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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Deanery Synod Report

The first of the three annual meetings of the Synod was held at St Katharine’s on 2nd March, following an invitation to all to join us for the Stations of the Cross and the Eucharist beforehand. Several members from the Deanery did join us. The meeting began with an interesting...

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ELECTORAL ROLL OF ST KATHARINE’S, BLACKROD

For anyone wishing to have their names added to the Electoral Roll for St Katharine’s, Blackrod, the application forms are available in church.  If your name is already on the roll you need not re-apply. The Electoral Roll will be available for inspection in church, if you wish to check...

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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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Electoral Roll

Back in May, at the first meeting of the new PCC I was elected as the Electoral Roll Officer, following in the footsteps of Ruth Kellie and Brian McCabe. Both kindly passed on advice as to what is entailed in this role, and, having examined the Roll, changes have already...

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