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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Christmas Services 2016

6th Dec: Popplewell  Charity Service @10:45 am at St Katharine’s Church. 6th Dec: Community Carol singing and Lighting of the Christmas Tree @ 6:30 pm (at the tree opposite the Library). 19th Dec: Carol Service @3 pm at St Katharine’s Church. 24th Dec: Christmas Eve 6:00 pm Crib service with Nativity at...

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Extra Services this Month

TOY SERVICE Advent Sunday  27th November at 11.00am Our gifts for children at Christmas will again be donated to the NSPCC, and to the FortAlice home for families at risk.  Toys should be new and unwrapped (so the organisers at NSPCC and FortAlice know what it is).  Wrapping paper is also appreciated. ...

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Harvest Collection for WaterAid

Thank you very much for your generosity.  The collection raised £546.52 for WaterAid.  This will make a big difference to communities around the World who do not currently have a supply of safe, readily available water.  

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Remembrance Day in Blackrod 2016

Friday 11th November  11.00am  Firing of Maroons and Service at Blackrod Cenotaph Sunday 13th November 2016 2.15pm  Laying of Wreaths at Blackrod Cenotaph followed by  Procession to St Katharine’s Church 3.00pm  Remembrance Service at St Katharine’s Church        

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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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Harvest Charity 2016 – Wateraid

WaterAid’s Harvest Appeal aims to help rural communities in countries like Uganda, where eight million people don’t have access to water, putting them at risk of disease or even death.  Everyday millions of children go without the essential ingredient of safe water.  38-year-old Aleper lives in a rural village in...

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