Blackrod Scarecrow Festival 2020 – Team Found!

  Many thanks to all who came to the meeting last month to put together a new team of organisers for the Festival to be held on 4th and 5th of July following the retirement of the current group. Janet Fielding and Angela Stridgeon will lead a really strong, new...

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

24 February – 8 March 2020 The food on our tables, the tea and coffee in our mugs, all from farmers who toil, sweat and slog. However hard they work to provide the things we depend on, millions of farmers in developing countries aren’t paid what they deserve. Many are...

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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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