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 - 27th November 2016 – 1st Sunday of Advent, Year A
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.
Performances are on Monday 12th Tuesday 13th and Thursday 15th December at 7.30 in the Parish Hall. Tickets, (including complimentary refreshments) at £6.00 for adults and £1.00 for children. These are available at the Parish Church from Mr Peter Lowe (Choir Vestry), Mr Anthony Dean (tel 01772 794851), Vicki Thornley (Parish Office:01772 713880) or via…
Saturday 3rd December at 11.00am in the Parish Hall Father Christmas has promised to make a special appearance, so please bring the little ones along so he knows what they want off their Christmas list! There will be lots of stalls from; homemade produce, cakes, tombola, raffle, bottle stall, sweets, games, jewellery, bacon butties, parched…
5th December 2016, 6.30-8.30pm, Parish Lounge, Broadway Join the Youth Group for a Christmas Bake Off; bake, buy, decorate or bling up Christmas food (no nuts) and come dressed as the nativity character you always wanted to be, for the Scratch Nativity. Open to anyone from Y7+ Come and join the fun!
27th November at 4.00pm in St John’s church. Children of all ages are invited. Let’s start Advent as we mean to go on. Jesus is coming…we’d best get ready!!