Latest News

Our parish is an active one, with plenty going on throughout the year. We use this page to share the latest parish news and notices, so please feel free to browse! Click on the links below to read each individual story. They are ordered chronologically, with the latest stories to the top of the list.

All Churches in our Joint Benefice – St Wilfrid’s, Ribchester, All Hallows, Mitton and St John the Evangelist, Hurst Green – welcome all who wish to mark their love for each other and their love and faith in God. 

We are delighted that following government and Diocesan Church advice, we are now able to open St Wilfrid's Church for private prayer. Set times are being offered for visits. Please click on the 'Read more' link for more details.

The High Sheriff of Lancashire is opening her beautiful gardens on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st June by appointment only in aid of the three parishes of Hurst Green, Ribchester and Mitton.

Dear Friends, As expected, there has been a ban on Public Worship imposed by the Archbishop of Canterbury and York, following Government Advice. Please click on the title above or 'Read more' below to find out more about arrangements for worship and prayer,

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have today issued a joint letter regarding coronavirus. You can read their message by clicking on this link.

"If we're kind and polite the world will be right." Paddington 2 will be screening at Ribchester Village Hall on Saturday 14th March in aid of Blackburn Foodbank and Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

We have recently installed a contactless payment terminal at St Wilfrid's as a new option for individual giving. The machine is easy to use and is permanently situated at the back of the Church.

On 12th January, we held a Covenant Service in the Dutton Chapel. The service includes the saying of a special prayer - the Covenant Prayer.

Have fun with arts, crafts, paints and glue... followed by worship and a Jacobs Join tea. Saturday 5th October, 3pm at St John's Old School Hall, Hurst Green.

The weekend of 29-30 June 2019 was a special time for our parish, as Rev'd Karen - our Curate - was ordained Priest at Blackburn Cathedral.

Through this year's Bishop's Harvest Appeal, your gifts will help Friends of Mulanje Orphans (FOMO) bring hope to vulnerable children in Malawi, and help Christian Aid empower women in Honduras to take the lead in tackling climate change.