Category Archives: Services

Harvest Thanksgiving Service 2018 and other news

Our Harvest service took place today (14th October. )

It was a lovely service. A big thank-you to everyone who helped make the church look nice.

Thank-you to the school choir and church choir too for their lovely singing.

On Monday morning at 9:15am (15th October) the School Harvest Service takes place in church. If anyone can help we need to take all the Harvest produce over to school.

School Communion is on Friday at 9:15an in church.

 

 

First Communion Service with baptism.

Today 9th September was our First Communion Service with baptism.

Thanks to everyone who came and everyone who helped.

 

Bickerstaffe Summer Fair and Civic Service.

On Saturday 14th June Holy Trinity Bickerstaffe’s Summer Fair took place on the Parish Field.

The afternoon included the Summer Fair was opened by Rev Martin Adams. Attractions included stalls such as the grand raffle, tombola, cake stall, plant stall, fancy goods, book stall , cake raffle, face paints, birds of prey, and more besides!

Raffle prizes included tickets for two Virgin Trains Standard return tickets, wine, a Booths Voucher, a Vintage Inns Voucher, a Derby Arms Voucher and more.

The afternoon raised £858.70  for church funds.

On Sunday 15th July it was the Civic Service and walk. The congregation and local dignitaries walked from Heyes Croft along Church Rd to Church. The Civic Service included the Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress of West Lancashire (Cllr Gaynor Owens and Bernie Green), Borough Councillor for Bickerstaffe (Paul Cotterill), Bickerstaffe School Headteacher (Mrs Maggie Teachen) and children, Bickerstaffe Parish Council Clerk Jackie Smith and Parish Cllr Brian Shufflebotham, representatives from the Brownies/ Guides , Bickerstaffe Mother’s Union , Bickerstaffe W.I , representatives of local charity Sporting Challenge and of course the church congregation itself.

The special service featuring the church choir was to acknowledge all the organisations and groups in Bickerstaffe and to thank them for what they do.

Then a group photograph was taken inside church followed by a whole community bring and share lunch. The church would like to thanks everyone who helped on both days.

Reverend Andrew Housley said: “The Summer Fair and the Civic Service were wonderful opportunities to gather as a community and celebrate all that makes Bickerstaffe a special place.”

 

Latest Notices

  • June 20th Mother’s Union trip to Golden Days Garden Centre.
  • June 30th Park Praise (Coronation park-cakes if possible please).
  • Summer Fair 14th July list for stall holders available.
  • July 15th Civic Service and walk from Heyescroft.
  • Afternoon Tea 19th July 2-4 in the Mission £5 for Pensioner’s Fund.
  • July 30th M.M.T invite you to a meal at the Cricketers £10 deposit required.£18 for two course, Three courses £22 menu to follow (or have a look on-line).

 

 

Trinity Sunday 2018

 

Today was Trinity Sunday our church’s namesake.

We had a special Evensong Service today at 4pm with the combined choirs of Bickerstaffe, Rainford and Aughton. We also had lots of delicious cakes afterwards. A big thank you to everyone who helped.

 

School Wedding Service

Some photos from the School Royal Wedding today.

More on the school Twitter page : @BickerstaffeCE

https://twitter.com/BickerstaffeCE

Thank you to everyone involved it was fantastic !