Our Partners -
In many parts of the world, Christians are persecuted, harassed, imprisoned and even murdered for their faith in Jesus Christ. Barnabas raise awareness of where that persecution is taking place, and provide practical support and relief on the ground.
St John's give a percentage of their income to support Barnabas and the persecuted church. To find out more about Barnabas, please visit their website by clicking here.
St John's is part of the Diocese of Blackburn, under the leadership of it's Bishops. The Diocese is in the midst of an exciting phase of renewal and focus on growth through 'Vision 2026'. St John's is fully supportive of Vision 2026 and is playing it's part to implement the various strands of it in our own context.
The Diocese have very generously supported us with 75% of the funding for our Children & Family Pastor post, enabling us to invest heavily in that area.
For more information about the Diocese, go to: blackburn.anglican.org
New Wine brings together local churches to impact the nations. They facilitate this through bringing together networks of local church leaders, hosting National Gatherings, and hosting training events and resources.
St John's is connected to New Wine through Lancashire leader's network and through accessing training opportunities for our members. You can find out more about New Wine here: www.new-wine.org
Pais is an international schools and youth work mission organisation that plants teams of schools and youth work interns into churches and towns through an internship programme.
From September 2018 St John's will be hosting a Pais intern, who will support our young people's work and help us to bridge the gap between local schools and the local church. For more info about Pais, visit paismovement.com
St John's have a great relationship with SU's north west team. Together with other local churches and partners we have worked to develop the summer 'Beach Life' missions, which are growing each year. Scripture Union's heart is to see the 95% of children and young people who have no connection with church, or with Jesus Christ, come to know the love and joy of that saving relationship with Him.
Find out about SU's north west team via their website.
Of course we’re biased, but we think St John's is the best school going. It's a great school with a wonderful Christian environment. Church-school links are strong and vibrant. Steve, our Vicar, is in school leading worship most weeks. Steve is also a governor, with other church members.
See the school website for more info: stjohnsblackpool.co.uk
Blackpool & the Fylde Street Angels a serve the night-time economy and also run Blackpool's severe weather provision at St John's, where the church is opened up to rough sleepers in severe weather. Every Monday, the Angels are running an outreach supporting local homeless folks, which is based out of St John's.
Streetlife Trust is a registered charity providing support, shelter and direction to help vulnerable young people find their way. They work with young people aged 16 to 25 who find themselves homeless. Their night shelter is adjacent to St John's and our Vicar, Steve, is a Director.
St John's also give a percentage of their income to support the work of Streetlife. You can find out more about their work here.
Wycliffe Hall is a Church of England Theological College in Oxford. Their overall goal is to send people into the world as leaders, preachers, apologists, church planters and evangelists. They love to see people leave Wycliffe with a new love for Jesus and his Word, and a deeper commitment to his mission.
In March 2018, a team of students and staff from Wycliffe Hall came to St John's for our #RealLife mission week. The team took part in various outreach events outside church and went out visiting parish residents in their homes. We are delighted that a team from Wycliffe will be back with us in March 2019.
To find out more about Wycliffe Hall, please click here to visit there website .