Christmas Fair

St Katharine’s Christmas Fair Saturday 26th November 2016 10am to 1pm Lots of Stalls: Gifts – Books – Crafts – Cakes Tombola – Something for Everyone!  Father Christmas will be arriving at 10.30am Free admission!  REFRESHMENTS, PRIZE DRAW WITH CASH PRIZES!  Everyone Welcome  

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FOSK – Superhero and Princess Party

There will be a children’s afternoon in November at Hilltops.  It will take place on Sunday 20th November from 3pm to 5pm.  We will be advertising this very soon so watch out for details!  The theme is Super Heroes and there will be games and guest appearances from some much-loved children’s characters,...

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The Installation of the Revd Angela Wynne

A Welcome and A Licensing The evening of Thursday 13th October found St Katharine’s full of people from the village, from Westhoughton, Wingates, Daisy Hill and from the Deane Deanery, as well as others from other dioceses, some far afield.  We were there to welcome the Reverend Angela Wynne and...

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WELCOME TO THE REVD ANGELA WYNNE

The new Vicar, the Revd Angela Wynne, will be introduced to Blackrod on Thursday 13th October at the Installation Service at St Katharine’s. Everyone is welcome to this service and it is hoped that many of the regular congregation will be there. The Service will start at 7.30pm but in...

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Harvest Charity 2016 -WaterAid

This is Akol Catherine, she has safe water in her village in Uganda, meaning she can grow vegetables for her family. Her children go to school, have full bellies, and lots of energy to play and learn. WaterAid’s Harvest Appeal aims to help rural communities in countries like Uganda, where...

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Coffee Mornings and Luncheon Club!

Coffee Morning for McMillan cancer support on Saturday 1st October from 12 til 2 at the Hilltops.  This is for all you lovely people who work or are at college that can’t make Thursday so could you all please dig deep, get baking and support such a worthy cause. There...

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Friends of St Katharine’s (FOSK)

We have taken delivery of another seven pew cushions so more people are sitting comfortably.  Many thanks to the people who have donated to the cost of them, and to Senior Moments for their very welcome contribution.   We are organising a children’s afternoon in November at Hilltops.  It will...

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Senior Moments Film Club – September 2016

Tuesday September 6th 2016 @2pm Proudly presents ‘A Touch of Mink’ starring Cary Grant and  Doris Day. Tickets for Afternoon Tea cost £3. These are available from St Katharine’s Parish Office or contact Valerie Marron.

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Ladies Who Lunch

Ladies who Lunch was formed in September 2013 as a way of fundraising when we learnt of the enormous amount of money required to repair the bells at St Katharine’s.  It began with a few of us catering in the upstairs room for up to 16 ladies.  Over the months...

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