Church of England Diocese of Blackburn St. Cuthbert, Preston

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Male and Female toilet facilities available in both our Northumbria & Douglas Halls. The Church Centre also has three unisex accessible toilets, with a further one of these in the Douglas Hall building.

Our accessible toilet next to our Creche room on Sunday mornings also includes baby changing facilities.

Located to the rear of the building, we have space for cyclists to lock their bikes

A 30 space carpark is available to the side of the building (access via St Michael's close). Tis also includes several larger accessible parking spaces.

A defibrillator is located in the Church Centre foyer

No steps to enter either of our buildings

A hearing loop is in operation in the Worship Area for all services

Assistance dogs are welcome. Please let the Church Administrator or a Welcomer know you have an assistance dog with you when you arrive.


Our Building


Music and Worship

Our Worship Area and Northumbria Hall are frequently hired for Concerts and other Live Music events. Please contact our Church Administrator to discuss your requirements.


Groups, Courses and Activities

Meeting at the Vicarage every Sunday night from 7pm, our Thirst group caters for our 14-18 year olds. If you would like to find out more just ask the Vicar after one of our Sunday Services or contact the Church Office.

Usually running twice a year on Wednesday evenings, Alpha is a 10 week course (with one extra away day) for people to explore the person of Jesus, and bring any questions they have about Christianity. A normal session sees us eat together and listen to a short talk followed by a chance to discuss this in small groups.

St Cuthbert's runs and hosts "Talk English" on Wednesday mornings which is designed to help Asylum Seekers and Refugees improve their language skills. We also enjoy good links with the British Red Cross, who hold a drop-in for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in our Douglas Hall on Thursday mornings.

Brownies

CAP are one of our mission partners, and we have several people with experience of the CAP Money Course within our congregation.

Cubs
Guides

Running once per term on Saturday afternoons; Messy Church is a free family event with crafts, food and other activities for young children. Keep an eye on our website or contact the Church Office to find out when the next event is taking place.

Running in our Northumbria Hall on Wednesday mornings during term time our Toddler Group in one of the most popular events in our Mid-Week Calendar. We'd love for you to come along.

Rainbows
Scouts

Help for Visitors

WiFi is available across both of our buildings

As well as our Sunday Services if you'd like to come in and find out more about our Church the building is open every weekday morning from 9am to 12:30pm (excluding bank holidays). Come and see for yourself.


Other Features

St Cuthbert's supports Fairtrade and all of our Sunday morning refreshments are sourced from Fairtrade suppliers.

We are a collection point for the Preston Salvation Army Foodbank. Non-Perishable items can be deposited in the collection box in our foyer and are delivered to the Foodbank on a regular basis.

Audio-Visual equipment is used extensively to support our Worship Services. The band and speakers are all microphoned, and at the 10:30am service all the words and lyrics you need will be displayed on our big screen. If you have an AV requirement as part of a booking, please discuss this with the Church Administrator.

St Cuthbert's has 8 spaces of various sizes available for hire. We'd love to discuss your requirements with you, please contact the Church Office.

At this moment in time we are unable to offer our facilities for hire for private functions e.g. parties, pre-wedding meals.