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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

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Canal Barge Trip

A two and a half hour canal barge trip with pie supper and tea or coffee. Please arrive at Foulridge Canal Wharf by 6:45pm ready to board the Marton Emperor for a two and a half hour trip

The Dwelling Place Service

Psalm 132:7 ‘Let us go to his dwelling-place, let us worship at his footstool…’ Event: A new mid-week Wednesday church service. This will be an alternative gathering with a more fluid and flexible structure, set in a more meditative and…
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Prayer Evening

Following on from our session last year looking at praying, we now turn to our focus to praying together Dying to Pray as a Church will help us explore why we pray together as a church, looking at what helps…
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National Day of Prayer for the Police

Report of the National Day of Prayer for the Police at St Johns Church, Baxenden on the 5/5/16. Hi, my name is Mark Porter I have worked for Lancashire Constabulary for the last 13 years, and I am a member…
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Royal Family Quiz Night

Family team quiz night – you are invited to form a team of four adults (children are inclusive of the team), and give yourself a ‘Team Name’ to enter into this fun-filled evening of varied quizzes around the Queen as…
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Acts 27:29

Acts 27:29 ‘Fearing that we would be dashed against the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for daylight’. I haven’t met anybody who has sailed through life without having some kind of crisis or breakdown. It…
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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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Maundy Thursday

Sometimes, in the life of a church family, there are occasions that could be described as special moments. Maundy Thursday evening was one of those occasions. Thirty plus members of our church family met to share a meal, fellowship, meditation…
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