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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Senior Moments Film Club – May 2017

Proudly Presents ‘Mrs Caldicot’s Cabbage War’ at 2pm in the Upper Room Tickets for Afternoon Tea cost £3.oo. Available from the Church Office and Valerie Marron 01204 456619  

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WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

  Thank you to everyone who supported the day of prayer in Blackrod.  We had a very good attendance this year, and though the weather was not very nice, it didn’t deter people from coming.  The service was very much appreciated. Thanks to all who took part, especially Ruth, our...

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Scarecrows are Coming!

Every house should by now have received an application form for the Blackrod Scarecrow Festival which will take place on 1st and 2nd July and the slips were due to be sent in by Saturday 1st April. Remember we need to have at least 50 entries to make it all...

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IT’S NEW, IT’S EXCITING AND IT’S FOR YOU!  WORD SEARCH

  What is it?   A new, exciting and informative way of learning more about the bible, and understanding its message for the 21st century. Who is it for?  You!  In fact it’s for anyone who would like to know more about the bible. ‘But I don’t know anything about the...

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Lent Meditations – Food for Thought

This year’s Lent meditations are to be on the theme of “Food for Thought”.  They will be running each Wednesday in Lent starting on the 8th March and finishing on the 5th April. Fr Kevin and Revd Gill will be joining me in leading these meditations.  Refreshments will be served...

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Spring Fair Saturday 18th March 2017

At St Katharine’s Saturday 18th March 2017 10am to 12 noon  Coffee morning with extras!  In aid of church funds Raffle – Chocolate Tombola- Books Hand-made gifts – Cakes – Phoenix Cards Browse and Buy Light Refreshments  

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