MANCHESTER REMEMBERS – 22nd May

  Anita, Joyce and Beth from St. Katharine’s Church were part of a wider team of flower arrangers from around the country who came together at St. Ann’s Church to create beautiful floral displays for the Spirit of Manchester Flower Festival.  The arrangement below has 22 yellow roses to commemorate...

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“The” Wedding Bells

Thank you to our Bellringers for getting us all in the right mood to enjoy the Royal Wedding on 19th May – it was wonderful to hear the bells and made us feel part of the celebrations – thank you to Mike and the team. Visiting ringers will be using...

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Easter Thank You’s!

Thank you …. …..to the clergy and volunteers for all their work with the Easter Experience and the children from the Primary schools. Also thank you to Garyth and the Choir and all those involved in the Holy Week services as well as the refreshment team for their hospitality during...

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Bell Ringing Trip to Liverpool

On Saturday 17th March, ringers from St Katharine’s church joined other ringers from the Bolton branch of the Lancashire Association of Change Ringers on a ringing trip to Liverpool. Departing from the final pick-up point at Bolton Parish Church, the group headed off by minibus for the M62. The first...

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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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Bellringers on Tour!!

  It was lovely to welcome the Bolton branch of the Lancashire Bellringers Association to ring in our tower once again on 20th January during our Coffee Morning.  Our ringers and the rest of the branch will be heading off to Liverpool in March to ring the Cathedral bells which...

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Men’s Fellowship

It is most odd that Hanns Johst said; “Whenever I hear the word culture I release the safety-catch of my Browning”.  In complete contrast, whenever members of the Men’s Fellowship hear the same word, we take a train into Manchester to absorb and delight in it. It really is amazing...

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FOSK – Afternoon Delight!

Well who’d have believed we would have such a lovely afternoon? Saturday morning was a washout, lunchtime it was still pouring!  At about 1.30 the rain stopped, the tables and chairs were dried off even though we didn’t think for one minute that it had finished raining, 1.45 – a...

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My Sunday School Journey – August 2017

As I come to the end of my time at Blackrod Church School, whilst having the pleasure of having been one of the six to be confirmed this year, I feel, as a family, we have a good connection with the church. During my time at Sunday School, I feel...

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