St Leonard's Balderstone

Welcome to St Leonard's Church Balderstone, a friendly and inclusive church which enjoys a peaceful, rural setting in the beautiful Ribble Valley.   Part of the United Benefice of Balderstone, Mellor and Samlesbury, we are committed to serving God and the local community. Come and join us at our services and social events.  We would really love to see you and welcome you into our church family.

Get in touch

Karen Herschell

St Mary’s Vicarage
Church Lane

01254 814041

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What's on

Harvest Supper Evensong

for 45 mins
St Leonard's Balderstone
Commons Lane Balderstone Blackburn, BB2 7LL, GB

Harvest Evensong in our beautiful church decorated with harvest gifts and flowers followed by a meat and potato pie and apple pie supper tea/coffee in the school. This service is a lovely community event where friends from St Mary's Mellor, St Leonard's Samlesbury, Mellor Methodist and St Mary's Osbaldeston are invited to join us.

For the future, we now have a 'virtual' United Benefice magazine.

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"Our parish of Balderstone: St Leonard is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Blackburn’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO Irene Seed on 01254 812220 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Catherine Smith 07711485170 or email [email protected]
If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."

Diocese of Blackburn Safeguarding