We are currently setting up a youth group aimed at teens from 14 to 18. Although St. James Church is located in Forton, Lancashire, we want to reach out to any and all who would like to hear about the Good News of Jesus. So wherever you come from, please do come and join us in fellowship. In the first instance please contact the vicar by clicking here for more information.
Coming up soon:
Confirmation classes and a special service will be run again in 2019. If you would like to be confirmed, please contact the vicar by clicking here.
The confirmation service was held at St. Johns Church Ellel on the 5th July 2018.
This year the Diocese of Blackburn held two youth camps, on the theme “The Greatest of These” (1 Corinthians 13:13). The first, “Campers”, was held on Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th June 2018, and was for school years 6 to 9. The second, “Young Leaders”, was held on Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd September 2018, and was for school years 10 and upwards. To find out more about these exciting events click here.
The young peoples Confirmation Camp took place on the 9th to 11th June 2017, at Hothersall Lodge, Longridge. About 70 young people attended, and according to attendees the camp lived up to it’s longstanding reputation as a truly amazing event!
Following this, our confirmation service was held on 23rd July 2017 for young and adult candidates.
If you are interested in being confirmed please contact us, by clicking here.