Sunday 24th February
10.45 am Holy Communion with Rev’d John Mountain preaching and presiding.
Sunday 3rd March
10.30 am Joint Songs of Praise at Christ Church Parbold.
Hymns and worship songs for this special joint service will be selected by parishioners. If you would like to select a hymn or song, please let Rev’d Sue or Diane know by 10th February. You may wish to speak briefly in the service or make a comment in writing about the reasons for your choice.
Weds 6th March Ash Wednesday
7.30 at All Saints’ Church. A joint service of Holy Communion as we mark the start of Lent. Rev’d John Mountain will be presiding at communion and Rev’d Sue Timmins will be preaching.
Sunday 10th March
9.15 am Family Time
10.45 am Parade Service
Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides will be invited to join us for this service and we look forward to welcoming them and their families.
Sunday 17th March
10.45 am Holy Communion with Rev’d John Mountain presiding and Reader Sara leading. Church for Kids will be on in the school hall.
Sunday 24th March
10.45 am Holy Communion with Rev’d Sue Timmins.
Thursday 28th March
7.30 pm Confirmation Service at Christ Church Parbold.
The Bishop of Blackburn (Bishop Julian) will conduct the service
Pupils from Y6 of All Saints’ C of E Primary School will be among candidates for confirmation.
Sunday 31st March
10.45 am Family Communion for Mother’s Day
Sunday 7th April
10.45 am Holy Communion with Rev’d John Mountain
6.30 pm Service of Light
Refresh 8th April 10.45 am in All Saints Church
An hour of musical worship followed by a bring and share lunch.
Encounter 8.00 pm Friday 12th April in Christ Church.
A lively service of praise and worship led by the worship band from Christ Church Parbold.
Sunday 14th April – Palm Sunday
9.15 am Family Time – we will be thinking about Jesus’ journey into Jerusalem and making some of the decorations which will be used for Easter in church,
10.45 am Holy Communion for Palm Sunday Rev’d Sue Timmins will be preaching and presiding and Reader Sara will be leading.
Holy Week- Joint Services with Christ Church Parbold
Maundy Thursday – 7.30 pm Thursday 18th April. held at All Saints’ Appley Bridge. Supper and Communion
A Light Supper of soup and a roll is served and we have some time together. There is brief talk and a shortened service of Holy Communion. Afterwards, the altar is stripped to remind us of Jesus’ isolation before the crucifixion.
Good Friday – 10.30 am Friday 19th April held at Christ Church Parbold. An Hour at the Cross.
This is a joint service with Christ Church Parbold. We contemplate the huge sacrifice which Jesus made for us on the cross. A full programme of activities for children will be available in the Scout Hut. After the service we carry a cross up Parbold Hill.
Easter Saturday 6.00 – 6.30 pm : Saturday 20th April held at All Saints’ Appley Bridge. Easter Family Service.
We start with hot cross buns and drinks and then gather around a fire outside church. We think about the joy of Easter Day which we are waiting for.
Later, remember the Easter Story. We light candles and renew our baptism vows in this short joyful family friendly service.