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 Holy Communion - 2 John 4-6; Truth, Love and Obedience

  • Leader: Fiona Hughes.  Preacher: Mike Smith.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - Isaiah 41:1-29; Glory in the Holy One of Israel

  • Leader: Jeremy Hunns.  Preacher: Alec Ham.


  • Crossover in the Church Centre


  • TFG meet at Will & Fiona Hughes' home

Preachers elsewhere today:

  • Michael Field at Shurlach Methodist Church (10.45am)
  • Jeremy Hunns at St Mary's, Whitewell (11am)

Monday 20th January

Readings: Genesis 21, Matthew 20, Nehemiah 10, Acts 20

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Old School House Nursery (9.15am)
Mike taking assemblies at Hartford CE High School (Monday-Thursday, 2.45pm)
Alec attending Curacy Book Group in Chester (7.30pm)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre (Monday-Thursday)
10am Staff meeting

Tuesday 21st January

Readings: Genesis 22, Matthew 21, Nehemiah 11, Acts 21

Alec's day off
Teresa leading a story & craft session at Kids Count Nursery (9.30am)
Mike attending Deanery Chapter in Middlewich (12pm)
Michael Field leading 'Walk Through the Bible' sessions at Greenbank School (12.50pm & 1.50pm)

10am Jigsaw in the Church Centre
8pm Christianity Explored course in the Church Centre

Wednesday 22nd January

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

Michael Field leading a 'Walk Through the Bible' session at Hartford Manor Primary School (1.15pm)
Teresa leading a story & craft session at Sir Leslie Martin Nursery (2pm)

10am Tots & Tinies in the Church Centre
10am Funeral Service in St John's (Alec)
1pm Funeral Service at Vale Royal Crematorium (Alec)
2pm Ladies’ Fellowship in the Church Centre – Bridget Robson
8pm Prayer Fellowship in the Church Centre (Kevin Eccles' housegroup)

Thursday 23rd January

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

11.30am Food with Friends in the Church Centre

Friday 24th January

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

Teresa’s day off

10.30am-3pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
6.30-8pm Friday Night Live in the Church Centre

Saturday 25th January

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

Sunday 26th January

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

Alec preaching at Cornerstone Church, Crewe (10am)

8am Holy Communion in St John's
9.30am Prayer meeting in the Eddowes Room
10am Morning Prayer in St John's (2 John 7-13)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John's (Isaiah 42:1-17)
8pm Crossover in the Church Centre
8.15pm After 8s meet at Rob & Kathryn Payne's home

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

The Collect for today - second Sunday after Epiphany:

Almighty and everlasting God, ruler of all things in heaven and on earth: in mercy hear the prayers of your people and grant us your peace throughout our lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Please pray for...

the sick and the bereaved

our mission partners: Olivia Rigby (UCCF in the Midlands) and Alex Lucas (UCCF in London).

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 pupils to attend Christian Union groups, that they may be encouraged in their faith.

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