Category: Church News

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...

Farewell to Colin!
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Farewell to Colin!

On Sunday 22nd April 2018 we said a fond farewell and happy retirement to Rev. Colin Penfold as he finished being our Vicar. It was a great Sunday morning worship service followed by presentations and a buffet in church. So many people came to wish both Him and Rev. Canon Sue Penfold (his wife) all...

Open and Gift Day
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Open and Gift Day

Just a reminder of our Open and Gift Day on Saturday 27th January from 10am- 3pm. Come in and see what we’ve done and, if you will, support us in our next steps in using the building to serve our whole town, http://www.stbartschurch.org.uk/events/now-weve-raised-roof-come-see/ – For more.