Christmas Services 2017

 Sunday  3rd December 2017 11.00am    The Parish Eucharist and Toy Service Tuesday 5th December 2017 6.30pm    Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree Sunday  10th December 2017 4.00pm Christingle Service Sunday  17th December 2017 3.00pm Carol Service Monday 18th December 2017 7.30pm Rivington & Blackrod High School Carol Service Tuesday 19th December 2017 2.00pm Blackrod...

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Ladies who Lunch – December 2017

On Wednesday 13th December At The Boathouse, Appley Bridge Christmas Menu 2 Courses £17.95/ 3 Courses £19.95 Or choose from the main menu 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...

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Blackrod Community Walkers

A Walk around Limbrick and Adlington  For our walk this month we all met at The Bay Horse at the top of Babylon Lane.  This was also our lunch venue.  In the drizzle 22 of us and 3 dogs set off.  A new pair of walking boots also came along. ...

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The Christingle Service

Christingle Service Sunday 10th December at 4.00pm at St Katharine’s Church. All welcome to this service during which we will light a Christingle candle and explore the symbolism of each element. * The orange represents the world * The red ribbon (or tape) symbolises the love and blood of Christ * The sweets...

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St Katharine’s Flower Club – December 2017

Flower Club members enjoyed a demonstration by Jean Brandon in November, showing three lovely arrangements for Christmas which would be easy (if you know how!) to copy at home.  Thank you Jean. We are taking afternoon tea at The Paddock, Wrightington, on 15th December for our Christmas Meeting and celebrations....

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Memories of a Choirboy at Harvest Festival!

Sitting back in church and listening to the recording of the Harvest Service from all those years ago reminded me of so many people and how life at St Katharine’s had changed! I had joined the church choir in 1946, and fellow choristers at the time were Cliff and Eric...

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Harvest Festival 1951…The 78s

Some months ago, Angela brought an album of 78rpm records into the vicarage, and asked if I could record them to CD. It seemed that the discs contained a recording of a Harvest Festival Communion service, which had been broadcast by the BBC. The records were owned by Mr. Frank...

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Important Dates for November

All Souls – Service of Thanksgiving for the Departed  Sunday 5th November  at 3.00pm All Soul’s Day is set aside by the church each year as a day of prayer for the souls of the faithful departed. There is a list in church for you to add names of departed loved...

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St Katharine’s Flower Club

  Next meeting Friday 17th November 2017 At 2pm in St Katharine’s Upper Room £3 to include refreshments Any profits go to church funds. Why not join us for fellowship and chat? Further information from Hilary Young on 01204 698482  

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