Wave of Prayer-Thy Kingdom Come 25 May to 4 June 2017

THY KINGDOM COME is a nationwide time of prayer supported by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York between Ascension Day and Pentecost [25th May – 4th June]. We are taking part and some of our churches across the team are opening their doors to offer space and time to pray....

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Holy Week Services 2017

9th April           PALM SUNDAY                  8.00am              Holy Communion 11.00am              The Parish Eucharist with Blessing of Palms 10th April       Monday of Holy Week        7.30pm      Holy Communion with Address 11th April  ...

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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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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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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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Help Wanted – March 2017

We now need help!!! The PCC is still hoping someone will come forward to help us to produce a General User Audit for the building?  Nothing too fancy but we do need to put one together. Also an extra operator is still needed for the camera which we use at...

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Easter Flowers

Once again, the church will be decorated at Easter by window displays, pedestals and individual lilies “in memory of loved ones “ If you would like to donate towards the cost of the flowers please get in touch. The cost of displays will be the same as last year: Windows   ...

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WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2017

 “Am I being unfair to you?” On Friday 3rd March 2017, we shall be holding our annual service at Blackrod Methodist Chapel at 2.30pm.  We hope that the weather will be kinder to us this year, as there was snow last time.  The service for 2017 has been planned by...

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Confirmation 2017

This year’s Confirmation Service will be held on Sunday the 7th May at the 11am Service at St Katharine’s Church. Bishop Jack Nichols will confirm the candidates. If there are any young people in Year 6 or above who would like to be confirmed this year please come along to...

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