THANK YOU from Urban Outreach

Dear Friends On behalf of Urban Outreach and all who access the food projects, we would like to say a huge thank you for your continued support through the Grub Tubs.  So far this year we have fed 3,378 with the Storehouse Foodbank and Storehouse Pantry being accessed 1,392 times. ...

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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival Updates 2017

  5/7/17 The Hampers raffle winners are:- 1st – Grocery hamper – A. Fitzsimmons 2nd – Toiletries hamper – Pat Hart 3rd – Confectionery hamper – Hannah Skinner 4th – Acdo hamper – A. Lawley Scarecrows are here again with over 100 to see around the village! Saturday and Sunday...

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Christian Aid Week – Nejebar’s Story

‘Our wish is to get out from this situation and to be able to go further. We only want a peaceful life. We want our children to have an education, to go to school. The most important thing is for our children.’   Nejebar and Noor lived in Afghanistan with...

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Christian Aid Week 14th to 20th May 2017

Christian Aid Week will soon be upon us – 14th to 20th May 2017 Last year Blackrod raised an amazing £1,805.70 from door to door collections  If you can help with our door to door collections please contact Barbara Miccoli on 0751 7341322. We are joining with more than 20,000 churches...

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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:...

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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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PANTS GONE – to the Pantagon!

The donations of pants and bras were safely delivered to Edinburgh thanks to Sylvia and David Gregory. Sylvia has received this letter from Maria Manamara, Founder of Smalls for all: “I just wanted to say thank you very much for the very generous donation of £70.00 and the bags of...

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