As we prepare to remember the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and those who died, year 6 pupils wanted to learn more about the war and its effect on the local community. They began by inviting Mr Martin Jones to tell them about the letters written by John Westhead who was…

The first event 10.30am: The Arts Society have developed a Children’s Trail around St Michael & All Angels Church will be launched in the church. We are inviting local school children to attend with their parents to try out the new trail to help them learn about the history and heritage of our church The…

Each of our churches looked beautiful as they were filled with the many gifts of food, flowers and potted plants donated by members of our communities. The dried and tinned food was donated to the Food Bank, all the fresh produce was taken to St Lawrence Church, Chorley as they are part of the group…

We wanted to create 100 rocks to place on a trail from church to the war memorial on Sunday 11th November, with poppies to remember those who lost their lives, poems, or any design that connects to the theme of Remembrance. So on Saturday 29th September we held a rock painting workshop in St.Michael’s & All…

Congratulations to Katie on all her hard work organising the collection of teddy bears for the charity ‘Teddy Bear Trust’ who will be taking them to children in the war zones in Syria. We must also thank Rev’d Janet and her family for all their hard work sorting and storing the teddies till they were…

21st & 22nd July Don’t miss this opportunity to visit Mawdesley and see the scarecrows all around the village and in the church graveyard, as you can see from the picture of the St Peter’s School display a lot of hard work has gone into making this a truly memorable event. If you’ve never visited…

 1st July 2018 As usual we shall be delighted to welcome the School to the 11.00am service.

The walk departs from St Michael and All Angels church, Croston on Sunday 24th June at 10.15am walking to St John’s Bretherton to join them for their Walking Day celebrations which include food & fun events on the Congregational Church field behind the church. Come and join us you’ll enjoy some lovely countryside and company…

Coffee Day – 7th July 2018 Coffee Day is rapidly approaching and after the changes we had to make because of the closure of St Michaels last year, we will be able this year to return to our usual format of having a short service in church before we begin the procession. Full details and…

Please note the location of the service has changed to Bishop Chester’s Wood behind St Michael & All Angels Church, Croston. The time remains the same at 6.45am. Check out the calender for other services during Holy Week which include 2 child friendly events.

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