St John's this week

Services this Sunday and Diary for the Week

See below for details of our services this Sunday and a diary with details of our midweek events for the next 7 days.
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All services are in St John's Church unless stated otherwise.

8am Holy Communion

  • Leader: Mike Smith.  Preacher: Mike Smith.

9.30am Prayer Meeting

  • Prayer meeting in the Eddowes Room

10am Harvest All Age Service  - John 6:25-40;

  • Leader: Alec Ham.  Preacher: Mike Smith.


  • Harvest Bring & Share Lunch in the Church Centre

6.30pm Evening Prayer - Isaiah 25-26; "This is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us"

  • Leader: Mike Smith.  Preacher: Alec Ham.


  • Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home


  • After 8s meet at Rob & Kathryn Payne's home

Preachers elsewhere today:

  • Phil at St Stephen's, Moulton (10.45am)

Monday 15th October

Readings: 1 Kings 18, 1 Thessalonians 1, Ezekiel 48, Psalm 104

Church Office closed today
Mike taking a KS2 assembly at Hartford Manor Primary School (2.45pm)

9.30am Staff meeting
10.45am Funeral Service at Vale Royal Crematorium (Alec)
8pm Discipleship & Pastoral Care Committee meet at The Vicarage

Tuesday 16th October

Readings: 1 Kings 19, 1 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 1, Psalm 105

Mike attending the Church Society Council Residential (Tuesday-Wednesday)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre (Tuesday to Thursday)
10am Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre
1.45pm Funeral Service at Vale Royal Crematorium (George)
8pm Christianity Explored course in the Church Centre

Wednesday 17th October

Readings: 1 Kings 20, 1 Thessalonians 3, Daniel 2, Psalm 106

Phil at Hartford Church of England High School Christian Union (1.05-1.35pm)
Nathan & Jo leading Big Bible Club at Hartford Manor Primary School (3.30pm)

10am Tots and Tinies meet in the Church Centre
2pm Ladies' Fellowship meet in the Church Centre - Helen Rixon
8pm Housegroups meet for Christianity Explored Study 4

Thursday 18th October

Readings: 1 Kings 21, 1 Thessalonians 4, Daniel 3, Psalm 107

11.45am Thursday Cafe in the Church Centre
2pm Funeral Service in St John's (Mike)
7.30pm Ladies' Meal at The Bulls Head, Davenham

Friday 19th October

Readings: 1 Kings 22, 1 Thessalonians 5, Daniel 4, Psalms 108-109

Mike's day off
Ministry team taking Hartford Church of England High School Chapel Services (2.55pm)

6.30am Time to Pray in the Eddowes Room
10.30am-3pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
7.30pm Friday Night Live (Pathfinders) in the Church Centre

Saturday 20th October

Readings: 2 Kings 1, 2 Thessalonians 1, Daniel 5, Psalms 110-111

Nathan's and Alec's day off

8am Men's Breakfast in the Church Centre
7pm St John's Golf Society Annual Presentation Dinner at Eaton Golf Club

Sunday 21st October

Readings: 2 Kings 2, 2 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 6, Psalms 112-113

8am Holy Communion in St John's
9.30am Time to Pray in the Eddowes Room
10am Holy Communion in St John's (John 6:41-59)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John's (Isaiah 27)
8pm Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home
8.30pm TFG meet at Will & Fiona Hughes' home

For more details about the daily Bible reading plan, including online readings, please visit our website.

The Collect for today - Twentieth Sunday after Trinity:

Almighty and merciful God, keep us by your bountiful goodness from everything that may hurt us so that we may be ready both in body and soul cheerfully to accomplish whatever you want us to do, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Please pray for...

the sick and the bereaved:

our mission partners: Johnny & Ann McClean (UFM in Bangkok) and Kip & Rachel Chelashaw (UFM in Nairobi).

our local schools:

  • The Grange Junior & Senior Schools, and other schools which members of the church are involved in.
  • Hartford Church of England High School.
  • For Ofsted to be less aggressive in schools when assessing 'British Values'.

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