Welcome to St. Mary's Great Sankey.

(Part of the West Warrington Ministry) 

Our vision statement: 

'To be a growing church making a growing difference'

We extend a warm welcome to you at any time
and you will be in our prayers.
You will find us at the junction of Liverpool Road and Station Road, Great Sankey, Warrington, WA5 1RE 
Please note we do not have a car park and ask that visitors be sensitive to our neighbours and parking restrictions.


Church Clergy:- Rev/ Jeremy Tear, Pioneer Team Vicar  (01925) 485288  (usual days off Friday & Saturday)


Each Wednesday             -   10.00 am ~ Holy  Communion                                       
Each Sunday                   -       8.00 am ~ Holy Communion 

                                             10.00 am ~ Morning Worship/Holy Communion (First Sunday of each month is All Age Worship)

Changes to Services for August 2019:

During August our children's group Lightnings, takes a break, our services will, therefore, be our usual pattern but for all ages.


Open House

Every Wednesday             -   11.00 am - 1.00pm
Pop in for a cuppa, a chat or a bit of quiet time.  Everyone Welcome.  

Community Lunch - Last Friday of every month

12.00 Noon - 1.30pm.

Come and join us for our monthly community lunch. Selection homemade soups bread and cakes tea & coffee. £3 donation. Proceeds to the general running of the church.  Please note there will be no community lunch during August, the next one will be held on Friday 27th September.

Dates for your Diary:

Alpha Course

Each Tuesday evening for 11 weeks at 7 pm, commencing Tuesday 24th September.

If you are curious about the Christian faith or want to explore your faith more fully please come along for this relaxed and rewarding course.

It will be an 11 week course with an additional awayday. 

The course starts on Tuesday 24th September at 7 pm, lasting 2 hours and a meal will be provided by the Alpha group.
Dates are - 24/9,  1/10/19,  8/10/19,  15/10/19, 22/10/19, 5/11/19,  12/11/19,  19/11/19, 3/12/19, 7/1/20 and 14/1/20.   There is an additional awayday on 30/11/19.

The venue is Phil and Kathryn Hayward's house - 32 Oklahoma Boulevard, Chapelford, WA5 8FD.  A contact telephone number for any queries is 01925 711069.

The course is also registered on the Alpha website under Alpha at St. Mary's.

250 Milers Walk

Saturday 17th August - 11.00 am

Total time incl half-hour stop for Drink/lunch:2.5 - 3hrs

Post Code - WA4 5LA

Distance - 6.25 Miles

Meeting Point -Fox Covert Car Park

Facilities - Fox Covert, Hatton Arms, Walton Arms

Refreshments - as above or - Bring your Own

Mobile Tel Contact - Gail Pattullo 07585146792. 

Weddings and Funerals

For all queries about Weddings and Funerals, please contact the Church Administrator, by telephone or email  during the following times: 
Monday~ 1.00pm - 2.00 pm
Tuesday ~ 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Wednesday ~ 1.30 pm - 5.30 pm
Thursday ~ 9.30 am - 10.30 am 
Friday ~ 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Tel: 07719 171191 or    Email: Church Administrator
                                           (Please click on above link)

 Thanksgivings and Baptisms 

To Book a Thanksgiving or Baptism please attend the Sunday 10.00 am Service.

Click on text for further Thanksgiving & Baptism information


Click here to see What's on throughout the year



St. Mary's Church takes its 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 on a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at http://www.liverpool.anglican.org/safeguarding