Friends of St Katharine’s (FOSK)

FOSK present a QUIZ NIGHT with a ‘Blackrod Swindle Raffle’ At BLACKROD CRICKET CLUB on FRIDAY 9th JUNE @ 7.30pm Ploughman’s Platter Supper £7.50 Maximum team of 4. Tickets are on sale from members of FOSK — Sarah Skinner, Margaret Sumner, Sylvia or Graham Moss, Jennie Jones and David &...

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May Plant Sale 2017

May Blossoms! Saturday 13th May from 10.00am in church Hanging Baskets and Bedding Plants Refreshments Our monthly coffee morning is combined with the annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday 13th May – come early and you’ll have lots of choice – starts at 10am on the dot! Plants...

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Wave of Prayer-Thy Kingdom Come 25 May to 4 June 2017

THY KINGDOM COME is a nationwide time of prayer supported by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York between Ascension Day and Pentecost [25th May – 4th June]. We are taking part and some of our churches across the team are opening their doors to offer space and time to pray....

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Rhapsody News – May 2017

Following the success of their childrens’ shows Rhapsody are staging their first adult production   Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn on Friday 19 May – Sun 21 May Tickets are £8.00 each from ticketsource.co.uk/rhapsody Or can be ordered from Heather (693609) Come along to St Andrew’s Place and support local theatre...

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Elaine’s Coach Trip

The date for your diary is Saturday 20th May and the destination is Cartmel and the Priory, stopping on the way for coffee at Carnforth Railway Station (the setting for the film “Brief Encounter”).  The coach leaves from St Katharine’s at 9am and returns about 6pm.  The cost is £11...

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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival 2017

Scarecrows are here again with 111 entries in! A wonderful response once again from the good folks of the village so we are looking forward to another great weekend of fun and fundraising for the benefit of our village. Please remember to call in church on Monday 12 June between...

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Christian Aid Week – Nejebar’s Story

‘Our wish is to get out from this situation and to be able to go further. We only want a peaceful life. We want our children to have an education, to go to school. The most important thing is for our children.’   Nejebar and Noor lived in Afghanistan with...

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Christian Aid Week 14th to 20th May 2017

Christian Aid Week will soon be upon us – 14th to 20th May 2017 Last year Blackrod raised an amazing £1,805.70 from door to door collections  If you can help with our door to door collections please contact Barbara Miccoli on 0751 7341322. We are joining with more than 20,000 churches...

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THE ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING (A.P.C.M.)

  The 2017 annual meeting will take place on Sunday 30th April at 11.00 am during the Parish Eucharist in St Katharine’s Church. Elections will take place during the A.P.C.M. for the following: Churchwardens 15 Parochial Church Council  (PCC) members; 5 Deanery Synod members (including a member of the clergy)...

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Lent Meditations 2017 – Food for Thought

Lent Meditations  – Food for Thought This year’s Lent meditations are on the theme of “Food for Thought” and continue until Wednesday 5th April with Fr Kevin and Revd Gill joining me in leading these meditations.  Refreshments will be served afterwards as usual. We are using material supplied by the...

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