Mawdesley

23
May

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 […]

01
May

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.

10
Apr

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 […]

05
Apr

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.   […]

27
Mar

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 […]

06
Feb

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 […]

01
Feb

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 […]

26
Dec

FLOODING

DUE TO EXTENSIVE FLOODING WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL ALL THE SERVICES IN OUR 3 CHURCHES FOR SUNDAY 27TH DECEMBER. WE WILL UPDATE THE WEBSITE WITH INFORMATION TOMORROW.

23
Dec

Mawdesley, Hurst Green

Children & teachers from St Peter’s Church of England Primary School joined us as we hosted a sherry and mince pie afternoon for the residents of Hurst Green. We were treated to a range of songs by the children. Everyone really enjoyed listening to the children sing and we can’t thank the headmaster, teachers and […]

28
Nov

Mawdesley, Christmas Fair

A big Thank You to the children of Mawdesley St Peter’s Church of England School. The teachers and children have been working hard learning the words of all the songs over the previous weeks so they could entertain us at the beginning of the fair.  Everyone really enjoyed listening to them sing, what better way to […]

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