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Parish Communications and Support Officer

Job Description Our purpose is to create a diverse community living and sharing God’s story in Kirkby. We think this means being the kind of church community that welcomes and accepts people as they are, and is fully open to the community we’re in, sharing the love of God with our neighbours through everything that […]

Jumping from the Tower: St. Chad’s Charity Abseil

On 10th September, 2022, 25 brave volunteers descended 20 metres / 65 feet from the tower of St. Chad’s into the chancel to raise money for St. Chad’s and other charities. Congratulations to everyone who took part, and thank you for all your fundraising efforts. Here are some of the photos from the day, courtesy […]

Christmas 2017

Christmas Services in our churches Come and join us for the most magical time of the year in our three beautiful church buildings. Saturday, 16th December 6pm: Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment Band Concert @ St. Chad’s Sunday, 17th December 6pm: St. Andrew’s Carol Service 6.30pm: St. Chad’s Carols by Candlelight 6.30pm: St. Martin’s Carols by […]

New Team Members arrive!

In the past couple of weeks, we have welcome two new staff members to the Kirkby Team. Rev. Anne Lawlor has begun as the Team Vicar for St. Andrew’s Tower Hill and Mission Enabler for the Parish, and Rev. Alan Beahan has become part time Interim Minister at St. Chad’s, covering Rev. Philippa Lea’s maternity […]

Christmas in Kirkby

You are very warmly invited to any of our Christmas Services, happening in all four of our churches. Sunday, 18th December 9.30am: St. Mark’s Christmas Service, @ The Scout Hut, Old Rough Lane 6.30pm: Carols by Candlelight in St. Chad’s, St. Andrew’s and St. Martin’s. Traditional and beautiful services of carols and readings. A magical […]

The Light

A reflection for Holy Week Light flickering, batteries exhausted candle guttering bulb dying. Light, limiting our horizons, reducing our world creating the terror of the dark, closing in around us. Light, missing, losing the path, hiding the way. Light falling away quickly Watching the lights disappear, leaving behind an emptiness a hole where they once […]