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October 2020 church magazine

October 2020 church magazine

There are features on Harvest and Church for a Different World – which includes a letter from the Bishop of Manchester. Also updates from Mothers’ Union and the Walking Group. Plus prayers, reflections and news of upcoming services and events.

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Eagles Wing are back!

Eagles Wing are back!

Eagles Wing are back and re-starting their weekday morning support groups for women! Meeting at the United Reformed Church, Parsons Lane.

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September 2020 magazine

September 2020 magazine

There are articles on Creation Season and Daily Hope as well as information about upcoming events. There are also pieces from the Mothers’ Union, and the Scouts as well as a reflection from Nigel on how technology allowed us to keep in touch during lock-down – and needs to continue as part of our service to others.

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Pilot Officer James Desmond Aspin DFM

Pilot Officer James Desmond Aspin DFM

…there was that undefinable something in his make-up that caused him to stand out and above all those around him.

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August 2020 church magazine

August 2020 church magazine

You’ll find plenty of prayer and reflection, news and views in our August 2020 church magazine. But we’ll need to hold back on the social stuff for a little longer. And there’s a reminder of our global responsibilities, in this appeal to help those in our link diocese of Lahore in Pakistan…

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July 5th Newsletter

July 5th Newsletter

From next Sunday, July 12th, we will be back worshiping in church! We will have just the one service, at 11am. Christ Church will have an earlier service at 10am.

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July 2020 magazine

July 2020 magazine

The events of Spring 2020 will remain long in the memory and its effects will impact upon our world for many years to come. As we wished everyone Happy New Year six months ago, we were blissfully unaware of what was to lie ahead.

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June 28th newsletter

June 28th newsletter

Following the recent government announcement we hope to open our churches for public worship shortly. Most of us will be a little heavier and a little hairier than when we last met together!

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June 21st newsletter

June 21st newsletter

Here’s our June 21st newsletter, which is Father’s Day in the UK. Our churches are open for individual prayer. However, all public worship continues to be suspended until further notice.

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Children’s Trust

Children’s Trust

Here’s an update from the Bury Children’s Trust, which brings together partners from a wide range of agencies with a shared commitment to helping children and young people be the best that they can;

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June 14th Newsletter

June 14th Newsletter

This June 14th Newsletter gives the great news that from Monday June 15th churches can be open for individual prayer. However, all public worship continues to be suspended until further notice.

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June 7th Newsletter

June 7th Newsletter

This June 7th Newsletter is for Trinity Sunday. It’s where we recognise the one true God as three persons. This also marks our 250th anniversary weekend and there’s a special message from Bishop David.

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Refugee Week: 15th-21st June

Refugee Week: 15th-21st June

Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. It was founded in 1998 and held every year around World Refugee Day on the 20th June. Refugee Week is also a growing global movement.

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Eagles Wing get Queen’s Award!

Eagles Wing get Queen’s Award!

Press Release: “The Eagles Wing, are a mutual support group for asylum seekers, refugees and local people, based in Bury, Greater Manchester. We have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.”

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June 2020 magazine

June 2020 magazine

June 8th marks our 250th anniversary, with the original St John’s being consecrated in 1770. We had a lot of things planned for that weekend but the lock-down has put the mockers on that! In the meantime, please take a look at the middle of the magazine which has some photos and reflections.

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