Christian Aid Week (12 -18 May 2013)

Christian Aid Week (12 -18 May 2013)

Christian Aid Week is fast approaching and once again we need for your help. Last year, the Churches in Horwich collected over £6000. This was raised via several different events – door to door collections, store collections, coffee mornings and many smaller, individual church fundraising events. PLease

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Plant Sale – 19th May

Raising funds for St John’s. Spring plants and baskets will be on sale in the car park after morning service  (11:30am) on Sunday 19th May 2013. Many varieties of bedding plants are available, also shrubs and huge hanging baskets ready for display.

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Bill and Ellie Miller lunch at St John’s

On Sunday 21st April St John’s welcomed back Bill and Ellie miller. A large proportion of the congregation stayed for lunch and had chance to renew old friendships. To find out more about the even and view the photos taken, follow the link by clicking here.

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Storehouse Project

With concerns for the increasing number of families in Horwich facing greater impoverishment we are beginning the further development of our local Churches Together Storehouse project by attempting to increase the amount of food collected so that we can feed more families. We would like to approach

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Quiet Day at Hyning 2013

Our Quiet Day this year will be on Wednesday 15th May and will be led by Reverend Jennifer. As usual we will be welcomed by the sisters at 10.00 am for coffee and leave about 4.30 pm. The cost is approximately £13.00 and includes a cooked lunch.

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Bolton & Rochdale District Consultation Evening

Tuesday, 30th April, Chew Moor Methodist Church 7.00 – 9.00pm If you are interested in attending this District event, please collect a leaflet from the church foyer. There are also sessions being held in Wigan on Tuesday 23rd April and Rochdale on Wednesday 1st May. Full details

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St John’s General Church Meeting

St John’s Annual Church Meeting will be on Sunday 28th April after the morning service. This is an important meeting in the life of the church. It gives members the opportunity to review the work of the church and to elect people to various offices including  the

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Bolton Festival Choir – Saturday 20th April

Bolton Festival Choir are holding a ‘Singing Day’ at St John’s and, as last year, they will perform what they have learned, ‘Dido & Aeneas’ by Purcell, in a FREE Concert at 4pm for about 45 mins! Their standard is high – and all are welcome! St

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Webb Ivory Fundraising for St Johns

The final amount raised for 2012 was £27.63 which has been paid into Church funds. There is fierce competition in the area of Christmas gifts, wraps & cards etc and I feel that, although any amounts are welcome, it is now time to seek alternative sources. Thanks

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