Lenten News and Events 2019

Lent Pilgrim – Easter Pilgrim The Church of England’s 2019 Lent and Easter campaigns will take followers from the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday, through to Easter with the LentPilgrim reflections, and on from Easter Day to Ascension Day with EasterPilgrim reflections. You can follow the Lent campaign on-line...

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Senior Moments Film Club – March 2019

Showing “The Greatest Showman”  starring Hugh Jackman.  On Tuesday 5th March at 2.00pm in the Upper Room at St Katharine’s Church. Tickets for afternoon tea £3 each from church office or contact Valerie on 01204 456619  

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Spring Fair March 2019

Spring Fair ALL WELCOME At St Katharine’s Saturday 16th March   10am to 1pm In aid of church funds Prize Raffle – Chocolate Tombola  – Books – Flamingo Cards – Jewellery – Cakes Hand-made gifts – Forever Living Products – Good-as-New – Flower planters Light Refreshments          

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PCC News – March 2019

Children’s area The PCC discussed the proposal to establish the area at the front of the South aisle as a “children’s area” at the last meeting on 28th January. The options – to revert to the original layout of three pews, or to adopt the current configuration – were discussed...

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BLACKROD COMMUNITY WALKING GROUP – Feb 2019

  February walk to Worthington Lakes   As we approached Market Street, Adlington, we could smell and see the still smouldering skeleton after the fire which had raged through Fairport Containers. We detoured through the large industrial estate to avoid the A6, passing fishing lodges and fields until we had...

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission have now erected their sign to signify that St Katharine’s Church is the resting place of Pte J Hodkinson 1714887997, who lost his life on 25th May 1920 and is buried in our churchyard.  The sign is attached to the gate to the right of...

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REVISION OF THE ELECTORAL ROLL 2019

  This year we need to go through the process of revising the Electoral Roll. This happens every six years in line with the Church of England rules. This means all those persons already on the roll will need to fill out a new application form. These will be available...

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SONGS OF PRAISE IN BOLTON

BBC Songs of Praise will be filming ‘Congregational Singing’ and the ‘Young Choirs Festival’ at Victoria Hall, Bolton on the weekend of 8th to 10th March. Victoria Hall are aiming to fill the hall with as many people as possible on the 3 dates: Friday 8th March, 6-30pm: Congregational Sing (The congregation will...

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SUNDAY SCHOOL NEWS April 2019

Sunday School News and Messy church Messy church – All things bright and beautiful The first Messy church on the 2nd March exceeded our expectations by some way! Our theme was “All things bright and beautiful”. Thanks to Margaret there were 5 crafts for the children to make, there were...

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