Christmas Tree Festival

We had a fabulous weekend at our Christmas Tree Festival. Thank you to all the wonderful crafters, the visitors, Father Christmas, the stewards and providers of refreshments. Most of the trees will remain in church for us all to enjoy until after Christmas.

Call My Wine Bluff

We had a brilliant time on Friday night – thank you to Greenfields Cheese and The Sheep Milk Company for the cheeses. And of course to our wonderful wine ‘experts’! We raised £733 for church funds and the auction of whisky donated by the family of the late Tom Blackburn raised a further £100.

Coffee Morning

A huge thank you to everyone for supporting our coffee morning – it was lovely to see so many people and we made a fantastic £503 for church funds.

Harvest Festival

What a delight to see children from Brabin’s School joining in our Harvest Thanksgiving worship on Sunday – they did so well. Thank you all for the generous donations to the Ribble Valley Foodbank and the Bishop’s Harvest Appeal. The bright & cheerful Harvest cards which the children made were delivered to around 50 local …

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All Creatures Great and Small

On 27th June we had a wonderful Pet Service featuring dogs, cats and even a horse! Thank you to everybody who brought along their pet.

Goodbye Fiona

Sunday 25th July was the last Sunday when our vicar Fiona led our worship. We had a farewell meal in the Village Hall in the afternoon when we wished Fiona and Stan well in their retirement. We said our final goodbyes at our Garden Party on Saturday 31st July.

Chip-in-to Mereside

Congratulations to Bishop Philip who walked 36 miles in to raise over £14,000 in aid of Freedom Centre, Mereside. 

Zoom into Lent

There will be a reflective service for Ash Wednesday on Zoom at 7pm on 17 February. Please contact Rev Fiona for joining details. Image by Grzegorz Krupa from Pixabay

Christmas Charity Donations

St Bart’s has made special Christmas donations totalling £5,000 to four charities working to tackle poverty locally and overseas. The charities are: The Foxton Centre a Christian based charity in Preston working with local homeless people.Maundy Relief , a Christian based charity in Accrington working with local homeless peopleRibble Valley Food Bank. Tearfund, a Christian charity working in …

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