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Last updated 11th March 2020

Preston

Welcome to the Diocesan website page for Preston Deanery, which covers the Preston City local authority, writes Rev Alastair McHaffie (pictured) the Area Dean. 

On this page is a map of the Deanery; key contacts; dates of forthcoming meetings and a variety of useful parish information, including parish spotlights. 

Map of Preston Deanery showing all of the parish boundaries on an Ordnance Survey background. 

Key contacts

  • Area Dean: Rev Canon Alistair McHaffie - mchaffie1957@googlemail.com
  • Lay Chair: Mrs Stephanie Rankin
  • Deanery Synod Secretary: Mr Ken Curphey

Key meetings in 2020

Deanery Chapter meetings (all at 1pm-2.30pm - please note later start)

  • Tuesday 5 May at Christ Church Fulwood with David Barlow (Chair of DBF)
  • Wednesday 16 September at St Stephen's Preston
  • Thursday 19 November at Preston Minster

Deanery Synods (all at 7.30pm)

  • Tuesday 17 March at St George's Preston. Speaker: David Beattie (Arocha) “A Christian response to Climate Change and the Environment”
  • Thursday 11 June at St John's Broughton. Speaker: Ven David Picken, our new Archdeacon of Lancaster
  • Wednesday 14 October at St Christopher, Lea. Speakers: Bishop Philip North and Carolyn Barton - Vision 2026

Archdeacon's Visitation

St Paul's, Longridge. Monday 11 May at 7.30pm


Deanery Standing Committee (7.30pm at 20 Fishwick View, Preston PR1 4YA)

  • Wednesday 1 April
  • Wednesday 1 July
  • Wednesday 4 November

Deanery Training Day at Preston Minster - Demystifying the Book of Revelation

Saturday 20 June, 9.30am-3.30pm with Rev Dr Ian Paul.

Ian is Adjunct Professor of Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in the USA, he is also an ordained minister at St Nic's, Nottingham; Managing Editor of Grove Booklets and on the General Synod of the Church of England.

This day will be for clergy and interested lay people in your congregations and places can be booked here.  To cover costs a £5 donation of £5.00 per person is requsted, payable on the day.  Please bring a packed lunch.


Parish information

  • Parish map shows the parish boundary 
  • Parish spotlight brings together a range of information about parishes, both in terms of congregations, but also the wider community living in the area. Although this information dates from 2012 it is still a very useful tool, especially when creating a parish profile.
  • Parish dashboard provides information about attendance and occasional offices over a ten year period upto and including 2016.
  • Parish website, Facebook page, or 'A Church Near You' (ACNY) page
Parish name Parish map

Parish Spotlight/

Dashboard

Parish website/ 

Facebook

Ashton on Ribble St Andrew map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Ashton on Ribble St Michael and All Angels map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Broughton St John The Baptist map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Fulwood Christ Church map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Grimsargh St Michael map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Ingol St Margaret map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Lea St Christopher map

spotlight

dashboard

Facebook 
Longridge St Lawrence with St Paul map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Preston All Saints map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Preston Emmanuel map

spotlight

 

ACNY page
Preston St Cuthbert Fulwood map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Preston St John (The Minster) & St George map

spotlight (Minster)

spotlight

(St George)

dashboard

ACNY page (Minster)

ACNY page

(St George)

Preston St Stephen map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Preston The Risen Lord map

spotlight

dashboard

website
Ribbleton The Ascension and Ribbleton St Mary Magdalene map

spotlight

dashboard

website