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

Whitsuntide Songs of Praise

United Benefice of Clitheroe, Chatburn and Downham Online worship for Pentecost Pentecost Sunday May 31st: Songs of Praise with contributions from all four churches. This service can be accessed from Sunday morning May 31st through the websites of St. Mary Magdalene’s Clitheroe https://www.stmarysclitheroe.co.uk St. Paul’s, Low Moor https://www.stpaulslowmoor.org.uk or Christ Church, Chatburn https://www.christchurchchatburn.org.uk…

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Thy Kingdom Come

From Ascension to Pentecost, join the Global Wave of Prayer Pray with Christians all over the world for more people to come to know Jesus better. Choose five people you would regularly like to pray for, perhaps using the prayer: Loving Father,  In the face of Jesus Christ your light and glory have blazed forth…

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Christian Aid Week 2020

Fields of hope May 10th – 16th This year is going to be different but Christian Aid needs your help more than ever. What can you do? If you have internet access you can donate online and invite friends and family to donate too by visiting https://www.christianaid.org.uk There is a link on the home page…

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Parish Magazine for May

The May Parish Magazine has been published on time! Many thanks to all involved in its production and distribution. If you would like to become a subscriber, contact the Parish Office on 01200 422828 If you have a contribution for the June issue, send it by Friday, May 15th to Linda, the editor, at laainsworth@hotmail.co.uk…

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Online Bible Study Group

“Looking at Jesus through the eyes of Peter” The man Jesus called to follow Him Five sessions every Thursday at 8.10pm starting Thursday 16th April on Zoom If you would like to join just send an E-mail to us and we will send a Zoom invitation in return! Thank you. Andrew & Sally Smith –…

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St. Mary Magdalene’s choir keep singing

St. Mary Magdalene’s Choir have taken to Zoom for their weekly rehearsals. Director of Music David Thornton hosts the practices, preparing a programme of hymns and anthems for the choir to sing. Paradoxically, David has to mute the individual participants other than himself so that the singers can make music together. He accompanies each item…

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April Parish Magazine

  The April Parish Magazine has been published! Thank you to Linda, the editor who put it all together; to Katie in the Parish Office who printed, collated and stapled it; to Katie and Brenda the distribution manager who devised a system for distribution; and to all the distributors, both regular and emergency helpers. We…

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