News Archive

Stations of the Cross

  Setting the scene   Jesus is condemned to die   Jesus is given His cross   Jesus falls 1st time   Jesus meets His mother   Simon made to carry Jesus’ cross   Veronica wipes Jesus’ face   Jesus…
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Holy Week and Easter

Dear brothers and sisters   As we approach Palm Sunday, which leads us into Holy week, the last week of Jesus’ life and ministry, Christians everywhere are asked to put in their windows a plain cross made of paper, cardboard,…
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Please Pray for:

People diagnosed with Coronavirus (Jer 17:14) – Healing Lord help all the people diagnosed with Coronavirus to fight it and not be afraid – The medical staff looking after them – The people trying to develop an antibody   People…
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Covid-19, Foodbank, Light Cafe, Prayers

Hi folks, I trust and hope you are all looking after yourselves, your loved ones and neighbours! During these church closures we are hoping to keep the church open from 12-4 every day for [foodbank] donations to be made and…
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Service Closure

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, In these challenging times that is impacting on every aspect of our community, the church too is needing to adapt and meet these required changes. From direction of the Church of England and the…
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Christians Against Poverty

Whether it’s money worries keeping you up at night, you just can’t seem to shake that bad habit, or you’re tired of going for job interviews that never get you anywhere – CAP has a service that can help you…
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Men’s Outings

Open to all men. However, because our outings usually take place during the week, we tend to favour retired men or those out of work. We try to keep costs to a minimum 

Church Outings & Activities

A selection of some of our recent church outings and activities, which are always open for anyone to attend. Future outings and activities can be seen in our Upcoming Events section

Pathways to Prayer

Holy Week 2019

World War One Remembrance Service

100 years ago, this day, the guns fell silent… This is a once in a life time opportunity to commemorate the fallen Pals from Baxenden who joined the Accrington Pals but never made it back. A bloody world war that…
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St John’s Football Club

Saint Johns FC represent our church and Accrington with pride and always put in a performance which underline what a determined and talented group of players the team has to offer. If you are passionate about football, join us!

Alpha Course (4 weeks)

Alpha Course – Interested? What is life really all about, what is its meaning and purpose? Is there a God, if so what is he like, who is he, what is he? Nobody has all the answers, and yet there…
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Free Festival Weekend

A few photos from our Free Festival Weekend

Billy Elliot Review

Setting off from Baxenden in a coach, a group of us from St. John’s, went to see Billy Elliot the Musical at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. On our way Finchy gave us each a little puzzle to do relating…
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Christmas at St John’s

Free Community Weekend

On the weekend of 9th/10th/11th September, 2016, we will be holding a free Community Weekend, with events open to all members of our community, their friends and family, completely free of charge. All we desire, is that you enjoy a…
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