PCC News January 2020

PCC – could you offer your time and talents? The PCC have agreed a date for the Annual Parochial Church Meeting as Thursday 23rd April at 7.00pm in St Katharine’s, to be followed by a buffet. As you probably know, this is the meeting where the membership of the PCC...

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Thank You’s Received – January 2020

Revd Angela has received these letters from the NSPCC and FortAlice in response to the Toy Collection in December……. NSPCC – “Please accept our sincere thanks once again to yourself, your congregation and all those involved for the kind donation of toys and gifts to the NSPCC, they are most...

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Messy Church January 2020

Messy Church at Christmas 2019! Children (and adults) enjoyed a festive Messy Church session in December – making stars, angels, biscuits and all things Christmassy, with a festive buffet to follow. Many thanks to Angela, Sylvia, Margaret, Ruth, Doreen, and all the team for their hard work. Messy Church is...

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Sunday School News and ‘Finding the Flock’ Advent 2019

Finding the Flock – our hunt during Advent seemed to go well as children and adults looked for 10 lost sheep around the village, and four Good Shepherds managed to find them all! The lucky “winners” were: Nathanial Richards, Aaron Kinrade, Eva and Daisy Gilmore – congratulations to you all...

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Baaaa!  FIND THE FLOCK

  There’s still time to have a go at the search for the sheep lost in Blackrod. Based on the story of the Good Shepherd, 10 sheep are out and about in shops and public places in Blackrod. We have read in the Bible many times how Jesus is the...

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HARVEST CHARITY – 2019

The Woodland Trust, Smithills Estate A big thank you to everyone who donated to the Harvest Collection this year. A total of £440 has been sent to the Woodland Trust to support the work in progress at the Smithills Estate. And thank you to all those who volunteered to plant...

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Church Open for Prayer

  Wednesday 4th December at 2.00pm The Open Church on Wednesday 4th December will have the theme of “Homelessness”. Prayer packs will be available if you wish, along with music and refreshments alongside prayer slots by the clergy every 20mins.  Please come along and join us. The Wednesdays will continue...

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Follow the Star 2019

The Church of England’s Christmas message this year is “Follow the Star”.     “Christmas is a time for generosity. The gifts we give do not have to be expensive or extravagant – sometimes the gift of time spent with a neighbour or a smile at someone we see on the...

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