St John (The Minster), Preston

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Preston Minster is a fine Victorian Church which dominates Church Street from every angle. It has its foundation dating back to Saint Wilfrid. It is a restored space inside, with a large nave and a double choir - in fact the second bank of choir stalls are for the Select Vestry, an ancient tradition dating back to well before the reformation. We have a fine icon screen and artworks, including a large mural pained after the Second World War by a German POW. We have A BCP Eucharist on Wednesday at 10.30, Low Mass on Friday at 10am and Sung Mass on Sunday at 9.30. All are very welcome and we are fully wheelchair accessible. A car park is located at the back of the Minster for visitors.


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01772 901313 (The Parish Office) or 01772 252528 (The Rectory)

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Christmas Morning Mass
Friday 25th December 2015 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
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Sung Mass
Every first third fourth and fifth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Parish Sung Mass
Our Parish Sung Mass followed by Parish Lunch happens on the second Sunday of each month. We alternate the venue between the two Churches each month. Please visit our website to find out which Church the service will be taking place at this month. Please note, there is only one service in the Parish on the second Sunday of the month.
Every second Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour


Book of Common Prayer Eucharist
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM for ½ hour


Low Mass
Every Friday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
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Christmas Morning Mass
Friday 25th December 2015 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour



Wheelchair accessible toilets

Public telephone accessible to wheelchair users

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 19546
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Archdeaconry: LANCASTER (532)
Deanery: PRESTON (53205)
Benefice: Preston St_Jo and St_Geo (03/193CR)
Parish Legal Name: Preston St. John and St. George The Martyr (530276 3/276)
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The current editor is: Sam Walmsley

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This page was last updated on Monday 23rd November 2015
St John (The Minster) : Church Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 3BT

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