St Matthew The Apostle, Habergham Eaves

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St Matthew's with Holy Trinity is an Anglican Parish Church which strives to embrace all opinions and offer the best we can of traditional and more modern worship. We are probably best described as ‘Liberal High Church'.

We welcome people of all ages to any of our Eucharists and there is a small but growing Junior Church which meets at the same time as the Parish Eucharist.

For very small members there is a play area near the Font which is well equipped with toys and games.

On the FIRST SUNDAY of every month at 10:30 am we have a Family Service lasting about half an hour.

An open policy for Baptism and Marriage (under Anglican guidelines) means that if you wish to have your child baptised or to be married we would be delighted to hear from you. Please call Fr Mark whose details are on this web site and he will arrange to meet you.

There are large uniformed organisations for both boys and girls, who welcome enquiries about joining and are present on the first Sunday of the month at our Parade Service.

The Parish School, Holy Trinity has strong links with the church through regular assemblies and a service in church at least once a term.

Anyone who is a full member of any denomination may make their communion with us.

We look forward to meeting you whether as a ‘one off’ or more regularly.

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Fr Mark Williams
St Matthew's Vicarage
Harriet Street
BB11 4JH
(01282) 424849

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Traditional Eucharist
A Sung Eucharist using the Book of Common Prayer.
Every first Sunday at 9:00 AM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
BCP Holy Communion
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 9:00 AM for 40 minutes
Book of Common Prayer
Family Service
A service on the first Sunday of the month with younger people in mind lasting about half an hour.
Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM
Family Friendly creche Coffee
Parish Eucharist
Main Sunday service with hymns and sung communion setting.
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Family Friendly Sunday School Coffee Common Worship
Every first Sunday at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer


Said Eucharist
Said service of about half an hour in the St Paul Chapel followed by coffee
Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship


Said Eucharist
Usually at the High Altar
Every Thursday at 7:00 PM for ½ hour
Common Worship


Said Eucharist
Said Eucharist in the Lady Chapel for about half an hour. Modern Language but a slightly more traditional emphasis.
Every Friday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Choir Practice
Every Friday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
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Holy Week Eucharist
Eucharist and Address
Wednesday 1st April 2015 at 7:00 PM for ½ hour
Maundy Thursday
Sung Eucharist with vigil until midnight.
Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 7:30 PM for 1 hour
Good Friday Morning Prayer and Ante Communion
Devotional service for Good Friday using the words of the Book of Common Prayer and the reading of the Passion Gospel.
Friday 3rd April 2015 at 10:30 AM for 40 minutes
Book of Common Prayer
The Good Friday Liturgy
Veneration of the Cross, Reading of the Passion and Holy Communion
Friday 3rd April 2015 at 2:00 PM for 50 minutes
Common Worship
Sunrise Eucharist
Morning eucharist with the blessing of the Easter Fire, lighting of the Pascal Candle, vigil readings and Holy Communion. Start time 6:05am.
Sunday 5th April 2015 at 6:00 AM for 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Coffee Incense Common Worship
Festal Evensong Stanford in B flat Magnificat, Nunc Dimittis and Te Deum This Joyful Eastertide C Wood
Sunday 5th April 2015 at 6:29 PM for ¾ hour
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 11467
Built: 1879 rebuilt 1931
Architect: Austin and Paley of Lancaster
Style of worship: Liberal High Church
Our Patron: The Rector of Burnley
Archdeaconry: BLACKBURN (531)
Deanery: BURNLEY (53103)
CofE Church Info: (603062 3/62)
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The current editor is: Mark John Williams

St Matthew The Apostle : St Matthew's Street, Habergham Eaves, Lancashire, BB11 4JH


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