Pentecost Doves – that’s the Spirit!

Our Crafternoon team are at it again! We are busy making doves for our next outdoor installation for Pentecost Sunday which is celebrated on the 50th day (the seventh Sunday) from Easter Sunday. This is the day that Christians commemorate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ…

Christian Aid Week 10 – 16 May 2021

Ribble Valley Christian Aid Group has been busy with plans for Christian Aid Week this year, which is from 10th to 16th May. The countries we support have been hit even more from climate change and the Covid pandemic this year, so we really hope that every church community in the Ribble Valley can contribute…

Join the Journey – worship with us in May 2021

As lockdown restrictions change there are more ways to enjoy worship at Trinity and keep Covid safe throughout May 2021. ZOOM ONLINE WORSHIP SUNDAYS 11AM Our weekly Zoom service starts at 11am, with an opportunity join the meeting early from 10.30am to catch up with friends or stick around afterwards for a virtual coffee in…

Tim’s Leap of Love

A miserable May Bank Holiday Monday didn’t put a stop to Tim Bridgeman’s daring fundraising leap from an aeroplane. He just moved it a day earlier! Tim is raising money and awareness for SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) a cause close to his heart. Back down to earth, Tim said: ‘What an amazing experience! The…

Love this Calling

God calls each person to embrace their Christian vocation and to express this calling without reservation. The stories and testimonies in issue 22 of the connexion demonstrate the breathtaking breadth and depth of God’s imagination as God calls people in so very many and various ways to follow Jesus.” the connexion is a free magazine about…

Eco Church News

An update from Archie Whymark, Climate Emergency Champion I am grateful for the opportunity that I have been given to submit a monthly prayer to the Trinity Prayer Rota. This has caused me a great deal of heart-searching. What do we need to pray for? It reminds me of the old story about a ship…

We are OPEN – come and see!

Over 2000 individually crafted flowers were unveiled as part of the celebration of the resurrection at Trinity Methodist Church on Easter Sunday, transforming the worship space into a colourful studio for a live service for people to watch from home led by Rev Ian Humphreys. The items had been created as part of a Making…

Open For Easter!

Brighter days are coming! On Easter Sunday, Reverend Ian Humphreys will provide a walk through communion between 2pm – 4pm. We are also open on Bank Holiday Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th between 2-3.30pm if you would like to enter the church building for a brief moment of reflection and private prayer in…

Building Bridges in 1880

As we look forward to our reopening and unveiling our spectacular new facilities, we are grateful to local historian, Shirley Penman who has discovered this story from the reopening of the Wesley Chapel in a copy of the Blackburn Standard, 6 November 1880. Wesley Chapel Re-opening Services The service in connection with the re-opening of…

Crafternoons on Zoom – LINK TO REGISTER IS HERE!

Volunteers at Trinity Methodist Church and Community Hub are appealing for donations of small handmade flowers, painted eggs, knitted chicks, pom pom creatures and cotton wool lambs to decorate a large cross in the church building for this year’s Easter Sunday service which will be live streamed from the church. Every Wednesday through Lent there’s also…

Peter Wrigley

Family and friends from across the Clitheroe Methodist Circuit and around the world celebrated the life of Peter Wrigley at a funeral service at Trinity Methodist Church led by Rev Ian Humphreys on Friday 11 December. As an organist, Peter was a huge part of the Trinity family and as well as accompanying worship, he…

Zoom at the Inn!

The show must go on! And on Sunday 20 December, it did … with our very special Nativity (via Zoom) entitled “Follow The Star”. Written and performed by the Clitheroe Methodist Circuit, it really was an epic production. They even made their own costumes, props and sets (it’s worth watching just to see that)! Executive Producer, Rev…

Rev Ian’s Christmas Message 2020

Dear friends across our Circuit … and beyond, ‘How silently, how silently, the wondrous gift is given. So God imparts to human hearts the blessings of his heaven’ – name that Christmas carol?! (*see below) Sing it to yourselves! Sing in your houses! Let your neighbours hear you! Christmas is on! Different? Yes! Cancelled? Not…

Buddy Bags Delivered!

Families living in emergency accommodation in Lancaster, Blackpool, Preston, Wigan, Nelson and Burnley have benefited from the amazing generosity of so many people who responded to our Christmas appeal to help The Buddy Bag Foundation. We made and delivered 160 gifts of love in rucksacks for children in crisis situations who may have had to…