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Auction of Promises

The Auction of Promises starts on Friday 13th November until 5pm on Sunday 15th November.  100% of the proceeds will go towards the roof fund.

Click here to visit our Facebook page to see all the auction action!  Please share this page with your family and friends.  

To Bid
On Facebook - Comment under the photo of the individual promise/lot you wish to buy. The highest value bid at 5pm on Sunday will be the winning bid.

Not on Facebook? - You can still participate!  If you would like to place a bid on a specific lot, please email the name of the lot and your maximum amount you are willing to pay to becksteredge@gmail.com where a bid will be placed on your behalf. 

Once bidding has closed the highest bidder will be contacted by a member of the church fundraising team to arrange payment (preferably direct bank transfer).

Promises will be delivered free of charge in the local area at the bidder's and donor's convenience. 

All promises have been given and must be taken in accordance to the current government COVID-19 guidelines at the time. 

Lots / Promises are...

LOT 1 –2 sessions x 1 hour of gardening (kindly donated by Sue Whyte). Not very green fingered? Or don’t have the time. Give your garden a mini makeover with this lot. 

LOT 2 – Guided walk of the local area (kindly donated by Sue Whyte). 

LOT 3 – £25 voucher for Afternoon Tea at The Village Bakery Wheelton - (kindly donated by Rosie Goodwin). The winning bidder can choose to take the afternoon tea inside after lockdown, collect it between 11am and 2pm from the shop, or we can arrange for it to be delivered. 

LOT 4 – Papa Luigi’s voucher for £20 plus bottle of prosecco (anonymous donation). Fancy a takeaway? Or a family meal out to celebrate the end of lockdown? A meal from/at Papas
is the perfect treat, together with a bottle of fizz to help with the festivities!

LOT 5 – Dog Goodie basket (kindly donated by It’s a Dog’s Life Walking services Chorley). Lots of treats for your canine friends!

LOT 6 – Christmas Hamper (kindly donated by Pat & John Edge). Jam packed with festive goodies for yourself to enjoy or why not give as a special gift this Christmas?

LOT 7 – Christmas Hamper (kindly donated by Christine Glen). Jam packed with festive goodies for yourself to enjoy or why not give as a special gift this Christmas?

LOT 8 – Decorated 7-inch round rich fruit cake Christmas Cake (kindly donated Betty Halliwell). Beautiful cake and looks so tasty! Will be parcelled up with a bow for something extra special this Christmas. 

LOT 9– Dog walking 5 sessions x 1 hour. To be taken Saturday, Sunday or Monday. Kindly donated by Mandy Clifford 

LOT 10 – Personalised painted Christmas pebble (painted by Lymm Rocks founder Helen Nelson). This rock can be personalised with up to 6 names. A perfect festive gift or home ornament

LOT 11 – 2 hours primary school tuition (by Adele Thomson). Perfect for brushing up on those tricky areas. 

LOT 12 – 8 hours of genealogy research (by Barbara McManus).Details will be entered onto Ancestry, with support references kept and made available so that they can be used for the successful bidder to progress their results later should they wish to. Details will be obtained from the successful bidder either by forms available, or via a phone conversation. (Normal costs for this type of work would be between £15 & £50 per hour)

LOT 13 – Homemade Afternoon tea for 2 comprising assorted sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, and homemade cakes. Delivered to the successful bidder’s home (local area). Kindly donated by Annabelle Armstrong

LOT 14 – Car washing (kindly donated by Nick Ward, Headteacher at Euxton CE Primary). Who doesn’t want to see the headteacher work for you? Ably assisted by his son Ethan

LOT 15 – 6 hours of gardening /building furniture / moving house / manual labour / DIY as required!!!! (by Martin Shaw 10am-4pm midweek) Perfect opportunity to get those jobs done that didn’t even get done in lockdown. 

LOT 16 – Dog walking sessions x 3 (from John Thompson. Dogs to be happy to be with someone unfamiliar and manageable). Great if you are short on time or know someone who needs a hand. 

LOT 17 – Country walk x 3 sessions (from John Thompson. Walk with an experienced walker taking care of you, as short or long as you like, as hilly or flat as you like! Covid restrictions to be adhered to)

LOT 18 – Teepee sleepover for 2. This could be used as a same family sleepover, or if restrictions are lifted, a birthday party for two friends during 2021 for people living in Chorley or Leyland. It could also be gifted by the winner to someone else. There are lots of different themes to choose from. The value of this set up would be £70plus a couple of extras to make the experience even more magical!!!!!!! (Arrangements for the dates of the sleepover to be made directly with the person who wins the auction for a date next year). Kindly donated by Teepee Sleepee Events 

LOT 19 - Beginner’s lesson in Microsoft Excel, Word or One Note (or provide a consultation as to how someone might utilise these better for their home / business (kindly donated by Charlotte Everitt – over Zoom, or in person if restrictions lift). 

LOT 20 – Signed shirt from Wigan Warriors Rugby League (kindly donated by Danielle Wearden). Perfect Christmas present for the rugby fans – Warriors lifted the 2020 League Leaders’ Shield last week at Headingley. Authentic brand new shirt (no certificate) signed only last week. 

LOT 21 – Batch of 9 sweet muffins monthly for 3 months (kindly donated by Revd Jo Smith). Surely these will taste ‘heavenly’?

LOT 22 – Voucher for a free 6” cake (see examples) bookable until the end of 2021 worth £60 from Bakes by Emily How amazing do these cakes look? Perfect for that extra special birthday / celebration. They taste fantastic too!!!

LOT 23 – Half day DIY / mending or fixing things (not including plumbing or decorating). Kindly donated by John Thompson. Another opportunity to get those niggly jobs done 

LOT 24 - Upgrade an existing suitable PC or laptop to Windows 10 / Provide a new superfast SSD M2 storage device, backup and restore existing data to the new drive location. (In addition, Security and safety advice is available. If required we can look at an upgrade to add more RAM and perform any device upgrades required.) Kindly donated by Lee Goodwin

LOT 25 – Afternoon tea for 2 at The Mill St Catherine’s (kindly donated by Janice Smith). A lovely venue which serves delicious afternoon teas, perfect post lockdown treat. 

LOT 26 - Baking once a week for a month -12 cupcakes/ traybake / large cake (kindly donated by Janice Smith). Treat the family or surprise a friend with some home baked goods!

LOT 27 - £20 Love2Shop vouchers (kindly donated by Gill Steele) with a bottle of prosecco. With a wide range of high street stores to choose from, these are great for Christmas shopping, or even to give as a gift.  With a bottle of prosecco thrown in to enjoy whilst you browse online!

LOT 28 – Signed ball from Wigan Warriors Rugby League kindly donated by Danielle Wearden. Another exciting Christmas present for the rugby fans – Warriors lifted the 2020 League Leaders’ Shield last week at Headingley. Authentic brand-new ball (no certificate) signed only last week. 
 
LOT 29 - Treat Box containing flapjacks, vanilla and chocolate cupcakes, Rocky Road, Mars Bar rice crispy cakes and cookies. What a delicious treat for the family. 

LOT 30 - Gift voucher for 3 hour professional organising / decluttering session by Be Clutter Free www.facebook.com/beclutterfreeukA chance to declutter an area that’s bothering you in your home eg bedroom, toys, garage, home paperwork etc; or a helping hand packing up your house ready for a house move. All carried out following government guidelines and voucher is to the value of £90. Valid for local area, up to 15 miles from Euxton Parish Church. A chance to find some organisation at home in the chaos, and to provide a helping hand during difficult and stressful times. This lot should allow you to regain a sense of calm and balance at home. 

LOT 31 - 6 x 1-hour French lessons at any level, perfect for any pending exams / people who want to learn / improve French skills (needs to be face to face so when restrictions are lifted). Kindly donated by Olive Martin

LOT 32 – Car washing (kindly donated by Nick Ward Headteacher at Euxton CE Primary). Who doesn’t want to see the headteacher work for you???? Ably assisted by his son Ethan

LOT 33 – Home made chocolate cake (kindly donated by Kath Smith). For all the chocoholics out there!

LOT 34 - Provide a 3-hour session on Microsoft one drive and Windows 10 features and the use of Cloud.  (In addition, Security and safety advice is available. Kindly donated by Lee Goodwin

LOT 35 - Large hamper of mincemeat, chutney, lemon curd and plum jam (each 300g/250g). All vegetarian but not vegan. Ingredients fully labelled. Kindly donated by Pauline Owen. Festive treats over the Christmas period to enjoy at home or give as a gift. 

LOT 36 - Large hamper of mincemeat, chutney, lemon curd and plum jam (each 300g/250g). All vegetarian but not vegan. Ingredients fully labelled. Kindly donated by Pauline Owen. Festive treats over the Christmas period to enjoy at home or give as a gift.

LOT 37 - Small hamper of mincemeat, chutney, lemon curd and plum jam (each 150g). All vegetarian but not vegan. Ingredients fully labelled. Kindly donated by Pauline Owen. Festive treats over the Christmas period to enjoy at home or give as a gift.

LOT 38 - Small hamper of mincemeat, chutney, lemon curd and plum jam (each 150g). All vegetarian but not vegan. Ingredients fully labelled. Kindly donated by Pauline Owen. Festive treats over the Christmas period to enjoy at home or give as a gift.
 

Glenys
Hello and welcome to our church. If you are a new visitor, we have a page for you to get to know us and learn more about planning a visit.
Click here to see more.

Planning your Visit

A Warm Welcome

The following information is specifically for those planning to visit us for the first time, so that you know, beforehand, what to expect on a Sunday morning.

Where and When

All our services take place in the Church Community Centre (details below) whilst there are building works in the church building .

We have a car park on School Lane, Euxton.
For church -  there is a footpath from the car park, which brings you out in the church grounds.  
For church community centre - the entrance is opposite the car park entrance (across School Lane).

When you arrive, you will be greeted by one of our welcomers who will happily welcome you and answer any questions.


Our Services on a Sunday

8am BCP Holy Communion
9.15am All Age Service
11am Morning Prayer / Holy Communion

Whilst each of our services is different, you can expect a warm welcome;  relevant preaching based in the Word of God and a friendly group of people ready to learn more about what it means to be a follower of Jesus. 

8am BCP Holy Communion - is a quiet, said service using traditional language.
9.15am All Age - a lively service, interactive with worship songs.
11am - more traditional, liturgical service with hymns.

Children of all ages are welcome in every service (though some services are more geared towards families e.g. 9.15am All Age).

Our Services on a Wednesday
9.15am Early Birds Service (for pre schoolers and their carers)
11am Holy Communion

Do check the calendar to see which service is on each week.

images: Services


Is there a dress code?

No!  Please just be yourself and come dressed in your 'normal' clothes.


What about my children?

Children are welcome at all of our services, though some are more aimed towards children and families.

Wednesday's in term time - Early Birds at 9.15am in church (for pre-schoolers and their carers).


Children

Will I have to join in?

Not at all!  You are free to simply observe or participate as much as feels comfortable for you.

Plan your journey: 

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Accessibility: 

There is wheelchair access to church, and a sound loop for anyone who needs it. Please let one of the sidespeople know on your arrival and they will help you to get set up. There is a toilet at the front of church with level access from outside.

 

 
Get in touch with us to plan your visit
 
If you would like to come and visit the church beforehand you are more than welcome! Get in touch and we can arrange a time that suits you.
 
Name:
Telephone:
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Comments / Questions or anything you would like to say?

Next, we will contact you by email to say hello and help arrange anything necessary for your visit.
  
We hope that whoever you are, you will feel welcome and at home at our church.  If you have any questions then please just get in touch.

We look forward to meeting you.