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A Memorial Service for the Faithful Departed

Saturday 1st November 2014 at 10.30am Come and lay a flower at the altar and light a candle Pray for your departed loved ones and for all who mourn Jesus said, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes…

An Invitation – Company of Voyces

An Invitation to Company of Voyces 45th anniversary celebration concert at St. John Baptist Church, 25th October – 7:30 p.m. Free admission, collection in aid of church funds. Company of Voyces Forty-five years ago, a group of County Hall employees gathered to support the singing at services in the County Hall chapel. Since then, the…

Fr. Shaun Baldwin

Fr. Shaun Baldwin was instituted and installed as the Vicar of Broughton on the 22nd of July. The recent photo is  with Archdeacon Michael Everitt, who, with Bishop Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster, conducted the service. Fr. Shaun’s first services were conducted on Sunday, 27th July, including a whole parish Eucharist followed by a parish…

Pauline Taylor’s Ordination

Revd Pauline Taylor was ordained Deacon on the 29th of June at Blackburn Cathedral by the Bishop of Blackburn, the Rt. Revd. Julian Henderson. The photo shows her being congratulated by Revd. Canon Sidney Fox and Fr. Shaun Baldwin.  Pauline has served the parish through her many years as a Pastoral Assistant and Guide/Brownie Leader. We…

25th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood

25th anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood on Tuesday 7th July Holy Communion at 10.00am in St John’s Church. Father Shaun celebrates his Silver Jubilee on Tuesday. You are invited to join him in thanksgiving for a celebration of Holy Communion. Please note that there will not be Holy Communion on Wednesday this week.

Parish All Age Eucharist

Sunday 31st May, Parish All Age Eucharist, St John’s Church at 10am with refreshments afterwards Come and join the whole parish as we pray for and celebrate our work with and for children. If you have a Children’s Society collection box at home gathering dust, plese bring it along to be opened. New Boxes will…

Rose Queen Gala 2014

The annual Rose Queen Gala was held at St. Peter’s School on the 10th of May 2014. Caitlin Harmer, the Rose Queen of 2013-2014, crowned Erin Olivia Atkinson, Rose Queen for 2014-2015, at a well-attended event that raised £960.74 for parish funds. Her attendants are: Jennifer Buxton, Ellie Sankson, Matthew Nuttall, Alice Ainsworth, and Isabel…

Christmas Fair 2013

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.