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


mmmm… Chocolate!

We have booked a visit to the Chocolate House In Blackburn, on Thursday, 7th April, 2016. The visit includes chocolates on arrival, truffles or similar during the evening, and hot and cold drinks. Obviously it also includes demonstrations, and whatever…
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Graveyard Meeting

The church and its graveyard have been at the heart of our community since the church was built way back in the 1870’s, providing a sanctuary of rest for our dearly departed and a special place for loved ones to…
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Moorhouse’s Brewery Trip

We have arranged a visit to Moorhouse’s Brewery in Burnley. The evening will include a 45 minutes tour of the brewery followed by pie and peas super (vegetarian pies available) and either four pints of Award Winning cask Ale or…
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Ash Wednesday Evening Service

Everyone is welcome to join us at our Ash Wednesday service Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity. It occurs 46 days (40 fasting days, if the 6 Sundays, which are not…
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Mid-Season Report – Saint Johns FC

Saint Johns FC began their first season in the Championship of the Stanley Soccer League in January 2016 expecting a much tougher experience than they had in achieving their promotion from League One. Having achieved a 100% winning run over…
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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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Men’s Fellowship – Jesus and Judo

At our Men’s Breakfast in February we welcome Christian Pountain and Gary Baron who will be talking about their Christian faith and their life long love of Judo. We will be treated to a Full English Breakfast so please let…
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Vision 2026 – Explanation

There will be a Deanery meeting at All Saints church Clayton-le-Moors, at which the Mission Team from Diocese will explain the first steps of the Bishops’ Vision 2026. The meeting is open to anyone and the Diocese would like as…
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