Our fab Christingle Service

We joined in, this week, with 50th Anniversary Christingle services in aid of The Children’s Society. We had great fun, everyone making their own Christingle during the service, singing sings and carols and hearing about the work of The Children’s Society. It was a busy service – all our chairs were full and people had…

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Celebrations!

This morning we had a real celebration: Canon Michael Ratcliffe celebrated 40 years of Priesthood, and during the service he baptised Theo Thomas Edward who has been coming to church since shortly after his birth. Michael reflected on 40 years of priesthood – what had changed for better or for worse – and shared some…

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Feeding the 5k in Shadsworth

Well, maybe not 5k but 36 hungry holiday club kids. Today the activity was  dance, followed by our old favourite ‘Duck Duck Goose’. Bangers, mash and beans and lashing of tomato ketchup for dinner, followed by ice cream and jelly babies (!) Duck Duck Goose Time put put shoes back on Dinner Time Guess who…

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Church lunch

We’ll be celebrating St. Oswald’s Day (5th August) with another church lunch at Oakenhurst Farm, Darwen after the morning service. There’ll be a sign up sheet at church on Sunday. We had a really good time last time we went – please sign up, come along and join in. ENJOY!…

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