Confirmation 2018

CONFIRMATION 2018 Congratulations to our five young people – Sam Meighan, Sam Hibbert, Niall Astley, Will Ashworth and Daniel Seed, on their confirmation at St Bartholomew’s, on Sunday 10th June. It was a wonderfully joyful and moving occasion as our five young people, along with 21 others from the team,...

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Scarecrow Festival News – August 2018

  Well the sun shone and we all had a wonderful time!!  Another Scarecrow Festival has happened bringing visitors to our village and smiling faces to our streets.  Thank you to all who helped in any way at any time over the weekend and to all those who stepped up...

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THE ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING  (APCM)

  The 2018 annual meeting will take place on Sunday 22nd April at 11.00 am during the Parish Eucharist in St Katharine’s Church. Elections will take place during the A.P.C.M. for the following: Two Churchwardens 12 Parochial Church Council  (PCC) members; 5 Deanery Synod members (including a member of the...

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Ladies who Lunch – April 2018

On Wednesday 18th April at The Laurels at Charnock 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 to...

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Easter Gifts for Malawi

I can remember going, as a teenager, to a lecture in Bolton, given by a Christian Missionary called Guy Clutton Brock. It was called “Dawn in Nyasaland” and told us all about spreading the Gospel in that African country south of the Equator which is now Malawi. A few years...

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BLACKROD COMMUNITY WALKING GROUP

A Circular Walk from Little Scotland to Haigh For the March walk we met at our lunch venue, The Goose and Gander Restaurant, Little Scotland. Very kindly they allowed us to use their car park. Fortunately by the time we started it had stopped drizzling with the expectation of improving...

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Sunday School Nativity 2017

This year, we decided that rather than dress up and act out the Christmas story, we would make a representation of the story ourselves. Given a choice of Lego, junk, modelling clay, paper chains and tissue paper, we chose to build each scene using Lego, supported by Plasticine. We also used...

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Thank You’s from Grub Tub and NSPCC

GRUB TUB THANK YOU Dear Friends, On behalf of Urban Outreach and all who access the food projects, we would like to say a huge thank you for your continued support through the Grub Tubs. Last year in 2017 we gave out 2820 food parcels which fed 6392 people with...

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