Our annual trip to Bolton Abbey takes place this year on 28th August (Bank Holiday Monday). There will be short walks, games of football and cricket, opportunities for playing in the river and looking round the ruined abbey, and working church. Please bring a picnic and meet in the car park at 10am, or just turn up!
On September 10th we are holding our ‘Back to School Sunday’, where we welcome children, parents, and teachers from our schools for a special service of prayer and dedication for the up-coming school year. There will be two services: 9.30am at St L.’s for Padiham Green and St Leonard’s School, and 11am at St M.’s for Hapton Primary School. Everyone welcome!
An opportunity to sing hymns and songs you know and love on Thursday 21st September at 2.00pm, when you are asked to bring along your best singing voices (and your friends) to heartily join in with the singing. Afterwards, all who come are invited to stay and enjoy a Cream Tea which, we trust, will add that finishing touch to a great afternoon.
An opportunity to gain some insight into what is taught about the Christian faith in our primary schools and how we can be praying. As usual we will meet at 7.30pm at 14 Bendwood Close.
This year’s Harvest Supper will be held on Friday 29 September. Once again this year the choice of food meat and potato pie, cheese and onion pie or chilli and rice. There is also a choice of either apple pie or chocolate cake for dessert. Please can you add your name to the food list as soon as possible (at the back of church) if you want to come, as we have to give final numbers to the caterer by…
Come along to either our 9.30am & 5.30pm services at St L.’s, or our 11am service at St M.’s.
There will be a light breakfast (croissants – not a fry-up!) served in the Green Room on Saturday 7th October at 9am followed by a time of prayer for our churches, schools, parish, diocese, CE, nation, world-wide Church etc. All are welcome.
A group of ladies from our churches will be going to the Northern Women’s Convention in Bradford and we would love for you to come. This year the convention is on Saturday 14th October from 10am – 4.30pm. There will be singing, talks, seminars to choose from, and many books to buy, all to encourage us in our Christian faith. Tickets are £20 (or £12 for concessions). If you would like more information or to sign up, please speak to…
One of our members, Paul, will be speaking to us on the subject of the Church Reformer John Calvin. All men are welcome, doesn’t matter whether you’ve been before or even if you not sure what you believe. Arrive around 7.45pm for drinks, the talk begins at 8pm, and there will be chip butties on sale from 8.30pm.
This little book challenges us to consider our need for true friendship, and helps us to see how we can seek to develop such friendships with God’s help.