Church of England Diocese of Blackburn Gisburn

St Mary The Virgin, Gisburn

We are pleased to say that St Mary The Virgin, Gisburn is open for public worship at 9:30am on a Sunday morning except for the 3rd Sunday of the month when the service starts at 4:30pm. 

We are also posting services on our Facebook page; please search for St Mary The Virgin, Gisburn.

We give thanks for the easing of lockdown restrictions but recognise that everyone will need to do this at their own pace. We will continue to be Covid-aware in all that we do in church.

Thank you to everyone in our community for helping us to make it through this difficult time; in the same way, we are here for you. We give thanks to God that we are being carried through this time of great uncertainty. People of faith are constantly aware of how much we need His love, His grace, His strength and power working through us especially on these toughest of days.

St Mary The Virgin is part of the Bowland Benefice which also includes Saint 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. 

The parish of Gisburn: St Mary the Virgin 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 Blackburn’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.

Get in touch

Rector Revd Mark Williams

St Mary the Virgin Church Main Street, Gisburn, Lancashire

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Parish Communion Service

In January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, December. Every Second, Fourth Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 45m
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Main Street
Near Clitheroe

On the second and fourth Sundays of the month please join us for a Eucharist/Holy Communion Service using the Common Worship Service Book.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Common Worship Event held in a Church

Christmas Services ~ a time of 'Comfort and Joy' at the end of this difficult year

20 Nov 2020, 5 p.m.