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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Help Wanted Please!

ABLE BODIES WANTED! Work party morning – Saturday 9th June Forget the gym, or jogging, come along for a FREE workout at St Katharine’s!  The work parties are held every three months normally and Saturday 9th June has been chosen for the next one As well as our usual quarterly...

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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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Scarecrow Festival News – June 2018

Scarecrows are here again with 116 entries in! A wonderful response once again from the good folks of the village so we are looking forward to another great weekend of fun and fundraising for the benefit of our village. Planning is well underway for the 12th Scarecrow Festival in the...

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Easter Gifts for Malawi

I can remember going, as a teenager, to a lecture in Bolton, given by a Christian Missionary called Guy Clutton Brock. It was called “Dawn in Nyasaland” and told us all about spreading the Gospel in that African country south of the Equator which is now Malawi. A few years...

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Thank You’s from Grub Tub and NSPCC

GRUB TUB THANK YOU Dear Friends, On behalf of Urban Outreach and all who access the food projects, we would like to say a huge thank you for your continued support through the Grub Tubs. Last year in 2017 we gave out 2820 food parcels which fed 6392 people with...

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Magazine Subscritions 2018

  No increase!  It’s that time of year – the price of this magazine will remain at 60p per copy.  You can pick up a copy from the church magazine rack and leave the payment in the office. For those who subscribe and pay yearly the cost is £7.  The...

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#Advent Challenge run by the Bible Society

Can you take on #AdventChallenge? #AdventChallenge is run by The Bible Society and is aimed at individuals and families. When you sign up to #AdventChallenge you will receive daily challenges inspired by the Bible to help you bring the Bible to life every day of December. The challenges are simple,...

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Lighting Up Blackrod!

Community Carol Singing and Lighting up the Christmas Tree Tuesday 5th 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 in and is warmly...

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