St John's Wingates

St John's Wingates is here as a Christian presence to support our congregation and community; please do not hesitate to contact us if we can offer you help and support.

Our Services:  Please join us at St John’s Wingates on Sundays where we hold our Morning Worship Service or Holy Communion at 9.30 am.   

We have an All Age Service on the 3rd Sunday each month and a Service of Healing Prayer on the 5th Sunday each month. Our Children’s Church is held as part of our Sunday services on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month.

More information is available in "Services & Events".

Our Church Activities:  We have regular church activities including Men's Breakfast, Bric-a-brac & Brew, Talkin’ Tables, Calling All Ladies, Ignite Youth (our Team Youth Church)and various events to support both our church and community.  These include collecting food and other items for Urban Outreach and Westhoughton Assist.  More information is available in "Services & Events".

Parents:  Please remember that you are now required to attend an act of worship in person for you and your child's attendance to count for school admission purposes.  

DAILY HOPE - you might be interested to hear about the FREE phone line provided by the Church of England offering hymns, prayers and words of comfort. Each call lasts about 20 minutes. There’s a short talk, a hymn and a prayer – and other options are available by pressing various prompts. Please note that it is a freephone number: 0800 8048044

Please keep yourselves and families safe.

May the Lord Jesus Christ bless you & keep you.

Get in touch

Rev Carol Pharaoh

The Rectory
Market Street

Team Rector
01942 859251

Our website

What's on

Bric-a-brac n Brew (incl Baptism Appointments)

Monthly. Every First Saturday at for 1 hour, 30 mins
St John's Wingates
Chorley Road Wingates, BL5 3PL, United Kingdom

Please do come and join us for coffee and refreshments. We are collecting food donations for Westhoughton Assist. Refreshments available and books and bric-a-brac stalls in aid of church funds.

We will also be taking appointments for baptisms between 10.30-11.30 am.


The Journey of the Early Church in 3 1/2 minutes - a great video from the Bible Society for Pentecost.



"Our parish of Wingates: St John the Evangelist 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 Manchester’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 Karen Palmer via [email protected] or
the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Abbey Clephane-Wilson - 0161 828 1451

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."

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