notices

What's coming up at Platt

In addition to our regular church activities there are other events at Platt and around the local area. Details of these can be found below

Services over Christmas

You can find out more about our services over Christmas on our website. 

The following services will also be live-streamed:
11 Dec – 10:30am Morning Service & 6pm Carol Service
19 Dec – 10:30am Morning Service
24 Dec – 4pm Nativity Service
25 Dec – 10:30am Christmas Day Service

The service on Sunday 1 January will not be live-streamed.

Church Prayer Gathering

We’ll meet in the breakout space around the back of church.

Christmas Activities

– You can find all the information about the Carol Services and services throughout December on our website here.
– There will also be some carol singing in our local streets happening on Saturday 17th December – more information to follow.
– We are also requesting donations of mince pies and wrapped chocolates for carol service refreshments. You can bring them to the kitchen on a Sunday, or to the office in the week.

MMU Carols for Christmas

Carols for Christmas at Manchester Metropolitan University will be taking place on Monday 12th December at 16:30. It will be held in the MMU Business School, Lecture Theatre G35 (Ground Floor, N Atrium area), All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, M15 6BH. There will also be seasonal refreshments for students and staff alike. As there is limited space, you can book a place online here, and find out more information by downloading this PDF.

Platt Book Club

The next Platt Book Club meeting is Friday 13 January in the breakout space. They will be discussing Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. There’s also a Young Adult version if families are interested in discussing it with their children! All are welcome – come along from 7:30pm for a hot drink, and discussion will begin at 8pm.

Foodbank Request

The Fallowfield and Withington Foodbank is currently running low on stocks of toiletries, milk, and tinned food (not including baked beans and pasta). We have collection crates at Platt in the breakout space lobby, or there is also a collection bank at Sainsbury’s in Fallowfield if you would like to donate.

Platt@Six

This week at 6pm, Jack will be helping us to think through The Wonders of the Cross – Christ our Ransom. We will also share Holy Communion together at this service.

Electoral Roll

If you haven’t already signed up, we would like to invite you to join the church Electoral Roll. Being on the Electoral Roll is one way of signalling your membership at church. It also means you are eligible to vote at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) next spring. If you aren’t currently on the Electoral Roll and would like to be, please fill in and return this form.
If you would like to know more about the Electoral Roll, or what it means to sign up to it, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Hardship Fund

Our hardship team is now up and running and people have begun to benefit from it. If you’d like to know more please contact hardship@plattchurch.org.

Compass Hike

A moderate 8 mile hike in North Wales. Please bring a waterproof jacket, suitable footwear and a packed lunch.

If you wish to come, please let Jacqueline know at compass@plattchurch.org, including whether you will need or are able to offer a lift.