Church Open For Prayer

Wednesday 13th November at 2.00pm Wednesday 9th October saw the first monthly afternoon slot for the church to be open for prayer.  October was around ‘Freedom Day’ focusing on modern day slavery and human trafficking. Wednesday 13th November has a theme of ‘Remembrance’ and we will be praying for those...

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Christmas Fair 2019

Christmas Fair at St Katharine’s Saturday 23rd November 2019 10am to 1pm Lots of Stalls – Gifts – Cards Jewellery – Crafts – Cakes – Jarbola Bulbs & Grave Pots – Tombola Toys – Mulled Wine & Gaelic Coffee Something for Everyone! REFRESHMENTS                     Father Christmas will be arriving about...

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Christmas Shoeboxes News 2019

  Please note that we will NOT be collecting shoeboxes at St Katharine’s this year as Samaritans Purse have announced that they will no longer be operating a depot in Horwich. There will therefore be no checking or packing locally. Should you still wish to give a shoebox gift, you...

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CHURCH ATTENDANCE CENSUS AND INCOME SURVEY

  October is the month for the annual church attendance census, when numbers of people attending services are recorded and all this data is sent to Church House, Manchester Diocese.  So don’t be alarmed when you see the churchwardens looking busy with pen and paper in-hand to count the numbers...

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Team Youth Church Consultation Meeting

Tuesday 12th November 7pm at St John’s Church Wingates   All are welcome to attend a meeting to hear about a potential new group for young people aged from Year 6 to Year 11 from all the churches in our Team.   The meeting is open to young people, parents...

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Open Church on Wednesdays

  You may have had a chance to read my clergy letter in July’s church magazine. This article is a follow up to it: More than 200 years after the abolition of the slave trade there are still an estimated 40.3 million men, women and children trapped in modern slavery,...

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Open Church – Wednesday 9th October 2019

  You may have had a chance to read my clergy letter in July’s church magazine. This article is a follow up to it: More than 200 years after the abolition of the slave trade there are still an estimated 40.3 million men, women and children trapped in modern slavery,...

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Peal Board Dedication

  As I’m sure you know we have a brilliant team of bellringers at St Katharine’s and to celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding in 2018 they rang a peal from our church tower.  This is a very complicated and disciplined operation which has strict rules, and to commemorate their...

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