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 Morning Prayer - Exodus 13:17-14:31; Crossing the Red Sea

  • Leader: Alec Ham. Preacher: Mike Smith.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - 1 Corinthians 3:1-9; God gives the growth

  • Leader: Nathan Phillingham.  Preacher: Michael Boreham.


  • Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home

Preachers elsewhere today:

  • Michael Walters at St John’s, Toft (10.15am)
  • Michael Field at Chester Road Methodist, Winsford (11am)
  • Jeremy Hunns at St Mary’s, Whitewell (11am)

Monday 23rd October

Readings: 2 Kings 4, 1 Timothy 1, Daniel 8, Psalm 116

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Hartford Old School House Nursery (9.30am)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre (Monday to Thursday)
9.45am Ladies' Walk - meet in the Church Centre car park
10.30am Staff meeting
8pm PCC budget meeting in the Church Centre

Tuesday 24th October

Readings: 2 Kings 5, 1 Timothy 2, Daniel 9, Psalms 117-118

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Kids Count Nursery (9.15am)
Michael Field leading 'Walk Through the Bible' sessions at Hartford Primary School (10.05am & 11.25am) and Lostock Gralam CE Primary School (1.15pm)
Teresa leading a visit from Rosebank School to St John's (1.45pm)
Nathan taking an assembly at Hartford Primary School (2.45pm)

8pm Discipleship & Pastoral Care Committee meet at The Vicarage

Wednesday 25th October

Readings: 2 Kings 6, 1 Timothy 3, Daniel 10, Psalm 119:1-24

Michael Field taking an assembly at Great Budworth CE Primary School (10.15am)
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 - Rev Neville Pugh
8pm Prayer Fellowship meets in the Church Centre (Phil Highton's housegroup)

Thursday 26th October

Readings: 2 Kings 7, 1 Timothy 4, Daniel 11, Psalm 119:25-48

Alec taking a Harvest assembly at Greenbank School (10am)
Mike leading a local schools' Remembrance Event at the War Memorial (11am)

11.45am Thursday Cafe in the Church Centre
8pm God's Big Picture course in the Church Centre

Friday 27th October

Readings: 2 Kings 8, 1 Timothy 5, Daniel 12, Psalm 119:49-72

Mike'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
7.15pm-9.30pm Pathfinders' film night in the Church Centre

Saturday 28th October

Readings: 2 Kings 9, 1 Timothy 6, Hosea 1, Psalm 119:73-96

Mike away until Sunday 5th November
Nathan's and Alec's day off

Sunday 29th October

Readings: 2 Kings 10-11, 2 Timothy 1, Hosea 2, Psalm 119:97-120

8am Holy Communion in St John's
10am Morning Prayer in St John’s (Exodus 15:1-21)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John’s (1 Corinthians 3:10-17)
8.15pm 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 - Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity:

Lord God, because without you we are not able to please you: mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in everything direct and rule our hearts, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Please pray for...

the sick and the bereaved:

our mission partners: The Gideons and Peter & Julie Fraser (Bible Encounter Trust).

those serving in the Armed Forces

our local schools:

  • Hartford Manor Primary School & Warrington & Vale Royal College, 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 might be encouraged in their faith.

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