Church of England Diocese of Blackburn St. Leonard Balderstone

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. 


"The parish of Balderstone: St Leonard is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer, PSO. The Diocese of Blackburn’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."

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Celebrate and share the good news of Christ’s birth with special services and events this Advent and Christmas.

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Christmas Fair

4 Dec 2021, 2 p.m. for 2hr 30m
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Commons Lane
Balderstone
Blackburn

Our Christmas Fair is held in school and has stalls (cakes, crafts, books, plants/wreathes) raffles, games, tombola, refreshments and, of course, a visit from Father Christmas himself. We would love you to come and join us. Small charge of £1 for adults and 50p children.

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Christmas Mince Pies Singing All age/Family Family Friendly Refreshments Community event Event held in a School

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

5 Apr 2020, 12:15 a.m.
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