St. Catherine's Church, Horwich

Services are on Sundays at 10.45am.

Please consult our Team newsletter for information on the form of service on particular Sundays and for more information.

Our children's Sunday club is usually on the first and fourth Sundays in a month during our Sunday morning service.

Please see the Advent/Christmas section of the Services and Events pages to find out about our Christmas services. Please feel free to join us for any one or more of the services, we look forward to seeing you.

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Sunday Morning Worship

Every Sunday at for 1 hour
St. Catherine's Church, Horwich
Richmond Street Horwich, BL6 5QT, GB

Please note that there will be no morning service on December 24th to allow for the Christingle at 4pm.
Morning worship with a sermon, prayers and songs/hymns. There will be communion at least twice a month. Details are on our fortnightly newsletter.


Our fortnightly Team newsletter keeling you up to date with our churches and community

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At St. Catherine's Church 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 related to our parish, please contact our one of our clergy or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor.

Revd. Michael Behrend (Team Vicar) - tel. 01204 697162
Revd. Nicola Butterworth (Team Rector) - tel. 07706 979393

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Abbey Clephane-Wilson, she can be contacted at safegua[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.


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)

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Zoe Rutherford and can be contacted on [email protected]

The Diocese of Manchester Safeguarding information