posted 31 Mar 2013, 00:04 by Richard Jones



6.00 am Worship at Dawn

10.30 am Parish Communion

6.30 pm Holy Communion


All services will be celebrated by Rev’d Roland Nicholson

Tuesday 2 April

9.30 am Holy Communionto be confirmed

Sunday 7 April

Second Sunday of Easter

10.30 am Parish Communion

Rev’d Toby Webber


6.30 pm Evensong & Sermon

Amma Sue





Monday 1 April
Amma Sue is on post-Easter leave from Monday 1st April to Friday 5th April so there will be no Office Hour on Monday 1st April.

Tuesday 2 April
Coffee Morning 10 am – 11.30 am

Wednesday 3 April
Choir Practice 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm

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

Monetary donations are welcome, as well as non-perishable food items. If anyone is able to commit to regular giving of £5 per month, please see Jim or Sue and/or take a form from the collection point.

United Benefice Diary
Amma Sue has organised a United Benefice Diary for 2013 and 2014 so please could anyone organising parish events, outings, or special occasions notify the vicar before finalising dates to check that there aren't other events organised elsewhere in the Benefice on the same date.
Stewardship Envelopes
For April onwards - now available in the Narthex

The Order of the Companions of Martha and Mary
Daily Office times are now displayed on the notice boards in Church.  More details in the Church Magazine.

Church Repairs 
Scaffolding will be erected outside and inside in the next few days. We will therefore have to make temporary changes to the way in which we hold services.  Please bear with us during this time – about three months?! Amma Sue, Graham and Jim. 

Monday 8 April 6.00 pm Annual Churchyard Spring Clean.  We need as much help as possible. Please come equipped with rakes and wheelbarrows if you have them.

Tuesday 9 April 7.30 pm ‘An Evening of Humorous Lancs Music’, talk by Mr Peter Tomlinson to Mothers’ Union in the Day School.

Saturday 13 April Amma Sue and Sister Judith are holding a Housewarming Open House from 10.30 am to 5.00 pm, finishing with Vespers in Church. All are welcome to pop in (and out) during the day for a ‘cuppa’ and a piece of cake.

Thursday 25 April Frank Littler & Sons are hosting a 4-course ‘Meat The Producers’ dinner at The Millstone @ £30/head. If interested please speak to Jean or Rita.

Monday 11 – Thursday 14 November "Be Still My Soul" A Silent Retreat in Preparation for Advent: at The Monastery of Our Lady at Hyning, Carnforth led by Sister Judith OCMM.  Cost: £150 (full board).  For more details or to book a place please contact Sister Judith at the Vicarage 01254 812154.

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