Lent Meditations – Food for Thought

This year’s Lent meditations are to be on the theme of “Food for Thought”.  They will be running each Wednesday in Lent starting on the 8th March and finishing on the 5th April. Fr Kevin and Revd Gill will be joining me in leading these meditations.  Refreshments will be served...

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Spring Fair Saturday 18th March 2017

At St Katharine’s Saturday 18th March 2017 10am to 12 noon  Coffee morning with extras!  In aid of church funds Raffle – Chocolate Tombola- Books Hand-made gifts – Cakes – Phoenix Cards Browse and Buy Light Refreshments  

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Help Wanted – March 2017

We now need help!!! The PCC is still hoping someone will come forward to help us to produce a General User Audit for the building?  Nothing too fancy but we do need to put one together. Also an extra operator is still needed for the camera which we use at...

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Ladies who Lunch – March 2017

This month’s lunch date will be on Wednesday 15th March at The Paddock, Wrightington. Please ring Jean – 01204 691575, or Mary – 01204 697763 – to book your place this month. Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for lunch at various venues around the area. There’s a raffle and...

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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT  27 February – 12 March 2017

  It’s time to put Fairtrade in your break 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 aren’t paid what they...

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WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2017

 “Am I being unfair to you?” On Friday 3rd March 2017, we shall be holding our annual service at Blackrod Methodist Chapel at 2.30pm.  We hope that the weather will be kinder to us this year, as there was snow last time.  The service for 2017 has been planned by...

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News from Friends of St Katharine’s (FOSK)

Lucky Squares winners The winner of the Body Shop lucky bag is Barbara Maley and the winner of the Body Shop Strawberry classic box is Jean Hibbert. Thank you to all who took part and special thanks to Kayleigh for donating the prizes.  £100 was raised from these games towards...

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The Lighting of the Blackrod Christmas Tree

LIGHTING UP BLACKROD!  Community Carol Singing and Lighting up the Christmas Tree on Tuesday 6th December at 6.30pm. The Mayor of Blackrod will be switching on the lights on Blackrod’s Christmas Tree, on the green opposite Blackrod Library, with singing of carols accompanied by Rhapsody Community Choir. Everyone is welcome to join...

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