Church of England Diocese of Manchester St. Matthew Little Lever

St. Matthew

Welcome to the parish Church of St. Matthew, Little Lever. A Parish Church in the Anglican Diocese of Manchester.

We rejoice to be part of God's one Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church within the Church of England. We seek to be and do what God requires, to welcome all who come, and to share what we have received with those around us.

The parish of Little Lever: St Matthew 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(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Manchester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. 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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Fr. John Wiseman

The Vicarage Market Street Little Lever Bolton

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Every Sunday at 8 a.m. for 30m
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Market Street
Little Lever

We are now OPEN for public worship. All services will be at the usual times.
In addition, the mass at 10am on Sunday will continue to be live streamed.
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Eucharist/Holy Communion Common Worship Family Friendly Event held in a Church

If anyone feels they would like to help in this important aspect of children’s work in the parish, please tell one of the clergy or speak to Mrs. Lynn Donnelly.

4 Sep 2021, noon