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“Holding Fast the Faithful Word” Titus 1:9

Christmas in Tottington

18 December 2016 On 18 December, after years of the building being in a state of disrepair, the congregation enjoyed their first indoors service of readings and carols at St John’s with Trinity, Tottington. The service was followed by mince pies and hot mulled...

Convocation 2016

23-25 May 2016 This year’s Convocation took a radically new form. Some of the regular, routine items were shortened to allow most of the second day to be spent in Discussion Groups. Each member of Convocation had the opportunity to attend two of these. The topics...

Northern Diocese Clergy Conference and Synod

March 2016 The Clergy Conference of the Northern Diocese met from 17th to 19th March at the Shipping Lanes Hotel, Morecambe. The guest speaker was the American theologian, speaker and blogger, the Revd Dr Peter Leithart, who spoke on themes related to the concept of...

Tottington Ordination

23 April 2016 On Saturday 23rd April (St George’s Day) Bishop John Fenwick ordained as presbyters Simeon Turner and Arthur Kay (standing on each side of him in the photo). The service took place in St John’s Church, Tottington, Bury, which is in the middle...

Primus Attends International Congress in Texas

13-17 July 2015 Bishop Primus represented the Free Church of England at the International Congress of Catholic Anglicans held at Fort Worth, Texas, under the joint patronage of Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali and Bishop Keith Ackerman. Three REC bishops and a number of REC...