Please help us support our local Ormskirk food bank. wp0433b7e5_06

Donations can be left at the back of the church or in the school reception area.

Thank you.

For more info click here.

Garden Party at the Good Shepherd Mission 2019

With the very variable weather we have been experiencing recently it was with relief that we watched the sky brighten as the day progressed on Saturday 13th July. Yes, it was that time again! Time for those amazing “Posh Teas”! The gates to the Garden Party had barely opened before people were queuing to order […]

Vicar’s Newsletter July/August 2019

Dear Friends Many of you by now will have met Ross, who has joined us as a retired minister along with his wife Jackie, but what many of you may not know is that he writes a weekly blogs about life, events, the news and his observations about it all and very good they are […]

St. Mark’s Summer Fair 2019

On Saturday 22nd June, we were blessed with the most glorious weather for St. Mark’s Summer Fair. The event ran from 12.30 p.m. until 3.00 p.m. but from 9.00 a.m. many were hard at work getting everything ready for the start. This often involved helping each other out and even working as a team! Once […]

Vicar’s newsletter, June 2019

Dear Friends, As I am writing this letter, many of you know Paul and I are on leave from church at the moment, Paul is due to have an operation but it has been postponed. At this time we can only Pray, but isn’t that the very foundation of what we can do because of […]

Di on Christian Aid

Di came to The Mission Service at the Good Shepherd Mission, on Saturday 11th May, to tell us more about the work of Christian Aid. She was encouraging us to be generous as Christian Aid Week was due to begin the following day. Di used a reading from James 2 v 14 to 26 to […]

Vicar’s Newsletter, May 2019

Dear Friends, Even though Easter Day has been and gone, we are still in the season of Easter tide so Easter blessings to you all. I don ’t know if you watched it, but for two Fridays leading up to Easter we saw 8 celebrities of differing faiths and no faith, don backpacks and walking […]

Easter Day 2019

The 11.00 a.m. service at St. Mark’s on Easter Sunday was an all age worship Holy Communion service led by Re. Eileen Heaney. As we celebrated our Risen Lord The Easter Candle was lit with the words, “May the light of Christ, rising in glory, banish all darkness from our hearts and minds”. Then the […]

Holy Week to Good Friday 2019

In Holy Week, the run up to Easter, a reflective service took place, at 7.00 p.m. each day – either at St. Mark’s Church or The Good Shepherd Mission or Bescar Lane Methodist Church. The week began, at St. Mark’s Church, on Palm Sunday (14th May), with an all Age Worship Service (at 11.00 a.m.) […]

Mothering Sunday Service 2019

This Mothering Sunday service, on 31st March, began with Eileen welcoming everyone – asking who had been given a gift or who had had breakfast in bed!     She then told us that we were going to sing three hymns in a row.       Eileen lit the candles “The Happy Thursdays” led […]