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Go Go Gabriel – The Rock Nativity

Join us for an amazing performance of Go Go Gabriel – The Rock Nativity in Church on Friday 16th and Saturday 18th November 2018 at 7:30pm. This is sure to be a fantastic show for all the family.

Tickets are available from the Parish Office at £7.50 or £3 for concessions.


Remembrance Sunday 2018

This Sunday (11th November) is Remembrance Sunday and this year is even more special as it is the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One. Please join us at any and all of the events listed below to remember.
November 9th –
10am – St Wilfrids Primary Academy Remembrance Service.
November 11th –
9:15am – Remembrance Sunday Family Communion
11am – Service of Remembrance at Standish Cenotaph
11:30am – Service of Remembrance in St Wilfrids Church

Summer Holiday Club Enrolment (13th to 17th August 2018)


It is nearly holiday club time again and enrolment is open…..please use the form attached and hand it in at the Parish Hall or via Helen Sharples at Church 🙂 All the important details are on the form 🙂

St Wilfrid Holiday Club Enrolment Form 2018

Mother Union Late April/Early May 2018

Mothers Union Tuesday Group will meet on April 24th at 7:30pm in the Parish Hall when Jean will talk about Turkey.

The Wednesday Group meets on the 25th April at 2pm in the Parish Hall. Please join us for an update on the Brick Project based in Wigan. Everyone welcome.

The Mothers Union are going to Llandudno on Tuesday 8th May calling at Tweed Mill. We will be leaving Church at 10am, returning home from Llandudno at 4pm. The cost is £15. Anyone interested please contact Marjorie Johnson or Joan Gratton.


Sponsor an Organ Pipe!

How much – £25. Would you consider sponsoring an organ pipe in memory of someone or perhaps in thanksgiving? Number of pipes: 500. If you would like to sponsor a pipe please see Janet in the office during the week or after one of our services. Thank you to those who have sponsored already.


Walsingham Pilgrimage 2018

We are planning our next Pilgrimage to Walsingham. It will be from Monday 3rd to Friday 7th September 2018. If anyone would like to join, please see Barbara Western.


Date for the Diary Holiday Club 2018

Holiday Club this year will be on 13th-17th August. We are looking for lots of volunteers to help. If you can help please speak to one of the Clergy, Eve or Helen. Thank You.



Harvest Lunch

What a lot of work went on behind the scenes and on the day to make it such a wonderful meal! Many thanks to all involved in so many different ways and to all who attended.

Our latest Harvest Flower Gallery is almost ready

flower_thumbWhat a wonderful Harvest!

The church is still decorated with harvest arrangements but the baskets brought by the children from school have been distributed but here’s what they looked like:-

If you weren’t able to get into church over the Harvest period you will soon be able to see pictures of some of the floral decorations by visiting the Gallery section of the website and selecting Flower Galleries and then choosing the season and areas you wish to view.

Here’s a taster of what you will see:-

Don’t forget,  to see more,  look in the Gallery Section under Flowers, you won’t be disappointed.

STOP PRESS! opening times extended for visiting church this week


It’s not too late to “Come and join our celebrations”

P1110887Were you able to visit St Wilfrid’s over the weekend and see the wonderful displays?

If not, why not pop in, it may be wet outside but there’s a warm welcome inside and so much to see for all ages. . . . . . .

Elizabeth & flower bunches jpeg

Due to popular demand and a willing group of volunteers we are able to keep church open for longer during the coming week.

Join us to see ‘Flowers fit for a queen; and much, much more.

If you’ve already been. why not call again and bring a friend? We look forward to seeing you.