St John's this week

Services this Sunday and diary for the week ahead

We have a services in church every Sunday at 8am and 10am. The 10am service is also streamed online via our YouTube channel. See below for details of services and a diary of our midweek events for the following seven days.
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Sunday 26th June

Readings: Deuteronomy 31, Psalm 119:97-120, Isaiah 58, Matthew 6

Nathan away until Sunday 3rd July
Lewis away until Wednesday 13th July

8am Holy Communion in St John's
10am Morning Prayer in St John's
8pm Crossover in the Church Centre
8.30pm TFG meeting

Monday 27th June

Readings: Deuteronomy 32, Psalm 119:121-144, Isaiah 59, Matthew 7

Jon's study day
Teresa and Mike leading 'It's Your Move' sessions at Hartford Primary School (9.30am & 11am)
Mike leading assemblies at Hartford Church of England High School (Monday-Friday at 2.30pm)
Teresa leading a Year 5/6 assembly at Hartford Manor Primary School (2.40pm)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre

Tuesday 28th June

Readings: Deuteronomy 33-34, Psalm 119:145-176, Isaiah 60, Matthew 8

Teresa leading a Bible story & craft session at Kids Count Nursery (10am)
Teresa leading a KS2 assembly at Hartford Primary School (2.30pm)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
10am Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre
8pm Operations' Committee meet in the Church Centre

Wednesday 29th June

Readings: Joshua 1, Psalms 120-122, Isaiah 61, Matthew 9

9.30am-12pm & 2-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
10am Tots & Tinies in the Church Centre
12-2pm Staff meeting
2pm Ladies' Fellowship meet in the Church Centre
2-4pm Bakes, Brews and Chat in the Church Centre
8pm Prayer Fellowship meets via Zoom

Thursday 30th June

Readings: Joshua 2, Psalms 123-125, Isaiah 62, Matthew 10

Teresa's day off
Jackie working from home

9.30am-5pm Church Office open (for emails only)
8.30pm Clergy and Churchwardens meet

Friday 1st July

Readings: Joshua 3, Psalms 126-128, Isaiah 63, Matthew 11

Teresa leading a Bible story & craft session at Sir Leslie Martin Nursery (9.30am)
Teresa and Mike leading an 'It's Your Move' session at Little Leigh Primary School (1pm)

Church Office closed today

6.30pm Friday Night Live in the Church Centre

Saturday 2nd July

Readings: Joshua 4, Psalms 129-131, Isaiah 64, Matthew 12

Mike's and Jon's day off

Sunday 3rd July

Readings: Joshua 5, Psalms 132-134, Isaiah 65, Matthew 13

Jon preaching at Christ Church, Greenbank (10.30am)

8am Morning Prayer in St John's
10am Morning Prayer in St John's
8pm Crossover in the Church Centre

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

The Collect for today - third Sunday after Trinity:

Graciously hear us, Lord God, and grant that we, to whom you have given the desire to pray, may be defended by your mighty aid and strengthened in all dangers and adversities, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Specific Requests for Prayer

For those in our church family (or their relatives) who are working in the NHS, care homes or in COVID-19 & other medical research; please pray for their safety at work, for strength & stamina and for their families (and especially children) not to be anxious but to know God's peace.

For those who: are faced with redundancy or are seeking employment, are awaiting postponed medical treatment, are caring full-time for family members and many similar situations.

If you have a specific pastoral need or prayer request, please send us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone the Church Office.

Please also pray for...

the bereaved:

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

all children who are preparing to move up to the next stage in their education:

  • Please pray that they would end well, and that they would have new opportunities to hear the gospel in their next school.
  • Please pray for those who are anxious, that they would know the peace that can only come from Jesus.
  • Please pray for those year 6s who will hear our sessions on how God can help them in their transition to high school.

Contacting us

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01606 872255

School Lane, Hartford, CW8 1NP

 

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