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April 2017

Sunday 2nd April 2017 09:00Eucharist and Sunday School -St Philip's
Sunday School meets in church on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 9am, in termtime only. 2nd Sunday is a Family Eucharist.
09:00Eucharist and Baptism - St Michael's
TheEucharist service on the 1st Sunday of the month may include a baptism.
11:00Eucharist and Sunday School-St John's
There will be Sunday School on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month during the service and the second Sunday will be a Family Eucharist. The group is called the Explorers. Also after the service in St Anne's Hall coffee/tea will be served.
11:00Eucharist - St George's
15:00Family Centred Worship - St Michael's
This is Family Centred Worship for all the family at a convenient time on a Sunday afternoon, which will last for approx 30 minutes, and is then left open for refreshments and fellowship. It is different from a normal service with big screen video and lively songs- short, engaging, interactive so that younger folk can get involved more easily. Some weeks there will also be a Sunday School. In school holidays times may vary.
18:30Lent Lessons - Salvation Army Centre
The Churches Together in Atherton are running a series of 5 sessions of study during Lent to which everyone is invited.
Tuesday 4th April 2017 09:30Said Eucharist-St Philip's
Tea and coffee will be served after this service on the 1st Tuesday of the month.
19:00Clergy Surgery - St John's Vestry
During this hour a member of the clergy team will be available for the booking of weddings and baptisms.
19:30Bloke's Curry Night - Tamarind Table, Atherton
Come along for Friendship and Inspiration. Cost is £16 for 2 courses with coffee. Booking with Jonathan.
19:30Easter Tombola - St Michael's
A special themed session.
In the church vestry. Tickets £1.50 (including refreshments). Raffle, Book Draw, Flyer Houses, JO90. Everyone welcome.
Wednesday 5th April 2017 10:15Said Eucharist - St Michael's
A short, quiet said Eucharist service.
12:15Luncheon Club-St Philip's
Come and join us for food, friends and fellowship at St Philip's church in Crosby Street, every 1st and 3rd Wednesday.
19:30St Michael's APM - St Michael's
Thursday 6th April 2017 13:30Choir Practice-St Michael's
Everyone welcome to come and sing. Also to learn new hymns.
Friday 7th April 2017 09:30Morning Prayer-St John's
10:00Coffee Morning-St Anne's Hall
Held each Friday morning. All welcome.
12:30Said Eucharist-St John's
A short, quiet Eucharist service following the BCP form.
Saturday 8th April 2017 10:30Trash & Treasure - St Michael's
To be held in church. Donations please but no clothes. Collection can be arranged.
Remember your Trash is our Treasure.
Refreshments available in the vestry.
Help needed on the day. Can you help?
Sunday 9th April 2017  Palm Sunday
09:00Eucharist and Sunday School -St Philip's
Sunday School meets in church on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 9am, in termtime only. 2nd Sunday is a Family Eucharist.
09:00Parish Eucharist - St Michael's
Sunday School will take place in the vestry during the service in church on the 3rd Sunday of the month during term time.
11:00Eucharist and Sunday School-St John's
There will be Sunday School on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month during the service and the second Sunday will be a Family Eucharist. The group is called the Explorers. Also after the service in St Anne's Hall coffee/tea will be served.
11:00Eucharist and Baptism - St George's
The Eucharist service on the 2nd Sunday of the month may include a baptism.
15:00Family Centred Worship - St Michael's

This is Family Centred Worship for all the family at a convenient time on a Sunday afternoon, which will last for approx 30 minutes, and is then left open for refreshments and fellowship. It is different from a normal service with big screen video and lively songs- short, engaging, interactive so that younger folk can get involved more easily. In school holidays times may vary.
18:30CTA Celebration Service - Salvation Army
This is a special service for Palm Sunday for all the churches in Atherton.
Monday 10th April 2017 15:45Family Eucharist - St Philip's
An informal short Eucharist service for all the family beginning straight after the finish of school.
19:00Healing Eucharist - St Philip's
A Eucharist service with the laying on of hands for healing for anyone who asks
Tuesday 11th April 2017 09:30Said Eucharist-St Philip's
Tea and coffee will be served after this service on the 1st Tuesday of the month.
10:00Morning Reflection - St George's
19:00Clergy Surgery - St John's Vestry
During this hour a member of the clergy team will be available for the booking of weddings and baptisms.
19:30Evening Reflection - St Michael's
Wednesday 12th April 2017 10:00Morning Reflection - St Michael's
10:15Said Eucharist - St Michael's
A short, quiet said Eucharist service.
19:30Evening Reflection - St George's
Thursday 13th April 2017 10:00Morning Reflection - St George's
13:30Choir Practice-St Michael's
Everyone welcome to come and sing. Also to learn new hymns.
19:30Maundy Thursday Service - St Philip's
Friday 14th April 2017  Good Friday
10:00Stations of the Cross - St Richard's
A joint service for Anglican and Roman Catholic congregations.
11:00Vigil - St John's
A short service for all, outside the Parish Church, supported by all the Churches in Atherton.
14:00Last Hour - St John's
Sunday 16th April 2017  Easter Sunday
09:00Eucharist and Sunday School -St Philip's
Sunday School meets in church on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 9am, in termtime only. 2nd Sunday is a Family Eucharist.
09:00Parish Eucharist -St Michael's
11:00Eucharist and Sunday School-St John's
There will be Sunday School on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month during the service and the second Sunday will be a Family Eucharist. The group is called the Explorers. Also after the service in St Anne's Hall coffee/tea will be served.
11:00Eucharist - St George's
14:00Baptism-St Philip's
15:00Baptism-St Philip's
Baptisms are booked at Atherton Parish Church on a Tuesday between 19.00 and 20.00.
Tuesday 18th April 2017 09:30Said Eucharist-St Philip's
Tea and coffee will be served after this service on the 1st Tuesday of the month.
19:00Clergy Surgery - St John's Vestry
During this hour a member of the clergy team will be available for the booking of weddings and baptisms.
Wednesday 19th April 2017 10:15Said Eucharist - St Michael's
A short, quiet said Eucharist service.
12:15Luncheon Club-St Philip's
Come and join us for food, friends and fellowship at St Philip's church in Crosby Street, every 1st and 3rd Wednesday.
Thursday 20th April 2017 09:05School Service - St George's
School will be attending church every Thursday morning and everyone is welcome to attend. However each service will involve only either KS1 or KS2.
13:30Choir Practice-St Michael's
Everyone welcome to come and sing. Also to learn new hymns.
Friday 21st April 2017 09:30Morning Prayer-St John's
10:00Coffee Morning-St Anne's Hall
Held each Friday morning. All welcome.
12:30Said Eucharist-St John's
A short, quiet Eucharist service following the BCP form.
19:30Baptism Preparation-St John's
A meeting for the parents and god-parents of those to be baptised in any of the benefice churches.
Sunday 23rd April 2017 09:00Eucharist and Sunday School -St Philip's
Sunday School meets in church on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 9am, in termtime only. 2nd Sunday is a Family Eucharist.
09:00Parish Eucharist - St Michael's
11:00Family Service - St Philip's
A short non-Eucharistic for all the family. Everyone welcome. On this occasion school will be present.
11:00Eucharist and Sunday School-St John's
There will be Sunday School on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month during the service and the second Sunday will be a Family Eucharist. The group is called the Explorers. Also after the service in St Anne's Hall coffee/tea will be served.
11:00Eucharist - St George's
12:00St Georges Day Parade - St Georges
The parade will start from thecschool and go up to the Community Centre on Dorset Road. There will be a Fun Fair, Stalls, Food and much more. For further details contact Brian Seddon on 07522022111.
14:00Baptism-St John's
15:00Family Centred Worship - St Michael's
This is Family Centred Worship for all the family at a convenient time on a Sunday afternoon, which will last for approx 30 minutes, and is then left open for refreshments and fellowship. It is different from a normal service with big screen video and lively songs- short, engaging, interactive so that younger folk can get involved more easily. Some weeks there will also be a Sunday School. In school holidays times may vary.
15:00Baptism-St John's
Baptisms are booked at Atherton Parish Church on a Tuesday between 19.00 and 20.00.
18:30Evensong - St Michael's
Evensong takes place almost every week at St Michael's. It is a sung service, using the Book of Common Prayer, with hymns. However every 6 months there is a Memorial Service at St John's, and at other times there may be a special service at another of the Benefice churches.
Monday 24th April 2017 09:15Toddler Service - St Philip's
Worship with Barney, Bounce and Charlie. a short service for pre-school children and their parents or carers. Church opens at 9am. Everyone welcome - and we always finish with refreshments.
15:45Family Eucharist - St Philip's
A service for all the family beginning just after the end of the school day.
Tuesday 25th April 2017 09:30Said Eucharist-St Philip's
Tea and coffee will be served after this service on the 1st Tuesday of the month.
19:00Clergy Surgery - St John's Vestry
During this hour a member of the clergy team will be available for the booking of weddings and baptisms.
Wednesday 26th April 2017 10:15Said Eucharist - St Michael's
A short, quiet said Eucharist service.
Thursday 27th April 2017 09:05School Service - St George's
School will be attending church every Thursday morning and everyone is welcome to attend. However each service will involve only either KS1 or KS2.
13:30Choir Practice-St Michael's
Everyone welcome to come and sing. Also to learn new hymns.
19:30Atherton & Hindsford APM - St George's
Friday 28th April 2017 09:30Morning Prayer-St John's
10:00Coffee Morning-St Anne's Hall
Held each Friday morning. All welcome.
12:30Said Eucharist-St John's
A short, quiet Eucharist service following the BCP form.
Saturday 29th April 2017 15:00Ladybridge Singers - St John's
This is a concert followed by an afternoon cream tea. The cost is £6.50 and tickets are limited so book early.
Sunday 30th April 2017 09:00Eucharist and Sunday School -St Philip's
Sunday School meets in church on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 9am, in termtime only. 2nd Sunday is a Family Eucharist.
09:00Parish Eucharist - St Michael's
11:00Eucharist and Sunday School-St John's
There will be Sunday School on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month during the service and the second Sunday will be a Family Eucharist. The group is called the Explorers. Also after the service in St Anne's Hall coffee/tea will be served.
11:00Eucharist - St George's
18:00Fireworks Youth Group - St Philip's
This group meets monthly usually on the last Sunday of the month. The age range is 11-12 years. We have games and activities, food and fun, time to mix and a bit of spirituality. Anyone of a similar age is welcome to join us
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