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  • Heritage Day 14th September

    We had a very successful Heritage Open day on Saturday. We estimate we had about 60 or 70 visitors, many of whom wrote nice comments in our visitor book. In addition 15 people passed through on their guided history walk and we were able to tell some about our regular monthly open days on TreacleContinue reading…

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  • Helen’s AGM news…

    Having only recently returned from our Annual General Meetings at Nottingham University, Jubilee Campus, I just wanted to mention how really good the meetings were – really positive, hopeful and very encouraging. Myself and my friend and colleague Val, came back to our congregation feeling very enthused. It was Val’s first time – I’m anContinue reading…

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  • Children’s Service by Valerie Jackson

    For the past six months or more three of our active young mothers have organised services for our young people on the second Sunday of each Month.   The adults are present and  join in – so it is a community sharing time for all of us.  I have enjoyed these well presented and thoughtful servicesContinue reading…

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  • December Sharing Sunday by Clare Reavey

    Sharing Sunday and welcome back to Chapel. We were delighted to be back in our lovingly restored Chapel, and showed our appreciation to Stephanie for her tireless contribution throughout the process. The theme of the service was our Chapel Family, which was appropriate as we welcomed Eila back, said goodbye to Andreas and settled backContinue reading…

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    Nearly finished…

    The restoration work is almost complete – just a few finishing touches.  The last time I went into the Chapel to check progress there was an army of cleaners hard at work.  They had a vacuum cleaner which looked capable of consuming a small bungalow and the Chapel smelled of paint and polish. Outside threeContinue reading…

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  • Car Park Party

    Car Park Work Party by Jean Rosser

    Saturday 1st December Rain was forecast but we gathered anyway with our secateurs, gloves and black bags to see what could be done to clear the car park ready for re-surfacing. Most of the heavy work had been done the day before by Leslie who made a mistake with the day. I was quite cheeredContinue reading…

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  • Treacle Sunday November by Jean Rosser

    At 7 am this morning as I listened to the wind howling and the rain lashing against the window, the last thing I wanted to do was to drive to Macclesfield to man the car park for Treacle Sunday. As I stand in the empty car park at 9 am my mood has not improved.Continue reading…

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    Chapel Restoration

    We are now into week six of the restoration work on the Chapel.  There have been a number of site meetings to choose colour of paint for the interior and grout for the exterior .  Very difficult to choose a shade of white but we have been guided by the architect and builders whose experience inContinue reading…

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  • Assisted Dying

    Killing or Compassion? An open forum for all at the Unitarian Chapel on King Edward Street, Macclesfield at 7 pm on Sunday September 23rd Invited speakers will explore both sides of the debate and you will have the chance to question them – so as to reach an informed view on this matter which willContinue reading…

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  • Auction 2012

    Auction 2012

    Adam Partridge kindly agreed to auction items donated by the congregation to help us raise money for the restoration of the north wall in the Chapel. The community would like to thank Adam for auctioning the items free of commission.  The auction raised £690.  Adam has recently moved to new auction premises in Macclesfield.  YouContinue reading…

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