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: Phil Highton.  Preacher: Phil Highton.

9.30am Prayer Meeting

  • Prayer meeting in the Eddowes Room

10am Holy Communion - Exodus 20:1-21; The First Commandment

  • Leader: Mike Smith. Preacher: Phil Highton.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; You are not your own

  • Leader: Jeremy Hunns.  Preacher: Alec Ham.


  • Crossover meet at Kevin & Emily Dean's home
  • TFG meet at Will & Fiona Hughes' home

Preachers elsewhere today:

  • Michael Walters at St Luke's, Winnington (9am)
  • Jeremy Hunns at St Michael's, Marbury (11am)
  • Michael Field at Sandiway Gospel Church (6pm)

Monday 22nd January

Readings: Genesis 23, Matthew 22, Nehemiah 12, Acts 22

Teresa taking an assembly at Antrobus St Mark's CE Primary School (11.30am)
Alec taking assemblies at Hartford Church of England High School (Monday-Thursday, 2.45pm)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre (Monday-Thursday)
10.30am Staff meeting

Tuesday 23rd January

Readings: Genesis 24, Matthew 23, Nehemiah 13, Acts 23

Mike's day off
Michael Field leading a 'Walk Through the Bible' session at Charles Darwin Primary School (2pm)

10am Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre
8pm God's Big Picture course in the Church Centre

Wednesday 24th January

Readings: Genesis 25, Matthew 24, Esther 1, Acts 24

Phil at Hartford Church of England High School Christian Union (1-1.45pm)
Teresa leading a story & craft session at Sir Leslie Martin Nursery (2pm)

10am Tots and Tinies meet in the Church Centre
2pm Ladies' Fellowship meet in the Church Centre - Dr Annabelle Bundle
8pm Housegroups meet for Acts study 1

Thursday 25th January

Readings: Genesis 26, Matthew 25, Esther 2, Acts 25

Michael Field taking a Christingle Service at Antrobus St Mark's CE Primary School (9am)

11.45am Thursday Cafe in the Church Centre
1pm Burial of Ashes in St John's churchyard (George)
7.30pm Growing in Christ course at Christ Church, Wharton
8pm Christianity Explored course in the Church Centre

Friday 26th January

Readings: Genesis 27, Matthew 26, Esther 3, Acts 26

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

10.30am-3pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
7.30pm Pathfinders meet in the Church Centre

Saturday 27th January

Readings: Genesis 28, Matthew 27, Esther 4, Acts 27

10am St John's Golf Society play at Portal (Premier) Golf Club

Sunday 28th January

Readings: Genesis 29, Matthew 28, Esther 5, Acts 28

8am Holy Communion in St John's
10am All Age Service in St John’s (Exodus 20:4-6)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John’s (1 Corinthians 7:1-16)
8pm Crossover meet at Kevin & Emily Dean's home

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

The Collect for today - third Sunday after Epiphany:

Almighty and everlasting God, in mercy look upon our weakness and in all our dangers and necessities stretch out your right hand to help and defend us, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Please pray for...

the sick and the bereaved

our mission partners: Jonny & Erica Greaves (The Oakes, Sheffield) and Mags Southern (SAMS in Asuncion, Paraguay).

those serving in the Armed Forces

our local schools:

  • St Nicholas Catholic High School & St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, and other schools which members of the church are involved in.
  • Hartford Church of England High School.
  • For Christian assemblies to be bold proclamations of the gospel. Give thanks that we have opportunities to do this in many local schools.

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