Love your neighbour as yourself

Romans 13:8-14 Love your neighbour as yourself – or love other people as you love yourself. This is the  lifelong task of those who are Christians. It is rarely an easy task, and it is a task that  requires imagination because it means that we have to be able to imagine what it is like …

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Sunday Worship, Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity – Celebration of Hope – Multi-Lingual Service

We are happy again to have Rev’d Sarah Gill taking our Sunday morning online service with Rt Rev Philip North, Bishop of Burnley. Rev’d Sarah is Vicar of St Stephen’s and St James’ Church Blackburn and these services are multilingual reflecting the languages spoken in the Blackburn area.  As usual, the Sunday service will go live…

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Warning: Is that email really from someone you know?

The Diocese wants to make people aware of the recent rise in a particular type of ‘scam’ email being sent to parishes across The Church of England, including in this Diocese.  Recipients may think the email is genuine because the scammers usually pose as people you will be familiar with, such as Bishops, Archdeacons, other clergy,…

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Thank you !

Thank you so much to everyone for the support over the last few weeks as the congregation gets used to the ‘new normal’. It was lovely to have Bishop Julian with us Sunday morning whilst Canon Michael and Carol have a much deserved break. As you know we said our last farewell to our friend…

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The way of the cross – a hard road

Readings Romans 12:9-21 and Matthew 16:21-28 What would we wish for our children? Fortunately, almost 100% of parents want good things for their children. We want good things for them – a good life, full of blessings and good fortune. This is one reason why people bring children to baptism. They bring them to God,…

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Sunday Worship, Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

This week’s online service will come from Holy Trinity Platt in Manchester. In his sermon, Rev Dr. Paul Mathole will reflect on what makes life meaningful. The service will be led by Rev James Spence and Sarah Bradley and there will be a reflection from Manny and Jo Oladipo, and their baby daughter Amaya-Joy, sharing…

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