We began our Easter Morning services with a 6am Dawn Eucharist in Bishop Chester’s Wood behind St Michael & All Angels Church to celebrate The Resurrection of Christ.   Despite the gloomy weather forecast we were blessed with a sunny dawn and members from our 3 villages came together in fellowship surrounded by the beauty…

We are celebrating our United Benefice by walking from St Michael’s Church in Croston to St Peter’s Church in Mawdesley. We will be setting off at 2 pm on Sunday 30th April and most of the walk will be on footpaths across the fields. Please come and join us as it is a family event…

Holy Week 2017 – Services in the3churches Palm Sunday 9th April (Blessing of Palm Crosses) 9 am      Croston     Meet on the Green to process to church for 9:15 service in Church 11 am     Bretherton   Service in church 11 am     Mawdesley   Service in Church Walking the way of the Cross & Compline (30…

Suggested Daily Readings for Lent Ash Wed – 2nd Sunday of Lent There will be daily reflections for Lent starting on Ash Wednesday and running all the way through to Easter. The readings are following the pattern used in ‘Lent for everyone, Matthew Year A’ by Tom Wright. Please read through the passage once or…

Just a polite reminder to all concerned that all Christmas wreaths, pots and decorations should be removed from the Cemetery and Church Grounds before the start of Lent. To assist, the maintenance team will begin to remove all items remaining in the Cemetery and Church Grounds from the 13th February, this will give sufficient time…

Come and join everyone in the Methodist School at about 11:00 the first Tuesday of every month. See you on Tuesday February 7th

Confirmation marks the point in the Christian journey at which you affirm for yourself the faith into which you have been baptized and your intention to live a life following in the way of Jesus. If you would like to be confirmed please put your contact details on the list at the back of church,…

An informal service of praise This is a new initiative for the whole of our United Benefice (or anyone else) with a child friendly focus which will be on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month.

Come and join us this Sunday 18th December for our Nine Lessons & Carols Service: 11:00 St John the Baptist Bretherton 18:30 St Peter’s Mawdesley with Bispham A traditional service of Lessons and Carols.

Puppets, Christingle & Lancashire Sings Christmas, Click for more information Bretheton enjoy the premier of the United Benefice Puppets, if you missed the event don’t worry they are joining us on the 11th December for the Family Service at Croston 09:15 and the Christingle Service at Mawdesley 16:00 on the same day. Please come and join…

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