Thinking about our life today as a Church Community and planning for the future is all part of the Mission Action Planning (MAP) process. As part of our work we have put together this statement which we hope brings together the Mission and Vision we all share in.
We seek to be a mission driven Church, sharing God's love in order to serv e the whole community: Endeavouring to support, cherish, nurture, educate, enlighten and facilitate our personal growth and by doing so introduce others to Christ and the Christian Faith.
The New Church Year 2017-2018 - The Lectionary for the New Year is now available @ £3.99 Larger Edition £5.99 - The Lectionary gives the Feast and Holidays for the year and bible readings for Sundays and weekdays. It is a great basis for reading scriptures and joining in the prayer life of the wider church. Orders to Fr. Jonathan..
Confirmation Instruction begins at the Junior School on Thursday 22nd February at 3:15pm. At The Rectory on Saturday 24th February at 10:30am. Application forms from the Rector.
The new Church of England Catechism will be used costing £2.00 per copy. The Confirmation are great Refreshers for us all to try
News of joint events between School and Church
Pray for our School and /church as we plan a series of 'Experience Church' events throughout th school year to increase understanding of the Christian Faith, the Sacraments and the life of Christ. (Volunteers wil be needed !!)
Failsworth Churches are supporting FAILSWORTH CANAL Clean-Up. Volunteers Needed. The next one is Sunday 17th June, meeting 2:00pm at the Royal Oak.
St John's Church Summer Fair - Saturday 23rd June - Come and give a Hand - helpers are needed for the stallholders.
WALSINGHAM - We will be going on pilgrimage to Norfolk during Autumn Half Term 29th October-1st November 3 nights-Half Board £167.55pp. Speak to Fr. Jonathan if you are interersted.
For Your Prayers
For those to be baptised here today - Charlie Thomas Butler, Eva Grace Ellis
For those who were married here yesterday -
The sick and those facing adversity especially - Sarah Barton, Parry Denton, Mark Douglas, Dorothy Platt, Mary Still, Theresa Cave, Rosemary Ousey, Gillian Jones, Peter Flynn, Sam McDonald, Ron McManus, Sheila Halliwell
Flowers at the foot of the cross are given in loving memory of dear Mum Marjorie who died on the 3rd June, dearly missed mum, gran and great gran always in our thoughts and prayers from Jane, stuart, Helen, Olivia, John, Lisa, Adam and Abigail. Rest in Peace.
The flowers by the book of remembrance are in loving memory of
The recently Departed -
For those who anniversaries occur at this time - Derek George Beard, Mavis Mason, Elizabeth Ann Holland, Marjorie Askew, Lillian Bertha Jordan
Universal Prayer Intention for