Reader Diane is leading fortnightly Bible Study sessions on Thursdays 1.00pm – 2.15 pm at All Saints’ Appley Bridge.
The group are studying of the Acts of the Apostles. It is a small and friendly group. Newcomers are welcome.
Dates for 2018: 23 Aug; 6 Sep; 13 Sep; 4 Oct; 18 Oct; 1 Nov; 15 Nov; 29 Nov; 13 Dec.
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Board Game Night
6.00 – 8.00 pm Thursday 23rd August Christ Church Parbold Family Board Game Night at Coffee Etc Station Rd, Parbold, Wigan WN8 7NU
7.30 pm Wednesday 29th August: Prayer Evening at All Saints’ Church Appley Bridge
7.30pm for refreshments with a 7.45 pm start. Rev’d Sue and Kaye Fairburn will lead an informal prayer evening. This is a joint event for members of both churches and for any family and friends who would like to join us.
To book a place on the Family Activity Day click here
Monday, 3rd September, 10.45 am – 1pm Refresh at All Saints Appley Bridge. One hour of worship followed by a bring-and-share lunch. Everyone welcome. Contact: Graham.email@example.com
Family Day Out and Sponsored Walk – Saturday 8th September
Church sponsored walk and day out in Blackpool.
Download the sponsorship form by clicking here.
7.00 pm Thursday 20th September: 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 future rehearsals -Thursday evenings in 2018: October 25th; November 22nd; December 6th
For 2019: 28 February; 28 March
Routes of Faith:
A course run by the diocese for anyone who is interested in learning more about their Christian faith. There are sixmodules, each lasting five weeks and you can choose to take one or more modules.T he programme’s modules aim to help you to:
- Know the Scriptures better
- Pray with greater depth and urgency
- Talk about your faith with more confidence
- Think about how we show God’s love in action
- Reflect on how our churches fit in to today’s context
- Consider your own participation in the Church
An application form is on the Diocesan website:http://www.blackburn.anglican.org/routes-of-faith-programme
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
4th November 10.45 All Saints’ Day special service with Rev’d Gillian Watson, a former parishioner of All Saints, and a bring and share lunch.
Saturday 24th November 2018 11.00 am – 2.00 pm All Saints’ Christmas Fair in All Saints C of E Primary School.
Wednesday Evenings in Advent (5th, 12th& 19th December) 8.00 pm – 8.30 pm Compline (Night Prayer) at All Saints’ Appley Bridge. Compline or Night Prayer is a peaceful and lovely Anglican prayer liturgy. The short meetings will involve: prayer, muisc, a 5 minute talk and a short time of silence in the candle light. They will be joint events for Christ Church and All Saints’. Reader Diane will be leading. Book yourself a little peace to contemplate the reason for the season. All welcome.
19th May 2019 – Appley Bridge Village Festival and Duck Race starting with a churches together service.
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