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 - 15th January 2017 – 2nd Sunday of Epiphany
Inspiration for PrayerThe Second Sunday of Epiphany Almighty God, in Christ you make all things new: transform the poverty of our nature by the riches of your grace, and in the renewal of our lives make known your heavenly glory; 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.
All Parish Worship on Sunday 29th January at St John’s at 10am – No services at St Martin’s or St Peter’s. Mega whole parish Jigsaw in the old school hall – come and join the fun!
Messy Church is back on Saturday 21st January 4-6pm at the Parish Hall, Broadway. Come and join in the fun, crafts, worship and food!
I’d like to set you a New Year’s challenge. Pick up your Bibles and read Mark’s Gospel. It’s the first of the four Gospels to be written, and it’s the shortest. It’s written originally for the Gentiles – that’s you and me, the non-Jewish people – and it’s written as a story. So get into the plot that seeks…
- Holly CommunionSt. John Baptist10:00 AM
- Little Fishes Toddler GroupParish Hall Lounge01:30 PM
- Morning PrayerSt. Martin's Chapel08:30 AM
- Holly CommunionSt. Martin's Chapel10:00 AM
- Hall Players ‘Snow White & the Seven Dwarves’Parish Hall Lounge07:30 PM
- Hall Players ‘Snow White & the Seven Dwarves’Parish Hall02:00 PM