Team Rector Vacancy Update

It is planned to advertise the post on 25th June with a closing date of 3rd August. Interviews for the prospective candidates will be on 6th September. For obvious reasons, we have to keep the identity of those applying secret. The interview panel will consist of four representatives from each...

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HERITAGE OPEN DAYS – September 2018

  “Extraordinary Women” St Katharine’s will be open again as part of the national programme in September.  This year HOD’s is taking place over two weekends – 6/9 and 13/16 September and St Katharine’s will be open on Saturday 8th September from 10am to 4pm in conjunction with Blackrod History...

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100 Days from 4th August

    On 4th August 1918 King George V met to pray with members of the Houses of Parliament. One hundred days later, the war ended. This year, 4th August 2018 will be the first day of 100 days of prayer across the country, running until Armistice Day in November....

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Ladies who Lunch – August 2018

On Wednesday 15th August at Goose & Gander, Blackrod Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for  lunch at various venues around the area. Meet new friends, have a chat, enjoy a good meal. Transport can be provided from Blackrod.  Why not join us?  There’s a raffle and proceeds go...

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Urban Outreach Bolton Packed Lunches

Urban Outreach Bolton Lunches  – coming to St Katharine’s this summer! Did you know? More than one in five school children are eligible for free school meals in Bolton due to low incomes – that’s 8,600 children! During the summer school holidays, these families face a six week struggle to...

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Mission Action Planning – Progress Report

  Just before Easter we circulated questionnaires to members of our congregation regarding our future vision for the Church. Thanks so much for the twelve responses and more importantly for the people who offered to help. In parallel the views of our Sunday School children have been discussed, it’s reassuring...

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Blackrod Stitch & Knit Group

Blackrod Stitch & Knit On Mondays from 10am to 12.30pm  in St Katharine’s Church Upper Room  For anyone with an interest in stitching  Contact – 01204 697763  A non-profit making group – all funds raised go towards the costs of materials, refreshments and the occasional minibus for our days out. Everyone welcome  GOOD NEWS………We...

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