About Us

  • St. Marks was built by public subscription in 1851 at the corner of Jacksmere Lane on a site donated by Charles Scarisbrick. In 1907.  The Good Shepherd Mission was built at Hurlston to serve parishioners in the eastern part of time parish.
  • Despite the size of our church, the parish of St. Mark, Scarisbrick is the largest in England!
  • We are a fellowship serving a wide farming area with some 15 dispersed hamlets.
  • Our worship is varied in order to suit all who come.
  • There are close links with our Church School and excellent ecumenical links with St Elizabeth’s RC Church and Bescar Methodist Church.  There is a combined Youth Fellowship run by leaders from each church.
  • There are 4 schools in the parish: St. Mark’s Primary  (controlled),Pinfold Primary (State), St. Mary’s (Catholic) and Scarisbrick Hall (private)

What can you expect from St. Mark’s?

  • A warm friendly greeting on arrival at our Sunday Service;
  • Offering you a safe, none-judgmental space to explore your spirituality, offering advice and wisdom if you need it;
  • Accepting who you are;
  • Relevant, inspiring sermons that uplift and empower;
  • Security, and support for when the soul is weary.