First Communion

First Communion

On 5 November (All Saints’ Sunday), eleven of our children will be receiving Holy Communion for the first time at the 10am High Mass. We’re looking forward to welcoming them to the altar and affirming the full membership of the church that is theirs through baptism. Do come along to support them, and to celebrate […]

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Peter Holder

Organ Concert on Thursday

On Thursday 19th October at 7.30pm, Peter Holder will give the last in the 2017 series of Organ Concerts on the Lewis Organ at St John’s. As is our custom the concerts are free and there will be the usual refreshments including wine, sandwiches and cakes. In order to pay for the refreshments and these recitals […]

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Finding your voice

On Tuesday 17 October St John’s is running a workshop with St Christopher’s Hospice on the theme of death and dying for those living with mental health issues, and their families, friends, carers, and supporters. The aim of the day is to facilitate creative conversations that sensitively encourage reflection on, planning for, and the articulation of […]

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Addiction Workshop

At St John’s we are committed to exploring questions of mental health, and our next event is now open for booking. You are invited to a two-day workshop on addiction and its related issues, taking place on Saturday 14 October (10.30am–5pm) and Sunday 15 October (2pm–5pm). Please register your interest at [email protected] You are welcome […]

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Pearson 200 tour and evensong

A celebratory Saturday!

Join us this Saturday for three events: At 1pm there will be a guided tour of the (now securely underpinned) church, including the newly reopened Lady Chapel. At 5pm there is a Festal Evensong to celebrate the 200th birthday of our architect, John Loughborough Pearson. At 8pm the London City Wind Ensemble present Serenade, a concert […]

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We’re not falling down!

The 10am High Mass on Sunday 18 June will have an especially festive character as we celebrate and give thanks for the completion of the work to secure the foundations of St John’s. The London Mozart Players and the Central Band of the Royal British Legion will be assisting with the music. Please download the […]

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Mayoral Service of Thanksgiving

This Sunday (11 June) at 3pm St John’s is holding a Service of Thanksgiving for the Mayoral Year of Cllr Wayne Trakas-Lawlor. The Bishop of Croydon will be officiating, Fr John Pritchard (Priest-in-Charge at St John’s, and Chaplain to the Mayor of Croydon) will be preaching, and members the London Mozart Players will be assisting […]

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Crystal Palace Overground Festival

The weekend of 17/18 June sees the annual Crystal Palace Overground Festival, and at St John’s we’re taking part by offering guided tours of the building (now that the underpinning has been successfully completed) and hosting a programme of musical events by the London Mozart Players. Guided tours are available on Wednesday 14 June (2pm), Thursday 15 […]

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