Padiham Unitarian Chapel received a Community Award for its Inter-Faith work from (the interfaith group) Building Bridges in Burnley at a ceremony at St Peter’s Church, Burnley, on Sunday 10th July – as did Sufi Muslims from the Free Spiritual Centre in Nelson.   

The awards cited the joint Nativity Service held at Padiham Unitarian Chapel with the Sufis last December (2015).   Collecting the awards – which were presented by the Bishop of Burnley – were Rev Jim Corrigall of Padiham Unitarian Chapel and Arif Khan of the Free Spiritual Centre.