News

01
Mar

Flower Bed Maintenance

Are you a keen gardener or an enthusiastic amateur and can you spare a couple of hours a week to help with the maintenance of the flower beds around the church? Because of ill health the current team have lost members and need your support so that St Michaels and its grounds,  which occupy a […]

23
Feb

Art Competition at Croston

There’s still time to get your thinking caps on, and don’t be afraid to do something different if thats what you would like to do, our photo competition in 2015 produced some really good but unusual pictures. ARTS COMPETITION 2018 £25 GIFT VOUCHERS – UNDER 11’s & 11-16 We are inviting entries for our Arts […]

21
Feb

Croston Fest 2018

The church is open 11am till 4pm on Saturday 24th February for the Croston Fest with the Magic Voices Choir singing in the church at 12pm and the Red Admiral Music Academy Brass Band playing at 2pm. Books, Bric -a-Brac, Soup, Tea & coffee are on sale on the Saturday and on Sunday during our […]

20
Feb

Childrens’ Lent Challenge 2018

                                God likes ordinary days. That is why he make so many of them. Everyday has the potential to be extra- ordinary. But it is up to us to make them extra – ordinary for ourselves and others.     […]

17
Feb

Lent Services

During the Season of Lent we will be having a short service on Thursday evenings 7pm beginning 15th March with a Taize service at St Michael & All Angels Church, Croston. 22nd February we are having a Celtic service at St John the Baptist Church, Bretherton 1st March we are having a Healing service is […]

09
Feb

Please help Katie fill a van with Teddy Bears

“Never underestimate the healing power of Teddy” Teddy Fans! This is an urgent appeal from Katie Souther for teddies who need a new home. A teddy is like a comfort blanket, so she is collecting and recycling comforting soft toys by sending them to children who have been affected and displaced by war. If you have […]

09
Feb

Art Competition at Croston

ARTS COMPETITION 2018 £25 GIFT VOUCHERS – UNDER 11’s & 11-16 We are inviting entries for our Arts Competition 2018 to celebrate the reopening of our Church after major restoration works in 2017. Entries can be in any medium (e.g. Painting, Photography, Sculpture, etc.) and should feature the church internally or externally. There will be […]

09
Feb

Christian Men’s Fellowship

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from September to April at the Farmers Arm’s, Chorley Road, Bispham, L40 3SL. The evening starts with a 2 course meal and coffee (£10) followed by a guest speaker. As you can see from the list of topics in the last few months we have a wide […]

28
Jan

Christmas Wreaths, Croston

Just a polite reminder to all concerned that all Christmas wreaths, pots and decorations should be removed from the Cemetery and Church Grounds before the start of Lent. To assist, the maintenance team will begin to remove all items remaining in the Cemetery and Church Grounds from the 29th January, this will give sufficient time […]

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