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Rev Graham Birch’s Induction
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Rev Graham Birch’s Induction

We welcomed our new Vicar the Rev Graham Birch on Monday 1st July. The induction was conducted by the Bishop of Burnley Philip John North. The service was attended by many local clergy, parishioners from Graham’s previous parish and his wife Jacqui.   Many of Graham’s family and friends also attended. A number of local...

Summer Church Open Days
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Summer Church Open Days

The Church will be open on Saturdays for visitors during June, July and August.   Times: 11.00am-1.00pm and 1.00pm-3.00pm   Excludes: Saturdays 27th July, 3rd August and 10th August.

Mothers Union
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Mothers Union

We recently hosted the Mothers’ Union Deanery Festival which was a great success. Our sister branches in the Deanery came to join us for a communion service. The service started with a procession of the branch banners and several long service awards were also presented. After the service we all enjoyed the refreshments and a...

Easter Celebrations
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Easter Celebrations

Archdeacon Mark Ireland officiated at our Easter Sunday celebration service. It was very well attended by all ages. The Easter competition showed creativity of decorated eggs/ bonnets and pictures with Easter egg prizes. Small Easter eggs were given to the children after the service. The church was beautifully decorated with spring flowers and a white...

Lancashire Wildlife Trust
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Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Brian Ashworth from the Lancashire Wildlife Trust came to talk to our Mother’s Union about bees.  He was very entertaining and informative. Bees are so important to our environment and there are more than 250 species in the U. K. alone. Honey bees can live in colonies of between 22,000 to 60,000 but also there...

Mother’s Day
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Mother’s Day

Thanks to our parishioner Rachel Shovelton and daughters Abigail and Megan for coming up with a great idea to use the old church cups by making some great Cappuccino style cup cakes. Some of our congregation who purchased these yummy cakes were asked to write a mother’s name on the front to remember all our...

Blackburn Diocese with Bishop Jill
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Blackburn Diocese with Bishop Jill

Blackburn Diocese   Bishop Jill led the Institution of the new Vicar of Morecambe, Rev. Chris Krawiec.   Many people from Chris’ previous parish, where he was a Curate (St Bartholomew and St John, Great Harwood) were there to offer their best wishes as Chris began his new role, including (now retired) Vicar, Rev. Colin...

Messy Praise – Sat 16th March
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Messy Praise – Sat 16th March

Messy Praise is organised by the baptism team and is held three or four times a year on a Saturday morning. It is aimed at baptism families but is open to any other families with pre-school children.   We have lots of fun with action songs, musical instruments, story time, a craft activity, prayer and...

Churches Together Lenten event
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Churches Together Lenten event

Join us for the Churches Together Lenten event:   Friday 29th March 7.00pm   at Trinity Church Great Harwood.   Speaker in the evening, ending with a Potato Pie supper.

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