BL Lunches August 2019 – Can You Help?

BL Lunches 2019 St Katharine’s is a collection point for the BL Lunches scheme this summer. The scheme, organised by Bolton Urban Outreach, provides a packed lunch for children eligible for Free School Meals during the six weeks of the school holidays. There is not much involved, the lunches are...

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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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Blackrod Community Walking Group – May 2019

A Walk to Round Loaf Burial Mound For this month’s walk we met on Horrobin Lane, Rivington, on a gloriously sunny morning. Apparently May is ‘National Walking Month’. Our destination being the Bronze Age burial site on Anglezarke Moor. 13 of us started from outside the Bowling Green and headed...

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YOUTH NEWS May 2019

Next Messy Church is on Saturday 25th May at 4-6pm. It’s FREE! Includes crafts, food and singing. Families welcome. (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult) Sunday School The numbers attending Sunday school continue to fluctuate but it’s lovely that they enjoy making a little craft and explaining what...

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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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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT -25 February to 10 March 2019

What is Fairtrade Fortnight? For two weeks each year, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to celebrate the people who grow our food, people who live in some of the poorest countries in the world and who are often exploited and badly paid. This year...

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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival News 2019

The Scarecrow Festival will be celebrated over the weekend 6th and 7th July so thinking caps on!! Registration forms have been returned and there are 116 to date. Thank you for all your support but with so many we would appreciate some help to make it all happen. If you...

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Lenten News and Events 2019

Lent Pilgrim – Easter Pilgrim The Church of England’s 2019 Lent and Easter campaigns will take followers from the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday, through to Easter with the LentPilgrim reflections, and on from Easter Day to Ascension Day with EasterPilgrim reflections. You can follow the Lent campaign on-line...

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