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Flashback to 1995: Youth Club Sleep Out

When moving house recently, Church member, Joan Willock came across a clipping from the Clitheroe Advertiser, December 1995 and these accompanying photos. Trinity Church Youth Club were taking part in a national demonstration organised by the Methodist Association of Youth Clubs to raise awareness of the plight of the homeless. Anyone you recognise?  

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Pentecost Doves – that’s the Spirit!

Our Crafternoon team are at it again! We are busy making doves for our next outdoor installation for Pentecost Sunday which is celebrated on the 50th day (the seventh Sunday) from Easter Sunday. This is the day that Christians commemorate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ…

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Christian Aid Week 10 – 16 May 2021

Ribble Valley Christian Aid Group has been busy with plans for Christian Aid Week this year, which is from 10th to 16th May. The countries we support have been hit even more from climate change and the Covid pandemic this year, so we really hope that every church community in the Ribble Valley can contribute…

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Tim’s Leap of Love

A miserable May Bank Holiday Monday didn’t put a stop to Tim Bridgeman’s daring fundraising leap from an aeroplane. He just moved it a day earlier! Tim is raising money and awareness for SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) a cause close to his heart. Back down to earth, Tim said: ‘What an amazing experience! The…

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Love this Calling

God calls each person to embrace their Christian vocation and to express this calling without reservation. The stories and testimonies in issue 22 of the connexion demonstrate the breathtaking breadth and depth of God’s imagination as God calls people in so very many and various ways to follow Jesus.” the connexion is a free magazine about…

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Eco Church News

An update from Archie Whymark, Climate Emergency Champion I am grateful for the opportunity that I have been given to submit a monthly prayer to the Trinity Prayer Rota. This has caused me a great deal of heart-searching. What do we need to pray for? It reminds me of the old story about a ship…

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We are OPEN – come and see!

Over 2000 individually crafted flowers were unveiled as part of the celebration of the resurrection at Trinity Methodist Church on Easter Sunday, transforming the worship space into a colourful studio for a live service for people to watch from home led by Rev Ian Humphreys. The items had been created as part of a Making…

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Open For Easter!

Brighter days are coming! On Easter Sunday, Reverend Ian Humphreys will provide a walk through communion between 2pm – 4pm. We are also open on Bank Holiday Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th between 2-3.30pm if you would like to enter the church building for a brief moment of reflection and private prayer in…

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Building Bridges in 1880

As we look forward to our reopening and unveiling our spectacular new facilities, we are grateful to local historian, Shirley Penman who has discovered this story from the reopening of the Wesley Chapel in a copy of the Blackburn Standard, 6 November 1880. Wesley Chapel Re-opening Services The service in connection with the re-opening of…