Advent Sunday – 28th November 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ On Wednesday of last week we saw the awful tragedy in which 27 migrants — 17 men, seven women, and three children — drowned when their inflatable boat capsized in the English Channel as they sought a better life for themselves here in the UK.  These were 27 human…

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Christmas Tree Festival 27th & 28th November 2021

We are thrilled to have our Christmas Tree Festival back on and we have been blessed with lots of amazing trees and a tombola, raffle and refreshments. Open from 1pm till 4pm both days please come and join us and enjoy the many imaginatively decorated trees.

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Free Nazanin On Sunday 24 October 2021

Nazanin was sentenced again with new jumped up charges for another year with another year after unable to leave Iran back in March / April. j Richard and Gabrielia will be outside 5e Foreign and Commonwealth Office painting stones and hopefully many more people bringing painted stones or painting stones that request our government to…

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Help for Asylum Seekers/Refugees

          The British Red Cross Society is the largest agency recognised by the Govt to support Refugees & Asylum Seekers. They are still working hard to support those people who fled from the Syrian Crisis a couple of years ago. Our church, working with the Methodists, collected a lot of men’s clothing, and…

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Scout Sleepover in church for the Food Bank

On Saturday 8th February the Scouts will be having a Sleepover at St Michael & All Angels Church, Croston in aid of the local Food Bank. The Scouts arrive at the church in uniform at 5.50pm and will open the doors to the public between 6pm and 7pm for donations of food for the foodbank. …

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A Festival of Nativity Scenes this weekend in Mawdesley

The challenge some of the children set themselves were to count how many angels or sheep there are in the church. If anyone wants to take up the challenge don’t forget to look at the windows, another option might be to count the Wise Men! Saturday 7th December 1pm-4pm & Sunday 8th December 12.30pm-4pm You…

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Harvest Festival 2019

2019 was another wonderful celebration of the many gifts we receive from God with each of our parishes decorating their church with a wide verity of flowers and produce which will be given to the food banks and churches in Chorley who provide meals for the homeless. St John the Baptist, Bretherton St Peters, Mawdesley…

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Harvest Celebrations

This weekend the services at each of our 3 churches will be celebrating the harvest. At 6.30pm the St Peters , Mawdesley Mother’ Union are hosting a celebration of favorite harvest hymns & bible readings followed by a light Harvest Supper. Please come and join us and see the wonderful displays around each of the…

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Coffee Day Saturday 6th June 2019

What a wonderful day, the sun was shining and the church was full of excited chatter as we looked forward to our ‘Walk of Witness’ all pews were filled and lots of families standing in the open area’s enjoying the service . Many of us learn’t a new song, thankfully the children and some of…

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Walking Day 13th July 2019

Walking Day begins at 1pm with a short service in St Peters Church, Mawdesley  followed by an Ecumenical Walk of Witness with all welcome. The walk ends with the Tea Party in the marquee on the cricket ground which begins as the Walk of Witness arrives. Please come and join us for the whole event…

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