Confirmation 2018

This year’s Confirmation Service will be conducted by the Bishop of Bolton on Sunday 10th June 2018 at 3.30pm. If there are any young people in Year 6 or above who would like to be confirmed this year please come along to church and pick up an information sheet and...

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Scarecrow Festival News 2018

Scarecrows are coming!! Every house in Blackrod will shortly receive an application form for the Blackrod Scarecrow Festival which will take place on 30th June and 1st July this year. The slips to register your scarecrow will need to be returned by the date shown—look out for it through your...

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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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Women’s World Day of Prayer 2018

  Friday 2nd March 2018 “All God’s creation is very good”  On Friday 2nd March, we shall be holding our annual service at St Katharine’s Church at 2.30pm followed by light refreshments.. Everyone is welcome to attend the service. Pat Zukowskj,  Blackrod Co-ordinator. A bit about the Day of Prayer……....

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Fairtrade Fortnight

26 February – 11 March 2018 This year’s theme is “Come on in” The food on our tables, the tea and coffee in our mugs, all from farmers who toil, sweat and slog.  However hard they work to provide the things we depend on, millions of farmers in developing countries...

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Easter Experience 2018

  This year St Katharine’s is planning to invite both schools in our village to an “Easter Experience”, looking at Easter in a different way. On Monday 26th March and Tuesday 27th March the church will be open for the children (time slots to be arranged) and I am looking...

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The Christingle Service

Christingle Service Sunday 10th December at 4.00pm at St Katharine’s Church. All welcome to this service during which we will light a Christingle candle and explore the symbolism of each element. * The orange represents the world * The red ribbon (or tape) symbolises the love and blood of Christ * The sweets...

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