News

06
Apr

Croston, Roof Fund

RESTORATION WORK & ROOF FUND APPEAL By the time you read this (hopefully!) the inspection and temporary repair work in the North aisle will be completed and the scaffolding will have been removed. We had to carry out some additional works to make the roof timbers safe until the full restoration project can be completed. […]

05
Apr

Croston, Sunday Club’s Easter poster

‘He is Risen’ –  In preparation for Easter the Sunday Club children have been learning about the Easter story and making crosses to place around a larger cross and crown of thorns symbolising the time of Christ’s crucifixion, and declaring the Easter Message that Christ rose from the dead.

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.   […]

30
Mar

Croston Church, Open Afternoons

The open afternoons proved a success as we welcomed quite a number of visitors to St Michael & All Angels Church, some taking advantage of our guided tours to learn more about the history of the church while others preferred to just wander around at their own pace. Despite a 3rd of the church being […]

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 […]

27
Feb

Croston Flood Relief Concert

Eccleston Brass Band are to hold a concert in Church on Friday 18th March at 7.45, with all proceeds to be passed to the Croston Flood Relief Fund. Tickets are priced at £5.00 and £2.50 for concessions, this includes light refreshments. In order to make this event as successful as possible volunteers are required to […]

20
Feb

Flood Advisory Service Visit Cancelled

I sadly have some disappointing news that the decision was taken over the recent few days to cancel Croston’s roadshow on Saturday.  In brief, we learned that Chorley Council have changed the way in which the grant is being administrated, which in effect means that the decision was made to cancel the event as our […]

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 […]

03
Feb

Croston, ‘Raise the Roof’ Music Event

Saturday 2nd April – 7pm for 7.30pm start. There will be a mix of live music – Broadway show hits, popular opera – refreshments will be available. Put on your glad rags and dust off your singing voices for an evening of music and fun.  Tickets (only £7) will be available in church or from […]

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 […]

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