Here is the link to the video of the service at Wrea Green Remembrance Wood

https://www.facebook.com/109340390772741/videos/766420604190746


See Bishop Jullian's latest video via the link below


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GWnWskMnpo&feature=youtu.be


The intention is to hold our morning service on the Green again this coming Sunday the 20th of September at 10.00am weather permitting. Thursday 10.30am Communion services have now resumed.


God loves a cheerful giver!" (2Corintians 9 v7) Please donate to the work of St Nicholas Wrea Green by using the link below

Prayers for Sunday 26th July


Intercession 40 - 26 th July 2020 

 Lord Jesus we know that you sit on the right-hand side of God the Father, and we ask that you hear our prayers and intercede for us.

Please strengthen and encourage all persecuted Christians and help them to know that they are loved by you; remind them that you are their strength and shield. We ask you today to give courage and comfort especially to Christians in countries like China, Eritra, and Iran. Lord, be close to our persecuted brothers and sisters. Help them to know that you are lord and that you have a plan for their lives. May they find rest, joy and hope. Thank you that you are close to the broken hearted and thatyou will save those who are crushed in spirit. May they and all of us learn to trust you in all things.

We pray for the world leaders and ask that they govern with wisdom, mercy and truthfulness especially at the moment the leaders of Russia and China. We pray that they will do what is right in your eyes We also ask you to guide us on the important decisions regarding the United Kingdom and the rest of the European Union. We ask that in your infinite wisdom the Holy Spirit will guide all our MPs to make fair, honourable and wise decisions....... 

Please remind us all here at St Nicholas of the importance of supporting your church and your work and your people financially. Lord we know that that everything wehave comes from you and of your own do give you. Remind us of the need tosupport this your church and of the joy of helping others and demonstrating the lovethat you so readily show us.

We ask for your help to treat and guide all those who suffer and those at risk from the corona virus. We ask that your holy spirit will guide and help scientists find a cure and we ask you be close to and protect medical staff who treat those affected. We thank you for the progress that has been made and ask for your continued help to eradicate this disease.

Lord we want our friends and family to know you. We pray that our lives will bear witness to your Spirit, Your unconditional love and Your Grace so that others will draw closer to you.

 We also ask you to comfort the family friends of all those who have recently died. Lord please comfort and heal them and may they, their families and friends feel the warmth of your love.

Lord we ask for discernment in all our daily decisions that we will know Your leading and Your guidance so that we live and work as you would have us do.


Prayers written by Frank Andrews



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10 ways to worship together even if not gathered


Today, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby and Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu called for all Church of England churches to suspend public worship to help stem the spread of Coronavirus.In light of today's announcement, we have created a list of 10 ways churches can worship even if they cannot be gathered together. Click here for the list of ideas.


Let us pray for one another during this difficult time.

"Cast all your cares on to Him, for He cares for you."

1 Peter 5:7


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Child Friendly Church Award

St Nicholas is proud to be a Child Friendly Church.

The church first received this award at a special Education Sunday service at Blackburn Cathedral on Sunday 31 January 2010.

The award has been renewed since that date.