LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE! Latest Pictures from the New Horizons service

Prayer Balloons were released at the New Horizons Service at St.George’s Ecumenical church, Westhoughton on Sunday 29th June to mark the end of a colourful and vibrant service on the theme ‘Let your Light Shine!’ Young people and adults prepared Candle Streamers!                Decorated Cakes!                   Created […]

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DON’T MISS IT – COMING SOON! CAKE MIX WORSHIP – WHAT’S THAT?

         Yes, that’s right – Cake Mix worship! Our next New Horizons service will be on March 30th Mothering Sunday, 10.30 am at Deane URC.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The theme will be ‘HANDS THAT CARE’ and it’s Cake Mix because there are many ingredients which will make a tasty feast of worship. Craft ………….. Cooking ……………….. […]

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Time for celebration! New Horizons Christmas party!

The Toy and Tree service at Bethel church, Westhoughton on Sunday 8th December was well attended and a representative from Bolton Lions came to collect the numerous toys under the tree donated by church members.   Following the service, young people from all the churches in the pastorate came together for a Christmas party.  Party games […]

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Windermere Weekend

Once again we had a wonderful fellowship weekend in the Lakes. There were fifteen of us, eleven from Deane, four from Rosehill URC (and Vera’s Ron!). The worship was led in the main by Maria and Vera, who both had worked very hard in putting it all together. Our hosts were Rev’d Arnold Harrison and his wife Muriel, who looked after us from the minute we arrived. Arnold took our first devotion on the Friday evening & following that we had a fun evening arranged by Vera, who had spent a long time devising various quizzes etc. Saturday morning was led by Vera and Maria their topic being prayer. We were all asked to bring along a photo of a happy occasion for which we were thankful, and give a brief talk about it. The afternoon was free time, so we all went our different ways, shopping, walking or visiting Grasmere garden centre. After the evening meal and devotions we all settled down to watch a DVD of the “Marigold Hotel”, but unfortunately owing to technical problems we couldn’t get it to run ! Once again Vera and Rita (from Rosehill) came to the rescue with more quizzes!

The food was excellent – a cooked breakfast each morning, a tasty lunch and a superb evening meal. On Sunday, before we left, we had a most enjoyable roast turkey lunch. Do think about joining us next October, because we are sure you will feel refreshed mentally and spiritually by a visit to our Church home in the Lake District.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          P. & D.W. November 2013.

Coming up at Deane:

Saturday November 2nd 10 am – 2 pm        Coffee Morning with a Bonfire Theme.  Toffee, Black peas, Parkin

Saturday November 9th  2 pm       Afternoon Concert with Ladybridge Singers       Admission £5 to include afternoon tea