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Newsletter 22nd Jan

Newsletter 22nd Jan

A week of constant rain, with the reservoirs full to overflowing, and worries about flooding downstream. A week where it was feared violence might again overspill in Washington, but thankfully, so far, a peaceful transition to a new President A week in which more and...

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Newsletter 15th Jan

Newsletter 15th Jan

“Almighty God, in Christ you make all things new; transform the poverty of our nature by the riches of your grace, and, in the renewal of our lives, make known your heavenly glory ..” This is from the Collect – the prayer set for this week – and seems very apposite to...

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Parish Notices 15th Jan

Parish Notices 15th Jan

Update on Church Closures Our church buildings remain closed for Public Worship but we hope our church family feels connected and supported and able to support others. We continue to monitor the situation, the levels of infection in the area, the changing...

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Newsletter 8th Jan

Newsletter 8th Jan

New Year Letter – What do we want for our churches? From the Team Rector Little did I know, when I was licensed 16 months ago, what was in store for me or the parishes! First of all, thank you to all across the parishes in the Team who have made me welcome and who...

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Parish Notices 8th Jan

Parish Notices 8th Jan

Update on Church Closures Because of the current Covid-crisis, the high levels of infection, the unknown factors in the transmission of the new variant and the call to restrict going out to essential reasons only, the Church Council and Vicar have decided that...

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Wed 60 Years Ago

Wed 60 Years Ago

Happy 60th Anniversary today to a marvellous couple! Pat and Ross would like to thank all our friends in Turton and Edgworth for the many cards, flowers, presents and telephone messages sent to us on the occasion of our Diamond Wedding anniversary which occurred...

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Newsletter 11th Dec

Newsletter 11th Dec

“Good News” – that was the message of the angels to Mary and to shepherds in very troubled times. “Peace” – that was the content of the good news, and how much we yearn for peace and stability today. In the next few days, we will know what our future relationship with...

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Parish Notices 11th Dec

Parish Notices 11th Dec

Christingle – Sunday 6th Dec -  St James 4.30pm We had a lovely Christingle Service last week. Thank you so much to all who collected for the Children’s Society over the past year. This year we have raised over £1600 which is a fantastic amount, and this is more than...

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Parish Notices 4th Dec

Parish Notices 4th Dec

Christingle – Sunday 6th Dec -  St James 4.30pm Please bring your Christingle (and a pen or something to write with). We have arranged the seating for safe distancing to be maintained. While we cannot sing, and we have to refrain from mingling afterwards, we pray...

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Newsletter by Peter 4th Dec

Newsletter by Peter 4th Dec

Our Advent theme for this coming week is “Hope” -  a word which we all understand, but which is slippery in meaning. It could mean “I hope we’ll have a White Christmas” – a wish for the future, or “I hope I win the lottery”. It could be “I hope my results will be...

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Advent Wreath Making Kits

Advent Wreath Making Kits

Wow just look at what we can achieve... Just a few of the fantastic Advent Wreaths created by those that ordered the kits. The kits were kindly donated and they don't want any thanks or a mention but I'd like to say a huge thank you - you helped us to create this. :)...

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Parish Notices 27th Nov

Parish Notices 27th Nov

Thank you Thank You and Please Thank you to all who have been so generous in giving to Refugee Families, providing much needed things for them to set up their homes in this country. May I ask, you to see if you have anything that you might be able to give for the...

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Newsletter by Peter 27th Nov

Newsletter by Peter 27th Nov

So we are starting again – a new start with new opportunities – No, not after “lockdown 2” – but Advent, the beginning of our Church Year, when we prepare our hearts and minds, prepare for the Coming – the Advent – of Jesus in glory and to bring in God’s Kingdom –...

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Stir up ZOOM 22nd November

Stir up ZOOM 22nd November

Stir-up Success! Check out our success and photos of our achievements! Well done everyone and thank you to the Parkinson family for hosting another fabulous event! UPDATE - Stir Up Zoom! at 4 pm on Sunday 22nd November 2020 There's still just enough time to take part...

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Newsletter by Peter 20th Nov

Newsletter by Peter 20th Nov

So we come to the end of the Church Year – the final Sunday in the liturgical season before Advent Sunday heralds a new year. Advent will be and is the season of preparation, not just preparing the food and festivities but preparing our hearts and stilling our minds...

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Parish Notices 13th Nov

Parish Notices 13th Nov

Thank you Thank you to all who have contributed to the provision of household good for refugee families. The gift of pans, or appliances or bedding or furniture makes such a difference to those who have very little, and the recipients are very grateful. If you do have...

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Newsletter by Peter 13th Nov

Newsletter by Peter 13th Nov

This past week has seen numerous Remembrance “events”, local and national, including the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Soldier in Westminster Abbey. As local churches we have sought to join with our communities and contribute to our communities and I hope we...

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