Notices for Sunday 28 April - 5th Sunday of Easter

posted 27 Apr 2013, 23:48 by Richard Jones   [ updated 28 Apr 2013, 00:03 ]
10.30 am Parish Communion
Rev’d Roland Nicholson

6.30 pm Holy Communion
Amma Sue
Tuesday 30 April

9.30 am Holy Communion

Sunday 5 May
Sixth Sunday of Easter
10.30 am Parish Communion
Rev’d Roland Nicholson

6.30 pm Evensong & Sermon
Rev’d Roland Nicholson

Mike Fields, Roly Peagram, Edna Houghton, James Kinder,
Giles Tipton, Michelle Wouldsworth, Mary Hill.

Monday 29 April
Benefice Office Hour 6.00 - 7.00 pm at the Vicarage, Mellor, for discussion of arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings, or any other spiritual matter.

Tuesday 30 April
Coffee Morning 10.00 – 11.30 am.

Tuesday 30 April 
'Little Angels': we celebrate our 15th birthday with a party in the Narthex at 2.15 pm. A photographic slideshow on DVD of ‘15 years of Little Angels' will shortly be available.  Please sign the order form at the back of church if you would like to buy one.
Wednesday 1 May
Choir Practice 6.30 – 7.30 pm.
Whalley Deanery Festival 7.30 pm at Balderstone St. Leonard, (Mothers’ Union).

Will everyone willing to continue please sign the nomination form in the narthex.  New people will be more than welcome! The admission of all sidespersons will take place during morning service on Sunday 9 June.

Thursday 9 May A joint Ascension Day Service will be held at Samlesbury St Leonard at 7.30 pm.
Friday 10 May FOSMS (Friends of St Mary's School) will be holding a fundraising ceilidh at the Canberra Club, BAE Samlesbury, starting at 7.30 pm. Tickets are £15 per head, including a buffet supper, and can be obtained from Stewart Woodward.
Sunday 19 – Monday 20 May Two special editions of BBC ‘Songs of Praise’ will be recorded at Blackburn Cathedral. Tickets are required to join the congregation and are free, but you will need to move quickly. Further details from the Wardens.

Tuesday 21 May ‘The Churches Together’: St. Leonard’s Mothers’ Union, Balderstone. ‘Cake and Bubbly Evening (and soft drinks)’, in Balderstone School at 7.30 pm. £3: please pay at the door. Speaker: Mr Harold Eastham – ‘Experience in Christchurch New Zealand when the massive earthquake struck’. Ladies and gentlemen all welcome.
Friday 19 July The Annual Village BBQ will be held this year at Myre Ash House by kind permission of Alan & Maureen Bell. More details will follow.

If you wish to contribute anything to the notices please send an email to Chris Davis at,
 by Thursday evening.