This brings together the leadership of Revd Neil Cook and Revd Philip Anderson who are exploring the opportunies of bringing together the traditional Worship Communities of Pemberton (St John), Goose Green (St Paul) and Poolstock (St James). Other ministers and traditional Worship Communities in this area are also considering being part of this Hub.

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Serving the Goose Green, Worsley Mesnes, Winstanley and Hawkley areas, St Paul’s brings people of all ages together in friendship and faith. Our vision is simple: we are a church where people are growing to be fruitful for Jesus in the world. We’re not perfect, nor do we have all the answers, but we do offer an encouraging environment where, together, everyone can explore faith, grow in their gifts and discover how they can be good news in the community.
Main Gathering: Sunday10.45am- Morning Celebration-St Paul’s Church, WN3 5LH.
Other times of gathering: Sunday 9am-Holy Communion (BCP)
Sunday 6pm-7UP Youth Group (with food), St Paul’s Centre, Clapgate Lane, WN3 6SB.
Monday 9am-Little Stars Toddler Group, St Paul’s Centre
Monday 9.30am-Morning Prayer, 1 Fardon Close, WN3 6SN.
1st Tuesday a month 11.45am-Friends Together Lunch Club, St Paul’s Centre,WN3 6SB.
2nd Tuesday a month 7.30pm-Mother’s Union, St Paul’s Centre
3rd Tuesday a month 2pm-Craft Group, St Paul’s Centre.
Wednesday 10.30am-Holy Communion, St Paul’s Church,WN3 5LH.
3rd Thursday a month 10am-St Paul’s ladies coffee morning, St Paul’s Centre, Clapgate Lane, WN3 6SB.
Thursday 1.30pm-Little Stars Toddler Group, St Paul’s Centre
Thursday 7pm-Evening Prayer, St Paul’s Church WN3 5LH.

(Various discipleship/fellowship groups for youth and adults throughout the week.)

Website: St.Pauls Goose Green
Facebook: StPaulGooseGreen
Contact: Doreen Taylor-


A new Worship Community in St James’ School, Worsley Mesnes.
A community growing from existing relationships in community, Worship Community and school- a group of people learning to live like Jesus.
Main Gathering: Thursdays 3.30pm (term time) at St. James' School, Worsley Mesnes, WN3 5XE.

Contact: Jessica

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A new provision for people with dementia and their carers providing safe space and activities connecting people to the deeper things of life.
Main gathering:1st & 3rd Friday of the month, 2pm at Eliot Gardens, Worsley Mesnes, WN3 5TW.

Contact: Alison Brown-

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St.John's Pemberton

A community which has now been serving Pemberton since 1832, worshipping in the Catholic tradition of the the Church of England and sharing the good news of Jesus.
Main Gathering: Sundays 10am- Parish Eucharist, St. John The Divine's Parish Church, Church St, Wigan, WN5 0DT.
Other gathering times at St. John's church:
Sunday 8.30am-Holy Eucharist, 
Tuesday 9am- Prayer
Wednesday 9am- Prayer
Thursday 10am- Holy Eucharist followed by coffee
Friday 9am-Prayer, 3.30pm After school Worship
Saturday 11am- Prayer and Coffee

Website: StJohnTheDivine'sChurch
Twitter: StJohnPemberton
Contact: Philip Anderson-

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St James with St Thomas

The Christian family of St. James and St. Thomas has been good news in Poolstock, Worsley Mesnes, Hawkley and Wallgate areas for over 150years. We believe that every person, regardless of who they are or where they've come from, can find welcome in the loving arms of God, and therefore in all our activities we seek to embody this welcome. As well as worshipping together we meet often over food for friendship and fun,  and actively reaching out to people who are otherwise easily overlooked.

Main gathering: Sunday 10.30am- Holy Communion- St. James with St. Thomas Church, Poolstock, WN3 5EZ

Other times of gathering: Sunday 6pm- Deeper discipleship group- St. James with St. Thomas Church, Poolstock, WN3 5EZ
4th Mon of the month 1pm- Bereavement Support Group-St. James Church,WN3 5EZ.
Wednesday7pm-Evening Prayer-St. James Church,WN3 5EZ.
2nd Thursday of the month 1pm-Bereavement Support Group-St. James Church,WN3 5EZ.

There are other regular events- see the St James Facebook Page to keep up-to-date.
Facebook: StJameswithStThomasChurch-Poolstock


An interactive and open place. A community of people passionate about making a difference in their community while creating a space of belonging.
Main Gathering: Wednesdays 3.30pm-5pm, St. Paul's Centre, Clapgate Lane, WN3 6SB

Contact: Mark Wade-


This Hub is developing out of the Team Ministry formed by the leaders and traditional Worship Communities in the east of Wigan – covering the areas of Abram, Bickershaw, Bamfurlong, Platt Bridge, Hindley and Hindley Green. We are about appoint a new Hub Leader.

You can find the information about this job here.


This brings together the leadership of Revds Jeremy Thomas, Sian Gasson and Helen Coffey who are exploring the opportunities of bringing together the traditional Worship Communities of Ashton, Garswood, Bryn and Billinge.

‘Rock Solid’
A new Worship Community in Rectory CE Primary School.
For 7-10 year olds, a fun, interactive time together in worship, prayer and discipleship. 
Main Gathering: Thursdays 3.30-4.30pm (term time) at Rectory CE Primary School, Rectory Rd, Ashton, WN4 0QF.

Contact: Helen


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An informal and interactive Fresh Expression Worship Community who enjoy food together while they worship, have bible teaching, crafting activities and games together.
Main Gathering: 2nd Saturday of the month, 4.30-5.30 at Rectory CE Primary School, WN4 0QF.

Contact: Helen


St Andrews, Garswood
A traditional Worship Community being refreshed. A welcoming and warm community of people.
Main Gathering: 1st, 3rd, 5th Sunday 9.30am Traditional sung Communion- St Andrew's Mission Hall, Garswood Rd, Garswood, WN4 0TU.
Other times of gathering: 2nd and 4th Sunday 11am Worship-St Andrew's Mission Hall, Garswood Rd, Garswood, WN4 0TU.

Facebook: StAndrewsMissionHallGarswood
Contact: Helen


Holy Trinity
A welcoming and interactive communitiy made up of all ages, who are passionate about reaching out in the community.
 Main Gathering: 1st, 3rd, 5th Sunday 11am- All-age Family Service-Holy Trinity, Rectorty Rd, Wigan, WN4 0QF.
Other times of gathering: 2nd & 4th Sunday 9.30am-Traditional Sung Communion- Holy Trinity, WN4 OQF.
Wednesday 10am- Communion-Holy Trinity.

Facebook: HolyTrinity
Contact: Helen


St. Peter's, Bryn
A well-established presence in Bryn, going through a time of transformation and stepping out on a new adventure with Gos as we share hiw Kingdom here.
A church without walls, meeting in various venues-Primary school/Pub.
Main Gathering: Sunday 9am and 10.30 am-St. Peter's School, WN4 0DL.
Other times of gathering: 
2nd Sunday each month 6.30pm-St.Peter's School, WN4 0DL.
Wednesday 10am-Midweek Communion (BCP)-Garswood House, WN4 9TZ.
Wednesday 1-3pm-Prayer meeting-Park Hotel WN4 0BY.
3rd Monday each month 7.30pm-Men's group- Bryn Independent Methodist Church, WN4 0DL.
Wednesday 7.30pm-Women's Fellowship- Brigade House, WN4 0AA.
(Details of choir, brigade, etc on website)

Website: St.Peter's Bryn
Facebook: BrynStPeter
Contact: Rev Sian

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Family gathering enjoying fun activities together with food, teaching, chat, prayer and worship.
Main Gathering: Fortnightly on Saturdays, 4-5pm in St. Thomas' Primary School, Hodnet Drive, WN4 8PQ.

Facebook: StThomasandStLuke
Contact: Nicola


Iranian Discipleship Group
Weekly gathering for new Persian Christians with worship, prayer and video-based teaching.
Main Gathering: Tuesday 10.30-11.30am, Stubshaw Cross Independent Methodist Church, Bolton Rd, WN4 8TU.
Other times of gathering: 
Sunday 1-3pm-Drop in for Asylum Seekers, St. Thomas Church Hall, Warrington Rd, WN4 9PL.
Thursday 2-4pm, English Language Classes in Church Hall.

Website: StThomasStLuke
Contact: Sam Cowling-Green-


St. Thomas, Ashton

St. Thomas, Ashton

A traditional Worship Community being refreshed.
A warm, welcoming community with a passion to connect with and serve the community in Ashton.
Main gathering: Sunday 10.45am- Family Worship, St. Thomas Church, Warrington Rd, Ashton, WN4 9PL.
Other times of gathering: 
Sunday 9am-Holy Communion, St. Thomas Church, Warrington Rd, Ashton, WN4 9PL. 
12-12.45pm-Tea&Coffee, St. Thomas Church Hall, Warrington Rd, WN4 9PL.
6.30-7.30pm- Evening Worship, St. Thomas Church.
7-8.30pm-Young People's Discipleship, St. Thomas Vicarge, Warrington Rd, WN4 9PL.
Monday 3-5pm-Youth Club with Prayer Space, St. Thomas Church Hall.
Tuesday 10am-Coffee Morning, St. Thomas Church Hall. 7.30pm-Prayer Meeting- St. Thomas Church.
Wedsnesday 1-2.30-Weenies (carer & toddlers) in Church Hall.
Thursday 9.45am BCP Communion, St. Thomas Church.
Friday 8-9.30pm-Youth Club, Church Hall.

Website: StThomasStLuke
Facebook: StThomasStLuke
Contact: Jeremy

St Luke's, Ashton

St Luke's, Ashton

A missional community in Ashton, with a passion to love their local community like Jesus does.
Main gathering: Sunday 11am- Family Worship, St. Luke's Church Centre, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 8SJ.
Other times of gathering: Monday 12-1pm-Fur Clemt Cafe, StLuke's Church Centre.
Wednesday 10-11.30am- Messy Tots (term time only).

Website: StThomasStLuke
Facebook: StThomasStLuke
Contact: Jeremy