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.
Monday 21st December at 7.30pm in Church Come and hear our parish organist Nigel Spooner play Olivier Messiaen’s organ masterpiece. The special event will be held in candlelight, with readings and visuals to help you pray and reflect on each movement.
Saturday 5th December at 11.00am at the Parish Hall. I am sure that all of the usual stalls will be there – cakes, bottles, raffle, tombola, books, toys, cards, choir stall and much more for you to browse and buy followed by a spot of lunch in the club – very civilised! As with last…
The Weekly BulletinPlease click here to see the Weekly Bulletin - 29th November 2015 – 1st Sunday of Advent
Inspiration for PrayerThe First Sunday of Advent Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness and to put on the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility; that on the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
- Broughton Choir Boys sing an Advent Service
- Women’s Fellowship at St John BaptistSt. John Baptist07:30 PM
- Little Fishes Toddler GroupParish Hall Lounge01:30 PM
- Parish Christmas FairParish Hall Broadway,11:00 AM
- Sunday school at St Peter’sSt Peter’s09:30 AM
- Sunday school at St Martin’sSt Martin’s09:30 AM