Category Archives: News

SOS – Save Our Spire!

Please will you be kind enough to fill in our Community Survey and return it to our vicar via email to [email protected] We are applying to various grant making bodies including the Community Ownership Fund for money for some urgent work needed to our spire, roof and internal decoration – see photos. We need to show them how important this church is to our Baxenden community by getting feedback from local residents. We host a choir, yoga classes, the school for concerts, services and daily Breakfast and After School Clubs. We are used as a polling station, have been used…
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Agenda, Minutes and Reports of the 2024 Vestry and Annual Parochial Church Meetings held on 12 May 2024 at 12 noon, together with the JohnPaul 2023 signed Accounts

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