Friends in Faith visit Whalley Abbey Retreat

The Saturday before Advent a large group of us, including carers and guests, made our way over to Whalley Abbey Retreat Centre for a quiet day. Andrew, the Pastoral Leader, had organised the programme for the day, which began with coffee and biscuits before we assembled our fellowship, which was to become both a reflective… Read more »

Coldharbour Update January 2017

After consultation with Coldharbour on the configuration within the system for BOCS Greater Manchester, a new separate branch has now been setup for GM Services. Planning is underway by the team at the Greater Manchester office along with the IT, HR and L&D departments for the roll out which will take place in February and… Read more »

Friends in Faith Christmas Party

This year, as usual, we celebrated our Friends in Faith Christmas Party on the 9th January at St Chad’s Parish Centre. We started off with ‘pass the parcel’ which had been made by Mary, each time a layer of paper came off there was a prize inside, which delighted everyone. Our next game was ‘bingo’… Read more »

Health BOCS Update January 2017

Welcome to the Health BOCS update, the monthly update on Health and Wellbeing activities at the Brothers of Charity Services in England. Read the full Health BOCS 2016 Booklet here. Health and Wellbeing Report 2016 Click here for Merseyside’s Health and Wellbeing Report Click here for Lancashire’s Health and Wellbeing Report Click here for Greater… Read more »

Voice for All’s Film Nights

Voice for All continues to have regular film nights. The film nights are great fun and a great opportunity for everyone to come together with family and friends to enjoy a film on the big screen. These showings are ‘Relaxed Performances’ where everybody is made most welcome, can simply be themselves, and enjoy a film… Read more »