Welcome to

St Anne’s Church, Tottington

An open, inclusive and family friendly community.

The Vicar's Crystal Ball

I am very happy to respond to any pastoral inquiry, however please do not assume that “the Vicar will know!” Text or email me and I will always do what I can to help.

Every Blessing, The Vicar

Services & Notices

We welcome visitors and would love to have you join us in one of our church services.

Vicar to take part in vigil for homeless

Vicar to take part in vigil for homeless

As we all know the 6th of February marks The Queen’s Accession Day in 1952. I am sure that we will all offer a special prayer of thanksgiving for her life and dutiful service of her people over the last 67 years. In 1953 these words spoken by The Queen to women in the...

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Service Times

 
Sundays
8.00 am Holy Communion
10.15 am Holy Communion

Wednesdays
11.00 am Holy Communion

Calendar for February

Sun 27th January (3rd after the Epiphany)
8.00 am Holy Communion
10.15 am Holy Communion

Wed 30th January
11.00 am Holy Communion

Sun 3rd February (Epiphany 4)
8.00 am Holy Communion
10.15 am Holy Communion

Wed 6th February (The Queen’s Accession 1952)
11.00 am Holy Communion
8.00 pm Vicar at Vigil for the homeless at St Anselm Hall Chapel

Sun 10th February (Epiphany 5)
8.00 am Holy Communion
10.15 am Holy Communion

Wed 13th February
11.00 am Holy Communion

Sun 17th February (Septuagesima)
8.00 am Holy Communion
10.15 am Holy Communion

Wed 20th February
nb No celebration of Holy Communion on this day

Sun 24th February (Sexagesima)
8.00 am Holy Communion
19.15 am Holy Communion
12.30 Holy Baptism

Mon 25th February
7.00 pm Chapter Meeting in Church

Wed 27th February
11.00 am Holy Communion

Sidesmen Rotas 2018-19

Sidesmen Co-ordinator: Liz Hill (Tel: 07736 067564)

Churchyard Reordering

Having gone through and satisfied all of the necessary legal requirements the Parochial Church Council has obtained permission from the Diocesan Chancellor to relocate a number of gravestones that are currently located in the Memorial Garden at the front of the Church.

For many years they have posed a real hazard in respect of personal safety; this is particularly so in the winter. The work of relocation will be undertaken with meticulous care by J Rawson and Son using specialist equipment and the stones will be sunk upright in front of the wall that separates the Parish Hall from the Churchyard with the inscriptions visible.

During the removal of the stones the Vicar intends to be on site. Added soil will then be placed on the memorial garden and this will be seeded.

If anyone has any questions or concerns please do hesitate to contact the Vicar.

In Memoriam of Gordon Foote

The bench and engraved stone placed in Holymount Orchard in memory of Gordon Foote was dedicated by the Vicar of Tottington, the Reverend Hugh Bearn on Saturday 17th November at 12o’clock at the Orchard. Following this there was a walk on the West Pennine Way to the Pack Horse at Affetside for lunch.

Fond Farewell to Long-standing Mag Editor

Fond Farewell to Long-standing Mag Editor

There is much that goes on behind the scenes in Church life that many are unaware of. This is the case in the production of the parish magazine that was established in 1942 by the then Vicar, the Reverend Rogers. For the last 18 years Joyce Johnson has been the...

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Mothers’ Union – The Rotary Club

Mothers’ Union – The Rotary Club

The talk was given by members of Tottington and Bury West Rotary Club. There was a good turnout despite a sudden drop in temperature and we were well rewarded. The session was led by Sue Pinder and Paul Jarvis, ably supported by Mike Pinder. The presentation was...

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Everyone is welcome

Do come and join us at our Sunday meeting at 10.15am, and pop in afterwards for a cuppa and a chat in the parish hall.

Prayer

A broken altar, Lord, thy servant rears,
Made of a heart and cemented with tears;
Whose parts are as thy hand did frame;
No workman’s tool hath touch’d the same.
A heart alone is such a stone,
As nothing but Thy pow’r doth cut.
Wherefore each part of my hard heart
Meets in this frame to praise thy name.
That if I chance to hold my peace,
These stones to praise thee may not cease.
Oh, let thy blessed sacrifice be mine,
And sanctify this altar to be thine.

George Herbert Priest, Poet, Orator

1593 - 1633

Be part of our community

Throughout the year, we hold a wide variety of social events that are outside our usual field of worship.

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An Introduction To

Our Youth

Our Youth are boys and girls who are given the chance to explore their individual skills and abilities and try out new challenges as part of a team.

Boys and girls can get involved in anything from adventure sports to performing arts, travel and taking part in community action projects.

The ‘God Squad’ is a group of people in the 18-25 age group who meet regularly and organise trips, social and charity events.

Our Senior Section offers young women aged 14 to 26 the opportunity to develop their skills and abilities through a flexible and inspiring programme which offers a huge variety of challenges, activities and opportunities for personal development.

An Introduction To

Young Adults

An Introduction To

Young Adults

The ‘God Squad’ is a group of people in the 18-25 age group who meet regularly and organise trips, social and charity events.

Our Senior Section offers young women aged 14 to 26 the opportunity to develop their skills and abilities through a flexible and inspiring programme which offers a huge variety of challenges, activities and opportunities for personal development.

An Introduction To

Mothers’ Union

Our Mothers’ Union exists to “work with people of all faiths and none to promote stable marriage, family life and the protection of children through praying, enabling and campaigning. ”

Our members work to bring hope and practical support to people every year through our parenting, literacy and community development programmes and as part of the volunteer base of local churches.

We are not stuffy!

The services mostly follow the pattern for Holy Communion and we are supported by an able & highly motivated laity. We have an excellent organist and a well established choral tradition.

01204 883713

Church Vicarage

Address:
Chapel Street, Tottington,
Bury. BL8 4AP

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St Anne's Church, Tottington
At the heart of the village since 1799.

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