Church Life

Choir members


Sometimes it just helps to have others to chat, pray and laugh with.  You would be very welcome to join in.  See our Diary for current dates and times or get in touch with the named Contact.


Choirs

The Kirkham Singers

Lots of people in Church sing in choirs.  See here for details of St Michael's Church Choir.  Another option is Kirkham Singers, a friendly community choir which also rehearses and performs in the church.


Dementia Carers' Support Group

Supportive hands

For those who care for someone with dementia.  It meets for mutual support and information sharing on the first Tuesday each month at 10.00am in the church.
Contact Carole: 01772 682144


Hobbycraft Group

Knitting wool

A chance to socialise while knitting, sewing etc.  Group members produce many different items as requested by particular charities or for charitable sale.  Meets in church on Monday mornings from 9.30am.
Contact Shirley Lennie: 01772 687087, Email



Men's Group

Mens Group sign

This social group which enjoys a wide variety of activities such as meals, talks and visits.  New members who do not attend St Michael's are particularly welcome.
Contact Allen Dearing: 01772 683810



Mothers' Union

Mothers Union Poster

A branch of the international Christian organisation which meets for prayer, social events and charitable activity.  Meetings are held on the first Tuesday each month at 7.30pm in Church and visitors are very welcome.  Rather more surprisingly, so are men!
Contact Jane Cairns: 01772 672316 or explore their national website.



Parent & Toddler Group

Adult and child clapping game

A chance for play, coffee and chat.  For babies to pre-schoolers and the parents, grandparents and childminders etc. who look after them.  Meets in Church, 9.30-11.00am on Wednesday mornings during term-time.
Contact Diane Dann: 01772 672260 or Jackie Hart: 01772 686082



Prayers & Pastries

Pastries

This informal prayer group meets on the second Wednesday of each month, 10.00-10.45am at the Vicarage. Fortified by pastries, people come together to give thanks and to pray for the concerns of themselves or others.  You are welcome to attend without feeling pressured to do anything except listen and pray silently.
Contact Anne Wintle: 01772 305412,
 Email



Prayer Breakfast

Continental breakfast

A sociable opportunity to meet, pray and eat together on the third Saturday each month, 9.30-10.15am.
Contact
Jane Cairns: 01772 672316 if you wish to attend.



Reading the Bible Together

Woman reading Bible

Bible Study groups regularly meet to focus on a particular book or theme with notes or study guides provided to help discussion along.  Studies tend to last for around six sessions at most and are held either in the Church or in people's homes, daytime or evening, to suit the individuals involved.  No prior knowledge is ever expected!
Contact Barry Dann: 01772 672260



Or just help us out ...
St Michael's is a busy place and it takes lots of practical input to keep it running.  Our sociable volunteers find many ways to contribute: they arrange flowers, polish brass, maintain flower borders, ring our bells, serve coffee, organise fundraisers and write and produce the parish magazine.  Whether you have particular skills, would love to try something different or want to make new friends, an offer of help would always be appreciated.
Contact Jane Parker Email