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A Light to Remember

A Memorial Service is to be held on Sunday, 28th November at 1830. People are invited to attend in person at Fulwood, Bamber Bridge or Ashton (West Preston) Methodist Churches. There will be an opportunity to light candles to remember loved ones. The service will also be broadcast live via the Circuit's Facebook page.

November updates

The November prayer diary and the September edition of Sphere are now both available online.

Methodist Prayer handbooks are available in the foyer for your devotions. They are priced £4.50, and if you would like one, or have already taken a copy, and are able to make a contribution to the cost please pass payment to Don Roscoe, or put in a labelled envelope in the collection plate. The most important thing is that they are used!

Guidance on Sunday worship has been updated. Booking is no longer required.

We have been back in Church for worship since Easter Sunday. Booking is no longer required for Sunday worship.

Recordings of Sunday services are once more online.

Pastoral care

As we have lost a number of pastoral visitors and it is getting difficult to manage the current practice of pastoral care for our church community, we are currently reviewing how we have worked and alternative models we could consider. I hope to let you know more in the coming weeks. If you have any thoughts or comments please let Linda Trafford (01772 339931) or Marlene Yates know as soon as possible.

Welcome Stewards

As life starts to get back to business as usual it would be lovely to add the welcome stewards back to our Sunday worship. If you have done this before and would like to start again or try it for the first time please let any of the stewards know so we can start to make arrangements for this.

Outdoor Church Advent celebration

Sunday, 12th December at 1400

Outdoor Church details
An opportunity to join in friendship together and spend time in prayer outdoors. Please bring suitable footwear and clothing for the weather as well as a packed lunch and something to drink.

Meet at the Bowland Visitor Centre at Beacon Fell Country Park. All welcome.

Advent Bible Studies

Wednesdays, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd December from 1930–2030

All are welcome to join us on Zoom for our Advent Bible Study Course, “Mary had a baby”. Look afresh at the Christmas story through the words of African-American spirituals, and reflect on the gifts of the Nativity for the 21st century.

Joining details to follow.

Karen le Mouton's Sabbatical

Karen will be on sabbatical from Monday, 29th November until Monday, 14th March 2022. Please note her email address will not be monitored or emails read during this time. If it is still important that she reads your email, please resend it after 14th March.

If you require an urgent answer or a need to speak to someone during this time please contact:

Thank you

Online services

A weekly Sunday Evening Service via Zoom will continue to take place as usual at 1900 on Sunday evenings unless there are any updates or changes. You will need to book onto the Zoom services: you only need to state your circuit and church if it is your first time of attending, otherwise, please just send an email to requesting the codes.

Please note the deadline for applying to join the weekly service is now 1300 on Fridays. This will greatly assist the Preston Ribble Circuit with administration.


Our church is an inclusive and friendly community, with people of different ages and backgrounds. We enjoy a variety of worship styles embracing modern and traditional, formal and informal. Alongside this, the church is home to a large range of events run by both the church and our community partners. You will find details here of all our activities and services, and information about who to contact. Make a date to come— we hope to see you soon!