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.
The homepage always has a link to our next online service and up-to-date guidance on attending church in person.
If you're new to the area or new to St John's, try clicking here as starting point for more information or please get in touch - we'd love to hear from you.

Sunday 16th January

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

8am Morning Prayer in St John's
10am Morning service with baptism in St John's.  A live-stream will be available via the homepage of the Church's website
8pm Crossover meet in the Church Centre (Nathan)

Monday 17th January

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

Mike's study week (Monday-Saturday)
Jon's study day
Teresa leading three Bible story & craft sessions with The Grange Junior School Kindergarten classes (9.15am) 
Nathan at a Growing Young Disciples conference (Monday-Thursday)
Lewis' day off

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
10am Ladies' Walk - contact Mary for starting location
8pm Housegroup leaders' meeting

Tuesday 18th January

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

Mike's day off
Teresa leading KS1 assemblies at Hartford Primary School (1-3pm)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
10am Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre
4-5pm Cantonese Bible Study group meets online

Wednesday 19th January

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

9.30am-12 noon & 1.30-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
9.30-11.30am Cantonese Housegroup
10am Tots & Tinies meet in the Church Centre (Teresa)
12-1.30pm Staff meeting
8pm Evening Housegroups - Love Your Church: Send

Thursday 20th January

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

Teresa's day off
Lewis' study day

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
10.30am Daytime Housegroup - Love Your Church: Send
7.45pm Hope Explored in the Church Centre (Jon)

Friday 21st January

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

Teresa leading a Bible story & craft session at Sir Leslie Martin Nursery (9.30am)
Nathan's study day

10.30am-3pm Church Office open for emails & 'phone calls 
6.30pm Friday Night Live in the Church Centre (Nathan)

Saturday 22nd January

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

Jon's and Nathan's day off

Sunday 23rd January

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

8am Holy Communion in St John's
10am Holy Communion in St John's.  A live-stream will be available via the homepage of the Church's website
8pm Crossover meet in the Church Centre (Nathan)

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.

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 as they face yet more challenges 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 sick and the bereaved

our mission partners: Jemma Graves (OM) and Joseph Mayan (Barnabas Ministries in Uganda)

for Christian outreach in our local schools: 

  • for all from our Church who are involved in our local schools
  • for Mike, Jon, Teresa and Nathan regularly leading assemblies and other sessions in schools and visits to our church
  • for those in our “Pray Bake Read” teams
  • for Tracy, our Chaplain at Hartford Church of England High School.

Contacting us

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01606 872255

School Lane, Hartford, CW8 1NP

 

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