August – September 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends  Since our last Newsletter in July 2020, we have had relaxations in the restrictions to combat the Covid-19 virus; but we are at present looking over our shoulders at parts of Lancashire not too far from Preston, where spikes of the virus have returned and some restrictions have been re-introduced.  The Elders met […]

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May – June Newsletter

Dear Friends In our last edition I began by reviewing all the activities planned in a busy run up to Easter. Regrettably only the World Day of Prayer Service and the recording of Reform Magazine took place. The rest were postponed by the restrictions imposed because of the Coronavirus pandemic. No public worship, no meetings.  […]

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July Newsletter

Dear Friends I trust that we have been keeping well and safe in this new world to which we are becoming accustomed and have coped with changes imposed without too much stress.  I hope that we are longing to return to church as soon as it is safe to do so. I have watched church […]

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May – June Newsletter

Dear Friends In our last edition I began by reviewing all the activities planned in a busy run up to Easter. Regrettably only the World Day of Prayer Service and the recording of Reform Magazine took place. The rest were postponed by the restrictions imposed because of the Coronavirus pandemic. No public worship, no meetings.  […]

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November – December 2019 newsletter

NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2019 Dear Friends Our visit to the NW Synod Meeting in October was something of a bittersweet experience. Synod was held at Carver Uniting Church, Windermere. This was our first visit since attending the Service of Thanksgiving fat the closure the URC Windermere Training Centre, the home of many inspirational training courses […]

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September-October 2018 Newsletter

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2018 Dear Friends Following on from the launch of our Missional Partnerships on Pentecost Sunday, an event has been arranged in each Missional Partnership Area. For our Area this will be held on Saturday 6th October 2018 from 10:00am to 13:00pm at Chorley United Reformed Church. It is hoped that this event […]

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March-April 2017 Newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER, MARCH – APRIL 2017 The Rev’d David Coaker has kindly offered us the frontispiece from the Leyland and Penwortham URC Newsletters for our Edition. CERTAIN? The theme humanity has chosen for 2017 seems to be uncertainty. The decision made last June has developed from Leave, to Brexit means Brexit, and now its word […]

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Diary Dates – January/February 2017

January       Sun 1st   10:30am   Morning Worship   The Worship Group   Fri 6th   6:45pm   Hymn Practice   Sun 8th   10:30am 6:30pm   Holy Communion Evening Worship   Rev John Maiden Mr Mike Prendergast   Mon 9th   7:30pm   Craft Group   Fri 13th   6:45pm   […]

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September – October 2016 Newsletter

PASTORAL LETTER  SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2016 Dear Friends In the last edition of the Newsletter we included the letter from the NW Moderator regarding Future Patterns of Ministry and the current difficulties in provision of ministry. I received a further letter at the beginning of August, following the 8 Roadshows around the 4 Synod Areas, […]

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Diary dates for May & June 2016

May        Sun 1st 10:30am Morning Worship Mrs Anne Oakden Fri 6th 7:00pm Hymn Practice   Sun 8th 10:30am Holy Communion Rev John Maiden 6:30pm Holy Communion Rev Malcolm Hickox Mon 9th 7:30pm Craft Group   Fri 13th 7:00pm Hymn Practice   Sun 15th 10:30am Morning Worship Mrs Cynthia Longden 3:00pm CTFB Pentecost […]

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