Christian Aid Week 10-16 May 2015

      Loko’s choice in life is simple: ‘If I can’t collect firewood, my children will die.’  Four times a week, in a remote corner of Ethiopia, Loko makes a back-breaking eight-hour trip to gather wood to sell.  Her shoes are so thin that thorns repeatedly pierce through to...

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Blackrod Community Walks- future walks

Tuesday 12th May—A 7 mile walk to White Coppice and Withnell Nature Reserve. Meet at St Katharine’s Church in Blackrod at 9:45 to consolidate transport. Start at the Hare & Hounds at Abbey Village at 10:15. Leader is Sylvia on 07941799058 We will eat at the Hare & Hounds in Abbey Village after the walk. Please contact Sylvia...

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Recent Photos

Please look in the gallery to see recent photos of the work needing to be done in the bell tower and of the beautiful Easter flowers. Photographs kindly taken by Valerie Marron.  

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Blackrod Community Walks- The Ramblings

Back in April 2013 Anne McMillan, a St. Katharine’s chorister, had the great idea of starting a walking group as a way of getting walkers together from St. Katharine’s and also reaching out to the community. On our first walk we had just 6 people but two years on we...

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2015 Scarecrow Festival

The first get-together of anyone wishing to exhibit a scarecrow, offer to help with any of the jobs or just find out more will be held on Monday 20th April in St Katharine’s Church at 7.30pm The application forms will be with you very soon and we hope you are...

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Ladies who Lunch

Ladies who Lunch are dining out in April! We are visiting the Paddock Restaurant, Derby House, in Wrightington on Wednesday, 29th April.  If anyone would like to join us please give your name to Janet Milward as soon as possible. Transport will be provided.  

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ELECTORAL ROLL OF ST KATHARINE, 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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Mission Partnership Service Sunday 17th May

A coach trip nearer to home!  Sunday 17th May is the date of the annual Mission Partnership service and lunch when we meet together with our friends from the churches in Horwich.  As we shall be relying on help from the Horwich team in the short term until our future...

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A letter from your PCC – We need your help

Your PCC is composed of the Churchwardens (Margaret Ryding and Rob Sharp) 4 Deanery Synod members (Brian McCabe, Barbara Worsley, Margaret Ryding and Ruth Kellie) 3 Financial Officers (Jean Hibbert, Bob Chapman and Chris Skinner) and the PCC Secretary (Janet Milward) all these people are ‘ex officio’- they are members...

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