News

29
Dec

Mawdesley welcomes the Velasco family for a special event

We were thrilled to welcome Eduardo, Sophie and Florencia to our church for a very special service. Eduardo and Sophie were married last year in Chile and they have been blessed with the birth of their daughter Florencia at the end of October this year. As some of Sophie’s relatives had missed the wedding they […]

29
Dec

Some of Croston’s Events December 2017

This year’s Christmas Tree Festival was another great success thanks to everyone who decorated the trees and everyone who came to visit over the weekend, if you didn’t have a chance to visit this year’s event heres a chance to see the wonderful selection of trees on display. The photo’s don’t do justice to the […]

29
Dec

NO Coffee and a Chat morning at Mawdesley in January

There will be no Coffee and a Chat morning in the Methodist Hall in January but it will be back as usual on the 1st Tuesday in February. If you haven’t had the opportunity to come and join us yet, please make it part of your New Year events as its a lovely way to […]

08
Dec

Don’t Miss This Weekend’s Events in the United Benefice

Events in Croston & Mawdesley On Sunday 10th December 2017   St Michael & All Angels Church, Croston. The church will be open throughout the day for visitors & Jubilate will be singing during the afternoon. The market closes with a short Carol Service in church. 3 pm Jubilate will be singing Carols in Croston Park […]

08
Dec

Croston had a lots going on in November 2017

Bishop Julian leads service celebrating the reopening of the church after the completion of the renovation & Knitting Bombing around the church grounds. St Michael & All Angels Church in Croston reopened with a “Celebration Weekend” on 25th and 26th November 2017 on the completion of a scheme of major repairs to the roof and […]

07
Dec

Mawdesley had a lots going on in November 2017

Red Admiral Music Academy & Christmas Fair     In November the church was full of people who enjoyed a wonderful concert by the Red Admiral Music Academy, they are a community group based in Mawdesley, Lancashire who specialise in teaching children and adults how to play brass instruments and percussion in a fun and encouraging environment. […]

28
Nov

Croston Christmas Tree Festival 2017

A weekend not to be missed with lots of trees to look at and a chance to vote for your favourite. The Festival is on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December from 11am till 4pm. It will also be an opportunity to look at the changes to the church which were carried out during the […]

28
Nov

Mawdesley Harvest, Reflections of Village Life

During an evening celebrating Harvest and life in Mawdesley Hannah read a poem written by children at Richard Durning’s Endowed Primary School Kath Tordoff shared her memories of Mawdesley & St Peters Church Harvest in 1940’s   This service was always held on the last Sunday in September as a celebration of the completion of harvesting […]

26
Nov

Messy Church in Croston

“A great afternoon was had by all at Messy Church held at the Methodist Hall. We even got the clergy making Pray Place Mats.  Jacket Potatoes and Beans were given out to the children to give them energy for their tasks ahead. The afternoon was concluded with a short service with Reverend Janet officiating. Keep […]

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