Ladies who Lunch June 2018

On Wednesday 13th June at Goose & Gander, Blackrod Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for lunch at various venues around the area. Meet new friends, have a chat, enjoy a good meal. Transport can be provided from Blackrod.  Why not join us?  There’s a raffle and proceeds go to...

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Rivington Festival & Activity Weekend

Family Fun and Fundraising Events for Rivington Terraced Gardens Starting off with a “Taste of Rivington” – Thursday 31 May 2018 At Spring Cottage, Rivington.  7pm to 11pm.  An evening of Food, Bar, Music and Activities.  Tickets £25 each from rtg@groundwork.org.uk  01942 821444   Throughout the weekend a variety of...

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Help Wanted Please!

ABLE BODIES WANTED! Work party morning – Saturday 9th June Forget the gym, or jogging, come along for a FREE workout at St Katharine’s!  The work parties are held every three months normally and Saturday 9th June has been chosen for the next one As well as our usual quarterly...

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Annual Plant sale and Coffee Morning

May Blossoms! Sale of Plants Saturday 12th May from 10.00am until 1:00pm in church Hanging Baskets and Bedding Plants Our monthly coffee morning is combined with the annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday 13th May – come early and you’ll have lots of choice – starts at 10am on...

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Christian Aid Week 13th to 19th May 2018

For over 70 years Christian Aid has been helping change the lives of people living in poverty.  It’s essential that this work continues until the aim is achieved.  Please help by supporting the door to door collections during Christian Aid Week.  If you have not been involved previously and would...

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Confirmation 2018

This year’s Confirmation Service will be conducted by the Bishop of Bolton on Sunday 10th June 2018 at 3.30pm at St Bartholomew’s,Westhoughton. Please pray for the young people from St Katharine’s who will be confirmed this year: Sam Meighan Sam Hibbert Niall Astley Will Ashworth Daniel Seed      

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Scarecrow Festival News – June 2018

Scarecrows are here again with 116 entries in! A wonderful response once again from the good folks of the village so we are looking forward to another great weekend of fun and fundraising for the benefit of our village. Planning is well underway for the 12th Scarecrow Festival in the...

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THE ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING  (APCM)

  The 2018 annual meeting will take place on Sunday 22nd 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: Two Churchwardens 12 Parochial Church Council  (PCC) members; 5 Deanery Synod members (including a member of the...

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The Easter Experience 2018

The Easter Experience At Saint Katharine’s this year’s Holy Week services are every evening at 7.30pm in church.  Each night we will explore a different experience of Easter using our senses.  Smell, touch, and feel Easter in a different way. What will be the impact of the Easter message on...

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