If you like statistics- read on!

New Church of England statistics for 2015, just published, show that just under one million people attend services each week.  The survey, carried out over four weeks in October 2015, found 960,000 people attending church each week, with 820,000 adults and 140,000 children. Schools services added a further 160,000 attenders....

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Maintenance Matters!

You are always so supportive of the work being done by church volunteers so here is the latest job list which has now been done. We are slowly but surely working our way through the recommendations made by the architect following his last inspection to keep the church building properly...

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Blackrod Community Walkers – December 2016

Weather forecasts are at best a guide.  Dry and cloudy it said.  Damp and dreary it was.  This didn’t dampen our spirits though.  With the prospect of Christmas lunch at the end we set off walking the Adlington Circular with gusto.  This is a published and waymarked route of 6...

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Magazine Subscriptions

It’s that time of year – the price of this magazine will remain at 60p per copy.  You can pick up a copy from the church magazine rack and leave the payment in the office. For those who subscribe and pay yearly the cost is £7.  The annual subscriptions are...

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Ladies who Lunch – January 2017

Thank you to Janet LWL has recently had a bit of a reshuffle and for a trial period the lunch parties will now be organised by a different team each month. We need to say a massive thank you to Janet Milward for having the idea in the first place,...

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Smalls for All

Smalls for All is a young charity set up in 2010 and created following a series of trips to orphanages where founder Maria Macnamara worked as a volunteer. Whilst there she met a priest in Zimbabwe speaking about the lack of underwear and the problems this can cause. Not only...

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Christmas Flowers

Just as we decorate our homes for Christmas, it is always a pleasure to “the deck the halls in boughs of holly” for our church. If you would like to contribute to the cost, perhaps with a donation in memory of a loved one, please contact Anita Skinner, or put...

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