Confirmation 2017

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, […]


Come Just As You Are

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.


Nine Lessons & Carols

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.


What’s on in The Next Week?

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 […]


The Puppets have people dancing in the pews

Bretheton enjoy the premier of the United Benefice Puppets A big thank you to the puppets and their supporters for coming to the Family Service to celebrate Advent with us. Their singing had the children dancing in the aisles or jigging on the pews and quite a few of the adults joined in as well. […]


The Puppets are coming

United Benefice Puppets During the family service the puppets will be singing and giving a short Advent message. 4th Dec 11:00:              Bretherton A non-eucharistic child friendly service which lasts about 45 minutes 11th Dec 09:15:               Croston A Eucharistic family service lasting about 1 hour 11th Dec 16:00:   […]


Croston, Christmas Tree Festival

Don’t miss out on the chance to see the wonderful display of decorated Christmas trees, they are on show from 11:00am till 4:00pm tomorrow Sunday 27th Hear are a just a few of the trees to tempt you.   After you have enjoyed looking at the trees and voted for your favorite tree make your […]


Bretherton, Open Again

The Church & Graveyard are open again. The builders have now completed their inspection of the ceiling and roof of the church and people can now have full access to all areas. All services will resume starting with this Sunday’s (27th November) 11:00 Communion service. We are sorry for any inconvenience during the inspection we […]


Mawdesley & Croston Events 26th/27th November

St Peters Mawdersley with Bispham encourage you to come and share our colourful interactive community gathering. We open at 10.30am in the village hall Mawdesley. Mr Stanley Hazlewood  & his wife will open proceedings and officiate.. Our stalls give you locally baked cakes, jams, crafts & knitting, tombola, face painting and much more. Local school children […]


Villages Remember

Remembrance Sunday 2016 Our villagers were united with people throughout the world as we remembered all who have lost their lives in wars and conflicts throughout the world and to pray for the safekeeping of those who still risk their lives to ensure our freedom. Members of the British Legion joined our communities, schools and […]

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