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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Christmas Day Family Service

Join us on Christmas Day at St John’s for a family service at 10:15am

Christmas Eve Midnight Communion

This quiet communion service, with carols and a Christmas message, is the perfect way to welcome Jesus, ‘born this day’

Christmas Crib Service

Our crib service involves every age in a short service on Christmas Eve. Children are invited to dress up in their own costumes, as angels, shepherds, wise men or sheep! and to bring their parents and grandparents with them. Everyone…
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Christingle Service

Christingle means ‘Christ’s Light’ and it is a symbol of the Christian faith. Lots of churches hold Christingle services around Christmas time. The custom of giving out lighted candles in these services began in Germany in 1747 but it wasn’t…
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Memorial Service

A memorial service for those who’ve lost loved ones and would like to remember them around Christmas time

Christmas Carols

A Traditional Carol Service with readings from the Bible. EVERYONE WELCOME

Christmas at St John’s

Lantern Walk

Children’s LANTERN WALK with carols. Starting outside the Alma Inn, walking upto church via the railway line. Followed by refreshments in church. EVERYONE WELCOME

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