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 […]


Mawdesley, Battle of the Somme

On Friday 8th July Reverend Michael was joined by members of the British Legion & the congregation for a short service of prayers by the graves of two local soldiers who died in the Battle of the Somme. There sacrifice may have taken place 100 years ago but it just as important today as it […]


Mawdesley, Tea Party Weekend Details

Mawdesley Tea Party Weekend schedule of events Friday 8th July, Saturday 9th July, Sunday 10th July. Friday 8th July in the Marquee. 6-7.30pm Children’s Disco. Entrance £3.00 Pay at the door. Saturday 9th July. Walking Day begins at 1.00pm with a very short service in St Peter’s Church. It is an ecumenical walk of witness […]


Mayor of Chorley

Mayor of Chorley 2016/17 Congratulations to Councillor Doreen Dickinson who lives in Croston and worships at Bretherton St. John the Baptist who is the Mayor of Chorley for the next 12 months. Doreen has been a councillor in Lostock since the year 2000 and is the first Mayor from Croston.   The Mayor says: “It’s a […]


Croston, Evening Prayer

Due to low attendance our pattern of Evening Prayer in Croston on Sundays has been postponed for the foreseeable future. Evening Prayer on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month will be continue as usual at Mawdesley.


Vision 2026

Over the last few weeks we have looked at Blackburn Diocese ‘Vision 2026’ course as we begin to develop our own vision for the future of our ministry and outreach in our United Benefice. Reverend Michael has guided us through the course and we have given him plenty of positive ideas and feedback which we […]


Mawdesley, Easter Lily’s

We were blessed with a beautiful display of Lily’s around the church as we celebrated the wonderful news of Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday.                 A big ‘THANK YOU’ to Dorothy & her merry band of helpers for all their hard work making each of the arrangements.   […]


Mawdesley Millennium Green dawn Easter Communion

Reverend Michael prepares for our early morning Easter Celebration Despite the weather forecast for rain we were blessed with a lovely morning as people from the villages of our United Benefice came to Mawdesley Millennium Green at 7.00 am to rejoice and celebrate Christ’s resurrection. It was lovely to see so many turn out at […]


Palm Crosses

Next Wednesday 10th February is Ash Wednesday and there will be a service at 10am at St. Michaels Croston and at 7:30pm at St. Peters Mawdesley. There will be the opportunity to have the mark of the cross on your forehead (if you wish). If you still have your Palm Crosses from last year and […]


Vision 2026 Study Course

After a great deal of prayer, reflection and consultation our diocese has developed a shared vision ‘Healthy Churches Transforming Communities’ which will be our primary focus taking us to 2026 and the 100th Anniversary of the Diocese of Blackburn. The vision of ‘Healthy Churches Transforming Communities’ has three mission priorities Making disciples of Jesus Christ […]

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