Author Archives: Roger Longworth

Foodbank Update

We have been able to welcome some new volunteers recently, which is wonderful news, and they are proving to be a real asset to the foodbank. A huge thank you to everyone who donated Easter eggs. Through your generosity we have been able to ensure that all our clients have received an egg and that families with children have been given enough for one per child. Our foodbank can now be found on the “Bank the Food ” app. The app can be downloaded from Google Play store or Apple App store. This App allows us to update our needs…
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Prayer and Praise Evening

Date for the Diary: Prayer and Praise evening Sunday 21st May at the Woodnook Centre starting at 7pm. Refreshments available from 6.30pm. At this event we will be hearing from Paul Blakey MBE who is the founder of Street Angels. Street Angels is about empowering the local church to be effective, working with other community agencies, in stemming violence, crime and anti-social behaviour on our streets. We would love to see the room packed out for this evening.

Accrington Christians Together

Accrington Christians Together (ACT) meet this Wednesday, April 19th at Space2Make on Blackburn Road in Accrington. The meeting starts at 12 noon. The room is available from 11.30am so we can purchase our hot drinks and have time to chat before the meeting starts. We aim to finish for around 12.45 to allow us time to get to foodbank. We would love to see you there.

Through Holy Week to Easter

To use a cliché, or a variation on one, life can be a rollercoaster of emotions and this time in the Church’s year can evoke similar feelings. We have Lent, the time for reflection and self-examination; through the high of Palm Sunday with the crowd crying ‘Hosanna! Praise Him’; to the poignancy of the Last Supper; the darkness and suffering of Good Friday; right to the wonder and awe of Easter Day. So come with me as we follow Jesus on part of his journey. There is a tendency in church when people ask us ‘How are things going?’ to…
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Kid’s Church Update

Hello everyone, Can you believe it is 2023 already!? We are excited about what this year will bring and all the adventures God has for us all. We know how busy life can get so wanted to make you aware of some dates for your diaries of things we have planned over the coming months that you are all invited to be a part of. Messy church (various dates) A selection of crafts, a bible story and buffet tea. Free event but donations welcome. Perfect for primary school age children and their families Saturday 21st January- Messy Church – New…
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