I have lived in Lancashire for over 30 years, the last 15 of them in Clitheroe. I'm a former teacher and a member of St. Mary Magdalene's Church. I sing in the Church choir and am in the Open Church Group.

Author Archives: Patricia Duxbury

Advent Sunday

There’s lots happening on December 1st! Including Family Service, a Christmas Fair, a Military Band Concert and our Advent Carol Service. 8 am Holy Communion 9.30 am Parade and Family Service 10.30 am Ladies’ Group Christmas Fair in St. Mary’s Centre 3 pm – 5 pm “A Salute to Christmas” Concert with the Band of…

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Our Harvest Festival

Are you a thankful person? 29th September at 9.30 is our Harvest Festival when we give thanks for the food we have and remember and support those who do not have enough. This year we are supporting the work of Ribble Valley Foodbank and the Bishop’s Harvest Appeal (click here for further details)   This…

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Thy Kingdom Come

Join the Global Wave of Prayer from Ascension Day, Thursday May 30th until Pentecost, Sunday, June 9th. Church will be open every day from about 10 am until about 4 pm Prayer suggestions and the Ripple Pool will be in the Alleys Chapel You don’t have to come into church – you can pray ANYWHERE…

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Gospel Choir at St. Mary’s

As part of the Ribble Valley International Jazz Festival, the Manchester Inspirational Voices Gospel Choir will sing in St. Mary Magdalene’s on Sunday, 5th May at 5pm. The concert lasts for about two and a half hours. Advance Tickets cost £10 from The Grand www.thegrandvenue.co.uk…

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Clocks Change Family Weekend

  Join us on the last weekend in March for a Family Festival. Messy Church Saturday, March 30th 3 pm – 4.30 pm in church with crafts, refreshments, songs and stories for all the family   Mothering Sunday, March 31st at 9.30 am Parade and Family Service. Come and thank God that we are all…

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Ash Wednesday

March 6th 2019 – Chain of Prayer Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent when we reflect on the sufferings and sacrifice of Jesus, ask him to help us overcome our shortcomings and look forward to celebrating his resurrection at Easter. Join us in church for the Chain of Prayer between 10 am and…

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