Calendar 2023 Archive

 "The Church of the Warm Heart and the Open Mind"


 

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THROUGH THE WEEK

AT WALKDEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH


Sunday

11am -12.00 Sunday Worship

followed by coffee and biscuits


Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper on the 1st Sunday

unless announced otherwise


Church Lunch on the 3rd Sunday

unless announced otherwise


Monday

11am-1.00pm                Line Dancing

4pm-9pm                      Drama Group

8pm-10.00pm                Badminton


Tuesday

1.30pm-3.30pm              Sequence Dancing                                                  4pm-9pm                       Drama Group 

8pm-10.00pm                 Badminton


Wednesday

(First Wednesday)

10.00am-11.00am          Book Club

11.00am-12noon            Theatre Group

(Third Wednesday)

12noon-1.00pm              Book Club

11.00am-1.00pm            Photographic Club

2pm-3.30pm                  Third Wednesday Club

(Every Wednesday)

4pm-9pm                       Drama Group

8pm-10pm                     Badminton


Thursday

9.30am-11am                Walkden Daytime Choir

2pm-3pm                      Bible Study & Prayer Group

8pm-10pm                    Badminton


Friday

10am-12noon               Community Coffee Morning

6.30-7.30pm                 Doggy Training                                                                                  

   

Saturday

Hall available




CALENDAR 2023


January 1st 11am     The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                   Celebrant and Preacher

                                   Rev Alan Kennedy



January 6th 10am-12    Community Coffee Morning


January 7th 8.30am:     Churches Together Prayer Breakfast

                                   Bethany Church



January 8th 11am:    Service of Hymns and Readings

                                   led by Lynn and Christine



January 10th 10am:      Bible Study in the Coffee Room



January 13th 10am-12:  Community Coffee Morning



January  15th 11am:  Worhsip led by Rev Alan Kennedy

                                    Followed by Church Lunch



January 16th 7.30pm:    Churches Together AGM

                                    Lancashire Martyrs RC Church


January 17th 10am:       Bible Study on the Coffee Room


January 18th 2pm:         Third Wednesday Club

                                     New Year Quiz with the Minister


January 18th 7pm:          Deacons Meeting in the Coffee Room


January 20th 10am-12:   Community Coffee Morning



January 22nd 11am:    Worship led by Shirley Booth



January 24th 10am:        Bible Study in the Coffee Room


January 27th 10am-12:   Community Coffee Morning



January 29th 11am:     Worship led by Will Wilson



January 31st 10am:        Bible Study in the Coffee Room



February 3rd 10am-12:   Community Coffee Morning


February 4th 8.30am:     Churches Together Prayer Breakfast

                                     Lancashire Martyrs RC Church



February 5th 11am:     Candlemas Service

                                      The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper 

                                      Celebrant & Preacher

                                      Rev Alan Kennedy



February 7th 10am:        Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


Friday 10th 10am-12:     Community Coffee Morning



February 12th 11am:   Worship led by Avis Gordon



February 14th 10am:       Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


February 15th 2pm:         Third Wednesday Club

                                      'Canals underneath Walkden'

                                      with Judith Atkinson


February 17th 10am-12:   Community Coffee Morning



February 19th 11am:     Worship led by Rev Alan Kennedy

                                        Followed by Church Lunch



February 21st 10am:         Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


February 21st  11am:        Safeguarding Meeting in the Coffee Room


February 22nd 7pm:          Deacons Meeting in the Coffee Room


February 24th 10am-12:    Community Coffee Morning



February 26th 11am:      Worship led by Rev Brabara Bridges



February 28th 10am:         Bible Study Group in the Coffee room


March 3rd 10am-12:          Community Coffee Morning


March 3rd 7.30pm:            World Day of Prayer Service

                                        Walkden Methodist Church


March 4th 8.30am:            Churches Together Prayer Breakfast

                                        Bethany Church



March 5th 11am:             Worship led by Christine and Lynn

 


March 7th 10am-11am:      Bible Study Group un the Coffee Room


March 10th 10am-12:         Community Coffee Morning



March 12th 11am:            Worship led by Will Wilson



March  14th 10am-11am:    Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


March  15th 2pm:               Third Wednesday Club

                                         The Lives & Music of Rogers and Hart

                                         with Dr Eric Lupton


March 17th 10am-12:          Community Coffee Morning



March 19th 11am:            Worship for Mothering Sunday

                                          led by Christime and Lynn



March 21st 10am-11am:     Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


March 24th 10am-12:          Community Coffee Morning



March 26th 11am:            Worship led by Shirley Booth



March 27th 7.30pm:            Churches Together Meeting

                                          Bethany Church


March 28th 10am-11am:     Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


March 31st 10am-12:         Community Coffee Morning



April 2nd 11am:               Worship for Palm Sunday

                                          including the distribution of                                                              Palm Crosses

                                          Led by Rev Alan Kennedy


                                          Followed by Church AGM



April 4th 10am-11am:         Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


April 7th 10am:                  Good Friday Reflection in Church


April 7th 10.45am:             Churches Together Walk of Witness                                                       from Walkden Town Centre

                                         to Little Hulton Precinct



April 9th 6.15am:            Churches Together

                                         Easter Dawn Service                                                                         Blackleach Country Park                                                         

                                         Followed by breakfast

                                         at St Johns


April 9th 11am:               The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                         Celebrant and Preacher

                                         Rev Alan Kennedy



April 11th 10am-11am:      Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


April 14th 10am-12:           Community Coffee Morning




April 16th 11am:              Worship led by the Deacons

                                          Followed by Church Lunch



April 18th 10am-11am:       Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


April 19th 2pm:                   Third Wednesday Club

                                          Golden Age of Comedy

                                          with Brian Halliwell


April 21st 10am-12:             Community Coffee Morning



April  23rd 11am:             Worship led by the Deacons



April 25th 10am-11am:       Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


April 28th 10am-12:            Community Coffee Morning



April 30th 11am:               Worship led by  Avis Gordon



May 2nd 10am-11am:          Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


May 5th 10am-12:               Community Coffee Morning


May 6th 8.30am:                 Churches Together Prayer Breakfast

                                          Our Lady & Lancashire Martyrs Church



May 7th 11am:                 The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                          Celebrant and Preacher

                                          Rev Alan Kennedy

                                         

                                         Followed by Burial of Time Capsule                                                               and Royal Refreshments


May 9th 10am-11am:          Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


May 12th 10am-12:             Community Coffee Morning


May 13th weekend:              Congregational Federation Assembly

                                          Taunton



May 14th 11am:                Sunday Worship led by the Deacons


 

May 16th 10am-11am:          Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


May 17th 2pm:                     Third Wednesday Club

                                           "The Lady of the House"                                                                                with Joanne Halliwell


May 19th 10am-12:               Community Coffee Morning


May 20th from 10.30am:        NW Area May Assembly

                                            Padfield Congregational Church



May 21st 11am:                    Worship led by Rev Alan Kennedy

                                              Followed by Church Lunch



May 25th 2pm-3pm:                Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


May 26th 10am-12:                 Community Coffee Morning



May 28th 11am:                    Pentecost Sunday

                                               The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                               Celebrant and Preacher

                                               Rev Alan Kennedy

                                               

                                               Reception of New Members



June 2nd 10am-12:                  Community Coffee Morning



June 4th 11am:                      Trinity Sunday

                                                Worship led by Leo Roberts



June 1st 2pm-3pm:                  Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


June 19th 10am-12:                 Community Coffee Morning



June 11th 11am:                    Worship led by Joe Sate



June 15th 2pm-3pm:                 Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


June 16th 10am-12:                  Community Coffee Morning



June 18th 11am:                      Fathers Day

                                                  Worship led by Rev Alan Kennedy

                                                  Followed by Church Lunch



June 19th 7.30pm:                     Churches Together Meeting

                                                 Our Lady & Lancashire Martyrs Church


June 20th 7pm:                           Deacons Meeting in Coffee Room


June 20th 20m:                           Third Wednesday Club

                                                  Northern Humour and Song

                                                  with Rob Mason


June 22nd 2pm-3pm:                  Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


June 23rd 10am-12:                   Community Coffee Morning




June 25th 11am:                      Worship led by Chris Lawton




June 29th 2pm-3pm:                  Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room            

June 30th 10am-12:                   Community Coffee Morning




July 2nd 11am:                     The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                              Celebrant and Preacher                                                                              Rev Alan Kennedy



July 6th 2pm:                          Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


July 7th 10am-12:                   Community Coffee Morning



July 9th 11am:                       Worship led by Leo Roberts



July 13th 2pm:                         Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


July 14th 10am-12:                  Community Coffee Morning



July 16th 11am:                     Worship led by the Deacons



July 20th 2pm:                        Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


July 21st 10am-12:                  Community Coffee Morning


                             

July 23rd 11am:                     Worship led by Rev Alan Kennedy                                                              Followed by Church Lunch



July 27th 2pm:                         Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


July 28th 10am-12:                  Community Coffee Morning



July 30th 11am:                     Worship led by

                                                Elizabeth Sweeney-Smith


                                                President-Elect of the                                                                                Congregational Federation



NO BIBLE STUDY GROUP ON THURSDAY

            OR COMMUNITY COFFEE ON FRIDAY DURING AUGUST



August 1st 7pm:                       Deacons Meeting in the Coffee Room




August  6th  11am:               The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                               Celebrant and Preacher                                                                             Rev Alan Kennedy



August 13th 11am:                 Worship led by Will Wilson



August 20th 11am:                 Dedication of new hymnbooks                                                                   and Hymnal Plus device

                                                 Led by Rev Alan Kennedy


                                                 Followed by Church Lunch



August  27th 11am:                Worship led by Chris Lawton




September 1st 10am-12:           Community Coffee Morning resumes




September 2nd 8.30am:            Churches Together Prayer Breakfast

                                                Bethany Church



September 3rd 11am:           The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                               Celebrant and Preacher

                                               Rev Alan Kennedy



September 7th 2pm:                Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room



September 8th 10am-12:         Community Coffee Morning




September 10th 11am:         Worship led by Leo Roberts




September 11th 7.30pm:         Churches Together Meeting

                                              Bethany Church



September 14th 2pm:              Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room



September 15th 10am-12:       Community Coffee Morning



September 17th 11am:         Harvest Thanksgiving Service

                                               led by Rev Alan Kennedy                                                                           followed by Church Lunch


                                               Gifts for the local foodbank

                                               will be gratefully received



September 20th 2pm:               Third Wednesday Club

                                               Norman Nuttall

                                               "Lancashire Humour"



September 21st 2pm:                Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room



September 22nd 10am-12:        Community Coffee Morning




September 24th 11am:          Worship led by the Deacons



September 24th                        A Creative Workshop and Lunch

                                               following worship and coffee



September 27th 7pm:                Deacons Meeting in Coffee Room



September 28th 2pm:                Bible Study Group in Coffee Room



September 29th 10am-12:          Community Coffee Morning



October 1st 11am:                   The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                                  Celebrant and Preacher

                                                  Rev Alan Kennedy



October 5th 2pm:                       Bible Study in the Coffee Room



October 6th 10am-12:                Macmillan Coffee Morning



October 7th 8.30am:                   Churches Together Prayer Breakfast

                                                 Our Lady & Lancashire Martyrs



October 8th 11am:                    Worship led by Will Wilson



October 12th 2pm:                      Bible Study in the Coffee Room



October 13th 10am-12:                Community Coffee Morning



October 15th 11am:                  Worship led by Rev Alan Kennedy                                                             followed by Church Lunch



October 18th 2pm:                       Third Wednesday Club

                                                   "Mr Selfridge"                                                                                             with Shirley Dowson



October 19th 2pm:                       Bible Study in the Coffee Room



October 20th 10am-12:                 Community Coffee Morning



October 22nd 11am:                    Worship led by Joe Sate



October 26th 2pm:                         Bible Study in the Coffee Room



October 27th 10am-12:                   Community Coffee Morning



October 29th 11am:                     Worship led by Rev Barbara Bridges



November 2nd 2pm:                       Bible Study in the Coffee Room


November 3rd 10am-12:                 Community Coffee Morning


November 4th 10.30am                   NW Area Assembly

                                                     Timperley Congregational Church



November 5th 11am                    The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper

                                                      All Saints Sunday

                                                      Celebrant and Preacher

                                                      Rev Alan Kennedy



November 6th 7.30pm:                   Churches Together Meeting

                                                     Lancashire Marytrs RC Church


November 7th 7pm:                        Deacons Meeting in the Coffee Room


November 9th 2pm:                        Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


November 10th 10am-12:                Community Coffee Morning



November 12th 10.55am:             Remembrance Sunday Service

                                                       Led by Will Wilson



November 15th 2pm:                       Third Wednesday Club

                                                      A Victorian Manchester Christmas

                                                      Chris Makepeace


November 16th 2pm:                       Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room 


November 17th 10am-12:                Community Coffee Morning 



November 19th 11am:                  Worship led by Rev Alan Kennedy                                                             Followed by Church Lunch



November 23rd 2pm:                       Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


November 24th 10am-12:                Community Coffee Morning



November 26th 11am                   Worship led by The Deacons



November 30th 2pm:                      Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room



December 1st 10am-12:                  Community Coffee Morning


December 2nd 8.30am:                   Churches Together Prayer Breakfast

                                                     Our Lady & Lancashire Martyrs



December 3rd 11am                     The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper                                                         Advent Sunday

                                                       Dressing of the Tree

                                                       Celebrant and Preacher                                                                             Rev Alan Kennedy



December 7th 2pm:                        Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


December 8th 10am-12:                  Community Coffee Morning



December 10th 11am:                  Service of Nine Lessons & Carols

                                                       Led by Rev Alan Kennedy



December 13th 11.45 for 12:           Church Christmas Lunch

                                                     The Glass House at Worsley College


December 14th 2pm:                      Bible Study Group in the Coffee Room


December 15th 10am-12                 Community Coffee Morning




December 17th 11am:                  Nativity Service

                                                       Led by Rev Alan Kennedy




December 23th 4pm:                    Christmas Eve Christingle Service

                                                      (No morning service)




December 31st 11am:                  New Year`s Eve Service

                                                      Led by Christine and Lynn



CALENDAR 2024



January 5th 10am-12:                  Community Coffee Morning



January 7th 11am:                       The Sacrament of the Lord`s Supper 

                                                      Epiphany Sunday

                                                      Celebrant and Preacher 

                                                      Rev Alan Kennedy           







Minister ~ Rev Alan Kennedy 07733153203 01612703296 alanrk1690@gmail.com