Bickerstaffe Community Connections.
A reminder that Divine Days’ Bickerstaffe Connections will meet on Mon 5th June, Mon 3rd July at Four Lane Ends Mission 1.30pm-3.30pm. Cost £2 per session. Please call 07896 137 236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Afternoons of chat, crafts, reminiscing and games over a cuppa.
Four Lane Ends Mission News.
Table Top Sale.
At Four Lane Ends Mission, Skelmersdale Rd, Bickerstaffe, Ormskirk Lancs L39 0EZ.
Saturday 20th May 10-2pm.
New Mission Car Park is nearly finished.
French Cheese and Wine Night.
Saturday 13th May.
The work on the car park has now begun.
The work involves –
Bingo at the Mission raised £250. Thanks to everyone who came and everyone who helped.
French themed Cheese and Wine Night.
Saturday 13th May 7:30pm in the Mission.
Our new Churchyard Extension was consecrated today (Monday 9th January).
The Churchyard extension was consecrated in a special outdoor service on Monday 9th January at 2pm by the Right Reverend Bishop Paul Bayes of Liverpool.
The service was attended by fellow parishioners and children from Bickerstaffe School.
Photographs are below.
Thanks to everyone who has helped with the project, everyone who has made donations, the Bickerstock Tea Stall, the All Churches Trust, Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund and Lord Derby.
A special thanks to Merrick who has worked tirelessly on the project.
On Saturday 18th December Holy Trinity Church Bickerstaffe had a lovely Christmas Meal funded by the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrate Big Lottery Fund Grant.
We had a Christmas Meal, raffle, games, jokes and dancing.
It was a lovely Christmas meal provided by a local catering firm from Rainford.
The evening ended with the National Anthem.
Today the Bickerstaffe Carol Singers raised £50 singing at Booths in Burscough for Rainbow House.
Thank-you to all the singers , Booths and everyone who made a donation.
Merry Christmas !
Visit Booths www.booths.co.uk
Visit Rainbow House http://thelegacy-rainbowhouse.com/
The Bickerstaffe Carol Singers will be at the following two locations raising funds for local causes (tbc).
The Stanley Gate Inn Bickerstaffe 630pm Sunday 11th December and Booths in Burscough Saturday 17th December 1030am-1145am.
The Holy Trinity Church Bickerstaffe Christmas Fair and Christmas Tree Festival took place on Saturday 26th November. A big thank-you to everyone who attended, everyone who helped, everyone who decorated a tree and everyone who donated a raffle prize. All trees will be up throughout December. Come to a service to look at them.
Bickerstaffe Christmas Tree Extravaganza.
Traditional Christmas Fayre with Christmas Tree Festival on 26th November.
Bickerstaffe Holy Trinity Church is having a Christmas Fayre with a difference. This year it includes a Christmas Tree Festival. Local organisations are being asked if they would like to supply a tree.
Reverend Andrew Housley explains: “This year our Christmas Fayre will be bigger and better than ever, if local organisations want to have a tree as part of our Christmas Tree Festival please get in touch. Call 01695 423204.The Christmas Fayre is on Saturday 26th November 2pm-4pm, at Holy Trinity Church Bickerstaffe look forward to seeing you there !”
Event includes seasonal refreshments, tombola, cake stall, Santa’s grotto, Grand raffle and much more raising money for Church funds, one recent major project is our nearly complete graveyard extension.
Holy Trinity Church Bickerstaffe, Church Rd, Bickerstaffe Ormskirk Lancs L39 0ER.