WelcomeWelcome to Baxenden St John Church. You are most welcome to join us at one of our Sunday services (8:00am & 10:15am), whether young or old, with a church background or none!

We are a vibrant church on the outskirts of Accrington, with a hunger to see the Kingdom of God grow in our area and know the grace of God in our lives and church

Who we areWe are not a perfect church, but seek to be a real authentic expression of a community of faith in Jesus - you're very welcome to join us

If you have questions about Jesus or Christianity, we would love to help you. Please contact us

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Featured Pages

Our latest Service Rotas can be found on these pages

As part of the World War One Centenary we have put William Turner's book In Memory of our Baxenden Lads on-line

For people who have missed any services or are housebound we have recorded service talks available to listen to

In addition to our recorded services, our vicar's letters page seems to be one of our most visited

News & Events


Ration Book

Ration Book Challenge

During the first World War the government decided that each soldier should be allotted a specific amount of food. This food was considered the desired requirement for which to help keep the soldiers fit for fighting So on the 12th…
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Men’s Breakfast

Next Men’s breakfast Saturday 5 Sep 8:00am, with guest speaker Will Marsden from Sportsreach. This is an interdenominational ministry which uses sport as a means to reach people of all ages to get an understanding of Jesus Christ Future social…
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Ladies Night Out

Come and welcome Michelle to our parish. Enjoy a taste of Italy at La Veranda, Blackburn Road, Haslingden with lots of laughter, good company, chill out time and even a drink or two. Check out the menu attached to the…
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Men’s Breakfast

At this month’s Men’s Breakfast we will be considering ‘What it is to be a Men’s Fellowship’. To keep our extraordinary physique in order we will be having Bacon Butties rather than a Full English Breakfast ALL MEN OF BAXENDEN…
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Thought For The Week

The family is the greatest treasure of any country. Let us all work to protect and strengthen this, the cornerstone of society



Dancing to the Quadrille Ceilidh Band Potato Pie supper. Cost £5.00 per person, children under 12, £2.50 Why not beat the winter blues and keep out the cold by joining us for a lively ceilidh? All dances will be called…
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Christmas Day Family Service

Join us at 10.15am for an hour of praise celebrating the birth of our saviour. Children bring their presents and the rest of us glow in the ‘magic’ of this wonderful day


Midnight Communion

Join us to celebrate the birth of Jesus as we gather for a special late night service of Holy Communion with Christmas readings and carols at 11:30pm on Christmas Eve


Cribb Service

St John’s is again inviting children to its Crib service on Christmas Eve at 4.00pm. Children are invited to dress up in their own costumes, as angels, shepherds or wise men. During the service the children will be involved in…
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Two church football teams declare war on each other!

Christmas match to honour heroes of World War One Two Hyndburn churches are set to go into battle this Christmas time – on the football pitch! The goal of Baxenden St John and Trinity Community Church’s game is to remember…
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Food Bank

Feed My Lambs During the lead up to Christmas (and possibly beyond), we will be collecting food to take to the Accrington Food Bank for distribution to local people in need Please help by dropping off any of the foods…
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