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Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Tuesday, 27 November 2018


The latest edition of our newsletter is available, you can view it here

Friday, 16 November 2018

Advent Hymns

Advent Hymns at St Thomas Leesfield 3pm on 25th November

Wednesday, 14 November 2018


Get a faith lift,come to church
Come now, avoid the Christmas rush

Sunday, 11 November 2018


Well over 200 people attended the commemoration of the centenary of the end of WWI at the Cenotaph in Lees cemetery and Commonwealth War Grave site.  Many of the clergy from Churches together in Lees and District took part in the service with Rev'd Lyn giving the address.  There was some rain resulting in a sea of umbrellas, although the rain did stop in time for the 2 minutes silence.  Wreathes were laid by many of the uniformed organisations and others including a tribute from a local play group.

St John the Baptist was well represented within the congregation, with several clusters throughout the cemetery.  The hymns were 'O God our help in ages past', 'O Valiant hearts' - a new one to us, and 'The Lord's my Shepherd'. There was a band accompaniment and a parade following the commemoration.

Friday, 9 November 2018


Alfie Wilde was Baptised on 4th November

Lily assisted with the offertory


on 7th November, Rev'd Lyn was licensed as Area Dean for Oldham East.  With her are Geoff Dent, Lay Chair of the Deanery, Archdeacon Cherry and Bishop Mark.

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Rev'd Lyn to be licensed as Area Dean Today

Bishop David has asked Rev. Lyn to be the next area Dean for the Oldham East Deanery.  This will give Lyn responsibility for the Deanery Synod covering 36 churches. These range from Thornham to Denshaw in the north and to Leesfield and Greenfield in the south.  Lyn will be licensed at 7.30pm on 7th November at St John.

You can view the extent of the Deanery here