Holy Communion from Book of Common Prayer

Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for 40m
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St. James the Great Church
St. James Street
Westhoughton
BOLTON

A quiet said service lasting 30 to 40 minutes with no music or hymns sung. The bread and wine are taken to the congregation who remain in their pews, making this an ideal service to attend for those with limited mobility. The traditional words of the Book of Common prayer are used, large print service booklets are available and refreshments follow providing an opportunity for a chat and fellowship.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Book of Common Prayer Refreshments Event held in a Church

Occasional: Recorded Team Bitesize Worship

Every Thursday at 7 a.m. for 30m
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We are not quite sure about online worship in the future. If you have any thoughts or suggestions, please get in touch. In the interim, throughout August and September, we will post the occasional bitesize worship on a variety of themes.

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Recorded service

Recorded National Church of England Service and Recordings of General Synod meetings

Every Sunday at 9 a.m. for 1hr
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A recorded Sunday Service provided by the Church of England and in addition other recorded material including recordings of the General Synod meetings.

A new YouTube video becomes available on each Sunday … click on MORE ABOUT THIS EVENT to open the link.

Recorded service

Sunday Holy Communion Service

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1hr
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St. James the Great Church
St. James Street
Westhoughton
BOLTON

An In-church service commencing at 10am each Sunday

The gradual relaxing of the strict COVID regulations is underway as services return to pre-pandemic formats. Including hymn singing and the distribution of Communion. Details of arrangements for taking Communion can be read by clicking VIEW ATTACHMENT below Refreshments are available following the service.

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Open Doors: First Saturday ... All are Welcome

Every First Saturday at 10 a.m. for 2hr
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St. James the Great Church
St. James Street
Westhoughton
BOLTON

Our doors are open from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon on the first Saturday of each month to welcome people to come and enjoy a chat and a cup of tea, or a quiet time to themselves.

A good time for visits to the churchyard spend some quiet personal time in the church, enjoy refreshments and use the toilet facilities.

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IGNITE YOUTH (The new name for Team Youth Church)

Saturday 17 September 2022 at 7 p.m. for 2hr
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St John’s Church Wingates
Chorley Road, Wingates

Young People from across the team in year 6 and above are welcome to attend this event which is held monthly at St John's Church, on a Saturday evening. Click VIEW ATTACHMENT for details

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Events planned for 2022

19 Nov 2022, 10 a.m. for 3hr
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St. James the Great Church
St. James Street
Westhoughton
BOLTON

Dates for your diary: Quiz Night 15th October : Christmas Fair 19th November.

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Tuesday Coffee & Chat

Tuesday 21 June 2022 at 10 a.m. for 1hr 30m
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St. James the Great Church
St. James Street
Westhoughton
BOLTON

Lonely ? New to the area? or just need reflection time

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This event is on the 3rd or 4th Tuesday of the month please click VIEW ATTACHMENT for date each month.

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