Register for church attendance

We have a register now to record church attendance for those children who are hoping to apply to one of the church high schools in our area. Each high school has its own set of criteria regarding church attendances and without a written record of attendance it is very hard...

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Work in Progress

You may spot scaffolding and hi-vis jackets about at St Katharine’s next week as roof repairs are tackled.  Some damage was done during the last storms before Christmas which needs to be fixed as soon as possible.  Let’s hope it stops raining/snowing for a few days.

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Messy Church

In light of the current situation regarding Covid, it has been decided to cancel the January session of Messy Church which was scheduled for Saturday 22nd January.  We hope to see you in February!

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Primary School Admission Forms

If you have a school form for any church primary school which needs a member of clergy to sign, please bring your forms to church in the next few weeks and leave them for the attention of Carol or Angela. Those who attend St Thomas’ church should also include a...

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Admitting Children to Holy Communion prior to Confirmation

Our four team parishes have received the Bishop of Manchester’s permission to admit baptised children to Holy Communion before confirmation.  Traditionally, receiving communion has been linked with confirmation which has often taken place as children are preparing to leave primary school.  However, there has been a realisation in recent years...

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CRIB SERVICES THIS YEAR

Crib Services – Christmas Eve – Friday 24th December at 3pm & 6pm A family friendly service of candlelight and song, telling the story of the Nativity. Children are invited to come in nativity costumes. Numbers are limited…. Please ring 01204 439791 to book for 3pm/ Ring 01942 731164 to book for 6pm.  

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HOME COMMUNION

We now feel able to resume the privilege of bringing the Sacrament to anyone who is sick or housebound and would welcome that opportunity. Please contact Revd Angela, churchwardens, or send a message to them with anyone you know who comes into church regularly, if you would like a visit from...

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WIGGLE WORSHIP Toddler praise

Mondays at 9.30am in term-time. Wiggle is a little bookworm who loves reading stories. The sessions have a Christian focus and include free play, creative activities, singing and storytelling, followed by refreshments. Places are limited and pre-booking is essential. Ring Ruth on 07895 125 663 to book your place.  

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