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Mothers’ Union

Our last meeting of the year was a fun afternoon of song and verse. Two ladies who call themselves “Senior Moments”, treated us to their unique blend of humourous song, verse and parody. We had some sing along moments and lots of laughter. The ladies raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support with voluntary donations at...

St.Bartholomew’s Christmas Tree
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St.Bartholomew’s Christmas Tree

Everything ready for our Christmas festivities at St.Bartholomew’s Church, starting with Roaming Nativity on Monday 16th December at 6.30pm and Simply Carols on Friday 13th December at 7pm. Come and join the fun.

Anniversary of our Lighthouse Service
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Anniversary of our Lighthouse Service

Thanks to our Vicar Graham for baking this Lighthouse cake to celebrate our 1st anniversary of the start of the children’s Lighthouse service. Thanks to Denise and to the worship team for all their creative work with all the crafts and singing.

A lovely afternoon of festive fun
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A lovely afternoon of festive fun

  A lovely afternoon of festive fun. Even the Vicar joined in. A festive bucks fizz was drunk and plenty of nibbles tasted. We all went home with a lovely handmade Christmas wreath to hang on our doors or to lie on grave in remembrance of loved ones. Thanks to everyone for making it a...

Remembrance Sunday
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Remembrance Sunday

St.Bartholomew’s church held their annual remembrance service at 10am today. The church was beautifully decorated with various poppy displays. We read out some of the soldiers names from our church war memorial.     Our vicar Graham officiated at his first Gt.Harwood town remembrance service afterwards at the war memorial in the park on a...

Cubs at the Light House Service
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Cubs at the Light House Service

We were joined by the Cubs at the Light House Service. They showed us their badges and certificates. Some of them are moving on to Scouts. They have worked really hard enjoying, camping, canoeing and raft building. We are really proud of you all, well done. What a great bunch of young lads

Wave of Prayer Service
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Wave of Prayer Service

We recently held our Wave of Prayer Service in Church. It is an annual service where all Mothers’ Union members worldwide are remembered along with all the valuable work they do with families everywhere. MULOA refers to the theme for 2019 which is Mothers’ Union Listens, Observes and Acts.

Dignity and Hope
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Dignity and Hope

The Bishop of Blackburn’s Harvest appeal for 2019 was entitled ” Dignity and Hope”. As we celebrated God’s good gifts at our Harvest church service donating to our local food banks we will try to help others do the same. Generosity from all churches in the diocese at Harvest time went to help the people...