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Advent Reflection

Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Christmas and have time to reflect on it’s true meaning. Why not come along to  Advent reflection time on Thursday evenings between 7:30- 8:30 pm. In church. this year we are reflecting on the Christmas message through the words in carols. All welcome.

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Gardening Club December Update

A group of parishioners from All Saints’ Church has recently started participating in a programme of regular workshops supported by Julie Livesey, Rewilding Coordinator from the Prospects Foundation. The aim is to undertake small but innovative gardening projects in All Saints’ churchyard and the Vicarage garden. The workshops are open to everyone who is a […]

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Special Services over the Christmas Period

14th December –  All Saints’ Christingle 6:30pm. 16th December – Service of Nine lessons and carols All Saints 6:30pm 16th December – Altham St James Messy Christingle 3:00 – 5:00pm (Service at 4:00) 17th December  –  Lancashire Sings Christmas;  join with our friends from the Methodist congregation at the Arthur Wilson Centre from 7pm. 23rd […]

Come & enjoy The A Cappella Singers

‘Christmas Gloria’ will be performed at all Saints’ Church on 9th December @ 2:30pm. They will sing Poulenc’s Gloria and  range of seasonal music & carols (including a few carols for the audience to join in.) Tickets are £8 which includes Coffee & mince pie, which will be served during the interval. Under 12’s go […]

1st December Church cleaning 10am – 11am Please help.

The Church relies on volunteers to help keep it clean and tidy. Although  volunteers do cleaning tasks weekly, we are aiming to give the church a good ‘spring’ clean ready for Christmas. There are a variety of tasks to do – from sweeping to mopping; dusting & polishing and of course the more volunteers there […]

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Rev Toby’s December Newsletter

Dear readers The Parish Magazine is an important means of people keeping in touch with both our churches. Lots of people enjoy reading the news, articles, and the various snippets of interesting information found within its covers. Thank you for supporting it yourself! Sadly, however, readership has declined and very many copies are still at […]

All Saints’ School admission policy

The governing body of All Saints’ School is proposing to amend its admissions policy. The draft can be viewed at the back of church. If you have any comments or objections please contact school before the 24th November. If agreed the new policy will have effect for children entering school in September 2020. The main […]

Rev Toby’s November Newsletter

Dear friends This month marks the centenary of the First World War. I wonder whether the four years and three months since we marked the centenary of the start of the war and the ‘lights going out’ in 2014 have rushed by or seem to have been a long time to you. One thing is […]

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Rememberance

Marking 100years since the WW1 armistice. The church was full as young and old, Youth groups and people from other churches came together to remember those who  died during WW1, WW2 and wars since.  A wreath was laid at the base of the church memorial stone. The service was particularly poignant as we heard about […]