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Welcome to the parish of Broughton St. John Baptist

Broughton 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.

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Confirmation and Holy Communion 2015

This year’s parish Confirmation and Holy Communion service will be celebrated by The Rt Rev’d Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn, on Sunday 28th June at 4.00pm. Parishioners aged school Year 6 and above are invited to be Confirmed and receive Holy Communion. Applications forms have been sent to the parish primary schools, but are also…


“Praise Him: Songs of Praise in the New Testament”

The programme is written by Paula Gooder, a renowned theologian and Scripture scholar. Contributors to the sessions include Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, Sister Wendy Beckett nun and art historian of TV fame, and the actor David Suchet, a convert to Christianity. The five sessions will be held in St Peter’s School Hall starting at…


Morning and Evening Prayer

From earliest times, Christians gathered at regular hours during each day and night to respond to God’s word with praise on behalf of creation and with intercession for the salvation of the world. By the fourth century, if not earlier, morning and evening had emerged as the pre-eminent hours for the offering of this sacrifice…

The Weekly Bulletin

Please click here to see the Weekly Bulletin - 29th March 2015 - Holy Week Begins

Inspiration for Prayer

"Almighty and Everlasting God, who in your tender love towards the human race sent your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ to take upon him our flesh and to suffer death upon the cross: grant that we may follow the example of his patience and humility, and also be made partakers of his resurrection; 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 forever. Amen." Collect for Palm Sunday.

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