Rhapsody News – May 2017

Following the success of their childrens’ shows Rhapsody are staging their first adult production   Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn on Friday 19 May – Sun 21 May Tickets are £8.00 each from ticketsource.co.uk/rhapsody Or can be ordered from Heather (693609) Come along to St Andrew’s Place and support local theatre...

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Elaine’s Coach Trip

The date for your diary is Saturday 20th May and the destination is Cartmel and the Priory, stopping on the way for coffee at Carnforth Railway Station (the setting for the film “Brief Encounter”).  The coach leaves from St Katharine’s at 9am and returns about 6pm.  The cost is £11...

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And finally…Blackrod Scarecrow Festival Updates 2017

01/09/17 Around £2000 was raised from the sale of programmes this year and this is the money the scarecrow fund gives back to the community. This year we have given £250 to Blackrod Luncheon Club who meet each Monday in the Methodist Church; £100 each to the Pool, Rounders and...

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Christian Aid Week – Nejebar’s Story

‘Our wish is to get out from this situation and to be able to go further. We only want a peaceful life. We want our children to have an education, to go to school. The most important thing is for our children.’   Nejebar and Noor lived in Afghanistan with...

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Christian Aid Week 14th to 20th May 2017

Christian Aid Week will soon be upon us – 14th to 20th May 2017 Last year Blackrod raised an amazing £1,805.70 from door to door collections  If you can help with our door to door collections please contact Barbara Miccoli on 0751 7341322. We are joining with more than 20,000 churches...

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

  The 2017 annual meeting will take place on Sunday 30th 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: Churchwardens 15 Parochial Church Council  (PCC) members; 5 Deanery Synod members (including a member of the clergy)...

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Lent Meditations 2017 – Food for Thought

Lent Meditations  – Food for Thought This year’s Lent meditations are on the theme of “Food for Thought” and continue until Wednesday 5th April with Fr Kevin and Revd Gill joining me in leading these meditations.  Refreshments will be served afterwards as usual. We are using material supplied by the...

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WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

  Thank you to everyone who supported the day of prayer in Blackrod.  We had a very good attendance this year, and though the weather was not very nice, it didn’t deter people from coming.  The service was very much appreciated. Thanks to all who took part, especially Ruth, our...

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Scarecrows are Coming!

Every house should by now have received an application form for the Blackrod Scarecrow Festival which will take place on 1st and 2nd July and the slips were due to be sent in by Saturday 1st April. Remember we need to have at least 50 entries to make it all...

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