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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

We hope you all enjoyed our light party when we celebrated Jesus being light in the darkness. It is so great to be back together in church. We are looking forward to our new vicar, Amanda, starting with us soon. Dates for your diaries… Sun 14th Nov – Remembrance Sunday 10am War heroes hunt (weather permitting – bring your wellies) Sat 18th December 10am Messy church – Christmas (crafts, story and lunch) Sun 19th December -10am Christmas party with Father Christmas and Jacob’s Join lunch Fri 24th December – 4pm Crib Service Also, don’t forget that Tot’s Praise has returned….
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Introducing our new Vicar, Amanda

I am so looking forward to meeting and getting to know you all as we emerge from this difficult time. I pray that as we worship, listen to God, and grow in faith that He will show us how we can together bless our community and demonstrate Christ’s love in word and action. For those of you who like the full story, don’t hold your breath, but I hope the following gives you an insight into my family and me. Growing up I became a Christian when I was 14 through a youth fellowship in Cheadle, Cheshire. I learned to…
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Children’s Church Update

Children’s Church Update – 12th July 2021 We’ve really enjoyed meeting together outside over the last few weeks in the school grounds in “God’s Garden”. Thank you to everyone for coming and joining in. We have decided that Sunday 18th July will be our last Sunday before we have a break for the Summer Holidays. We know many of you will be off enjoying holidays camping and caravanning all over the UK. We look forward to hearing all about your adventures when we meet together again in September. Church services will continue throughout the summer at 10am to which everyone…
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We have continued to meet every Sunday morning at 9am on Zoom with our “Little Zoomer’s” with stories, games, prayer, challenges and news. Since our last update, we have also enjoyed two more church family quizzes on Zoom on Saturday evenings which have been a lot of fun and a great way to bring all ages together. Our children are now experts on powerpoint and Zoom! We are so grateful for the technology that has allowed us to continue to meet together virtually during the pandemic. However, there is nothing quite like meeting together in person!……. Last Sunday morning for…
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