January 2020

Welcome to our What's On page. Here you will see a list of activities that are going on within and across our three churches. If an item relates to a particular church, it will be indicated at the start as follows:

CTS: Christ The Servant, Digmoor

SMD: St Michael's Dalton

STM: St Thomas The Martyr, Up Holland

MPORTANT: PASTORAL REORGANISATION OF OUR PARISHES  ALL

A Notice giving details of proposed pastoral reorganisation affecting this parish has or will be displayed near the main doors and on the Church of England website. The Notice includes the last date by which representations regarding the proposed reorganisation may be made to Church Commissioners. 

FUNERAL OF ROWLAND LANG: TUES 28 JAN SMD

Len's funeral will take place at 11.00am at SMD Church, followed by burial in the churchyard.

FUNERAL OF LEN JENNINGS: THURS 30 JAN SMD

Len's funeral will take place at 1.30pm at SMD Church, followed by burial in the churchyard.

JOSEPH AND HIS AMAZING TECHICOLOUR DREAMCOAT - FRI 31 JAN STM

A performance of the songs from the musical will be performed at St  Thomas's by St. Bartholomew's Youth Choir, Rainhill. The evening starts at 6.30pm and will be opened by some musical performances from our children at St Thomas's and Roby Mill. Entry is free, but a retiring collection, along with funds from a raffle and refreshments will go towards church funds. See our churchwardens Dennis and Liz for tickets, or contact Ian Cleverdon on 07759 219270.

STM PEWS

After the money donated for the new hangings (which have now been ordered) we had a significant amount more in donations than the cost of the hangings. We have decided to try and put new runners (cushioned seats) onto the pews to make them more comfortable. To do this, we are asking people to donate '£70 per pew' to cover the additional amount between what has already donated and the cost of having pew runners made for all the pews. Please take a leaflet from church if you would like to know more.

PANTO TICKETS ON SALE

The panto at CTS this year is on Weds 19 - Fri 21 Feb. Adults £3, children £2.

ACOUSTIC ROOTS AT SMD DALTON: SAT 8 FEB

The series of folk, roots and blues concerts featuring top line UK and international artists is back for 2020! The first concert in the series is on Sat 8 Feb featuring Humberside-based singer-songwriter and rising star in the folk world, Katie Spencer, with support from guitar virtuoso, Henry Parker. Tickets £10 available from Janice at SMD and Ian at STM.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2020: FRI 6 MARCH

The service will be held at STM, time TBC. The country being focused on is Zimbabwe, the theme being 'Rise! Take your Mat and Walk!'

MUSIC WORKSHOP STM

Every Wednesday morning at STM, 10.30am-12noon. Enjoy playing music together. Bring your own instrument - musicians and singers of all standards welcome.

 

KNIT & NATTER STM

Every Friday afternoon at STM, 2-4pm. All welcome.

If you have any items to be included in the next Parish newsletter or this page, please complete the online form and make sure it is with us by Thursday 10pm