Blackrod Scarecrow Festival 2015

50 scarecrow enthusiasts met on 20th April to move the festival preparations along and 84 applications have been received to date.  We shall now start putting the programme together so it can be printed and the packs made up during May.  Please come along on Monday 8th June to collect...

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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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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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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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Flowers for Fellowship

St Katharine’s Flower Club At the next Meeting there will be a demonstration entitled: “Spring into Summer” This will be on Friday, 24th April at 2pm in the Upper Room Of St Katharine’s Church £3 to include refreshments Further information from Anita Skinner – 01204 691097

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THE ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING  (A.P.C.M.)

  The 2015 meeting will take place on Sunday 26th April at 10.00 am during the Parish Eucharist in St Katharine’s Church.   Elections will take place during the A.P.C.M. for the following: 15 Parochial Church Council  (PCC) members; 7 Deanery Synod members to also serve on the Parochial Church...

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Spring Fair News

A great day on Saturday at St Katharine’s Spring Fair – lots of stalls and lots of chatter!  Many thanks to all who helped prepare for the fair and all who donated anything at all.  Thank you for your support if you managed to come along – £720 raised for church...

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