St Philip & St James Church

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There are 72 photo albums.

  • Mystery Plays 1998 (42 photos)

    Photos and memorabilia from the plays 29th -31st May 1998.

    Heavenly Host with God (Colin Backhouse) & Lucifer (Brian Young)

  • 2019 Remembrance Parade (13 photos)

    Pictures from the 2019 Remembrance parade and service.

    There But Not There

  • Easter 2019 (19 photos)

    Pictures from throughout Holy Week 2019

    Alderley Edge Community Primary pupils learning about Easter

  • Remembrance Sunday11th November 2018 (46 photos)

    Remembrance Sunday service and Village Parade.


  • Animal Blessing Service. (14 photos)

    Animal Blessing Service 7th October 2018.

    Animal Service

  • Garden Party June 2018 (19 photos)

    A summer garden party in the Vicarage garden 30th June 2018

    garden party

  • Syria Relief Ceilidh (19 photos)

    Ceilidh at Festival Hall 7th April.In aid of SYRIA RELIEF.


  • Easter 2018 (30 photos)

    Walk of Witness, Good Friday, Son Rise, Beating the Bounds

    Good Friday

  • Launch of the Heritage Centre. (26 photos)

    Launch of new Heritage Centre in the newly formed West end of church. 24th July 2017.

    The new updated History of the Church

  • Spire works Blessing 31st July (30 photos)

    A special service to Bless all the spire works and thank you to everyone involved. With Bishop Peter. 31st July 2017

    New updated A History of the Church.

  • Clouds Concert 7th June 2017 (11 photos)

    The Harp Quartet concert.


  • Induction of Robin Pye (23 photos)

    Installation and Induction of our new vicar Robin Pye.

    May 2017

  • Confirmation 7th May 2017 (11 photos)

    Confirmation at Church, with candidates from St Marys Nether Alderley, St Peters Hale, and St Philip & St James.


  • coffee in west end. (8 photos)

    1st coffee at the back of Church after morning service.


  • Toppin out ceremony (43 photos)

    Taking the cockerel up to the top of the spire

    All done.

  • blessing of Cockerel (16 photos)

    Blessing of Cockerel before it was put back up the spire.
    Sunday 29th January 2017

    The Cockerel

  • Christmas Eve 2016 (9 photos)

    Carols around the crib.Sadly Snowy the donkey was lame and could not make it.
    We hope he makes a speedy recovery.

    Christmas Eve

  • Mothers Union Xmas Gifts (6 photos)

    Mothers Union prepares for the season of good will. Gifts are sent to
    Wilmslow Housing Project for the Homeless people.
    Cradle Concern for single young mothers, babies & toddlers.
    Trauma Ward at Macclesfield Hospital
    Hampers for Hope
    selection boxes for the kids ward at Macclesfield Hospital.

    MU Christmas gifts

  • Spire restorations resumed (4 photos)

    Work on the spire has resumed last week. Men are back at work

    Men at work

  • Mothers Union Fiddle Muffs October 2016 (6 photos)

    Mothers Union members knit fiddle muffs and cardigans, for local charities.

    Mothers Union knitting.

  • Janes Last Service (25 photos)

    18th September 2016

    The Blessing from Collegues.

  • The Big Clean UP (8 photos)

    Floor at back of Church laid. A spruce up before Jane leaves US.

    Clean up

  • The Big Clean Up. (0 photos)

    The floor finally in. A spruce up before Janeleaves us.

  • Renovations inside Church (9 photos)

    Looking down

    Good foundations under the pillar

  • Lammas Lunch 31 July 2016 (21 photos)

    Sunday lunch at home of Sue & Colin Mills to celebrate Lammas Tide.
    A massive £610 raised for the Spire Appeal.

    Lammas Lunch

  • Cockral (8 photos)

    The weather vaine has come down from the spire. It will need re gilded before going back up at the end of the restoration.

    the weather vaine

  • Ruth Mock leaving (6 photos)

    Ruth Mock our Ordinand said farewell to St Philip & St James as she continues with her training.

    Ruth Mock

  • Spire Scaffolding (8 photos)

    work has begun on the spire.


  • Defibrillator Training (5 photos)

    CPR and Defibrillator training at St Saviours Heaton Moor with Maddie

    CPR Training

  • Confirmation 2016 (2 photos)

    Confirmation with Bishop Peter.
    1st May 2016

    Confirmation 2016

  • WWDP, 2016. CUBA (4 photos)

    Woman's World Day of Prayer.
    Held at St Mary's Church Nether Alderley. 4th March 2016.Thinking of the women of Cuba.

    WWDP 2016

  • Christmas Eve 2015. (12 photos)

    Crib Service, Christmas Eve, with a donkey. 2015

    Snowy the donkey

  • Manny Vass Concert. 26th June (16 photos)

    Successful concert, with the amazing Manny Vass. Who latest album Sonic Waves reached No3 in classical charts.

    Manny Vass

  • Bluebell Wood May 2015 (10 photos)

    A delightful afternoon spent at bluebell wood,with kind hospitality from Stephen & Judith Napper, in aid of Spire Appeal.

    Bluebell Wood

  • Mothers Union May 2015 (3 photos)

    Fiddle Pinnies for the dementia Patients in care homes.

    Fiddle Pinnies

  • Confirmation 3rd May 2015 (39 photos)

    Confirmation with The Rt Revd Libby Lane, Bishop of Stockport.

    Confirmation 2015

  • Magna Carta Experience (11 photos)

    Last week St Philips and St James hosted a Magna Carta experience for school children in Alderley.The children visited various stations around Church exploring the Magna Carta through the eyes of King John, the Archibishop, the Knight, & the Peasants.

    Magna Carta

  • Mothers Union Trauma Teddies (7 photos)

    These teddies were knit by members of the Mothers Union in Knutsford Deanery. They were given to members of the East Cheshire Ambulance Service, for children who have been traumatised in accidents.

    Trauma Teddies

  • Stations of the Cross (4 photos)

    Created by AESG

    The Girls

  • WWDP 2015 (4 photos)

    Remembering the women of Bahamas at St Pius Church. 6th March 2015

    WWDP 2015

  • Bel and Ernie. Question Time (14 photos)

    An evening with Ernie Rea and Bel Mooney.

    Ernie and Bel

  • Christmas Eve. Crib service (11 photos)

    Crib service with Snowy the Donkey.

    Crib service

  • Nativity Sunday (13 photos)

    Sunday before Christmas, with Nativity, Vicars Christmas Cheer and 9 lessons and carols with the Methodist Church.


  • AESG Christmas Fair Nov 2014 (11 photos)

    Tombola at the fair.

    The fair

  • REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2014 (16 photos)

    Remembrance Sunday Service, Churches Together and British Legion.

    Remembrance Sunday

  • Harvest Sunday (7 photos)

    Beautiful Harvest displays by the Flower ladies.

    Harvest Sunday

  • New Flagpole (10 photos)

    A Visit from AECP, to sing at Harvest Sunday and help hoist the new flag on the newly replaced Flagpole.

    Flag pole

  • Experience Harvest (18 photos)

    Local school children enjoy Experience Harvest. October 2014.

    Harvest Experience

  • Animal Service Oct 2014 (16 photos)

    Animal Blessing Service. All animals blessed by Rev. JaneParry.

    Animal service

  • Mistral Concert 24.8.2014 (12 photos)

    Harp and Flute Concert to raise money for Spire appeal.

    Mistral Concert

  • Flag pole (8 photos)

    See the arrival of the new flag pole

    Flag pole

  • Civic Service (15 photos)

    Civic service 6th July 2014, to commemorate WW1.

    Civic Service

  • Pop Up Book Sale (2 photos)

    2nd hand book sale to raise funds for the SPIRE APPEAL

    Book Sale

  • Poynton Male Voice Choir (7 photos)

    Concert to raise funds for the Spire Appeal. 27th June 2014


  • Confirmation (2 photos)

    Francesca ,Alice, and Joan were confirmed on Sunday with Bishop Peter.


  • A Good Friday Walk of Witness (6 photos)

    Churches Together in Alderley processed silently through Alderley Edge on Good Friday, starting with a service at the Methodist Church and concluding at St Philip & St James Church.

    Over the bridge

  • The Seder Supper (8 photos)

    Seder Supper held at St Philip & St James for Churches together in Alderley.
    Wednesday 16th April 2014.
    This was lead by Prof Philip Alexander.
    An informative evening describing the Passover Haggadah

    Philip Alexander

  • WWDP 2014 (12 photos)

    churches together in Alderley, held the WWDP service at St Philips & St James. Friday ,7th march 2014


  • Church Cleaning 1st March 2014 (2 photos)

    Many hands make light work....

    Peter & Jack

  • The Vicars Special Birthday (6 photos)

    Celebrations on Sunday


  • Pastoral Link Lunch (10 photos)

    Our last Pastoral link lunch to celebrate 30years of Pastoral Link scheme.

    Pastoral Link Lunch

  • Christmas Fair at AESG. (7 photos)

    We raised over £500 for the spire appeal at the School Fair.

    Christmas  Fair

  • Choir carol singing locally. (3 photos)

    Choir raised over £350 carol singing around the Village on the run up to Christmas.

    Choir singing

  • Christmas Visiting (2 photos)

    Our Church Warden

    Visiting Sue

  • Christmas at Our Church (10 photos)

    Christmas at St Philips & St James

    Christmas Eve

  • Carolling in the Village (1 photos)

    Churches Together in Alderley sang carols outside Barclays Bank and raised over £50 for Christian Aid. The star of the morning was 'Bertie' the dog who joined in lustily with our musical efforts and encouraged us on!

    CTIA Carollers

  • York Pilgrimage (14 photos)

    Churches Together in Alderley went on a Pilgrimage to York for the day. St Nicholas Christmas Market was there and we had a day of sight seeing, shopping etc then gathered for the Full Choral Evensong at the Minster which was glorious. Super day out!

    Lighting candles for those we love and remember

  • AESG bake for the Spire (1 photos)

    Class 4EW in the Junior School at Alderley Edge School for Girls presented Revd. Jane Parry with a cheque for £37.50 that they had raised baking and selling cakes - super effort and we are very grateful to them all!

    Presenting the Cheque

  • Parish Pub Stroll (8 photos)

    Rainow to White Nancy through Bollington and returning to Rainow via The Virgin's Way!

    The Robin Hood

  • Murder Mystery Evening (29 photos)

    Spire appeal fun raiser. Sept 2013.A fun evening of mystery and suspense.


  • Balloon pop 2/11/2013. (6 photos)

    Villagers invited to pop balloons in a raffle to raise money for the Spire Appeal. Thanks to Judith at Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe and Mitch at Rainbow Balloons.


  • Animal Service OCTOBER 2013 (22 photos)

    We support Animal welfare day with a pet service. All animals and pets are welcome to come for a blessing.


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