Christmas 2017

Christmas 2017 highlights:

Carol Service 2017

The Service of Nine Lessons and Nine Carols was on Sunday 17th December at 6:30pm.

The service was lovely, everyone enjoyed the candles and the projected stars ( big thank you Jon ).

A big thank you to everyone who helped get the church ready and a huge thank you to the readers , Choir and Eleanor who was our soloist.

 

Bickerstaffe Christmas Fair

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Funding News

 

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.

 

 

www.nationalchurchestrust.org

http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/grants-and-funding/voluntary-community-and-faith-sectors-grants-and-funding/local-member-grants.aspx