Category: Church News

Lancashire Wildlife Trust
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Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Brian Ashworth from the Lancashire Wildlife Trust came to talk to our Mother’s Union about bees.  He was very entertaining and informative. Bees are so important to our environment and there are more than 250 species in the U. K. alone. Honey bees can live in colonies of between 22,000 to 60,000 but also there...

Mother’s Day
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Mother’s Day

Thanks to our parishioner Rachel Shovelton and daughters Abigail and Megan for coming up with a great idea to use the old church cups by making some great Cappuccino style cup cakes. Some of our congregation who purchased these yummy cakes were asked to write a mother’s name on the front to remember all our...

Blackburn Diocese with Bishop Jill
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Blackburn Diocese with Bishop Jill

Blackburn Diocese   Bishop Jill led the Institution of the new Vicar of Morecambe, Rev. Chris Krawiec.   Many people from Chris’ previous parish, where he was a Curate (St Bartholomew and St John, Great Harwood) were there to offer their best wishes as Chris began his new role, including (now retired) Vicar, Rev. Colin...

Messy Praise – Sat 16th March
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Messy Praise – Sat 16th March

Messy Praise is organised by the baptism team and is held three or four times a year on a Saturday morning. It is aimed at baptism families but is open to any other families with pre-school children.   We have lots of fun with action songs, musical instruments, story time, a craft activity, prayer and...

Churches Together Lenten event
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Churches Together Lenten event

Join us for the Churches Together Lenten event:   Friday 29th March 7.00pm   at Trinity Church Great Harwood.   Speaker in the evening, ending with a Potato Pie supper.

Lighthouse Service
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Lighthouse Service

Our Licensed reader Denise Sheriff led the 10am Lighthouse monthly service on Sunday 3rd March where some of the children enjoyed writing out prayers on cut out hand prints. A selection of these prayers were read out during part of the service. Thank you to all who helped in our fun family service which includes...

Lighthouse Service
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Lighthouse Service

Sunday 3rd March   10.00am   Lighthouse Service.   A service for young people with crafts and activities.   All ages welcome.

Our Church Bell
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Our Church Bell

At the end of February we were visited by members of The Browning Society, a group of bell ringers from across the country who are also members of local ringing associations. The society’s name is a loose reference to Robert Browning’s work ‘Of Chechen Bells and Pomegranates’.   The society organise two tours of church...

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