New Vicar Appointed

We are delighted to announce that a new vicar has been appointed to St Annes Parish Church. Fr Glen Brooks is currently rector of the Somerleyton Benefice comprising six rural churches on the Norfolk/Suffolk border in the Diocese of Norwich. Fr Glen was born and educated in Bolton and spent 28 years in the RAF …

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News from the PCC

Two meetings have been held recently. On 26 May the APCM was held in Church. At this meeting the new PCC was elected and details of the new committee may be found on the PCC page. Also presented at this meeting was the Annual Report and this also may be downloaded from the PCC page. …

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Bell Restoration Project

Major work is required in order to keep the bells ringing safely. A survey has been undertaken by Taylors of Loughborough which has recommended options for a complete retune, rehang with new fittings and augmentation to 10 bells. We are delighted to announce that the PCC has approved the launch of a special project which …

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Looking Out in Lent

This year the Blackburn Diocese is hosting an online Lent Course called, ‘Looking out in Lent’. The Bishops and Archdeacons will be involved. The overarching title of the online course is ‘Looking Out in Lent’. It will use St Mark’s Gospel and the five marks of mission to explore ways of being a more outward-looking …

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Christmas Services

Carol Service: As a result of the pandemic we cannot hold our usual Christmas Carol Service. The Carol Service this year will be a video recording that will be premiered on our Facebook page on Sunday 20 December at 6.30 pm. It will be available to view at any time after that. Update: The Christmas …

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Food Donations

Throughout the ages it has been the custom of the church to endeavour to provide support for those who live in our parishes and this vital aspect of Christian love wherein we reflect our Saviour’s love for our community is even more important during this time of pandemic. Lock down, reduced incomes, job losses and …

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