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Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Licensing of Paul Monk

Tonight at Holy Trinity Church Waterhead, Bishop Mark licensed Revd Paul Monk as Team vicar in the Medlock Head Team, with responsiblity for St Barnabas Clarksfield and Holy Trinity Waterhead. With Bishop Mark, Revd Paul and Father Richard are the Church Wardens from the team, together with the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of the County, Mrs Ann Sykes, and The Mayor and The Mayoress of Oldham

We all pray for a successful ministry for Paul, and welcome him and his family into ours.

Sunday, 18 October 2009

Bishop's Certificate in Children's Ministry

Susan Banks, Denise Elstub, Julie Bowler, Kate Butterworth, Sarah Fletcher, Alison Oldham Angela Reed, Tanya Vickerstaff, Tracy Acton on photo

Barbara Ballantyne, Debbi Glover, Debra Yates not on photo

Saturday 26th September at Manchester Cathedral receiving the Bishop's Certificate in Children's Ministry (Level One)

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Harvest Supper

Last Saturday we held a Faith Harvest Supper with line dancing for beginners. Some beginners found the moves more difficult than others.

A "good ol' boy" taking a drink from his hip flask (I was told it contained Vimto)

For some, jelly bean dominos was more interesting.

Sunday, 11 October 2009


At last!
Jason Booth is the last of this year's Confirmation candidates who has had difficulty getting to a Confirmation Service due to work commitments. Here he is seen with Bishop Mark following his Confirmation last Sunday at Christ Church Denshaw.