Ladies who Lunch – April 2018

On Wednesday 18th April at The Laurels at Charnock 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 to...

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Easter Gifts for Malawi

I can remember going, as a teenager, to a lecture in Bolton, given by a Christian Missionary called Guy Clutton Brock. It was called “Dawn in Nyasaland” and told us all about spreading the Gospel in that African country south of the Equator which is now Malawi. A few years...

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BLACKROD COMMUNITY WALKING GROUP

A Circular Walk from Little Scotland to Haigh For the March walk we met at our lunch venue, The Goose and Gander Restaurant, Little Scotland. Very kindly they allowed us to use their car park. Fortunately by the time we started it had stopped drizzling with the expectation of improving...

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Sunday School Nativity 2017

This year, we decided that rather than dress up and act out the Christmas story, we would make a representation of the story ourselves. Given a choice of Lego, junk, modelling clay, paper chains and tissue paper, we chose to build each scene using Lego, supported by Plasticine. We also used...

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Thank You’s from Grub Tub and NSPCC

GRUB TUB THANK YOU Dear Friends, On behalf of Urban Outreach and all who access the food projects, we would like to say a huge thank you for your continued support through the Grub Tubs. Last year in 2017 we gave out 2820 food parcels which fed 6392 people with...

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The Easter Experience 2018

The Easter Experience At Saint Katharine’s this year’s Holy Week services are every evening at 7.30pm in church.  Each night we will explore a different experience of Easter using our senses.  Smell, touch, and feel Easter in a different way. What will be the impact of the Easter message on...

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Clergy News…Farewells and Hellos

Farewell to Team Rector The Farewell Service for Revd Canon Dr Chris Bracegirdle will be on Sunday 25th March, at 3pm at St Bartholomew’s. Chris’s final services in the Westhoughton team will be on Easter Day. Welcome to David We are pleased to welcome David Cieszynski to St Katharine’s for a...

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