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Valentine’s Messy Praise
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Valentine’s Messy Praise

We had a Valentine’s theme for this month’s Messy Praise held in church on Saturday morning 10-12am.   The boys and girls enjoyed hearing from Graham about why we share Valentine’s Day with our loved ones but also how God loves us all whatever the day is. We can also show our love to people...

St Christopher’s Choir
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St Christopher’s Choir

On Friday 7th February, we were entertained by the wonderful choir and band from St.Christopher’s Secondary School Accrington. The choir performed throughout the first half of the evening finishing with songs from Bob Chilcot and John Rutter. The jazz band gave us some great tunes through the second part of the evening. It was a...

Mother’s Union – February
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Mother’s Union – February

The speaker for our February meeting needed no introduction and didn’t have to travel very far either. It was Reverend Graham Birch.   Graham talked to us about his life, his work, his family and how he was called to the ministry. It was a very light hearted talk and we certainly learned things about...

New service – Simply Praise
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New service – Simply Praise

Starting in January!   A short time of prayer and worship in a relaxed and easily accessible style.   Particularly suitable for people who find traditional worship too formal (or too long!)   Refreshments will be served.   Thursday 16th January at 2pm.

Lighthouse Service – January
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Lighthouse Service – January

At our Lighthouse Service we looked at Epiphany and the three kings visiting the baby Jesus. The Vicar read the story of a fourth king and told this story of finally meeting Jesus at his crucifixion. The children got to make a  kings crown and other crafts. We finished off the service with a puppet...

Roaming Nativity at St Bart’s
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Roaming Nativity at St Bart’s

We had another successful Roaming Nativity on Monday 16th December at 6 30pm. Once again the weather was kind for our groups as we followed the nativity story. The children got to meet Father Christmas at Churchfield house  before starting the journey to meet the Innkeeper in the vicarage grounds then onto the Memorial park...

Mothers’ Union
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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.