WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2018

  Friday 2nd March 2018 “All God’s creation is very good”  On Friday 2nd March, we shall be holding our annual service at St Katharine’s Church at 2.30pm followed by light refreshments.. Everyone is welcome to attend the service. Pat Zukowskj,  Blackrod Co-ordinator. A bit about the Day of Prayer……....

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EASTER EXPERIENCE 2018

  This year St Katharine’s is planning to invite both schools in our village to an “Easter Experience”, looking at Easter in a different way. On Monday 26th March and Tuesday 27th March the church will be open for the children (time slots to be arranged) and I am looking...

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CRUCIFER AND ACOLYTES

Here at St Katharine’s Church in Blackrod we have a long history of Lay involvement at the Altar in our Sunday Eucharistic Services. We have an Organist, and a Choir, we have Readers and Intercessors, we have Lay Assistants for Communion. We also have a Crucifer and two Acolytes. It...

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TOY SERVICE

  Advent Sunday 3rd December at 11.00am   Our gifts for children at Christmas will again be donated to the NSPCC, and to the FortAlice home for families at risk. Toys should be new and unwrapped (so the organisers at NSPCC and Fortalice know what it is).  Wrapping paper is also...

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Christmas Services 2017

 Sunday  3rd December 2017 11.00am    The Parish Eucharist and Toy Service Tuesday 5th December 2017 6.30pm    Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree Sunday  10th December 2017 4.00pm Christingle Service Sunday  17th December 2017 3.00pm Carol Service Monday 18th December 2017 7.30pm Rivington & Blackrod High School Carol Service Tuesday 19th December 2017 2.00pm Blackrod...

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The Christingle Service

Christingle Service Sunday 10th December at 4.00pm at St Katharine’s Church. All welcome to this service during which we will light a Christingle candle and explore the symbolism of each element. * The orange represents the world * The red ribbon (or tape) symbolises the love and blood of Christ * The sweets...

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Important Dates for November

All Souls – Service of Thanksgiving for the Departed  Sunday 5th November  at 3.00pm All Soul’s Day is set aside by the church each year as a day of prayer for the souls of the faithful departed. There is a list in church for you to add names of departed loved...

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Harvest Charity 2017 Update

STOP PRESS: Thanks to your generosity, £427.81 has been raised through the Harvest Collection this year for our chosen charity – ”Home for Good”.  We are sure it will be put to good use to support local children in care.  Thank you.   The PCC have voted to support “Home...

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Wave of Prayer-Thy Kingdom Come 25 May to 4 June 2017

THY KINGDOM COME is a nationwide time of prayer supported by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York between Ascension Day and Pentecost [25th May – 4th June]. We are taking part and some of our churches across the team are opening their doors to offer space and time to pray....

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Holy Week Services 2017

9th April           PALM SUNDAY                  8.00am              Holy Communion 11.00am              The Parish Eucharist with Blessing of Palms 10th April       Monday of Holy Week        7.30pm      Holy Communion with Address 11th April  ...

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