Welcome to

   St John's Church  

Little Thornton

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Thank you for visiting St John, Little Thornton online. You can read more about us and our church family on this site or why not come and visit us? We are a friendly, growing and diverse church in the community of Little Thornton where everyone is assured of a warm welcome. It would be lovely to meet you at one of our services or at the various activities throughout the week. 


If you would like to come and join us at one of our services but find it a little bit daunting coming in on your own, please contact Rev Jane who will arrange for someone to meet you. We look forward to seeing you.

 Read more about our vicar, Rev Jane here.​

Sunday Services

Sunday Morning

9:00am - Communion service (traditional)

10:30am - Parish Communion - including  'Seekers' Junior Church  

                  - All age Family Celebration service - every 3rd Sunday


3:00pm - Every 3rd Sunday of the month

                 Holy Communion

Any additional services will be announced on our notice board and on our website

Our Mission


Our mission is to share the love of God with all who live in Little Thornton....and beyond!


St John's 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. For further details of our Parish and Diocesan Safeguarding arrangements please visit the Safeguarding page. Regionally, the Diocese of Blackburn has a safeguarding team, led by Sharon Hassall, the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser. Her contact details are: telephone: 07711 485170 / 01254 503070. Email: sharon.hassall@blackburn.anglican.org

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