PCC News – March 2019

Children’s area The PCC discussed the proposal to establish the area at the front of the South aisle as a “children’s area” at the last meeting on 28th January. The options – to revert to the original layout of three pews, or to adopt the current configuration – were discussed...

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BLACKROD COMMUNITY WALKING GROUP – Feb 2019

  February walk to Worthington Lakes   As we approached Market Street, Adlington, we could smell and see the still smouldering skeleton after the fire which had raged through Fairport Containers. We detoured through the large industrial estate to avoid the A6, passing fishing lodges and fields until we had...

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission have now erected their sign to signify that St Katharine’s Church is the resting place of Pte J Hodkinson 1714887997, who lost his life on 25th May 1920 and is buried in our churchyard.  The sign is attached to the gate to the right of...

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REVISION OF THE ELECTORAL ROLL 2019

  This year we need to go through the process of revising the Electoral Roll. This happens every six years in line with the Church of England rules. This means all those persons already on the roll will need to fill out a new application form. These will be available...

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SONGS OF PRAISE IN BOLTON

BBC Songs of Praise will be filming ‘Congregational Singing’ and the ‘Young Choirs Festival’ at Victoria Hall, Bolton on the weekend of 8th to 10th March. Victoria Hall are aiming to fill the hall with as many people as possible on the 3 dates: Friday 8th March, 6-30pm: Congregational Sing (The congregation will...

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SUNDAY SCHOOL NEWS April 2019

Sunday School News and Messy church Messy church – All things bright and beautiful The first Messy church on the 2nd March exceeded our expectations by some way! Our theme was “All things bright and beautiful”. Thanks to Margaret there were 5 crafts for the children to make, there were...

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WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 1st March 2019

  (A WOMEN LED, GLOBAL, ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT) “Come – Everything is Ready!” Everything is ready and the invitation is for everyone – men, women and children of all ages to join this World Day of Prayer*. The women of Slovenia, one of the smallest and youngest countries in Europe, have...

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Blackrod Church School Christmas Spirit! 

 Children and staff delivered donations of food and clothing to two fabulous charities who help the homeless and vulnerable in Bolton – Urban Outreach and Bolton Community Kitchen. They were greatly appreciated.  What fabulous community spirit we have in Blackrod. Thank you. Urban Outreach Bolton Bolton Community Kitchen Andy Burnham...

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