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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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“Father Shaun’s First Epistle to the Broughtonians”

Dear parishioners Just a few words to say ‘hello’ and to let you know how much Mo and I are looking forward to joining you and becoming a part of your wonderful parish. We move to the vicarage on 4th July, and we have a real sense of ‘coming home’, with both of us having…


Institution and Induction of Revd Shaun Baldwin as Vicar of Broughton St

We are pleased to announce that the Bishop of Lancaster will institute and the Archdeacon of Lancaster will induct the Revd Shaun Baldwin as Vicar of Broughton St. John Baptist on the 22nd of July at 7:30 p.m. at the Parish Chuch of St. John Baptist, Broughton. Please join us to welcome Fr. Shaun and…

The proposed Broughton Bypass July 2014 - an update

Please click here to see The proposed Broughton Bypass Update

Inspiration for Prayer

"Almighty God, most blessed and most holy, before the brightness of whose presence the angels veil their faces: with lowly reverence and adoring love we acknowledge thine infinite glory, and worship thee, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, eternal Trinity. Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power be unto our God, for ever and ever." Church of Scotland, Book of Common Order.

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