St John the Baptist,Bircle,BURY

About our Parish

St John's Parochial Church Council has the responsibility of co-operating with the Clergy in promoting in the ecclesiastical parish the whole mission of the Church, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical. It also has maintenance responsibilities for the Parish Church of St. John the Baptist Bircle, Bury which includes Topping Fold, Fairfield, Jericho & Birtle.

Our mission statement is,

Bircle church is here to be with Christ at the heart of the community, strengthened by our worship and mutual care!


PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL BAPTISM, CONFIRMATION, WEDDING, FUNERAL & ALL GRAVEYARD ENQUIRIES SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO THE VICARAGE

Rev Gordon Joyce
(THE PARISH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST BIRCLE, INCLUDES TOPPING FOLD, FAIRFIELD, JERICHO & BIRTLE).

The Parish Office is:
1a Pimhole Road
Bury
BL9

Tel: 0161 764 1157 (Priest in Charge)

Verger:
Mr David Frain.

HOW TO BOOK OUR CONFERENCE FACILITIES

Please ring David direct on 0161 763 3150 if you wish to make a booking.

Churchwardens:
Mrs Sheila Frain.


Reader,
Mr Edwin Partridge.

ALM's (authorised lay ministers)
Mrs Barbara Cooper.
Mrs Sheila Frain.
Mr Andrew Gardiner.
Mrs Ann Joyce.


Churchwarden Emeritus (an honorary lifetime appointment) & Gift aid Secretary
Dr David Miller.
Mrs Sheila Frain.


Deputy Churchwardens.
Mr Sam Coker,
Miss Carol Hesketh,
Mr Lynn Whitehead.



PCC Treasurers
Miss Carol Hesketh,
Mrs Alison Gardiner.

Deanery Synod Representatives:
Mr Sam Coker.
Dr David Miller.

PCC Members:
The Vicar, Mr Sam Coker, Mr Edwin Partridge, Mrs Elaine Partridge, Mrs Tina West,
Mrs Sheila Frain, Dr David Miller (Vice-Chairman),Mrs Meg Bolton. Mrs Alison Gardiner.

Independent Examiner:
Mrs Georgina Nuttall


Parish Child Protection Officer:
Mrs Barbara Cooper.

Vulnerable adults co ordinator
Mr Lynn Whitehead.













For Parish enquiries please contact:


Rev Gordon Joyce
(THE PARISH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST BIRCLE, INCLUDES TOPPING FOLD, FAIRFIELD, JERICHO & BIRTLE).

The Parish Office is:
1a Pimhole Road
Bury
BL9

Tel: 0161 764 1157 (Priest in Charge)

Verger:
Mr David Frain
0161 763 3150


Churchwardens

Mrs Sheila Frain


Churches in our Parish

St John Baptist