The Church Committee would like to give members of the congregation an opportunity to be involved in discussions on the next steps in our response to Vision 2026.
We have got about 20 Bible scenes being planned and we are hoping for lots of visitors to come into church to enjoy them.Church will be open as follows: Thurs and Friday 9am– 4pm Sat and Sunday 2-5pm Mon to Weds 11am-4pm Free Entry
‘Thy Kingdom Come’ is a global wave of prayer in which the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is inviting Christians to pray as one for people to know Jesus Christ. The initiative will run through the ten days of Ascensiontide and finish on Whit Sunday (25th – 4 June). On Wednesday 24th May at 7.30pm, the Eve of ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, Blackburn Cathedral is the venue for the Lancashire ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Beacon Event. At this, people from across the…
We’re delighted to welcome the Bishop of Blackburn’s new Chaplin, Rev John Chitham, as our speaker. His title is ‘Out of my depth – insights into the Kingdom of God from a scuba diver.’ The venue is Molly Rigby’s, Saturday 27th May at 9am. Price £5. Please sign list at either church.
Holiday Bible Club will run again at St Leonard’s this May half term from Tuesday 30th May to Friday 2nd June from 10.00 till 12.15. Our theme this year is a ‘Race around the world.’ Activities will include bible stories, crafts, games and lots of fun. Children aged 4 to 11 years are welcome.
‘Thy Kingdom Come’ is a global wave of prayer in which the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is inviting Christians to pray as one for people to know Jesus Christ. The initiative will run through the ten days of Ascensiontide and finish on Whit Sunday (25th – 4 June). We will be meeting in the Green Room at 7.30pm to pray for our nation.
Our annual walk through Padiham takes place on 11th June. Both St Leonard’s and St Margaret’s assemble in Bank Street ready to move off at 10.30am. That day there will be a said service of Holy Communion at St Margaret’s at 9.15am and the Evening Service will be Holy Communion at 5.30pm at St Leonard’s.
Following the success of this event last year during which many visitors came to Padiham the organisers have arranged a similar programme of events for 23-25 June. The church committee has decided not to hold a summer fair this year and instead St Leonard’s will be open for visitors on Saturday 24 June in the morning from 10am until 1pm; as well as a BBQ (running from 11:30am-12.30pm) there will be a NAAFI canteen in the Green Room, bric-a-brac and…