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General Election 2015 – Question Your Candidates

In preparation for the General Election on the 7th May 2015, Churches Together in Leek & District have organised a Questions & Answers session (also known as Hustings) with our Staffordshire Moorlands Parliamentary Candidates.

The following Candidates will be attending:

Karen Bradley (The Conservative Party)
George Langley-Poole (The UK Independance Party)
Trudie McGuinness (The Labour Party)
John Redfern (The Liberal Democrat Party)
Brian Smith (The […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Community|Comments Off on General Election 2015 – Question Your Candidates

Remembering Some of Last Year’s Events

In the dark, cold winter months, it is interesting to look back on some of last year’s events. Aren’t the colours in these St Matthew’s harvest festival pictures just wonderful?

By |February 3rd, 2015|Community|Comments Off on Remembering Some of Last Year’s Events

Choir Leader Needed – St Edward’s

We’re currently seeking a new Choir Leader to maintain and develop the choral aspect of life and worship at St Edward’s.

This involves leading the choir on Thursday evenings and on Sundays at 9.30am and 6.30pm as they practice and sing hymns and anthems.

If you’ve the necessary musical skills and are interested in this post, please contact Revd Nigel […]

By |January 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Choir Leader Needed – St Edward’s

Christianity Explored Course

Perhaps you’re a convinced atheist, a committed Christian or somewhere in between? Perhaps you’ve lots of questions to ask or happy to sit and listen? Maybe you go to church or have never been. Whoever you are, Christianity Explored is a course for you to discover what life’s all about from a Christian perspective.

It’s free, relaxed and informal, run […]

By |January 9th, 2015|Community|Comments Off on Christianity Explored Course

“On Yer Bike!” – To Fight Ebola

That’s exactly what Dan Woods & Andrew Carp of Leek Parish are doing to support the doctors and nurses of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Doctors Without Borders – in their fight against Ebola.

500 Mile Virtual Cycle Tour
On Monday 24th November, Dan & Andrew set off on their 500 mile Virtual Cycle Tour, that will see them “exercise biking” […]

By |November 25th, 2014|News|Comments Off on “On Yer Bike!” – To Fight Ebola

Leek Remembrance Day 2014

Remembrance day 2014 is on Sunday 9th November, when we remember all who have fallen during past conflicts, including over 500 souls from Leek and the surrounding area.

Our Service of Remembrance is at St Edward’s church, commencing at 9.30am. Following this, a Parade will march to the Nicholson War Memorial where a short service will take place, led by […]

By |November 6th, 2014|Community|Comments Off on Leek Remembrance Day 2014

Return of the Leek Bowling Club Talks

Following last years successful season of talks, the Leek Bowling Club Talks are back!

Kicking off this latest season, we’re thrilled to announce an Evening of Magical Mayhem with Paul Brown on Saturday 28th November, starting at 7.30pm.

Paul is a Christian and professional entertainer with a unique style of Gospel Illusion. Taking stories and messages from the Bible, he communicates […]

By |October 20th, 2014|Community|Comments Off on Return of the Leek Bowling Club Talks

Bonfire Party 2014 at Leek Bowling Club

Come and join in the fun at this years’ Leek & Meerbrook Team Parish Bonfire Party!

Following last years successful event, we’re holding another bonfire party at Leek Bowling Club on Saturday 1st November (4 – 6pm).

We’ve planned lots of fun activities including crafts, games and a puppet show (by the Synapse Puppet Team) and, of course, a great big […]

By |October 14th, 2014|Community|Comments Off on Bonfire Party 2014 at Leek Bowling Club

Father Carl has left the Parish

The day is finally here and Fr Carl has left Leek & Meerbrook Parish and will shortly take up his new post in the Diocese of Durham

By |June 26th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Father Carl has left the Parish

Fr Carl Peters

Father Carl, who has been Team Vicar at All Saints’ and St Matthew’s since 2001 has accepted the call to serve at Brandon and Ushaw Moor Parishes, near Durham. Fr Carl’s last morning services in the parish will be on Sunday 22nd June and these will be followed by a farewell lunch at Meerbrook and a farewell buffet at […]

By |June 6th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Fr Carl Peters