News

23
May

Croston: Coffee Day

Coffee Day – 2nd July 2016 The Coffee Day Committee are again looking for volunteers (male or female) to help the existing team on the day. Assistance is again requested for procession stewards / traffic marshalls, banner steerers, banner carriers, gate money collection, refreshments and general assistance in the church grounds on the day. A […]

23
May

Croston, Noah’s Garden Party

Noah’s Garden party was a great success on the 8th May. Lots of families turned up in glorious sunshine to enjoy the fun and everyone had a really good time and we raised £285 for Church Funds. Well done to everyone involved in organising and running the event and a big ‘THANK YOU’ to everyone […]

01
May

Croston, Evening Prayer

Due to low attendance our pattern of Evening Prayer in Croston on Sundays has been postponed for the foreseeable future. Evening Prayer on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month will be continue as usual at Mawdesley.

01
May

Croston, Sunday Club Noah Posters

The Sunday Club children have been learning about Noah and worked hard preparing pictures of Noah, the ark and the animals on 2 of the notice boards.               These pictures don’t do them justice, please come and see them for yourselves in the Choir vestry next to church either […]

24
Apr

Croston Bell Ringers Celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday

Croston ringers and friends celebrated the Queen’s birthday, St. George’s Day and marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare at Croston Parish Church on Saturday. Ringing included 90 changes of Grandsire Doubles, a touch of Grandsire Triples and two sets of rounds and call changes.

10
Apr

Vision 2026

Over the last few weeks we have looked at Blackburn Diocese ‘Vision 2026’ course as we begin to develop our own vision for the future of our ministry and outreach in our United Benefice. Reverend Michael has guided us through the course and we have given him plenty of positive ideas and feedback which we […]

06
Apr

Croston, Roof Fund

RESTORATION WORK & ROOF FUND APPEAL By the time you read this (hopefully!) the inspection and temporary repair work in the North aisle will be completed and the scaffolding will have been removed. We had to carry out some additional works to make the roof timbers safe until the full restoration project can be completed. […]

05
Apr

Croston, Sunday Club’s Easter poster

‘He is Risen’ –  In preparation for Easter the Sunday Club children have been learning about the Easter story and making crosses to place around a larger cross and crown of thorns symbolising the time of Christ’s crucifixion, and declaring the Easter Message that Christ rose from the dead.

05
Apr

Mawdesley, Easter Lily’s

We were blessed with a beautiful display of Lily’s around the church as we celebrated the wonderful news of Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday.                 A big ‘THANK YOU’ to Dorothy & her merry band of helpers for all their hard work making each of the arrangements.   […]

30
Mar

Croston Church, Open Afternoons

The open afternoons proved a success as we welcomed quite a number of visitors to St Michael & All Angels Church, some taking advantage of our guided tours to learn more about the history of the church while others preferred to just wander around at their own pace. Despite a 3rd of the church being […]

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