World Day of Prayer 2020

World Day of Prayer Friday 6th March 2020 at St Katharine’s “Rise! Take your mat and walk” This used to be called the Women’s World Day of Prayer, but is now called the World Day of Prayer, to reflect the inclusion of all. This year it is being held at...

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Next Messy Church- March 2020

NEXT SESSION Saturday 28th March from 4-6pm at St Katharine’s. ALL WELCOME It’s FREE! Includes crafts, food and fun. Families welcome. (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)    

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Blackrod Community Walking Group

On a grey but so far dry morning 14 of us gathered to walk. We met at Pine Tree Farm pub at Over Hulton. This location is Logistics North, a huge distribution park with the Whistl warehouse on one side, Aldi on the other and the gargantuan Amazon distribution warehouse...

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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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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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