St John the Evangelist Facit

Welcome to St John the Evangelist, Facit.

We are open for either Holy Communion or Morning Prayer every Sunday at 9.15am. Everyone is very welcome. Join us afterwards for coffee and a chat.

Please contact one of our Church Wardens for Baptisms, Weddings or any pastoral matter.

Julie Pearson - 01706 853717 or Rod Mitchell - 01706 852809

Get in touch

Rev'd Janet O'Neill

What's on

YouTube Service

Every Sunday at for 30 mins
St John the Evangelist Facit
Studd Brow Whitworth OL12 8LT Lancs, OL12 8LT

Every Sunday at 10.30am, a member
of the Rossendale Team will post a
live service on the Rossendale YouTube
Channel. Follow the link

Give it a go!

Our Churchwardens joined the staff and pupils in St John with St Michael’s Primary School


At St John's we work hard to maintain a safe environment for all.
We are committed to implementing the House of Bishops’ safeguarding policies and good practice guidance.
If you have any concerns or enquiries regarding safeguarding, please contact our safeguarding officer.
Parish Safeguarding Officer: Jane Ashworth
Email: [email protected]

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Abbey Clephane-Wilson, she can be contacted at [email protected] or at 0161 828 1465 / 07384 460958
Out of Hours Support
The Diocese of Manchester partners with thirtyone:eight and you can access their Safeguarding Helpline if the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is unavailable. Thirtyone:eight can be contacted on 0303 003 1111.
This also includes any safeguarding queries outside of office hours on weekdays and weekends. An Information Sharing Agreement between the two organisations will allow the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser to receive a copy of the advice thirtyone:eight may offer the caller.
In the case of an emergency
If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Service. Lancashire County Council on 0300 123 6720 or outside of working hours 0300 123 6722
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours).
•Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours).
•Parent Line: 0808 800 2222
•National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours).
•Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours).
•Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 (freephone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)