St Anne, Beech Hill, Beech Hill

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Welcome to The Parish Church of St. Anne, Beech Hill Website,

The Parish Church of St. Anne is an Anglican Parish Church in the Modern Catholic tradition serving the community of Beech Hill, the north area of Wigan, with a very open and friendly nature and where everyone is welcome.

We have a very good and enthusiastic Choir. The Sunday School welcomes all children and young people. Parents of young children, toddlers and babies are welcome to stay too.

We have a range of groups including twice weekly bingo, aerobics, zumba, line dancing.

We have a children’s play area in church and an open policy for Baptism and offer a special welcome to all visitors and newcomers. We warmly invite all Communicant members of every part of Christ's Church to receive Communion and non-Communicants are invited to the altar for a blessing.

We have uniformed organizations, i.e. Rainbows, Brownies, and Guides, all who welcome enquiries about joining.

The Mothers’ Union and the Women’s fellowship meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month in the Community Centre, everybody welcome.

Our Community Centre comprises a large hall, seperate committee room, kitchen and disabled toilets. All our activities and services are open to all and everyone is welcome.


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Parish Contact Information:

Mrs. Susan Gaskell -
Churchwarden and Community Centre Hire.
01942 825183 or

Funeral Contact:
Susan Gaskell
01942 825183 or

Weddings Contact:
Alfred Julien
01942 494631 or

Baptism's Contact:
Mrs. Barabara Blinkhorn
01942 200683
Mrs. Doreen Martlew
01942 237426

Confirmation's Contact:
Mr. Keith Buckley
01942 242731 or

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advent carol service
Monday 21st December 2015 at 10:00 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Coffee Incense Common Worship
midnight mass
Thursday 24th December 2015 at 11:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Incense Common Worship
Thursday 24th December 2015 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Printer friendly list of events


Sunday Club
Computer games, DVD's, arts and crafts, discussions and games. We welcome all children of all faiths and cultures.
Contact Keith on (H) 01942 242731 or (M) 0702087629
Every Sunday at 9:45 AM for 1 hour
Sunday School
sung eucharist holy communion
Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Coffee Incense Common Worship


2pm till 3.30pm Everybody Welcome
Every Monday at for 1½ hours
Choir Practice
Learning new music and anthems for regular worship on a Sunday and for Speical Events. Contact James Taylor on (H) 0151 538 7258 or (M) 07730029024
Every Monday at 7:00 PM for 1 hour
Janet's Line Dancing
Line Dancing for ALL. Everyone welcome. From 8.00pm - 10.30pm. Contact Janet on 01257 253462.
Every Monday at 8:00 PM for 3 hours


Parent and Toddler Group
We have plenty of toys and books for the children, and also juice and toast. For the Parents and the Carers, tea, coffee and toast. Plenty of fun for the children with a sing-song at the end. The Parents and Carers get the chance to have a chat in between different activities. Please contact: Mrs. B. Howarth (H) 01942 247729 Mrs. I. Holiday (H) 01942 742642 Mrs. D. Martlew (H) 01942 237426
Term time only.
Every Tuesday at 9:15 AM for 2 hours
Karate for all ages. Contact Ian on 07761052888
Every Tuesday at 7:00 PM for 2 hours


Exersies Class open to ALL. Contact Amie Johnson on 07833474226
Every Wednesday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Evening Areobics with Louise Hale, everybody welcome. Contact Louise on 07725461159.
Every Wednesday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Zumba exercise class with Debbie Leigh. Contact Debbie on 07889213709
Every Wednesday at 7:15 PM for 1½ hours
Women's Fellowship
We meets on the First Wednesday of every month we invite speakers who give talks on interesting topics. Twice a year - December evening and outing in June. Quizzes, Prize Bingo, Involved in our Church Christmas Fair and Summer Fair with a fancy goods stall. For more information contact Kath Owen on 01942 231683 or email:
Every first Wednesday at 7:45 PM for 2 hours
Mother's Union
We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, we invite guest speaker's who talk about various topic's, chats about family life, prayers, tea and biscuits with a friendly atmospher. For more information. Contact. Kath Gaskell on 01942 235303
Every third Wednesday at 7:45 PM for 1½ hours


Thursday Coffee Morning
Everybody welcome to pop in anytime. We have a chat and a raffel and welcome old and young to come and help or to have a chat. Contact the Vicarage for more details on 01942 241930.
Every Thursday at 9:15 AM for 1 hour
said eucharist
Thursday at 9:15 AM for ½ hour
Family Friendly Coffee Common Worship


Friday Bingo
Bingo, raffle, tea, coffee, biscuits, everybody made very welcome.
Every Friday at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
St. Anne's Brownies
Subs £1 per week. Crafts, games and songs, spiritua, culural and moral asp[ects of becoming a member of the community. All welcome. Contact Liz Chamberlain on 01942 236662
Term Time only.
Every Friday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
St Anne's Guides
Guide unti for girls aged 10 - 15. Enjoying games, crafts and activites based on a girlguide programme. Contact Anne Finney on 01942 626726
Every Friday at 7:15 PM for 1½ hours
Printer friendly list of events
advent carol service
Monday 21st December 2015 at 10:00 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Coffee Incense Common Worship
midnight mass
Thursday 24th December 2015 at 11:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Incense Common Worship
Thursday 24th December 2015 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly



Wheelchair accessible toilets

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

Cafe / Restaurant
Other information
Clergy: The Revd Simon Geraint PRITCHARD
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 15345
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Our Patron: Bishop of Liverpool
Archdeaconry: WARRINGTON (222)
Deanery: WIGAN (22209)
Benefice: All Saints Wigan Team (22/214CH)
Parish Legal Name: St. Anne Wigan (220255 22/255)
CofE Church Info: (622255 22/255)
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This page was last updated on Sunday 22nd November 2015
St Anne, Beech Hill : Beech Hill Avenue, Beech Hill, Lancashire, WN6 7TA

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