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 5:16-30Equal with God

  • Leader: Alec Ham. Preacher: Mike Smith.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - Isaiah 19; "An oracle concerning Egypt"

  • Leader: Mike Smith.  Preacher: Alec Ham.


  • Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home


  • TFG meet at Will & Fiona Hughes' home

Preachers elsewhere today:

  • Michael Walters at St John’s, High Legh (10am)
  • Michael Field at Acton Bridge Methodist Church (10.45am)
  • Michael Field at Little Budworth Methodist Church (6.30pm)

Monday 17th September

Readings: 2 Samuel 13, 2 Corinthians 6, Ezekiel 20, Psalms 66-67

Church Office closed
Jackie away until Tuesday 18th September
Mike and Alec attending the ReNew Conference in Leeds (Monday & Tuesday)

Tuesday 18th September

Readings: 2 Samuel 14, 2 Corinthians 7, Ezekiel 21, Psalm 68

Nathan's day off
Michael Field leading 'Walk Through the Bible' sessions at Hartford Primary School (am - Year 5 OT & pm - Year 6 NT)
Teresa taking a KS2 assembly at St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School (11.10am)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre (Tuesday to Thursday)
10am Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre

Wednesday 19th September

Readings: 2 Samuel 15, 2 Corinthians 8, Ezekiel 22, Psalm 69

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Sir Leslie Martin Nursery (1.30pm)
Teresa taking a KS1 assembly at St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School (2.30pm)

10am Tots and Tinies meet in the Church Centre
11.30am Funeral Service at Vale Royal Crematorium (Mike)
2pm Ladies' Fellowship meet in the Church Centre - Sing for Joy
8pm Housegroups meet for Christianity Explored Study 2

Thursday 20th September

Readings: 2 Samuel 16, 2 Corinthians 9, Ezekiel 23, Psalms 70-71

11.45am Thursday Cafe in the Church Centre
7.30pm Ladies' Meal at The Indian, Castle
8pm Operations' Committee meet in the Church Centre Conference Room

Friday 21st September

Readings: 2 Samuel 17, 2 Corinthians 10, Ezekiel 24, Psalm 72

Mike's and Alec's day off

10.30am-3pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
7.30pm Friday Night Live (Pathfinders) in the Church Centre

Saturday 22nd September

Readings: 2 Samuel 18, 2 Corinthians 11, Ezekiel 25, Psalm 73

Nathan and young people attending REBOOT in London

9am-12pm Working Party at St John's

Sunday 23rd September

Readings: 2 Samuel 19, 2 Corinthians 12, Ezekiel 26, Psalm 74

Alec away today

8am Holy Communion in St John's
9.30am Time to Pray in the Eddowes Room
10am Morning Prayer in St John’s (John 5:31-47)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John’s (Isaiah 22)
8pm 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 - Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity:

Lord, let your continual pity cleanse and defend your church, and because it cannot continue in safety without your aid, protect it by your help and goodness for ever, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Please pray for...

the sick and the bereaved

our mission partners: St Catherine's, Tranmere and Robert Matati (Anglican Minister in Butere, Kenya).

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 Christian pupils to stand by and to support one another around school.

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