Vicar of St Mary Magdalene for the last 10 years and Priest in Charge of Christ Church Chatburn and St Leonard Downham for the last 4 years. Ask me about running then run away

Author Archives: Andy Froud


I had a great lunchtime chat with Lewis from Ribble FM and Val Cooper who has come up with a novel waying of fundraising for our building project: Val thought to herself, what am I best at doing and what do I enjoy most? Working and meeting folk. So she has signed herself up for…

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A School blessing

Some schools will tell you: work hard so you can get good results. When you get good results you can get a good job. With the money you earn you can buy a nice car and a big house. The End. In this school we are far more ambitious for you: we want you to…

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Canon Jim Duxbury

There is always an element of sadness when someone dies, especially someone who you have counted as a friend. So it is with a degree of sadness that I write that Canon Jim Duxbury died in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a long illness. There will be a service of thanksgiving for his…

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