Last updated 5th May 2020
Accrington Deanery covers the Hyndburn local authority.
Welcome to the Accrington Deanery page on the website for Blackburn Diocese, The Church of England in Lancashire.
There are nine benefices in the Deanery, representing 13 parishes with 11 Voluntary Aided, and two Voluntary Controlled Church of England Primary Schools, and one Church of England High School. We are in the south and east of the Diocese straddling parts of Hyndburn and Rossendale Borough Councils. The M65 and Leeds-Liverpool canal run across the Deanery. You are never far from the hills in Accrington.
There are a wide variety of worship services from traditional high church to evangelical in the Deanery and a number of family-friendly Messy Church services. I can assure you of a warm welcome in any of our churches. Do enjoy browsing, explore the rest of the the Diocesan website and feel free to contact any of our clergy for further information.
Rev Ian Enticott has been in Christian ministry for over 40 years, with 17 years in ordained ministry, and he is Vicar of the united benefice of Accrington St James and St Paul
Married to Fiona for 31 years, they have together been mission partners in Tanzania, East Africa and raised 4 children. They have an interest in encouraging faith development in families, and working with children and young people.
Map of Accrington Deanery showing all of the parish boundaries on an Ordnance Survey background.
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|Accrington St John with Huncoat St Augustine||map||website|
|Accrington Christ Church||map||
|Accrington St Andrew||map||ACNY page|
|Accrington St Mary Magdelen||map|
|Accrington St Peter||map||ACNY page|
|Accrington St James||map|
|Accrington St Paul||map|
|Altham St James||map||website|
|Clayton-Le-Moors All Saints||map|
|Baxenden St John||map|
|Haslingden St James with Grane St Stephen and Stonefold St John||map||website|
|Laneside St Peter||map||ACNY page|
|Musbury St Thomas||map|
|Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel, All Saints and St Paul)||
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