- Holy Communion in the Community-The Holy Communion Services in Stockley Crescent, St Michael’s Hall and Bickerstaffe School are a wonderful opportunity for outreach. Please invite friends!! “For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.” 1 Corinthians 11:26. The service of Holy Communion at Stockley Crescent will be on 5th May at 1pm; St Michael’s Hall, on Wednesday 13th May at 11am (with soup lunch), and 27th May. Holy Communion at Bickerstaffe School will take place on Friday 22nd May at 2.40pm. Everyone welcome.
- Youth Group-We now meet on the final Friday of the month at St Michael’s Hall 5pm – 6.30pm. Baked potatoes will be served! Subs £1.50. The next meeting be on 22nd May.
- Men’s Breakfast-The next Men’s Breakfast will be at St Michael’s Church Hall at 9am on Saturday 16th May and costs just £3.50 for a hearty feast. New members welcome!
If you have good quality men’s clothes, then please bring them to be taken to the Salvation Army in Bootle. Thank you.
- Rogation Sunday-There will be a Rogation Service at Hall Farm on Sunday 10th May at 3pm. Following the service, there will be refreshments served in the barn. All welcome!
- Archdeacon’s Visitation-The Archdeacon’s Visitation will be at All Saints, Rainford on Wednesday 13th May at 7.30pm. Wardens and Sidespeople need to attend so they can be sworn in.
- Ascension Day Communion-There will be a Holy Communion at St Michael’s at 7.30pm on Ascension Day, Thursday 14th May. All welcome.
- Benefice Weekend Away at Cloverly Hall- 16-18 May 2016 We are looking forward to the Benefice weekend at Cloverly Hall and meeting up with Rev Joan & Chris Matthews. Thank you everyone who has supported the children in their fund raising events toward the cost of the weekend Janet Glennon.
- Book Club-Next time we are reading the ‘Reluctant Fundamentalist’ by Mohsin Hamid and the date for the meeting is 20th May from 8pm at the Derby Arms pub (Prescot Road) as ever. All welcome! Steve Hall
- Midsummer Praise -On Friday 19th June at 7pm there will be an informal praise service at Bickerstaffe Church. All welcome.
May 2015 Magazine below-
Bickerstaffe Ward Local Elections 7th May Candidates-
- Conservative David Griffiths.
- Labour Paul Cotterill.
- UKIP Ken Tyms.
- Our West Lancashire Gordon Johnson.
- Conservative Paul Greenall.
- Labour Rosie Cooper.
- Lib Dems Daniel Lewis.
- UKIP Jack Sen.
- Green Party Ben Basson.
- War Veteran’s Pro Traditional Family Party David Braid.