Burnley and Pendle Methodist Circuit

God's grace in word and action

Circuit Diary Dates


Circuit Preaching Plan Link(Click here) Preaching appointments  December 2019 to February 2020


Starting Tuesday 24th September 2019 for 6 months from 9:00-11:00am. Welcome to Wellbeing – A free workshop every Tuesday. Join us to learn new skills and make new friends. Free Sessions: Creative skills; Employability skills; Confidence building. At Central Methodist Church Hub (downstairs) Hargreaves Street Burnley BB11 1DU for more information contact Kath at kathheyworth@hotmail.com

SATURDAY 22ND FEBRUARY HIGHERFORD ARE HOLDING A FAIR TRADE COFFEE MORNING at  10.00-12.00 NOON.  HOME MADE CAKES, BRING AND BUY FAIRTRADE ITEMS, RAFFLE WITH FAIR TRADE PRIZES,JIGSAWS, COME ALONG TO A WARM WELCOME.

Monday 24th February Local Preachers’ Meeting at Greenbrook at 7.30pm

Wednesday 26th February, 7.30pm There will be a short service of Holy Communion for Ash Wednesday at Christ Church, led by Revd Phil Taylor

Saturday 29th February 10am-12noon  at St. Andrew’s Barnoldswick as part of Fair Trade Fortnight there will be a Coffee Morning on behalf of the Fair Trade Foundation

Sundays 1st and 8th March the two Sunday's in Fairtrade Fortnight, we are having a Stall for the sale of Fairtrade goods at CHRISTCHURCH. We would like to encourage everyone to Bring a Fairtrade item (it doesn't have to be food) and BUY something.

Saturday 7th March (during Fair Trade Fortnight) there is to be a Circuit Afternoon Tea at Christ Church at 3.00pm Tickets and posters will be available nearer the time. Churches are invited to contribute with stalls/bring and buy etc. featuring Fair Trade items. Further information and details will be circulated.

Saturday 7th March Prayer Breakfast at St. John's

Monday 9th March to Saturday 14th March St. Peter’s and St. Andrew’s are undertaking a joint fund raising effort and to that end have hired a shop in Frank Street (just off the town square) You are most welcome to come and browse or contribute items for sale! The shop will be open daily from 9.30am to 4.00pm

Saturday 14th March A circuit open meeting to discuss Methodist Marriage and Relationship issues at Greenbrook from 10:00am - 12 noon.  
ALSO on Tuesday 21st April 7.30pm – 9.30pm at The Exchange Project

Wednesday 18th March 2020 MWiB Lancashire District Day at Lytham Methodist Church Park St. Lytham FY8 5NW 10.30 – 3.00pm  Speaker: Edel McClean – a Learning & Development Officer for the Methodist Church. Theme: ‘God of Conversation’. Stalls enabling MWiB, Resources, cards. Doors open 10am for coffee/tea. Please bring a packed lunch

Friday 27th March HOPE BARLICK EVENT Venue St. Andrew’s Methodist Church Mosley Street Barnoldswick Speaker Dan Randall (Youth Director Hope Together) 6.30pm- 8.30pm

Saturday 4th April  Prayer Breakfast at Wheatley Lane

Wednesday 29th April to Saturday 2nd May 2020.  Greenbrook Methodist Church Theatre Group Presents THE WOW FACTOR A Jute Box Musical by Judith Foot.  Tickets £8 & £5 at Greenbrook Road, Burnley BB12 6NZ – Curtains open 7.30pmTickets from Wendy Curson Tel: 01282 426889

Central Methodist Church in Burnley.

Heather Johnson.
 Tel: 01282 459666 or 07808768749.

"OLLIE" the Octopus, who has been very kindly made in Claret and Blue, and donated by Julie, a Coffee Bar customer, needs a new name! Ollie is very eager to travel the circuit so that people can guess his name in the hope they will win him!! His bags are packed!! If you would like Ollie to visit your Church, again please contact Heather Johnson to arrange dates!


Burnley Central Methodist Church:   "Thank God it’s Friday" is a time for quiet reflection and prayer, for anyone who will be in Burnley town centre at that time, shoppers, workers....people who may not be able to come to a Church on a Sunday. There is not an organised service but volunteers will be available for anyone who wishes to talk. People can stay for as long as they wish. Candles can be lit or prayers left. "Thank God it’s Friday" will take place every Friday from 12 noon until 1.15pm. 


St. Andrew’s MC will be holding a COFFEE MORNING EACH SATURDAY 10am – 12noon. Please remember -You are welcome any time you are in the area. 


Central MC, Hargreaves St. Burnley -  Coffee Bar  is open every day except Tuesdays from 10am until 3pm, Saturdays 10am until 12.30pm.
The coffee bar sells tea/coffee/toast/currant teacakes and other light refreshments at competitive prices.
It is situated at the rear of the Central Methodist Church-Entrance via the car park.  Why not pop in next time you are in Burnley? Everyone is welcome!


Remember!  Every Friday prayer takes place at Christ Church Nelson at 1.30pm – all welcome.


Each Thursday Community Lunch at the Exchange project, Colne.  Lunch is served at 12:30 £3 for the main course and £1 for a sweet, with unlimited free tea or coffee. Main Course followed by the option of ice cream or cheese and biscuits instead of the sweet..


Greenbrook Methodist Church (BB12 6NZ)  hold a Coffee Morning on the last Saturday in every month 10am to 11.30am
Community Coffee Morning. Home baking, books, bric-c-brac. Unlimited tea/coffee for a small donation.

Service at  Woodside Residential Home, Burnley Road, Padiham  second Wednesday of every month. The service starts at 11:00am for half an hour. Could you help with singing, bible readings?  Please see Erica Atkinson.


See Church pages for local Church meetings