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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Ladies who Lunch – April 2018

On Wednesday 18th April at The Laurels at Charnock Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for  lunch at various venues around the area. Meet new friends, have a chat, enjoy a good meal. Transport can be provided from Blackrod.  Why not join us?  There’s a raffle and proceeds go to...

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Welcome to Sophie

Congratulations to Sophie who is the first person to be admitted to Communion before Confirmation at St Katharine’s. Good wishes for the future Sophie.  

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BLACKROD COMMUNITY WALKING GROUP

A Circular Walk from Little Scotland to Haigh For the March walk we met at our lunch venue, The Goose and Gander Restaurant, Little Scotland. Very kindly they allowed us to use their car park. Fortunately by the time we started it had stopped drizzling with the expectation of improving...

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Sunday School Nativity 2017

This year, we decided that rather than dress up and act out the Christmas story, we would make a representation of the story ourselves. Given a choice of Lego, junk, modelling clay, paper chains and tissue paper, we chose to build each scene using Lego, supported by Plasticine. We also used...

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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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