St John’s, Furness Vale celebrates centenary

St John's, Furness Vale

St John’s church, Furness Vale, celebrates its centenary this summer. There is a flower festival and a history exhibition of 100 years of village life on Saturday 16 June, 11.30am-7.30pm and again on Sunday 17 June from 11,30am-6pm.  Refreshments available.  Also on the Sunday at 6.30pm, there is a Songs of Praise service.

The Bishop of Chester will celebrate a centenary service in the church at 7.30pm on Wednesday 20 June. The celebrations continue with a centenary long table lunch from midday on Friday 22 June (cost £6.50).

A family service with special guest Roly Bain the Clown is at 11am on Sunday 24 June.  Chapel Male Voice Choir are in concert at 7.30pm on Friday 13 July (£5).

Although Furness Vale is in the civic parish of Whaley Bridge, covered by the town council, it is in the ecclesiastical parish of Disley.

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