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Job Vacancy – Director of Music

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.



Rebecca Feeney Ordination

Please pray for Rebecca, our new colleague, as her time at College draws to a close and she prepares to move and be among us here at Standish. Rebecca will be Ordained Deacon on Saturday 30th June, 10:30am, at Blackburn Cathedral.

16th September 2017 – Late Summer Garden Party

We invite you to a Late Summer Garden Party on Saturday 16th September, 2pm to 4pm in the Parish Hall with the Salvation Army Prospect Band. Tickets £5 to include tea, coffee, cream scones and a ‘Treat’ are available from the Parish Office.

24th September 2017 – Harvest Lunch

Harvest Lunch will be held in the Parish Hall on Sunday 24th September at 12:30pm. Tickets are £7.50 payable at the time of booking. If you want to come please speak to the Parish Office.