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 […]


Bretherton, Closed for Maintenance work

Maintenance work in church will be taking place during the period Monday 14th November to Friday 25th November. During the day while the contractors are working access to the church and its grounds may be closed, this is both for the safety of the workmen and visitors. Please watch out for signs and closure notices, we […]


All Soul’s Services at Croston & Mawdesley

Invitation to a Service at St. Michael & All Angels Church, CrostonSunday 30th October 2016 at 6:30 p.m. or St. Peters Church, Mawdesley with Bispham Sunday 6th November 2016 at 6:30 p.m. toRemember and give thanks for the lives of those who have died   Every year near to All Souls Day many churches hold […]


Vision Champion’s

Our Vision Champion’s attend a meeting at Whalley Abbey On Wednesday 26th October is Bishop Julian, Dave Champness (Vision Coordinator) and the Vision Champions reflected on the Crossroads Weekend. Looked at Mission Action Planning and shared our ideas for building on the wonderful mission work over the Crossroad Weekend. Looking at the photo’s you might […]


Bretherton, Walking Day 2016

This year due to concerns about closing major roads without the support of the police, the Walking Day committee decided to suspend the ‘Walk of Witness’ around the village. Our day began with a short service in Church supported by the Chorley Silver Band who provided the music for our hymns, the Congregational Churches Sunday […]

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