A big thank you to West Lancs Borough Council for the £500 from the Community Chest towards stage 2 of the Four Lane Ends Mission Car park.
Bickerstaffe Christmas Fair took place today , Saturday 25th November at Four Lane Ends Mission Bickerstaffe . The Fair was opened by Edward McCarthy.
Theafternoon included food and drink, raffles, cake stalls, the pound stall, games, other stalls and the chance to meet Father Christmas himself who had time to pop by. The Brownies and Guides had a stall and local business Starbucks from Bickerstaffe.
The funds raised are for Holy Trinity Church.
The grand total raised was £812.
A big thank you to everyone who helped and everyone who attended.
The raffle prizes were donated by local residents and Booths, The Rainford Deli, Quattros, G and E Hallsworth, Rainford Salon , Starbucks, Haye’s Opticians and the Derby Arms.
Some good news. We are to receive £570 to go towards the plastering work in church (nave/chancel). The total amount is £1140. The funds are from the National Churches Trust. More details and photos to come soon….
Other funding news £200 from the Local Member Grant Scheme of LCC from County Cllr Julie Gibson (Skelmersdale West/Labour) towards the Four Lane Ends Mission Car Park Part 2 Project. Many thanks.
Today (12th November) the Remembrance Service took place led by Rev Martin Adams. The service included representatives of local organisations including Bickerstaffe Parish Council, Bickerstaffe C of E School, WI, Mother’s Union, Bickerstaffe Football Club, Bickerstaffe Guides and Brownies.
Thank you for your attendance and to everyone who helped.
“We will remember them.”
We had a Remembrance Service today with Bickerstaffe C of E School. It was a lovely , moving service which was well attended. Thank you to everyone who came and everyone who helped.
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The Harvest Festival took place on Sunday 8th October , a big thank-you to everyone to who helped set up and tidy the church. The collection raised was for the church and Compassion UK.
The School Service was on Monday morning. Well done to all the children and staff for a lovely service. A big thank-you to all the families and friends who came to watch. A big thank you to all the church helpers who packed up the Harvest goods and produce and thank-you to all the children who helped unload at school too.
The list for this event is now closed.
Any questions contact Edward.
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Bickerstaffe News and Dates
- 8th October Harvest Service
- 9th October School Harvest Service 9am
- 15th October Confirmation Service
- 20th October Wedding
- 22nd October Baptism
- 27th October Domino Night at Four Lane Ends Mission
- 25th November Christmas Fair
- 1st December Bingo Night at Four Lane Ends Mission
- 21st December Wedding
Next Book Club Book
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult, event on 15th November.
The Sporting Challenge Talent Showcase Event.
At Burscough Legion, Lord St, Burscough.
Saturday 14th October at 7:30pm.
For details call Edward 07971 299606 or email EdwardatEMSS@gmail.com
Come and support our charity !