Atherton Salvation Army

Atherton Salvation Army is a Christian church and charity located in the heart of the town of Atherton.

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Mission: Called to be disciples of Jesus Christ, The Salvation Army United Kingdom Territory with the Republic of Ireland exists to save souls, grow saints and serve suffering humanity.

Application forms for Summer School are on the notice board in the entrance.

Our summer craft fair is about to open. We’re open until 2pm with a whole range of arts, crafts, children’s activities, face-painting and refreshments!

This Saturday is our big summer craft fair. Our afternoon tea has proved very popular and has already sold out but there is lots to see and do at the craft fair, including activities for young people. Come along from 11am to see what is on sale!

A summer Craft Fair and Afternoon Tea will be taking place at Atherton Salvation Army at the end of July. You can book your afternoon tea in advance!

A summer Craft Fair and Afternoon Tea will be taking place at Atherton Salvation Army at the end of July. You can book your afternoon tea in advance!

[06/23/18]   Due to the Atherton Carnival tomorrow afternoon, our worship service will start at the earlier time of 10:30am.

All are welcome for tea, coffee and cake every Thursday from 12-2pm.

The tables are set. The cakes are out. It’s time for our coffee afternoon!

We’re open every Thursday from 12pm to 2pm for coffee and cakes. We also have laptops available for job searching, CV-writing and online training. All are welcome.

Our Good Friday service takes place at 10am on Friday. Please join us for a time of reflection and prayer, followed by joining with other churches in a brief vigil outside the Parish Church at 11am. All are welcome.

This Sunday is Palm Sunday, why not come along to our Easter themed messy church for craft, fun and food! 11am start!

Today is the day! Ladies, you are invited to a Pamper Day at Atherton Salvation Army at 1pm today. This event is run by The Body Shop at Home and the funds raised will go towards the work of The Salvation Army.

You are invited to come along to a Ladies Pamper Day this Saturday 17th March. Please come along and enjoy being pampered!

You are invited to come along to a Ladies Pamper Day this Saturday 17th March. Please come along and enjoy being pampered!

[01/28/18]   It’s Messy Church time! Come along today from 10:30am for bible-based arts, crafts, conversations and lunch. All ages welcome.

The stage is set and the stable is ready, looking forward to celebrating the nativity story tomorrow night at Atherton Salvation Army at 4pm, come along for carols, coffee (tea) and a mince pie! We might even have a visit from a special guest! Hope to see you all there!

This Monday (18th) from 12:15pm, we will be hosting a very special community lunch at Atherton Salvation Army, as we enjoy a wonderful Christmas dinner, with all the trimmings, followed by Christmas puddings, and of course, mince pies!

We want to thank ‘The Great Get Together’ team, The Jo Cox Foundation, Tesco Atherton, and Atherton & Leigh Food Bank, for helping to make this special event happen. What a beautiful community we have in this town.

The meal is open to all and there is no charge. Please just send us a quick message to let us know if you’d like to come along, so we can make sure we cook enough turkey and buy enough mince pies!!!
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We’ve had a lovely evening with the youth at the A4J Christmas party! Here are some pictures of one of the Christmas themed games! It was definitely a good laugh!

We want to say a huge thank you to Atherton Library Support Group who raised money throughout the year in order to provide an incredible number of toys for our annual toy appeal. And another big thank you to Toys R Us for generously adding many extra toys to the appeal.

Here's a poster of our activities over Christmas, would be lovely to see you there! Please ask if any questions.

This Friday (24th November), come along to Atherton Salvation Army for a Quiz Night from 5pm. All are welcome, so invite your family, friends, and neighbours. You can bring a team (up to 5) or come along and we'll find a team for you! This is a FREE event, but donations are always welcome!!! 😃

[11/11/17]   Good evening, church family. Just a note to remind you that there’s no church service at Atherton Salvation Army tomorrow morning. If you would like to join us on the remembrance parade, we will be leaving from Atherton Collieries football ground at 10:20am and walking to the Cenotaph for a short service of remembrance.

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Good morning. Don’t forget to turn your clocks back an hour before Messy Church this morning!

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Exciting news! October 30th we are hosting a Light Party! 5:30-6:30pm, all families welcome for games, create your own toffee apple, sparklers and a hot dog tea! £2 each on the door.

'The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it' John 1:5

Exciting news! October 30th we are hosting a Light Party! 5:30-6:30pm, all families welcome for games, create your own toffee apple, sparklers and a hot dog tea! £2 each on the door.

'The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it' John 1:5

If you have Primary School aged children in Years 3 to 6, they are invited to our 'Supernova Kid's Club' every Friday (during Term Time) from 5pm for games, crafts, snacks and music.

[09/13/17]   So, with the schools starting back so does our kids club, supernova, Fridays, 5-6:30pm, ages 6-11, £1. Come along for bible based story, craft and games plus a snack! Hope to see you there!

[09/13/17]   This Thursday will be the second of our new coffee afternoon, Table Talk! Come along for cake and a cuppa, 12-2pm. Would love to see you there!

[09/13/17]   Our parents and tots is on again this morning, bring your little one along for songs, story's and craft. 9:30-11am, hope to see you there!

We still have spaces available at our Bright Light Parent and Toddlers, which starts up again TODAY. Come along at 9:30 to sign up.

Exciting news! This Thursday will be the first of our new coffee afternoon, Table Talk! Come along for cake and a cuppa, 12-2pm. Would love to see you there!

This Wednesday our parents and tots group will be starting up again after the summer break, 9:30-11am, £1 any child under the age of 5 are welcome. Come along for craft, songs and a snack at The Salvation Army.

Good morning! You are invited to come along to our All-Age Messy church this morning from 10:30am. (That’s right...ALL ages are welcome!!!) We will be exploring the story of Joseph through arts and crafts, followed by a delicious pasta bake lunch.

Some great items on sale today at the craft fair. Don’t miss out!

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Lovely to see so many people at the Beetle Drive tonight. We’ll be sure to let you know when the next one is happening.

[06/24/17]   Don't forget that our worship service will commence at the slightly earlier time of 10:30 tomorrow, due to the Atherton Carnival, which takes place on Meadowbank field from 12.

[05/23/17]   We are praying for all those affected by the terrible events at the Manchester Arena last night. Our deepest sympathies go to those who have lost loved ones.

[05/21/17]   It's Messy church today from 11am! Come and explore the Joshua story through art and craft for all ages, followed by a delicious lunch.

Join us this Sunday at 11am for a family-friendly Messy Church event, as we look at the story of Joshua through arts, crafts and good food! All are welcome.

[04/19/17]   Come along to our Quiz Night at Atherton Salvation Army on Saturday 22nd April at 6:30pm. Bring a team or just come along and find a team to join on the night. All are welcome.

You are invited to join us at 10am tomorrow for our Good Friday 'Tenebrae Service'. This will be followed by joining with our friends from churches around Atherton for the vigil outside St John the Baptist Parish Church on Market Street at 11am.

Just about finished setting up for messy church this morning. The kettle is on, the fridge is full. It's going to be a great morning! Come join us at 11am today for fun activities and good food!

Join us this Sunday at 11am for a family-friendly Messy Church event, as we celebrate Palm Sunday through arts, crafts and good food! All are welcome.

You are invited to our first Messy Church on Sunday 9th April at 11am for a fun time of arts, craft and worship. Lunch will be provided afterwards. Everybody is welcome.
(Please note: Children under 11 years must be accompanied by an adult)

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Atherton Salvation Army

Come along to our Quiz Night at Atherton Salvation Army on Saturday 22nd April at 6:30pm. Bring a team or just come along and find a team to join on the night. All are welcome.

Come along to our Quiz Night at Atherton Salvation Army on Saturday 22nd April at 6:30pm. Bring a team or just come along and find a team to join on the night. All are welcome.

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6-8 George St
Atherton
M46 0EL

Opening Hours

Monday 12:30 - 14:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 12:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 11:00
Thursday 12:00 - 15:00
Friday 17:00 - 21:30
Sunday 10:30 - 13:00
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