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    There are still some covid restrictions in place at our churches.  Please follow advice on arrival, or contact one of the clergy if you require more details.

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    The parish of Westhoughton: St Bartholomew, St Thomas and St George 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, 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.

    Our parish Safeguarding Officer may be contacted by email at joan.oreilly@hotmail.co.uk.

    Or contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, Abbey Clephane-Wilson - 0161 828 1451

    For more information click here.

    From the Rector


    Welcome to the website for the parish of Westhoughton - one of the four parishes that make up the Blackrod, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton and Wingates Team Ministry.  We are a Church of England parish with congregations meeting for worship in the parish church (St Bartholomew's) and in two of our church schools (St George's and St Thomas's).
    I can assure you of a warm welcome at any of our services and hope that you find the information shown here helpful. 

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    If you would like to access our on-line church services, please email Carol, our Team Rector, and she will gladly send you the links.



    This month's newsletter

    This month's newsletter supplement

    This month's prayer diary

    Weekly news sheet





    St Bartholomew

    For all enquiries for baptisms and weddings please contact Carol Pharaoh on 01942 859251 or carol.pharaoh@gmail.com.
    We also have office hours on Mondays 10.30 am to 11.30 am to book baptisms.

    You can also e-mail westhoughtonparish@outlook.com – please note that this it may take a few days to reply.

    Church Street, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 2BG
    Rev'd Carol Pharaoh
    Telephone 01942 859251
    Email: carol.pharaoh@gmail.com

    St Thomas
    Molyneux Road, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 3HP  Telephone 01942 859251
    Rev'd Angela Wynne 
    Telephone 01204 468150
    St George
    The Hoskers, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 2FB Telephone 01942 859251
    Rev'd Andy Jones, St James' Vicarage, Lower Leigh Rd, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 2EH
    Telephone 01942 813750
    St John 
    Chorley Road, Wingates, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 3PL
    Rector: Rev'd Carol Pharaoh
    St James
    Lower Leigh Road, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 2EH 
    Rev'd Dr Malcolm Wearing
    Telephone 07557 658452
    St Katharine
    Church Street, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5EE
    Telephone 01204 468150
    Rev'd Angela Wynne - Email:  revawynne@gmail.com


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