Welcome to All Saints’ Church

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Welcome to All Saints’ Church.

We are a church which believe every person is beautifully created in God’s image and we therefore welcome everybody: not regardless of, but because of; your gender, your mental health condition, your physical ability/disability, your race or whether you are gay, straight, bisexual or trans-gendered. We believe because God creates us all wonderfully uniquely, we all have important gifts to bring. We also welcome you if you simply got lost on Lancashire Hill roundabout trying to find the way into town and needed the loo!

We hope you will be able to find what you are looking for on these pages. Christ with All Saints’ is an exciting place to be, with something for everybody; from various services to suit all people, the choir for those who enjoy singing, artistic groups like ‘Chatty Wednesdays’, the Embroidery Group and Flower Guild, the many groups aimed at young people, groups for people who are alone and the thriving social life connected with the church. Please do take time to look through the drop down menu.

Whatever it is you are looking for we hope you will find it at CwAS. If you can’t, let us know and we will see what we can offer!

God bless!

Diane Brownhill, Team Vicar      

NOTICES

LANCASHIRE DAY: Celebrate Lancashire Day with us!  Licenced bar, fun quiz, entertainment and Lancashire themed food! Saturday 27th November, 6:30pm – 9pm in the church hall. Tickets £6 including food. Email pwaddington2@gmail.com to book your place.

‘CHATTY WEDNESDAYS': Come along to community Chatty Wednesdays! on Wednesdays between 1pm and 3pm in the church hall. This neighbourhood group is aimed at anyone who would enjoy trips out, crafts, gardening tips, book and magazine exchange, guest speakers, mobile phone/computer workshops and much more. You are also welcome just to come for a natter! Weekly subs are only £2 and this includes a light lunch and refreshments! All welcome!

THIS WEEK AT ALL SAINTS’

THE COLLECT (this week’s special prayer): Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: help us so to hear them, to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest them that, through patience, and the comfort of your holy word, we may embrace and for ever hold fast the hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Saviour Jesus Christ, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

PRAYER INTENTIONS THIS WEEK: Monday: Children and young people; All Saints’ Sunday School, All Saints’  and Whitehill Primary Schools; teachers and learners; All Saints’ Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade, Brownies and Guides; Belmont and Lancashire Hill Children’s Centre. Also Heaton, Christ Church with Halliwell, St Margaret Tuesday: Our parish and community; the elderly and those who live alone; ‘Chatty Wednesdays’,  local housing associations. Also Horwich and Rivington Team Wednesday: Heaton Norris Health Centre; doctors, nurses, carers and social workers; Stepping Hill Hospital; Fire Service; the sick; the disabled; the terminally ill. Also Leverhulme Team Thursday: Local businesses in Heaton Norris; Police and magistrates; Councillors and our MP; the unemployed. Also Little Lever, St Matthew  Friday: World peace; the armed forces; all charities. Also Lostock, St Thomas and St John  Saturday: Church choir and all musicians; All Saints’ Brigade Brass Band; sports people; all who travel. Also Seven Saints, New Bury with Great Lever Team  Sunday: Mission and outreach from CwAS.  

PLEASE REMEMBER THESE PEOPLE IN YOUR PRAYERS FOR THE SICK THROUGHOUT THE WEEK: Christopher, Neave Pollitt, Evelyn, Dorothy, Linda, William, Eileen and Tom Reedy, Gerald, Jane Schofield, Pauline and Dave Lester, Brenda Graham,  Pam, Sue and Elizabeth Hall.

OF YOUR CHARITY please pray for the souls of all who have died this week, and those whose years mind falls at this time; Rest eternal grant unto them O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon them. 

Normal groups and activities are listed below. Those in red are temporarily suspended at the moment.

MONDAY 25th October, Crispin and Crispinian, Martyrs at Rome, c.287

7:00am Church gardens open

6:00pm-9:00pm Brownies and Guides

No 7:00pm-9:00pm All Saints’ Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade Senior Band rehearsal. Resumes next week.

TUESDAY 26th October,  Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons, Scholar, 899, Cedd, Abbot of Lastingham, Bishop of the East Saxons, 664

7:00am Church gardens open

No 9:05am All Saints’ CE Primary School assembly

WEDNESDAY  27th October, 

7:00am Church gardens open

No 1:00pm – 3:00pm ‘Chatty Wednesdays’. Resumes next week

THURSDAY  28th October, Simon and Jude, Apostles

7:00am Church gardens open

No 5:00pm All Saints’ Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade. Resumes next week

No 6:00pm-7:00pm All Saints’ Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade Junior Band rehearsal. Resumes next week

No 7:00pm-8:00pm All Saints’ Church Choir practice. Resumes next week

FRIDAY 29th October, James HanningtonBishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa, Martyr in Uganda, 1885

7:00am Church gardens open

SATURDAY 30th October, 

7:00am Church gardens open

SUNDAY 31st October, 22nd Sunday after TRINITY SUNDAY, Martin Luther, Reformer, 1546

7:00am Church gardens open 

10:00am Matins

No 10:30am Choir practice resumes next week

No 11:30am Sung Eucharist today – team service at St. Thomas’ Heaton Chapel at 9:30am

2:00pm Sunday Dinner: Free Sunday dinner for all who have attended the 11:30am Eucharist 

4:00pm Evensong (BCP)  

PLEASE NOTE: Only church run organisations are included in the weekly diary. Many other organisations use the church hall for meetings. For further details please contact the respective group directly, as we are unable to provide up-to-date information for them.