New Monthly Multi-Lingual Services from Blackburn Diocese

This Sunday 5th July, on the Diocese of Blackburn’s YouTube channel at 9 o’clock, Rev’d Sarah Siddique Gill, Vicar of St Stephen’s and St James’ Blackburn will lead a multi-lingual service which will be repeated every first Sunday of the month thereafter. “The truth is that Christianity is a global religion,” says Sarah, who was born…

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Service for Second Sunday after Trinity

This week’s Sunday service is led by Father Andrew Moughtin-Mumby, Rector of St Peter’s Church, Walworth. The service includes a minute’s silence to lament the racism experienced by the Windrush generation and other black and UK minority ethnic people. Contributors include the Bishop of Dover and Rt Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, who gives the final blessing…

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Sunday service for Corpus Christi

The service this Sunday marks the feast of Corpus Christi. The Rev Richard Springer will speak of the agony of the crucified Christ and draw parallels with the pain of those who suffer racism, hunger and homelessness. Join us at 9.00am Sunday or anytime afterwards. At 6.30pm, the St. Oswald’s weekly sermon will be uploaded…

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Trinity Sunday service

The Trinity Sunday service will also be a farewell service for The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, who is retiring after 15 years. He will be joined by BBC News presenter Huw Edwards, Tariro Matsveru, a student at Cranmer Hall, and members of charities which the Archbishop has founded. Join us at 9.00am Sunday or…

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Thy Kingdom Come Pentecost Sunday Service

Celebrate Whit Sunday with a special ecumenical Thy Kingdom Come Pentecost Service this Sunday, 31st May, from 9am onwards. There will be contributions from His Holiness Pope Francis, Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London, Archbishop Angaelos, Senior Pastor of Jesus House for all the Nations, Agu Irukwu, Heidi Crowter, an advocate for people with Down’s Syndrome,…

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Messy Sermon Group – How do you think the disciples felt when they saw Jesus returning to heaven?

So this weeks Messy Sermon Activities for families to share are exploring the story of Jesus’ ascension to heaven including the readings for this Sunday 24th May.  These activities can be done as a family and very often include some crafts and quizzes as well as prayers.  We would love to see some of your…

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Easter 6 – Worship this Sunday – ‘Voice for the Voiceless’ from Blackburn and Liverpool

Join us for this week’s service, led by the Revd Canon Dr Crispin Pailing, Rector of Liverpool, and Revd Canon Dr Rowena Pailing from Blackburn Cathedral, who calls on Christians to be a ‘voice for the voiceless’. The service also includes contributions from Dean Sullivan, who played Jimmy Corkhill in Brookside, Dr Sarah Rushworth, a…

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