Thursday, 25 June 2009
It is certain that Enid and Jim had a memorable experience, with Enid being asked to bring the wine to the Altar as the Confirmation was combined with first Communion. Father Richard is as proud as ever.
Friday, 19 June 2009
There were friends, relatives and representatives from the parishes present to witness this momentous time in the lives of the newly confirmed Christians.
It was a moving service for all present and was highlighted by the prayers of intercession being led by a number of the confirmation candidates
Sunday, 14 June 2009
The last show of the evening was presented by myself and was a memory of the the Pilgrimage Edna and I undertook in late 2007, visiting many of the holy places in Israel and culminating in walking the Via Dolorosa.
With 40 people present there was a really good atmosphere at the show with a mixture of all ages and good fellowship. Many thanks to Julie and Sarah for organising the event, maybe there will be another next year?
Tuesday, 9 June 2009
Sunday, 7 June 2009
The new Deanery of Oldham East was launched today at a service in St James East Crompton. In the picture are the new Area Dean Revd Alan Butler, Bishop Mark, Archdeacon Cherry and the Lay Chair of the Deanery Synod Mr Geoff Dent. People from each of the Parishes in the Area were represented and we were entertained by the good people of St James Church with refreshments afterwards in the church hall.