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St Peter’s Church Darwen

Good news for Darwen and the local community.

Keeping our community safe


Safeguarding our Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults.

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Community Groups

Groups and Activities at St Peter’s Church.

Your Special Day


Blessings and Weddings at St Peter’s Church

St Peter’s Church Vicar Vacancy

St Peter’s is now in vacancy and we are undertaking to process to be able to appoint a new vicar.
If you wish to contact the church please ring: 01254 703929 or email: stpeterschurch829@btinternet.com.
For all Baptism/Christening and Wedding enquiries email: baptism_wedding_stpeters_darwen@yahoo.com
and someone will be in touch with you.

St Peter’s Church Darwen | Coronavirus Unlock Plan

This plan is provisional, depending on further information from HM Government and detailed guidance from the national Church and the Diocese of Blackburn. All things are subject to review.

Social distancing etc.

From 17 October 2021

• No signage on pews
• Baptisms may take place during the 10:30am service if families request this.


From 17 October 2021

• As above

Masks & cleaning

From 17 October 2021

• As above for masks
• Cleaning pattern retained (Tuesday and after each service)
• Hand sanitiser stations in and out of church remain in place


From 17 October 2021

• Pre-Covid pattern: 9.00am 2 hymns; 10.30am sung service with 5 hymns


From 17 October 2021

• Sign of the peace and blessing of children can include some physical contact being mindful that some people may not wish to have physical contact. When sharing stay in pews and just share with those nearby, pray for those we need to make peace with. Waving can continue
• Priest and chalice assistants also unmasked at distribution
• Continue receiving communion standing at the front of church, keeping one-way system.
• Await further guidance on return of the Chalice from the national church/diocese. Offertory procession to return.
• People may wish to continue to receive in one kind only (bread). No intincture by people (dipping) of bread into the wine

Agreed at the PCC meeting on Wednesday 21st July 2021

Event: Inspirational Bible Verses

Would you like to share with others some of your favourite Bible Verses or passages?

Pray & Worship From Home

Prayers and Readings for the second Sunday of Advent, 5th December 2021.

Welcome to St Peter’s Church Darwen

Here for the Community - St Peter's Church Darwen

Our Community

We are an Anglican Church in the Diocese of Blackburn, England. Our regular services are 9.00 and 10.30 on Sunday, and 10.00 on Wednesday.

Ceremonies at St Peter's Church Darwen


You can drop in on Saturday mornings from 10am to 11am when there will be someone at the church who will talk to you about the arrangements.

Community Groups and Activities - St Peter's Church Darwen


There are a number of groups, classes and social activities based around St Peter’s Church. We invite anyone who is interested to join in.


Promoting a Safer Church

As a parish we have adopted the House of Bishops ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ policy and the Parish Safeguarding Handbook, incorporating the House of Bishop’s Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guidance.
Parish Safeguarding Handbook Download

Our PCC has formally adopted this and signed the Safeguarding Policy Statement Promoting a Safer Church.
Download the Parish Safeguarding Statement

Details of our parish safeguarding officer can be found in the attached ‘Safeguarding in our Parish – who’s who.
Download the Safeguarding Who’s Who

We have also displayed the Promoting a Safer Church poster prominently within our church. It can be found in the entrance to church.

All those working with children and adults at risk have undergone safer recruitment, received safeguarding training and support.

Events 2021

See What’s Happening at St Peter’s Church

From Our Vicar

St Peter’s Church (formerly Holy Trinity) is the town centre church in Darwen, Lancashire. The church and parish centre are open most days. Visitors are guaranteed a warm welcome to any of the services or events taking place information about which is found on this website.

The church family seeks to maintain the church building as a place of welcome and hospitality for all and this is reflected in the number of different groups based in both the church and parish centre as well as outreach work into the town centre and parish.

At the heart of St Peter’s is an understanding of the Gospel of Love and Inclusion. All are welcome here in this place.

Rev Canon Fleur Green

Service Times

9.00 am. Holy Communion. Service with Hymns.
10.30 am. Sung Eucharist.

Everyone is invited to join us for coffee and biscuits after the Sunday and Wednesday services. On the 4th Sunday of each month our Fairtrade stall will also be open in the Parish Centre.

From Our Gallery

  • A remarkably beautiful well maintained Church, friendly people and a lovely experience.

  • A remarkably beautiful well maintained Church, friendly people and a lovely experience.

  • We were greeted by the vicar who gave us some of the history of the church then allowed us to walk around and view the inside at our leisure.