Harvest Charity 2019

Harvest Charity 2019 The Woodland Trust, Smithills Estate St Katharine’s is supporting The Woodland Trust, Smithills Estate, for the Harvest Collection. The Woodland Trust is a national charity which aims to protect, restore and create woodland in  England, Wales and Scotland. The Trust bought the Smithills Estate from Bolton Council...

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Blackrod Community Walking Group – July 2019

July – from Longworth Clough to Charters Moss Plantation Mizzle is defined as a light rain or drizzle, from Low German miseln to drizzle. More mist than drizzle on this morning as 16 of us prepared to walk from the Black Dog at Belmont. We first went through Maria Square...

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Confirmations 2019

The Confirmation Service took place on Sunday 19th May at St John’s Church, Wingates, with the Bishop of Bolton. Please keep in your prayers the young people and adults from St Katharine’s who have been confirmed this year….. George Hibbert Jack Smith Louis Royal Hannah Broderick Susan Taylor   And...

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Ladies who Lunch – June 2019

Wednesday 12th June  at The Italian Orchard, Broughton   The next lunch out will be on Wednesday 12th June when we shall be eating at the Italian Orchard, Broughton. 20 guests are as many as we can transport and organize and the list is nearly full. However, if you would...

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Senior Moment Film Club – June 2019

Showing “Florence Foster Jenkins” Starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant   On Tuesday 4th June at 2.00pm in the Upper Room at St Katharine’s Church   Tickets for afternoon tea £3 each from church office or contact Valerie on 01204 456619  

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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival 2019…and Finally!

Well, what a Scarecrow Festival we had – it was truly memorable once again and Blackrod folk did us proud. The thought, ideas and energy that went into creating the festival this year was amazing and the scarecrows started emerging on to the streets after a bit of early rain....

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CHRISTIAN AID WEEK 12TH TO 18TH May 2019

All mums should live Sierra Leone is the world’s most dangerous place to become a mum. Every day 10 women die from giving birth. In Sawula district, the community struggle with a clinic which has no electricity and only two delivery beds. Jebbeh is heavily pregnant but as her baby...

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May Blossoms – Plant Sale

Saturday 18th May 10am to 1pm  in St Katharine’s Church Hanging Baskets and Bedding Plants Our monthly coffee morning is combined with the annual Plant Sale and will be held on Saturday 18th May – come early and you’ll have lots of choice – starts at 10am on the dot!...

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Easter Flowers 2019

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 the displays will be the same as last year: Windows...

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