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Dream Haydock - St Mark's Haydock - Sunday 15th September 2019
Dream 8pm Sunday 15th September St Mark's Church Haydock.
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Spring Harvest, St Thomas', Ashton-in-Makerfield - 19th September 2019
Gather together for an evening of heartfelt worship, inspiring teaching and an opportunity to pray for the empowering of the Holy Spirit. Read More >


Concert of The Band & Corps of Drums of the Royal Regiment of the Lancashire Fusiliers - All Saints, Hindley - 21st September 2019
Musical evening for all with The Band & Corps of Drums of the Royal Regiment of Lancashire Fusiliers Read More >


Autumn Fayre - St Elphin's Church - 21st September 2019
Come along to our Autumn Fayre on Saturday 21st September from 11am until 3pm Read More >


Icon Painting Course - Christ the King, Wavertree - 26th September and 5th December 2019
The course aims to deepen a prayerful understanding of icons through the prayerful act of painting one. 
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Contemplative Prayer - All Saints Hub, Liverpool - 28th September 2019
Contemplative prayer at All Saints Liverpool Hub - all welcome Read More >


Deeper Silence, Deeper Self - All Saints with St Frideswyde - 5th October 2019
An introduction to Centering Prayer - a simple but profound method of silent prayer in which we experience God's presence within us, closer than breathing or thinking, closer than consciousness itself.  Read More >


Old Testament in a Nutshell - St Ann's Church, Rainhill - 12th October 2019
St Ann's is hosting "Walk Through the Bible" an entertaining day long event that opens up the Old Testament to everyone. Read More >


Harvest Festival Celebrations - 13th October 2019
Join us in our Grade 2 oak framed timber church in Great Altcar decorated in the traditional way with vegetables, fruit and flowers to celebrate Harvest Festival. Read More >


Bryn Howarth Concert - 26th October 2019 - All Saints, Glazebury
Bryn is an acclaimed slide guitarist and singer songwriter who has been delighting audiences with his own unique brand of rock country and gospel blues for over 35 years.
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Encountering the Kingdom - Foxhill - 5th November 2019
An opportunity to rest and retreat as we explore the reign of God in our lives, churches and world. Read More >


Get Your Church Noticed - 16th November 2019 - Blackburn Diocese
Ronnie Semley, our Diocesan Communications Manager, will be joined by his colleague Neil Pugmire, the Communications Manager for Portsmouth Diocese and author of the book ‘100 Ways to Get Your Church Noticed’ to lead the session and give some practical, common sense, ideas for promoting your church, its mission work and activities in your immediate local area. Read More >


Twenty is Plenty Scheme - Foxhill
As part of Foxhill’s 50th Anniversary year we are pleased to introduce the “Twenty is Plenty” scheme for 2019. Read More >


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‘News from the Pews’ is broadcast around 7.30 am every Sunday morning. It is the ‘what’s on' feature for the Daybreak programme on BBC Radio Merseyside. It is an ideal way to publicise your parish event by getting a shout out on air. Get in touch with presenter Helen Jones with event details giving plenty of notice - or by post: Helen Jones, Daybreak, BBC Radio Merseyside, P.O Box 95.8, Liverpool, L69 1ZJ.