Notices for Sunday 6th May – Fifth Sunday of Easter

posted 6 May 2012, 04:10 by Richard Jones   [ updated 6 May 2012, 04:12 ]



10.30am Parish Communion

Bishop John

6.30pm Evensong

Linda Leadbeater

Tuesday 8th  May         

9.30am Morning Prayer 

Sunday 13th May

Sixth Sunday of Easter

10.30am Parish Communion

Rev’d Barbara Knight 

6.30pm Evensong

Rev’d Phil Hunt


Other events

Monday 7th May No Office Hour this week 

Tuesday 8th May

10.00am-11.30am Coffee in the Narthex

12.30pm Our parish is to be remembered in the prayers at Blackburn Cathedral at the Eucharist Service

Evening – Mothers’ Union outing to Thwaites Theatre to see “Carousel” 

Wednesday 9th May

No Confirmation class this week

6.30pm – 7.30pm Choir practice 

Friday 11th May

2.30pm – 4.30pm Afternoon tea in the Narthex.  All are welcome for tea & cakes.

Evening – Youth FellowshipWe will be walking up to Mellor Viewpoint.  All Year 6 children are invited to attend as well. 

Office Hour – Every Monday Rev’d Roland Nicholson will be having an “Office Hour” in the Narthex between 6pm and 7pm when he will be available to discuss arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings or any other spiritual matter.



Prayers for the Sick


Kenneth Wilkinson, Mike Fields, John Holroyd, Roly Peagram, John Best, Edna Houghton,

Edith Thompson, James Kinder, Giles Tipton, Carol Wain, Arthur Sharp, Mary Hilton, Raymond Brindle, Deborah


Dates for your diary

13th May 10.30am Admission of Sidesmen & Sideswomen during the Service

14th May 7.00pm PCC meeting in the Narthex

18th -20th May Paper skip

22nd May Little Angels

27th May Our parish has received an invitation from St Leonard’s Samlesbury to join them at Evensong at 6.30pm.  All are welcome.


Advertisement for a Priest – The advert for a Priest for the Parishes of Balderstone, Mellor and Samlesbury is now on the Diocesan Website 

Diamond Jubilee – The Bishop of Blackburn has asked that the parishioners who wish to might like to send greetings and good wishes to Her Majesty as she celebrates her Diamond Jubilee.  A form for signing is available at the back of church. 

If you wish to contribute anything to the notices, please send an email to or ring 01254 813084 by the Thursday evening.