All Saints’ Appley Bridge is a small and welcoming Church of England Church. We seek to share God’s love with our community. Whether you are confident in your faith, or wanting to explore more, there is a place for you here in our Christian family.
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To endeavour to keep people safe, we ask people to: use hand sanitiser as they enter church; observe social distancing and wear face masks😷 indoors. For communion services, you may choose to receive bread and wine (in individual cups) from the Minister or to bring your own bread and juice for communion. 🎶 Singing is allowed under masks. There are options to join services by video 💻or phone 📞most Sundays.
Our children’s services are held outdoors when possible – they are risk assessed and we have safeguarding arrangements in place. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to join our mailing lists for regular updates.
Full details are in the Sunday Link letter which can be downloaded below.
Our Next Sunday Service
Sunday 24th October
10.30 am Holy Communion with Rev’d Sue
The service will include prayer for our relicensed Lay Ministers (Readers)
Sunday October 24th from 1.00 pm to approx 4.00 pm Church Working Party
All Saints’ will be holding a working party on the afternoon of Sunday October 24th from 1pm to approximately 4pm.
Church Open for Private Prayer 🙏 Tuesday 26th October 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm
Our wardens will be opening church each Tuesday evening between 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm for individuals or household groups to use for private prayer.
Wednesday 27th October at 10.30 am
Midweek Communion at Christ Church Parbold
The weekly Wednesday midweek communion will be at 10.30 am at Christ Church Parbold. Face coverings 😷 needed. You may choose to receive bread from the Minister or to bring your own bread and juice for communion.
Sunday 31st October
10.30 am Holy Communion for All Saints’ Day
Rev’d Sue can be with All Saints’ Church for our special patronal festival.
We celebrate All Saints’ Day as it is like the church’s birthday
Faith Moment Horse Manure
Rev’d John Mountain has been fertilising his garden, which reminded him of the parable of the barren fig tree. He considers the importance of faith in action and of using spiritual gifts, including prophecy. He reminds us to be filled with faith and to pray for others.
All of the previous Faith Moment videos, messages from our ministry team and many videos for children are available on our Appley Bridge All Saints You Tube Channel .
Shoebox Appeal 2021
Members of our church have been supporting this appeal for many years. It is organised by the Christian charity, Samaritan’s Purse.
Shoeboxes are packed with gifts for children who would otherwise not receive a gift.
The gifts are packed with prayer and love and spread the joy of Christmas and of Christ to those who need to hear it.
Shoe boxes will be collected from All Saints’ Church between the 15th and the 22nd of November 2021
Click on this Samaritan’s Purse link for instructions on how to pack the shoeboxes.
Car Park Appeal
A crowdfunding appeal for the resurfacing of the church car park has been launched see our special fundraising page for details.
At All Saints’ we have a robust and thorough approach to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults. As a parish, we have adopted the House of Bishops’ ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ policy and the Parish Safeguarding Handbook, incorporating the House of Bishop’s Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guidance.
Our PCC has formally adopted this and signed the Safeguarding Policy Statement Promoting a Safer Church which can be downloaded below
Details of our parish safeguarding officer can be found in our ‘Safeguarding in our Parish – who’s who’ which can be downloaded below
We have also displayed the Promoting a Safer Church poster prominently within our church this can also be downloaded below
All those working with children and adults at risk have undergone safer recruitment, received safeguarding training and support.
Click Here to see more about safeguarding, find out how to report a concern and for further helpful information.