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 Morning Prayer - Deuteronomy 6:1-9Education Sunday

  • Leader: Mike Smith. Preacher: Phil Highton.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; God is faithful

  • Leader: Nathan Phillingham.  Preacher: Mike Smith.

8pm

  • Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home

All services are in St John's Church unless stated otherwise.

8am Morning Prayer

  • Leader: Alec Ham.  Preacher: Mike Smith.

9.30am Prayer Meeting

  • Prayer meeting in the Eddowes Room

10am Holy Communion - Exodus 7:8-10:29Nine Plagues

  • Leader: Nathan Phillingham. Preacher: Mike Smith.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - 1 Corinthians 1:10-17; No divisions!

  • Leader: Jeremy Hunns.  Preacher: Phil Highton.

8pm

  • Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home
  • TFG meet at Will & Fiona Hughes' home

Monday 18th September

Readings: 2 Samuel 14, 2 Corinthians 7, Ezekiel 21, Psalm 68

Church Office closed today
Jackie away until Wednesday 20th September
Mike attending the ReNew Conference in Leeds (Monday & Tuesday)

Tuesday 19th September

Readings: 2 Samuel 15, 2 Corinthians 8, Ezekiel 22, Psalm 69

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Kids Count Nursery (9.15am)

9.30am-2pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
10am Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre

Wednesday 20th September

Readings: 2 Samuel 16, 2 Corinthians 9, Ezekiel 23, Psalms 70-71

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)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre (Wednesday and Thursday)
10am Tots and Tinies meet in the Church Centre
2pm Ladies' Fellowship meet in the Church Centre - Rev Michael Walters
8pm Housegroups meet to study Psalm 73:10-16 'Challenge: does God really care?'

Thursday 21st September

Readings: 2 Samuel 17, 2 Corinthians 10, Ezekiel 24, Psalm 72

10am Men's Walk - contact David King for meeting point
11.45am Thursday Cafe in the Church Centre
7.30pm Growing in Christ course at St Peter's, Elworth
7.30pm Ladies' Meal at The Bulls Head in Davenham
8pm Mike, Dim and Churchwardens meet at The Vicarage

Friday 22nd September

Readings: 2 Samuel 18, 2 Corinthians 11, Ezekiel 25, Psalm 73

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 23rd September

Readings: 2 Samuel 19, 2 Corinthians 12, Ezekiel 26, Psalm 74

Mike's and Nathan's day off

Sunday 24th September

Readings: 2 Samuel 20, 2 Corinthians 13, Ezekiel 27, Psalms 75-76

8am Holy Communion in St John's
10am Morning Prayer in St John’s (Guest preacher: Bishop Hamlet Mbabazi)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John’s (Guest preacher: Matt Guest)
8pm Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home

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

The Collect for today - Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity:

Merciful God, by whose gift alone your faithful people offer you true and acceptable service, grant that we may serve you faithfully so that we do not finally fall to obtain your heavenly promises, through the merits of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Please pray for...

the sick and the bereaved

our mission partners: Jemma Fitzsimmons (OM) and TLG (Transforming Lives for Good).

those serving in the Armed Forces

our local schools:

  • Hartford Manor Primary School and Warrington & Vale Royal College, and other schools which members of the church are involved in.
  • Hartford Church of England High School: give thanks for the freedom we have in the school to share what Christians believe in assemblies, ‘Thought of the Week’ and in lessons.

The Collect for today - Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity:

Almighty and eternal God, grant that we may grow in faith, hope, and love; and, so that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command, 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 and St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, and other schools which members of the church are involved in.
  • Hartford Church of England High School: wisdom for Phil to know how to develop the chaplaincy more in the months ahead.

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