The Parishes of Dunham Massey

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The parish churches of Dunham welcome you in faith, fellowship & community

Notice from St Margaret’s & St Mark’s

“It is with sadness that we must announce that our churches will close from 5th November 20. We do this to protect lives and keep safe. We know that some of you will be struggling , unable to see loved ones but St Margaret’s and St Mark’s are only a phone call, text or e mail away and our weekly services will be available on line .
Keep safe and keep strong in the love of Christ”

Who we are

St Margaret’s, Altrincham and St Mark’s, Dunham town are two parish churches in the Benefice of Dunham Massey in the diocese of Chester. We are diverse groups of people from all walks of life, ages and cultures. We enjoy worshipping together and following a spiritual path through our daily lives. Each church desires to be a place of encouragement, comfort and affirmation for all who come through the doors, whether you are a regular church member, an occasional visitor or a first timer.

Browse our web site to learn about our events, services, children’s activities and our place in our parish. Welcome to you all.

The Rev Jerry Sutton moves to pastures new

Rev Jerry Sutton - Moves to pastures new
A warm welcome awaits you at St Margaret’s Church Altrincham and St Mark’s Church, Dunham Town.

After 18 years as vicar of Dunham Massey Jerry has moved on. His ministry in our parishes was fulfilling for all and we have so many happy memories of him and his family. God however called Jerry to pastures new and he has been appointed as colonel chaplain to The Royal Signals . We wish him well.

The Process After a vicar leaves – an interregnum.
The interregnum describes the time from the suspension of the Benefice ( after the vicar leaves) to the Installation and Induction of a new vicar.  During this period our church wardens Dr Sue Elves of St Margaret’s and Alan Hewitt of St Mark’s, have been appointed sequestrators acting on behalf of the Bishop while a new vicar is selected. They are responsible for all matters pertaining to worship and ministry of the parish.

We have recently advertised for a new vicar but in the interim we are blessed to be supported by clergy and lay preachers

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Safeguarding

St Margaret’s Dunham and St Marks Dunham  takes their duty and obligation to protect all, extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding.

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues of a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at www.chester.anglican.org/social-responsibility/safeguardingEnter your text here