Useful Web Links

Churches and Denominations

Independent Methodists

Official website of Independent Methodist Churches, providing information on beliefs, publications, resource materials and list of churches.

Baptist Union

Official website of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, containing a wealth of information related to Baptist churches, their structure, News, Information and Links to related websites.

Bryn Baptist Church

Wigan Road, Bryn

St Peters Church of England

Bryn Road, Bryn

Bryn Christian Community Church

Cooke St, off Downall Green Road, Bryn

Beacon Church


Hope Church

Heath Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield

Stubshaw Cross Independent Methodist

Bolton Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield

St Thomas and St Luke Church of England

Warrington Road and Bolton Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield

Homelessness and Drug Issues

The Brick Homeless Project

Support for homeless and disadvantaged people in Wigan.

Project Freedom

Support for those involved in substance abuse including illegal drugs, legal medication, alcohol and aerosols.


American based organisation that aims to keep the public educated and informed about defective medical devices and dangerous medications.

Counselling Services

Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress and associated therapies, as well as articles, news, and events. This is predominantly secular rather than a Christian service.

Guidance for Veterans

Resources to help veterans from the armed forces readjust to civilian life.


Funeral Costs

Practical advice on what to do, who to contact and typical costs involved when someone you love has passed away.


Bryn Independent Methodist Blog

Christian comment on topical issues.

Christian News Service

News stories of particular significance to Christian people.


UK and worldwide Christian related news

Christian Resources

Poems of Pilgrimage

Selection of inspirational poems from a local writer.

Websites for Christian Theologians

Selected Websites that contain a broad range of resources of interest to Christian Theologians.

Search Church

Directory of UK Churches - Bringing Christianity to life in the web generation with resources to help equip local churches.

Looking for God

UCB Website featuring a simple introduction to Christianity.

Daily Bread

Daily devotional readings, along with other devotional information.

Christian Research

Authors of UK Christian Handbook and statistical research.

Bible Society

Society advocating the Bible in contemporary cultures, resourcing and influencing those who shape society and making the Bible heard by all.

Christian Products Directory

Christians Products Directory is a Christian business and resource directory for everything Christian. Find Christian owned and operated businesses, ministries, and various products and services including books, Bibles, jewelry, Bible study courses, Christian dating services, Christian psychologists and much more.

UK Christian Web

Comprehensive resource of links to wholesome Christian information in the UK.

Leadership Journal

Practical Journal for Church Leaders

International Bible Society

Translating and reaching out with God's Word so that people around the world may become disciples of Jesus Christ and members of His Body.

United Christian Broadcasters (UCB)

Christian Media Ministry with the aim of promoting the good news of the Kingdom of God.

On-line Bible

Free, (donations requested) bible software with many bible versions in English and other modern languages as well as original Hebrew and Greek. Comprehensive search facility and bible verses linked to a range of dictionaries and commentaries.

Audio Treasure

Audio Bible in mp3 format and links to Bible audio resources in many languages.

Cyber (on-line) Hymnal

The largest website of its kind with over 6000 Christian hymns and songs, along with tunes, histories, pictures and even some music scores. Find hymns or tunes by name, author, composer, theme, scripture allusion and more.

Christian Lyrics

Christian and gospel music lyrics site. Search 7000 songs under praise and worship, gospel and contemporary Christian music.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

A site whose mission is to build up the church by making classic Christian writings available and promoting their use.

Crosswalk Directory

Over 18,000 wholesome, family friendly, Christian websites.

Stewardship Services

Christian financial support charity, offering services to help churches, Christian charities and individuals in their giving and administration.


Christian Counselling service in the North West of England.

Christian Dating Sites

Christian Dating Sites

International Mission

Samaritan’s Purse

An organisation committed to meeting the needs of under-privileged people through the delivery of practical everyday items and necessities.

Micah Challenge

An international coalition of Christian organisations and individuals with a shared conviction that Christians should speak out and act against the injustices of poverty.

World Horizons

Ministry of missions and intercession, partnering with local churches and working in the most unreached areas of the world.

Christian Aid

Agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland, working wherever the need is greatest irrespective of religion or race.

Tear Fund

Agency whose mission is to Relieve suffering and offer hope to the lives of some of the world’s poorest people.

Compassion International

Helping children in poverty to receive food, medical check-ups, education, special services and to hear about Jesus Christ.

Local Area

Local Population Statistics

Comprehensive statistical information about the population, services and facilities in the immediate vicinity of the church.

Ashton and Bryn

Historical notes about Ashton-in-Makerfield and Bryn.

Official Wigan council Website

News, services and events available from and within the boundary of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan.

Chemist Opening Times

Opening Times for Chemists in Wigan and the surrounding districts.

Useful Telephone Numbers

Emergency telephone numbers.

Wigan Dialect

Learn to speak with an authentic traditional Wigan Dialect.

Debt Advice

Christians Against Poverty

Consumer Credit Counselling Service

Citizen's Advice Bureau

Debt Advice Foundation

National Debt Line