Blackrod Community Walkers – Aug 2018

A Circular Walk from Blackrod to Worthington Lakes For this month’s walk we met at our lunch venue, The Goose & Gander Restaurant, Little Scotland. They very kindly allowed us to use their car park. As this is August we were very pleased to see the turnout of 22.  The weather...

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Admission to Communion and other Children news.

Admission to Communion If your child is in Year 3 or above and is interested in exploring, or wishes to be admitted to, communion before confirmation, please collect an information leaflet and registration form from a church warden or member of the leadership team. The information leaflet is available from...

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Blackrod Church School

What a wonderful week the end of term turned out to be as our grandson left Blackrod Church School for the final time. It was a roller-coaster of emotions as he sadly left primary school but also excitement for him as he enters a new era of his young life....

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Team Rector Vacancy Update

It is planned to advertise the post on 25th June with a closing date of 3rd August. Interviews for the prospective candidates will be on 6th September. For obvious reasons, we have to keep the identity of those applying secret. The interview panel will consist of four representatives from each...

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HERITAGE OPEN DAYS – September 2018

  “Extraordinary Women” St Katharine’s will be open again as part of the national programme in September.  This year HOD’s is taking place over two weekends – 6/9 and 13/16 September and St Katharine’s will be open on Saturday 8th September from 10am to 4pm in conjunction with Blackrod History...

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100 Days from 4th August

    On 4th August 1918 King George V met to pray with members of the Houses of Parliament. One hundred days later, the war ended. This year, 4th August 2018 will be the first day of 100 days of prayer across the country, running until Armistice Day in November....

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Ladies who Lunch – August 2018

On Wednesday 15th August at Goose & Gander, Blackrod 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...

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Urban Outreach Bolton Packed Lunches

Urban Outreach Bolton Lunches  – coming to St Katharine’s this summer! Did you know? More than one in five school children are eligible for free school meals in Bolton due to low incomes – that’s 8,600 children! During the summer school holidays, these families face a six week struggle to...

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