► Thursday 25 April - Mark the Evangelist
🕆 
10.00 am at St Chad's - Morning Prayer

►► Sunday 28 April - The Fifth Sunday of Easter

🕆  9.15 am at St Mary in the Baum - HC
🕆 10.00 am at St Luke's Deepish - HC
🕆 11.15 am at St Chad's - HC

May 2024

►► Wednesday 1 May - Philip and James, Apostles
🕆 11.00 am at St Luke's Deeplish - Morning Prayer
⇒ St Chad's PCC - Standing Committee - time tbc

🎵 Music at Lunchtime 
Toad Lane Concerts at St Mary in the Baum
Doors open 12 noon - concert 12.30 - 1.30 pm 

John Nancarro bass and David Hammond piano (York University)

►► Thursday 2 May - Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher, 373
🕆 
10.00 am at St Chad's - Morning Prayer

►► Sunday 5 May - The Sixth Sunday of Easter

🕆  9.15 am at St Mary in the Baum - HC
🕆 10.00 am at St Luke's Deepish - HC
🕆 11.15 am at St Chad's - Matins

►► Monday 6 May    Early May Bank Holiday

►► Wednesday 8 May - Julian of Norwich, Spiritual Writer c1417
🕆 11.00 am at St Luke's Deeplish - Morning Prayer

👋👂 ☕ Friends Together Bereavement Support Group 
at St Chad's 10 am - 12 noon 
Everyone Welcome - Refreshments provided

🎵 Music at Lunchtime 
Toad Lane Concerts at St Mary in the Baum
Doors open 12 noon - concert 12.30 - 1.30 pm 

The Nightingale Singers 
conductor Ken Greaves, accompanist J Edward Rigg

►► Thursday 9 May - ASCENSION DAY
🕆 10.00 am at St Chad's - Eucharist

From Friday after Ascension Day begins the nine days of prayer before Pentecost

►► Sunday 12 May - The Seventh Sunday of Easter - Sunday After Ascension Day

🕆  9.15 am at St Mary in the Baum - HC
🕆 10.00 am at St Luke's Deepish - HC
🕆 11.15 am at St Chad's - HC

►► Wednesday 15 May
🕆 11.00 am at St Luke's Deeplish - Morning Prayer

🎵 Music at Lunchtime 
Toad Lane Concerts at St Mary in the Baum
Doors open 12 noon - concert 12.30 - 1.30 pm 

Margaret Ferguson soprano (Ghana, RNCM & Poland)
and Jonathan Ellis piano (RNCM & Manchester University)

►► Thursday 16 May
🕆 10.00 am at St Chad's - Eucharist 
⇒ St Chad's PCC - 2 pm tbc

►► Sunday 19 May - THE DAY OF PENTECOST (WHIT SUNDAY)

The new bells for St Chad's will be blessed by The Rt Revd Mark Davies, Bishop of Middleton,
during the 11.15 am service - everyone is welcome.

## PLEASE NOTE - DATE MAY BE RE-ARRANGED - CHECK HERE AGAIN FOR ANY UPDATE ##

Ordinary Time is resumed on the Monday following the Day of Pentecost

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►► Wednesday 22 May
🕆 11.00 am at St Luke's Deeplish - Morning Prayer

►► Thursday 23 May
🕆 10.00 am at St Chad's - tbc 

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►► Saturday 25 May

🎵 MUSIC ON SATURDAYS AT ST CHAD'S

CHIARA LORDI pianoforte

Lunchtime Concert commencing at 12 noon 
Pay on the door £6.  Refreshments served from 11.30 am.

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►► Sunday 26 May - TRINITY SUNDAY

🕆  9.15 am at St Mary in the Baum - HC
🕆 10.00 am at St Luke's Deepish - HC
🕆 11.15 am at St Chad's - HC

The Thursday after Trinity Sunday may be observed as 
The Day of Thanksgiving for the Institution of Holy Communion (Corpus Christi)

►► Monday 27 May    May Bank Holiday

►► Wednesday 29 May
🕆 11.00 am at St Luke's Deeplish - Morning Prayer

►► Thursday 30 May - CORPUS CHRISTI
🕆 10.00 am at St Chad's - tbc 
* Day of Thanksgiving for Holy Communion (Corpus Christi)

►► Friday 31 May 
The Visit of The Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth 
(may be celebrated on 2 July instead)

June 2024

►► Sunday 2 June - The First Sunday After Trinity

►► Sunday 2 June - The First Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 9 June - The Second Sunday after Trinity

►► Wednesday 12 June
🕆 11.00 am at St Luke's Deeplish - Morning Prayer

👋👂 ☕ Friends Together Bereavement Support Group 
at St Chad's 10 am - 12 noon 
Everyone Welcome - Refreshments provided

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►► Saturday 15 June

🎵 MUSIC ON SATURDAYS AT ST CHAD'S

ALICIA CADWGAN Soprano

Lunchtime Concert commencing at 12 noon 
Pay on the door £6.  Refreshments served from 11.30 am.

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►► Sunday 16 June - The Third Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 23 June - The Fourth Sunday after Trinity

►► Tuesday 25 June
🕆 Archdeacon's Visitation at St Chad's - 7.30 pm

►► Sunday 30 June - The Fifth Sunday after Trinity

July 2024

►► Tuesday 2 July
(The Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth may be celebrated on 2 July instead of 31 May)

►► Wednesday 3 July
⇒ St Chad's PCC - Standing Committee - time tbc

►► Sunday 7 July - The Sixth Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 14 July - The Seventh Sunday after Trinity

►► Thursday 18 July
⇒ St Chad's PCC - 2 pm tbc

►► Sunday 21 July - The Eighth Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 28 July - The Ninth Sunday after Trinity

August 2024

►► Sunday 4 August - The Tenth Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 11 August - The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

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►► Saturday 17 August

🎵 MUSIC ON SATURDAYS AT ST CHAD'S

Further details to follow asap.

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►► Sunday 18 August - The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 25 August - The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

►► Monday 26 August    Summer Bank Holiday

September 2024

►► Sunday 1 September - The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

►► Wednesday 4 September
⇒ St Chad's PCC - Standing Committee - time tbc

►► Sunday 8 September - The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 15 September - The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

►► Thursday 19 September
⇒ St Chad's PCC - 2 pm tbc

►► Sunday 22 September - The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 29 September - MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS or The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

October 2024

►► Sunday 6 October - The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

Dedication of the new bells at St Chad's 2.00 pm
by The Rt Revd Dr David Walker, Bishop of Manchester.

►► Sunday 13 October - The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 20 October - The Twenty-First Sunday after Trinity

►► Sunday 27 October - The Last Sunday after Trinity

Dedication FestivalThe First Sunday in October or The Last Sunday after Trinity, if date unknown

November 2024

►► Friday 1 November - ALL SAINTS' DAY

The Sunday between 30 October and 5 November may be kept as All Saints’ Sunday or as:

►► Saturday 2 November - ALL SOULS' DAY- Commeration of the Faithful Departed

►► Sunday 3 November - The Fourth Sunday before Advent

►► Wednesday 6 November
⇒ St Chad's PCC - Standing Committee - time tbc

►► Sunday 10 November - The Third Sunday before Advent - Remembrance Sunday

►► Sunday 17 November - The Second Sunday before Advent

►► Thursday 21 November
⇒ St Chad's PCC - 2 pm tbc

►► Sunday 27 November - The Sunday Next Before Advent - Christ The King

December 2024

►► Sunday 1 December - The First Sunday of Advent - Year C - The Church Year Begins!

►► Sunday 8 December - The Second Sunday of Advent

►► Sunday 15 December - The Third Sunday of Advent

►► Sunday 22 December - The Fourth Sunday of Advent

►► Tuesday 24 December - Christmas Eve

►► Wednesday 25 December - CHRISTMAS DAY

Sunday 29 December - The First Sunday of Christmas

January 2025

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