Ladies who Lunch – June 2019

Wednesday 12th June  at The Italian Orchard, Broughton   The next lunch out will be on Wednesday 12th June when we shall be eating at the Italian Orchard, Broughton. 20 guests are as many as we can transport and organize and the list is nearly full. However, if you would...

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Senior Moment Film Club – June 2019

Showing “Florence Foster Jenkins” Starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant   On Tuesday 4th June at 2.00pm in the Upper Room at St Katharine’s Church   Tickets for afternoon tea £3 each from church office or contact Valerie on 01204 456619  

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Youth News & Messy Church – August 2019

Sunday School News On the 23rd of June we had the commissioning of leaders and book presentation to Sunday school children and also the presentation to Jane Astley of a card and gift for her services to Sunday school for about 10 years. That’s a long time to be involved...

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PCC News – June 2019

The next meeting of the PCC will be held on Monday 1st July at 7.30pm.  Items of “Any Other Business” should be forwarded to the Chair, Revd Angela, or Secretary, Mary Pryle, at least 24 hours before the meeting. Thank you.   The following appointments were approved at the meeting...

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BL Lunches August 2019 – Can You Help?

BL Lunches 2019 St Katharine’s is a collection point for the BL Lunches scheme this summer. The scheme, organised by Bolton Urban Outreach, provides a packed lunch for children eligible for Free School Meals during the six weeks of the school holidays. There is not much involved, the lunches are...

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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival 2019…and Finally!

Well, what a Scarecrow Festival we had – it was truly memorable once again and Blackrod folk did us proud. The thought, ideas and energy that went into creating the festival this year was amazing and the scarecrows started emerging on to the streets after a bit of early rain....

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Blackrod Community Walking Group – May 2019

A Walk to Round Loaf Burial Mound For this month’s walk we met on Horrobin Lane, Rivington, on a gloriously sunny morning. Apparently May is ‘National Walking Month’. Our destination being the Bronze Age burial site on Anglezarke Moor. 13 of us started from outside the Bowling Green and headed...

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RESULTS OF ELECTIONS 2019

    Parish of ST KATHARINE, BLACKROD In the Deanery of DEANE   At the Annual Vestry Meeting, and Annual Parochial Church Meeting of the above parish held on THURSDAY 11TH APRIL 2019 the following were elected: As Churchwardens: Janet Hollick and Valerie Marron As Lay Members of the Deanery...

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