This Pentecost Sunday we will be joining the other Anglican churches of St Helens and worshipping together at 11am in Church Square in St Helens town centre. Car parking is free on a Sunday, and there is lots of it, with the big multi-story on Chalon Way being closest. There are disabled bays available too […]
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What’s In A Name? Last month it was April Fools, this month it’s May Day. These two Spring months both contain named days which are recognisable by most people, and yet they probably evoke very different reactions. April Fools’ Day – well, that’s just a bit of fun. May Day? If you are of ‘a […]
New data protection laws will soon be coming into force. In order to allow St Ann’s to let you know about services and events which may be appropriate for you and your family, we need your permission to hold your contact information e.g. mobile phone number for text messaging service. The only way to ensure […]
“We are fools because of the Messiah, but you are wise in the Messiah! We are weak, but you are strong! You are celebrated, we are nobodies!” 1 Corinthians 4:10 (New Testament for Everyone) There is an interesting coincidence this year, that Easter Day and April Fool’s Day fall on the same Sunday. The origins […]
The latest group of Street Pastors are to be commissioned in a special service being held at St Ann’s Church on Friday 20th April at 7pm. Representatives from the Council and the Police will join members of the Churches of St Helens as we welcome these volunteers following their rigorous training. Everybody is welcome to […]
Out with the old… “Thus, if anyone is in the Messiah, there is a new creation! Old things have gone, and look – everything has become new!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 (New Testament for Everyone) Happy New Year! There is always something exciting about a new thing, don’t you think? New cars, new homes, new babies, […]
Platform 2 will be taking a Christmas break – there will be no Platform 2 on Christmas Eve, and the next session will be on January 14th 2018.
Of Dogs and Snowmen As I sit writing this on December 1st – and we have not yet started Advent, that begins on Sunday – the weather is cold, and it certainly feels like the end of the year. 2017 is one of those odd years when Advent is actually very short, being just 3 […]
You can download the weekly pew sheet (notice sheet) containing the upcoming events in and around church, along with Bible readings for daily use, here
The Most Wonderful Time? No, don’t worry, I’m not going all ‘C-word’ already! Next month we will think about that. However, November does generally see the temperature begin to rise, both in terms of our own preparations for the ‘big day’ and, inevitably, among those who object to either ‘C-word’ at all, or the talk […]