Welcome to the prayer activities page of our website. Prayer is a foundational part of our Church. The following is a guide to our prayer activities, but as always our Sunday notice sheet will contain more up to date information. If there is an aspect of prayer you would like to see included then please let me know. We are keen to expand our prayer life to cater for all needs, and more than that to follow the leading of our Lord in Heaven. This is His church and we seek His guidance in running it. May the Lord bless you. Tony Barnfather ( Prayer co-ordinator )


Monday Night Prayer Meeting

On Monday nights, Mount Zion church is opened up for a prayer session starting at 8pm, and finishing around 9pm. This is an intercessory prayer meeting with the aim of praying for others and each other. Between 5 and 25 people meet to pray together. Different people may lead the session according to what the Lord puts on their heart. Once a month, there is a pastoral prayer session, usually lead by Rena. During this session Rena distributes a list of all the people who go to our Church, and we pray for one or more of them as we feel led. People are also prayed for in groups, for example recently married, young children, those who need healing etc. This ensures all church are prayed for. Other times we will pray for our Church, our Town, or our Nation. We pray out loud, or in our hearts, depending on how we are lead.

 


Embrace the day - Prayer your way

Embrace the day - Prayer your wayOn the first Saturday of the month, between 9:30 and 12:00 our Church is opened up for "Embrace the day - Prayer your way". This is a quiet time of prayer, where you are welcome to come and sit in our Lord presence, and spend that wonderful quiet time with Him. No interruptions, no phone, washing, or any other distractions, just a nice quite and peaceful time of prayer and reflection. We will provide a thought sheet to guide your prayer time, but then our Lord may have a different idea for you, and He will take you on His own Journey...

 


Prayer Chain

Mount Zion has a prayer chain system covering telephone, text, and email, that allows us to request and receive prayer from all in the prayer chain for any issue we may have or are worried about. Prayers can be for any reason, or for any body. Simply call Alan Scholes or Tony Barnfather to request a prayer. If you would like to join the prayer chain as a prayer partner, you can receive the prayer requests via text, telephone or email. See Tony Barnfather for more info. We know from our own experience that our Lord God in Heaven answers our prayers, and would be upset not to hear from the children He loves so much.

 


 House Groups

House groups typically meet on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights during the week. Whilst they involve meeting together to study the Bible and learn more about each other, they are also informal and supportive, so if you need any prayer it will always be available for you during each study group.

     

 Prayer meeting with our Elders

"Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord" (James 5:14). Our elders are always happy to meet with you if you are sick and need prayer.

 

 

     

 OSM Prayer Focus

On the third Monday of the month, the church prayer meeting is dedicated to praying for our many Missionaries around the world. It starts at 8 p.m. The up-to-date news of our Missionaries is presented so that the fellowship can be very specific when we are praying for them. Our Missionaries really do need and value your prayers. Also it is encouraging to hear how your prayers have been answered.

     

 Pastoral Group

The Pastoral group meet one Friday per month. Each couple in the group look after a number of the people in the congregation. Each couple prays for the people they look after, and if required, they will visit them to provide support and help as required. This way the Church looks after its congregation on a one to one basis. If a member of the congregation needs help then as well as talking to people at Church, they can call on the couple that look after them in the Pastoral group.

     

 Prayer partners / Triplets

Members of Mount Zion have grouped together in twos and threes to form prayer triplets. These groups usually meet once a week or so in an informal way to pray for each other. This allows for trusted and close friendship and in depth prayer to develop. This is an informal arrangement, so can be set up or disbanded at any time.

     

 

Our Outreach Connections

To provide effective outreach, our Church connects with the following organisations. If you would like to get involved, please come and join in our service on Sundays to find out more...

 

 

 Compassion

 

 Bible Society

 

 Fair Trade

 
 

C.A.P

 

Open Doors

 

Christian Aid

 
 

Refuge

 

Baptists Together

 

Evangelical Alliance

 
 

Spacious Places

 

Refuge

 
 

Refuge

 
 

 

Thank you for visiting our website.
We hope you like what you have seen, and would like to meet the people who make up our Church.
We always look forward to meeting new people our selves.

In the meantime, you are very welcome to contact us using the information below.

God bless from all at Mountzion in Cliviger.

Where are we...


Our church is situated on the side of the A646 Burnley Road between Burnley and Todmorden.
It is easily reached from junction 9 off the M65 and from the Rawtenstall end of the M66 or the A646 from Halifax.

 

How to get in touch...


Our postal address is :

Information Secretary,
Mount Zion Independent Methodist Church,
Burnley Road,
Walk Mill,
Cliviger,
Lancashire,
BB10 4SN


Our email address is:
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Our facebook address is:
https://www.facebook.com/Mountzioncliviger/

 

 

 

 

Privacy is a subject that has come to the fore recently, especially since GDPR has had such a visible impact on our lives.

For us, your privacy is exactly that, yours. We don't want to do anything that isn't loving and caring, as we believe Jesus would do.
We are far more hopeful that you will come and seek us out of your own free will.

Any information collected for our Church, for example telephone lists or activities is totally voluntary, and only used with your written consent in advance.

This website does not collect any information, so there is no need to worry about that. We don't even serve cookies here!
( see the following section for an explanation )

However, this is our official policy description:

Under Data Protection legislation the church Charity Trustees of Mount Zion Church, Cliviger, Burnley are the Data Controller and can be contacted by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contacting our Church Secretary, C/O Mount Zion Church, Burnley Road, Walk Mill, Cliviger, Burnley BB10 4SN.

If you are concerned about the way your information is being handled please speak to our Data Protection Trustee.at the above address. If you are still unhappy you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office.

We use a content management system called Joomla, which unfortunately does use 1 cookie, which we believe is used for navigation purposes. Unfortunately it seems there is nothing we can do about this. We can re-assure you that we dont collect any personaly information from you or your computer.

Ironically, when you press accept use of cookies, that puts another cookie on your computer from Mount Zion, but just so that we dont keep displaying the very frustrating warning about cookies.

 

Our heart is to meet you in person, not to collect personal information.


The very nature of web servers though does mean some very basic information is collected, such as the ip address the server needs to send the web page to, which is the ip address your internet provider gives you. Also the type of browser and the screen size are collected because these are needed to make the website work with all the different environments people use today.
With all that being said, the only thing we are interested in is if the server is being over-loaded.

But, being a social Church, you will find cookies being served after the Sunday morning service, which you would be most welcome to come and try!

Wishing you all Gods blessings, and in the love of Jesus,
Mount Zion Church, Cliviger

 

Mount Zion is a group of ordinary people who believe the Bible to be the inspired word of God and have found Jesus Christ to be their saviour and friend - someone who gives inner peace, strength for daily living and a hope for the future.
Mount Zion is an Independent Methodist Church. The term "Independent" indicates a Congregational form of church government and "Methodist" reflects our doctrinal position and form of worship. As well as being members of the Evangelical Alliance, the church is also in partnership with the Baptist Union of Great Britain and sponsors and supports a number of missionaries throughout the world.

 

OUR HISTORY

When we meet

 

The church began in Walk Mill, Cliviger, in 1878 - the first meeting being on July 7. Under the leadership of Robert Marshall they held meetings in a weaving shed and then hired a room from the Cliviger Cotton Shed Co Ltd for £15 a year. The group joined the United Free Gospel Church and became the Independent Methodist Chapel, Walk Mill, in the Colne circuit of the Independent Methodist Connexion of churches.
The Sunday School had about 120 youngsters and a day school was also begun on July 22, 1878. A single room was packed with 160 children each day.
The headmaster was Mr Thomas Butcher who had previously been at Mereclough School. He was paid £25 a year and had other teachers and helpers to control the large class.
With financial help from the United Free Gospellers a chapel was built in Burnley Road on land alongside the entrance to the Railway Drift Mine. The school-chapel was opened in 1880 - the building is still in use after a number of alterations.

The church is also a member of the Evangelical Alliance - a national body seeking to promote unity and understanding between evangelical churches in the UK.

We offer a wide and varied programme of activities throughout the week to suit the wide age range of our fellowship.

SUNDAY
10.45am - Family Worship and Sunday School Children from the age of five are welcome to join our teaching groups, a creche is also available.
6pm - Evening Worship
* Communion services are held at 9.30am on the third Sunday in each month and an evening communion follows the evening service on the first Sunday of each month.

MONDAY
1pm - Monday at one
8pm - Prayer Meeting

TUESDAY
7.45pm - Keep Fit To DVD
8pm - Home-based Bible study
( please see the Sunday notice sheet for more information )

WEDNESDAY
8pm - Home-based Bible study
( please see the Sunday notice sheet for more information )

THURSDAY
8pm - Home-based Bible study
( please see the Sunday notice sheet for more information )

 

Where are we?

 

Our church is situated on the side of the A646 Burnley Road between Burnley and Todmorden.
It is easily reached from junction 9 off the M65 and from the Rawtenstall end of the M66 or the A646 from Halifax.