We are the Anglican Parish Church of Thornton

We have the world's best message to share - that God offers abundant life, reconciliation and hope of the best life to come. If you're exploring Christ Church for your first time please visit the I'M NEW HERE page. Please explore our website to find out who we arewhat we dowhere we arewhen we meetwhy we exist and how to be involved.  


We have adopted the House of Bishops ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ policy and the Parish Safeguarding Handbook, incorporating the House of Bishop’s Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guidance. For further details of our Parish and Diocesan Safeguarding arrangements please visit the Safeguarding page. Regionally, the Diocese of Blackburn has a safeguarding team, led by Sharon Hassall, the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser. Her contact details are: telephone: 07711 485170 / 01254 503070 or emailIf you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.