Wednesday 25th April – 20th June 2018
Occasional Preachers’ Course running weekly on Wednesday evenings at All Saints’ Church Appley Bridge from 7.15 pm – 9.15 pm for invited participants.
Dates: 25th April; 2nd May; 9th May; 16th May; 23rd May; 6th June; 13th June
For more information firstname.lastname@example.org
7.00 pm Thursday 26th April: Music Making Evening at All Saints’ Appley Bridge Church
7.00 – 7.45 pm music practice with guitars and any other instruments which are brought along.
7.45 – 8.30 pm is choir practice for singing.
Our growing All Age Choir and music group rehearses monthly on Thursday evenings. Adults and children aged 9+ who sing and/or play instruments are most welcome. The group has members of all levels of music ability from beginners to experts – all are welcome.
Dates for rehearsals Spring and Summer 2018: May 17; Jun 28
Sunday 29th April 12.00 noon Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) followed by a bring and share lunch.
Please make every effort to attend this important meeting. It’s when we elect our Church Wardens, Treasurer and Parochial Church Council (PCC). We need to do this to fulfil legal obligations and support those who give up their time to keep the church running. The meeting last about 40 minutes and afterwards we can enjoy some social time and our bring and share lunch.
Reader Diane is leading fortnightly Bible Study sessions on Thursdays 1.00pm – 2.15 pm at All Saints’ Appley Bridge.
The group is currently focused on Acts of the Apostles. It is a small and friendly group. Newcomers are welcome.
Dates: May 3rd; May 17; May 31; Jun 14; Jun 21; Jul 12; Jul 19. For more information contact: email@example.com
Whalley Abbey Open Day, Monday, 7th May, 10am–4pm.
Free admission to the House and Grounds. Guided tours 11am and 1pm. There will be a celebration service at 3pm. All welcome. Further details http://www.whalleyabbey.org/
Monday 14th May – Prayer Stations – Thy Kingdom Come Week
As part of the international week of prayer initiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, there will be prayers stations in All Saints’ Church. The church will be open to parents, careers and grandparents collecting children from school from 3.00 – 5.30 on Monday 14th May. Children from the school will have been using the prayer stations during the day and may wish to return with their parents or carers.
Morning Refresh – Monday, 14th May in the Chancel at Christ Church at 10.45am – 1pm.
Please note change of venue for this month. One hour of worship followed by a bring-and-share lunch. Everyone welcome. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 20th May 2018- Village Festival and Duck Race
It will include a time of worship from several churches together, a duck race, and lots of fun by the canal! Watch this space for more information!
Keep an eye on the Community Association’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Appleybridgecommunitycentre/
Holy Land Pilgrimage 2019
The Archdeacon of Blackburn, Mark Ireland, will be leading a pilgrimage to Israel and Jordan with his wife Gill in autumn 2019. The dates are 26th September – 7th October 2019. This will be a pilgrimage with a difference – suitable for those who have never been to Israel before, but also offering something extra for those who have. If you might be interested in joining the pilgrimage, please see the poster at the back of Church or email email@example.com
This is not a church group, but the local branch of national Rock Choir are now meeting at our church most Tuesday nights in term time. They offer a free taster session worth £10. For more details see www.rockchoir.com