Dear Everyone in Bolton-le-Sands and Nether Kellet,

We are now in a period without a vicar and the process for finding a new priest is in hand.  Please pray for the Holy Spirit to guides us in this time of change.

In Bolton le Sands and Nether Kellet God is constantly at work to bring goodness and new life, particularly where there is fear. “Do not be afraid, for I am with you” the risen Jesus tells us anew, again and again. Closed doors are no barrier to Jesus. The doors of Holy Trinity are open again, for private prayer daily from 10.00am till 4.00pm. and for services of Holy Communion on most Sundays.  There will also be a service on Wednesday at 10.00am. Doors will not open before 10am and you will be shown to a seat. You will be required to wear a mask.  Hand sanitizer will be provided. Your contact details will be required for Test and Trace. Other directions will be explained in the service. If you have symptoms of Covid-19 you should stay at home and contact the NHS.

We are continuing with our joyful Zoom church every Sunday at 10.30am and every Wednesday at 10am. You will need the Zoom invite which will be emailed to you if you register by clicking


We can help you over the phone to get on. Every week there are new people who try it out and have a go.

In our communities, people are finding new ways of connecting with each other and looking out for the vulnerable. Bolton-le-Sands has a Neighbourhood Watch scheme with a coordinator for every street. Nether Kellet has a Volunteer Support Group who have put cards through the door of every house. There are people who will keep an eye on you, do shopping and help. Please don’t struggle alone.

God is always open through prayer wherever you are.

Jesus is alongside us; whatever path life takes.

With love and prayers,

Mary Bunting and Peter John Davies

Church Wardens.

Tel; 01524 823106. (Answer Machine)

Email:  parishblsnews@parishbls.co.uk

Prayer during the Vacancy.

Heavenly Father, during this vacancy, guard and grow this parish of Bolton le Sands and Nether Kellet as we serve you together in this period without a vicar.

Lord Jesus, We know that you have plans for us and that these plans are good. We ask now that you will help us to share responsibility, grow in faith, love one another, care for those in need, reach out to others, and welcome newcomers.

Holy Spirit, Please guide those who are seeking the right person for us, and those who are seeking the right place for their ministry, that together we may discover your way for the future and see your kingdom grow.

Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

Billy Graham

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

C. S. Lewis

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