CELEBRATIONS have been held to mark the 40th birthday of a Warrington church.

Jireh Church, on Lingley Road in Great Sankey, held a range of events to mark the anniversary at the weekend.

An open day was held on Friday to show the community what takes place.

A family funday was held on Saturday with entertainment including a bouncy castle, face painting, balloon animals, puppets, quizzes, cakes and crafts.

While a family church service was held on Sunday to round-up the weekend of events.

This concluded with a hotpot lunch.