The parish of St. John Baptist is located to the North of the City of Preston on the A6, near Junction 1 of the M55, and serves the rural village of Broughton and the suburb of Fulwood. In terms of congregation size Broughton is one of the largest 200 Parishes in the UK (Brierly figures).Read More
Welcome to the parish of Broughton St. John BaptistBroughton parish is served by three worship centres: the parish church of St. John Baptist, St. Martin's Chapel within the Parish Hall Complex, and St. Peter's Chapel within St. Peter's Church of England Primary School. The oldest primary school in the U.K., Broughton Church of England Primary School founded in 1590, is located next to the parish church. Join us in worship and fellowship.
The Weekly BulletinPlease click here to see the Weekly Bulletin - 12th February 2017 – The Third Sunday Before Lent
Inspiration for PrayerThe Third Sunday before Lent Collect Almighty God, who alone can bring order to the unruly wills and passions of sinful humanity: give your people grace so to love what you command and to desire what you promise, that, among the many changes of this world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
An information letter and application forms are available in all three worship centres for any children and young people of Year 6 and above who wish to be Confirmed in the parish on Sunday 25th June. Any adults who wish to be Confirmed should speak to Father Shaun, Rev Rie or Rev Pauline.
Organ Demonstration Evening in Church on Tuesday 21st February at 7.30pm You are invited to learn about the work that has taken place on our magnificent Phoenix organ over the past few months, and to hear a fabulous demonstration of its capabilities given by organists Nigel Spooner and David Scott-Thomas.
Messy Church is back on 18th February 4-6pm at the Parish Hall, Broadway. Come and join in the fun, crafts, worship and food!