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 - Exodus 19; Covenant Preparations

  • Leader: Alec Ham. Preacher: Phil Highton.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - 1 Corinthians 6:1-11; Do not be deceived!

  • Leader: Mike Smith.  Preacher: Alec Ham.


  • Crossover meet at Kevin & Emily Dean's home
  • After 8s meet at Rob & Kathryn Payne's home

Preachers elsewhere today:

  • Michael Field at Hartford Methodist Church (10.30am)
  • Michael Walters at St John’s, Sandiway (6.30pm)

Monday 15th January

Readings: Genesis 16, Matthew 15, Nehemiah 5, Acts 15

Mike attending Reform Steering Committee meeting in London (all day)
Teresa leading a story & craft session at Old School House Nursery (9.30am)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre (Monday-Thursday)
9.45am Ladies' Walk - meet in the Church Centre car park
8pm Evangelism Committee meet at 52 Stones Manor Lane

Tuesday 16th January

Readings: Genesis 17, Matthew 16, Nehemiah 6, Acts 16

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Kids Count Nursery (9.30am)
Mike and Alec attending Deanery Chapter (12pm)
Michael Field leading 'Walk Through the Bible' sessions at Charles Darwin Primary School (2pm)

10am Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre
10.30am Burial of Ashes in St John's churchyard (Alec)
8pm St John's Vision Group meet at The Vicarage

Wednesday 17th January

Readings: Genesis 18, Matthew 17, Nehemiah 7, Acts 17

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
10am Staff meeting
12pm Chester Association meet in the Church Centre
2pm Ladies' Fellowship meet in the Church Centre - Share Time
8pm Prayer Fellowship meets in the Church Centre (Charles Hayward's housegroup)

Thursday 18th January

Readings: Genesis 19, Matthew 18, Nehemiah 8, Acts 18

Michael Field taking an assembly at Antrobus St Mark's CE Primary School (11.30am)
Teresa leading a visit to the Thursday Cafe from Hartford Manor Primary School (year 1)

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 Christ Church, Wharton
7.30pm Ladies' Meal at The Indian in Castle
8pm Christianity Explored course in the Church Centre

Friday 19th January

Readings: Genesis 20, Matthew 19, Nehemiah 9, Acts 19

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 20th January

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

Mike's day off

Sunday 21st January

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

8am Holy Communion in St John's
10am Holy Communion in St John’s (Exodus 20:1-3)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John’s (1 Corinthians 6:12-20)
8pm Crossover meet at Kevin & Emily Dean's home
8pm TFG meet at Will & Fiona Hughes' 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: Jemma Fitzsimmons (OM) and TLG (Transforming Lives for Good).

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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01606 872255

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