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: George Agar.  Preacher: George Agar.

9.30am Prayer Meeting

  • Prayer meeting in the Eddowes Room

10am Morning Prayer - 2 John 7-13; Truth, Deception and Wickedness

  • Leader: George Agar.  Preacher: Mike Smith.

6.30pm Evening Prayer - Isaiah 42:1-17; A Light for the Gentiles

  • Leader: Mike Smith.  Preacher: David Charlton.


  • Crossover in the Church Centre

Preachers elsewhere today:

  • Jeremy Hunns at St Chad's, Tushingham (11am)
  • Michael Field at Sandiway Gospel Church (6pm)

Monday 20th January

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

Teresa leading a story & craft session at Old School House Nursery (9.15am)
Mike taking assemblies at Hartford CE High School (Monday-Thursday, 2.45pm)
Alec attending Curacy Book Group in Chester (7.30pm)

9.30am-5pm Church Office open in the Church Centre (Monday-Thursday)
10am Staff meeting

Tuesday 21st January

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

Alec's day off
Teresa leading a story & craft session at Kids Count Nursery (9.30am)
Mike attending Deanery Chapter in Middlewich (12pm)
Michael Field leading 'Walk Through the Bible' sessions at Greenbank School (12.50pm & 1.50pm)

10am Jigsaw in the Church Centre
8pm Christianity Explored course in the Church Centre

Wednesday 22nd January

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

Michael Field leading a 'Walk Through the Bible' session at Hartford Manor Primary School (1.15pm)
Teresa leading a story & craft session at Sir Leslie Martin Nursery (2pm)

10am Tots & Tinies in the Church Centre
2pm Ladies’ Fellowship in the Church Centre – Bridget Robson
8pm Prayer Fellowship in the Church Centre (Kevin Eccles' housegroup)

Thursday 23rd January

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

Teresa’s day off

10am Funeral Service in St John's (Alec)
11.30am Food with Friends in the Church Centre
1pm Funeral Service at Vale Royal Crematorium (Alec)

Friday 24th January

Readings: Genesis 25, Matthew 24, Esther 1, Acts 24

Teresa’s day off

10.30am-3pm Church Office open in the Church Centre
6.30-8pm Friday Night Live in the Church Centre

Saturday 25th January

Readings: Genesis 26, Matthew 25, Esther 2, Acts 25

Sunday 26th January

Readings: Genesis 27, Matthew 26, Esther 3, Acts 26

Alec preaching at Cornerstone Church, Crewe (10am)

8am Holy Communion in St John's
9.30am Prayer meeting in the Eddowes Room
10am Morning Prayer in St John's (2 John 7-13)
6.30pm Evening Prayer in St John's (Isaiah 42:1-17)
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 Epiphany:

Almighty and everlasting God, in mercy look upon our weakness and in all our dangers and necessities stretch out your right hand to help and defend us, 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).

our local schools:

  • Sir Leslie Martin & Old School House Nurseries, and other schools which members of the church are involved in.
  • Hartford Church of England High School.
  • For Christian assemblies to be bold proclamations of the gospel; give thanks that we have opportunities to do this in many local schools.

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