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 sermons 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



Community Christmas Party

Everyone in the village is warmly invited to an All Age Community Christmas Party organised by the Baxenden Scouts & Guides on Friday 11th December from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in St Johns church Entry fee is £2 on the night…
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Open for Prayer

Most of us lead busy, hum-drum lives, which give us little or no time to just stop and think about a whole host of things. (Our families – relationships – finances – health – employment/unemployment – our spirituality etc. etc.)…
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Sister Act – Review

The musical comedy based on a smash hit film: Deloris, a singer, is a witness to an incident and the police hide her in a convent. She is then disguised as a nun and teaches the sisters to sing disco…
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Burning Bright

It looks like Hilary in South Africa has been having an interesting month. Don’t forget to keep praying for her. Her letters can be read here: Hilary’s Letters

Football Team

Football Tournament

You maybe wondering just what St. John’s football team have been up to lately. Have they won any games? Let me keep you-up-to-date On the 10th October 2015, St. John’s football team took part in a football tournament at Carnforth,…
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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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