Harvest Charity 2017

The PCC have voted to support “Home for Good” as the Harvest charity this year.  Home for Good is a national Christian charity that aims to encourage all churches in the UK to welcome a child in care into a family setting, either permanently, for a short term, or in...

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PCC News and Harvest Charity 2017

Next meeting:  Monday 21st August at 7.30pm Please give items of ”Any Other Business” to the Chair, Revd Angela, or Secretary, Mary Pryle, at least 24 hours before the date of the meeting.  Thank you. Harvest Charity 2017 This year our collection for Harvest will be for a “home” charity...

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Our Church Needs Your Views

  As part of their commitment to the future sustainability of the Church in the 21st century, our Diocese have developed an overall vision. “A worshipping growing and transforming Christian presence at the heart of every community” The diocese has agreed goals: Growing new disciples in missionary church communities which are...

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Deanery Synod Report

A meeting at Holy Trinity, Horwich, on 14th June was the first of a new Synod with some new members.  It began with Holy Communion, with Jo Smith, the curate, presiding and introduced by The Revd. Stephen Fletcher. We sang the first hymn, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty, appropriate...

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Annual Parochial Church Meeting – 30th April 2017

  Thank you to everyone who attended the APCM which took place during the Parish Eucharist on Sunday 30th April 2017.  The Result of Elections is as follows: Churchwardens:  Rob Sharp and Valerie Marron Deanery Synod Representatives: Valerie Marron, Margaret Ryding, Ruth Kellie, Barbara Worsley. PCC Members: Bob Chapman, Helen...

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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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PCC Membership, Churchwardens and Sidespeople.

Being a representative on the PCC is open to everyone on the Electoral Roll. If you feel you have time to offer and would like to support St Katharine’s in this way we are looking for parishioners with a fresh outlook who would enjoy being part of this area of...

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From the Churchwardens…..

We are pleased to announce the new Blackrod, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton and Wingates team ministry will legally come into existence on Thursday 1st. September. The Revd Canon Dr Chris Bracegirdle will be Team Rector and incumbent of the benefice, with responsibilities at St  Bartholomew and St George, Westhoughton. The Revd...

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The New Bishop of Bolton

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed the Venerable Mark David Ashcroft, Archdeacon of Manchester, to be the next Bishop of Bolton in the Diocese of Manchester. Mark Ashcroft, 61, has served as the Archdeacon of Manchester and Residentiary Canon of Manchester Cathedral since 2009.  He will be consecrated in October...

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PCC News – The Appointment of Priest-in-Charge and a Change of Services

St Katharine’s PCC is delighted to announce the appointment of the Revd Angela Wynne as Priest-in-Charge of St Katharine, Blackrod and Assistant Curate in the Daisy Hill, Westhoughton & Wingates Team Ministry.  Angela is currently SSM Associate Priest at Christ Church, Charnock Richard and St Mary the Virgin, Eccleston, in...

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