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 - John 7:53-8:11The men caught in hypocrisy

  • Leader: Alec Ham.  Preacher: Mike Smith.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - Isaiah 30:1-33; The God who waits

  • Leader: Mike Smith.  Preacher: Alec Ham.


  • Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home


  • TFG meet at Will & Fiona Hughes' home

Preachers elsewhere today:

  • Jeremy Hunns at St Michael's, Marbury (11am)
  • Michael Field at Minshull Vernon URC (2.30pm)

Monday 21st January

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

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Old School House Nursery (9.15am)
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 to Thursday)
9.30am Staff meeting
9.45am Ladies' Walk - meet in the Church Centre car park

Tuesday 22nd January

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

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Kids Count Nursery (9.30am)
Teresa leading a year 3 RE session at Winnington Park Primary School (10.45am)
Mike and Alec attending Deanery Chapter (12pm)
Nathan taking a KS1 assembly at Hartford Primary School (2.45pm)

10am Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre
6.30pm Youth & Children's Committee meet in the Church Centre
8pm Christianity Explored course in the Church Centre
8pm 924 Evening at The Vicarage

Wednesday 23rd January

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

Phil at Hartford Church of England High School Christian Union (1.05-1.35pm)
Teresa leading a story & craft session at Sir Leslie Martin Nursery (2pm)

10am Tots & Tinies meet in the Church Centre
1pm Funeral Service in St John's (Mike)
2pm Ladies' Fellowship meet in the Church Centre - Dr Annabelle Bundle
8pm Housegroups meet for Philippians Study 2

Thursday 24th January

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

Teresa's day off
Michael Field leading 'Walk Through the Bible' sessions at Barnton Primary School (1.15 & 2.15pm)

10am Men's Walk - contact David King for meeting point
8pm Harambee Partnership information evening in the Church Centre

Friday 25th January

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

Nathan's and Alec's day off
Ministry team taking Hartford Church of England High School Chapel Services (2.45pm)

6.30am Time to Pray in the Eddowes Room
10.30am-3pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
1.30pm Marriage Service in St John's (Mike)

Saturday 26th January

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

Mike's day off
Alec attending 'Handling the Word' Training Day in Liverpool (10am-4pm)

9am St John's Golf Society play at Hartford Golf Club

Sunday 27th January

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

8am Holy Communion in St John's
9.30am Time to Pray in the Eddowes Room
10am Morning Prayer in St John's (John 8:12-20)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John's (Isaiah 33:1-24)
8pm Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home
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: Jonny & Erica Greaves (The Oakes, Sheffield) and Cornerstone Church, Crewe.

our local schools:

  • Hartford Primary School & Kids Count Nursery, and other schools which members of the church are involved in.
  • Hartford Church of England High School.
  • For safety in school and during travel to/from schools.

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