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Bolton Lottery

posted 10 Jun 2018, 23:59 by admin saintmatthews

By joining the Bolton Hospice Lottery Partnership Scheme for £1 per week 
you are boosting the funds of Bolton Hospice and St. Matthew's Church. 

Two for the price of one. A fun and easy way to help for just £1 per week. 

For more details contact Fr. John or Mark Brocklebank. 

Worship for Toddlers

posted 15 May 2018, 14:38 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 15 May 2018, 14:38 ]

Singing, Stories, Worship, Puppets at St Matthew’s School. 
Tuesday afternoons 2.15-3.15 pm. 
From Tuesday 15th May –to 3rd July. 
Open to any child under school age and their parents/carers – just come along. 
Have fun, make new friends!

Tesco Community Fund

posted 8 May 2018, 11:42 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 8 May 2018, 11:49 ]

Once you've done your shopping at Tesco's - large or small - don't forget to get your Blue Chips Tokens and put them in the box for St. Matthew's Church House project.

Italian Evening

posted 5 May 2018, 09:51 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 8 May 2018, 11:42 ]

Ciao!  For a taste of Italy come along to our Italian Evening,in Church House, on Saturday 19th May 7 pm till late. More details to come. Buona Serata!
Tickets £10 each.
Bring Your Own Drink.

Luncheon Club

posted 5 May 2018, 09:49 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 10 Jun 2018, 23:57 ]

The next Luncheon Club will be held on Friday 8th July in Church House, 12 noon - 2 pm. Come along for a chat and a tasty lunch.

Holy Week and Easter Services 2018

posted 20 Mar 2018, 15:59 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 20 Mar 2018, 16:00 ]

The Parish of St. Matthew, Little Lever 

Holy week will be led for us by Revd. Dr Bill Baldwin

Palm Sunday
9:45 Blessing of Palms and Procession to Church for Sung Mass
(We meet on the grass opposite church)

Monday  of Holy Week
7:30 pm  Mass with short talk

Tuesday of Holy Week
9:30 am  Mass and short talk

Wednesday of Holy Week
9:15 am  Mass  
7:30 pm  Mass with short talk.

Maundy Thursday
7:00 pm  Devotion led by Revd. Dr Bill Baldwin. Fellowship meal -  light ‘bring and share’  supper.
8:00 pm  Mass of the Last Supper and watch before the altar of repose.

Good Friday
3:00 pm  Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion
7:00 pm  Good Friday devotion at St. Teresa’s.

Holy Saturday
8:00 pm  Easter Vigil and first mass of Easter.

Easter Day
8:00 am   Said Mass
10:00 am  Sung Mass

Spring Fair

posted 23 Jan 2018, 01:49 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 18 Feb 2018, 04:34 ]

Sunday 18 March 
11:30 am - 3:00 pm 
In Church House 

Lent Study Group 2018

posted 20 Jan 2018, 11:56 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 13 Mar 2018, 10:16 ]

Easter is fast approaching and there are just two more Lent Discussion Groups, held in Church House at 7.30 pm.

  • Wednesday 14 March - The Ven. Cherry Vann, Archdeacon of Rochdale. Topic - The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard. 
  • Tuesday 20 March - The Revd. Simon Killwick, Vicar of Christ Church, Moss Side. Topic- The Parable of the Dishonest Servant. 
Please come along for any of the sessions.

Diaries at the Ready

posted 8 Jan 2018, 13:29 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 13 Mar 2018, 10:18 ]

Date for Diary 
  • Spring Bingo  Friday 23rd March, in Church House.
More details to follow. 

Bolton Hospice Shop

posted 8 Jan 2018, 13:26 by admin saintmatthews   [ updated 8 Jan 2018, 13:31 ]

New Year, New You! 

Can you spare 3 hours per week to work in our bustling Little Lever shop.

This is a great way to meet new friends whilst doing something very rewarding.


Make a difference today and call into the shop for an application form or contact 




Help us to help Bolton Hospice.

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