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 Christmas Fair held on Saturday 7th December 2013 was a great success with many new stalls and a real festive feel. Santa made his annual visit and the event raised just over £2,241 for the Parish funds. A huge thank you to everyone who helped and contributed to the day.
Saturday, 7th September 2013 Doors open: 11.45 a.m. Presentation of Prizes: 3.00 p.m. Auction: 3.30 p.m. President: Mr. J.Gibson. SHOW COMMITTEE Chairman: Mr. L.Finlayson, 3 Cross Green Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9QU Tel: 01772 717277 Hon. Secretary: Mr. M. Cooley, 10 Janice Drive, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9YE Tel: 01772 717529 Vice Chairman: Mr. J.Turner Hon…
The Blackburn Diocese’s January edition of The See is only going out on the internet this month - for only the second time ever - because there was too much information to fit in the normal paper version.Please click here to see The See January edition
Inspiration for Prayer"Yet even now, says the Lord, return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; rend your hearts and not your clothing. Return to the Lord, your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love, and relents from punishing." Joel 2:12-13
Broughton is seeking a new Vicar
We are seeking a new vicar for our parish. We welcome applications from energetic, enthusiastic, ecumenical leaders and motivators with a desire to work together with a supportive congregation in a nurturing and encouraging manner.Please click here to see the Broughton Parish Profile and Statement of needs Further details on www.blackburn.anglican.org
- Holy Communion (BCP)St. John Baptist08:00 AM
- Holy CommunionSt. Peter's and St. Martin's Chapels, Sunday Schools09:30 AM
- Holy CommunionSt. John Baptist10:00 AM
- Parade ServiceSt John Baptist, No Sunday School11:00 AM
- Choral EvensongSt. John Baptist06:30 PM
- Little Fishes Toddler Group, Parish HallParish Hall01:15 PM