St Mary The Virgin, Gisburn

We would love to welcome you to join us at St Mary The Virgin's Church in Gisburn where our Sunday service usually start at 9:30am on a Sunday morning except on the 3rd Sunday of the month when the service is at 4:30pm. 

On the 5th Sunday of the month we join together with friends from the other churches in the Bowland Benefice for a united service of Holy Communion. On Sunday, 29th October the service is at St Peter & St Paul's Church in Bolton By Bowland. PLEASE NOTE: the start time of 10:30am and that there is no morning service here on that day

St Mary The Virgin is part of the Bowland Benefice which also includes St Peter And St Paul, Bolton By Bowland and St Ambrose, Grindleton. We share the same Rector with our fellow churches, Revd Mark Williams, who can be contacted on 01200 441152. The Bowland Benefice has a website with more information for you:

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Revd Mark Williams

St Mary the Virgin Church
Main Street,

M28 2GW
01200 441152

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Parish Communion Service

Sunday 13 August 2023, Sunday 27 August 2023, Sunday 10 September 2023, Sunday 08 October 2023, Sunday 22 October 2023 Sunday at for 1 hour
St Mary The Virgin, Gisburn
Main Street Gisburn Near Clitheroe, BB7 4HF, GB

Please join us for a Eucharist/Holy Communion Service using the Common Worship Service Book.

All three churches in the Bowland Benefice will be having special services to mark the Coronation of King Charles III.

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Our Benefice 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. We are in the Blackburn Diocese which has it’s own safeguarding pages at This contains vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor.
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.