Entries by Elaine Lockwood

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Informal August Purple Praise

Informal Purple Praise Thursday 25th August 2:00 – 3:00pm An informal time of worship with a few well known hymns, readings and prayers followed by tea and cakes, in a very friendly atmosphere sat around tables ‘ cafe- style’. Purple Praise is open to all, but especially older people, and aims to be dementia friendly. […]

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14th August – Ninth Sunday after Trinity

United Benefice of Altham and Clayton-le-Moors Ninth  Sunday after Trinity   This service is live in church, but it will be streamed so if you are unable to attend you can view it online. Now most of the words will also appear when you view the service on line so it will be easier to follow […]

Church Garden Blitz!

Garden fun! Saturday 6th August    Over lockdown  the weeds, saplings and invasive garden plants had fun taking over parts of the church borders and memorial garden. We are looking for a group of volunteers to help pull them up! A one off event – to try and get on top of the problem. You […]

Online night prayer

No online night prayer during August There won’t be any online night prayer offered during August – but we will be back in September. In the meantime you can find night prayer on the Church of England website and on the Time to pray app. On the latter you can listen to it being said […]

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Parish weekend away From 14th – 16th October

We still have some places left on our  church weekend away at Scargill House near Kettlewell in the Yorkshire Dales, Arriving late afternoon Friday 14th October and finishing  with Sunday lunch on the 16th October. We will enjoy the excellent hospitality of the Christian community who will cook lovely meals, put on engaging children’s activities; lead […]

Saturday Church cleaning – 30th July

The next church cleaning session is on Saturday 30th July  between 9:30am – 11:30am. Please try and spare even just half an hour to help clean our church, we desperately need more helpers. With your help, the church we will be cleaned in no time. The more the merrier! Thank you.  

Vicarage Garden Party

Vicarage Garden Party. On Sunday 24th July From 2:30pm for tea and cakes Informal songs of Praise from 3:15pm ed by our worship band Inspire. Come and enjoy a time together in fellowship and worship in the garden. If you bake and are able to bring a cake or similar with you that would help.

Saturday Church cleaning – 30th July

The next church cleaning session is on Saturday 30th July  between 9:30am – 11:30am. Please try and spare even just half an hour to help clean our church, we desperately need more helpers. With your help, the church we will be cleaned in no time. The more the merrier! Thank you.  

Church Garden Blitz!

Garden fun! Saturday 6th August    Over lockdown  the weeds, saplings and invasive garden plants had fun taking over parts of the church borders and memorial garden. We are looking for a group of volunteers to help pull them up! A one off event – to try and get on top of the problem. You […]