Christian Aid Week 2016: the week we love every neighbour

Picture a young mother of four. Her husband has left.  She has no land.  No assets.  No savings.  And the only work she can get is backbreaking manual labour for as little as 74p a day.  Her home has been flooded several times, and last August it flooded again.  This...

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Events Group News

Let it rain, let it rain, let it rain!!! St Swithin’s fundraiser……YES!!! It’s been raining! Yes it did rain on 15th July and how!  So get ready for lots more of the wet stuff!!  For those who signed up for the challenge – watch each day with care and we’ll...

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Christian Aid Evening

Friday the 6thMay from 5.30pm At St. Katharine’s Church Christian Aid Week will soon be upon us – 15th to 21st May 2016 Last year Blackrod raised £2070 for Christian Aid Week. This amazing sum could not have been raised without the hard-work and dedication of all our collectors.  Prior...

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Senior Moments Film Club

Proudly Presents: The Lady in the Van on Tuesday April 5th 2106 @ 2pm Tickets cost £3.00 which includes afternoon tea. These are available from St Katharine’s Parish office or contact Valerie Marron om 01204 456619  

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Ladies who Lunch – April 2016

Ladies who Lunch are dining out in April We are visiting the newly opened Retreat Adlington on Wednesday 13th April Transport provided from Blackrod (11.45am) Book a place with Janet Milward (01204 699503)  

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St Katharine’s Flowers for Fellowship

The next two meetings of the St Katharine’s Monthly Flower Club will be on Friday 1st April and  Friday 29th April at 2pm £3 to include refreshments Each month there will be a demonstration or workshop Any profits will go to church funds. Why not join us for fellowship and...

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Women’s World Day of Prayer update

Friday 4th March turned out to be one of the worst days of this winter, with lots of snow in the morning.  I was very apprehensive whether any people would turn up for the service in the afternoon.  In the event we were pleased to welcome four ladies – two...

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Spring Fair 2016

Our Spring Fair this year  is on April 16th from 10a.m.-12 noon. As well as our much-loved cake stall and refreshments we will have Maureen’s bookstall, pre-loved jewellery, bric a brac, toys and jigsaws and Agnes & Margaret will be holding a raffle. Two visiting stalls will be Phoenix cards run...

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The Annual Parochial Church Meeting

The 2016 meeting will take place on Sunday 24th April at 10.00 am during the Parish Eucharist in St Katharine’s Church. Elections will take place during the A.P.C.M. for the following: 15 Parochial Church Council  (PCC) members; 5 Deanery Synod members (including a member of the clergy) to also serve...

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Passion for Bolton

Saturday 26th March 2016.  Starts at 12 noon on Victoria Square. We recommend you bring a chair / mat to sit on / drink and snack. All welcome. See website for more details at http://passionforbolton.org/  

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