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Foodbank Update


We have been able to welcome some new volunteers recently, which is wonderful news, and they are proving to be a real asset to the foodbank. A huge thank you to everyone who donated Easter eggs. Through your generosity we have been able to ensure that all our clients have received an egg and that families with children have been given enough for one per child. Our foodbank can now be found on the “Bank the Food ” app. The app can be downloaded from Google Play store or Apple App store. This App allows us to update our needs…
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Through Holy Week to Easter

To use a cliché, or a variation on one, life can be a rollercoaster of emotions and this time in the Church’s year can evoke similar feelings. We have Lent, the time for reflection and self-examination; through the high of Palm Sunday with the crowd crying ‘Hosanna! Praise Him’; to the poignancy of the Last Supper; the darkness and suffering of Good Friday; right to the wonder and awe of Easter Day. So come with me as we follow Jesus on part of his journey. There is a tendency in church when people ask us ‘How are things going?’ to…
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Our Parish News – October 2022

This is the Agenda and Reports for Baxenden St John the Baptist and Accrington St Paul, Vestry and Special Parochial Church Meetings. To be held following the 10:00am service on Sunday 22 May 2022 at St Paul’s Church, Accrington

IMPORTANT NOTICE   1. Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 – Draft Pastoral Scheme – P76 – Baxenden and Accrington St Paul   2. Pastoral Scheme – 1 J’s scheme Baxenden approved