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Join us for Easter

Join us for Easter

Easter Day is just round the corner, but in the days just before Easter the church celebrates some of the most unusual and most powerful services in the whole of the church year. On Maundy Thursday (18th April) at 8pm we remember the Last Supper by celebrating the eucharist. Members of the congregation have their feet […]

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What's On at St John's?

What’s On at St John’s?

St John’s is very active as a church and community hub, so from now on we’re producing a quarterly newsletter to keep our friends informed about what’s going on. Paper copies will be delivered throughout the parish, but if you’d like to read it electronically, you can download our Spring Newsletter here. We look forward to […]

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Music this Autumn

Music this Autumn

The run-up to Christmas is jam-packed with musical delights. There’s something for everyone! On Sunday 18th November at 4pm the London Mozart Players will perform a concert of film music: Sounds of the Silver Screen   On Saturday 24th November at 7.30pm the Sylvan Ensemble will present a concert of chamber music   On Saturday 1st December at […]

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Bev Mason

New Bishop of Warrington

On St Luke’s Day (Thursday 18th October) 2018, Beverley Mason, a former vicar of St John’s, was consecrated Bishop of Warrington in York Minster. Members of St John’s and other friends from the deanery travelled to support her. A collection organized by members of St John’s raised enough to buy Bishop Beverley a crozier (pastoral […]

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From left to right: Mark Richardson, the Revd Will van der Hart, Robin Buck, Fr Daniel Trott, and Jenny Smith

Meadow Garden wins award

At the Church Times Green Awards at Lambeth Palace on 2nd October, St John’s Meadow Garden received the Growing Calm Award from the Mind and Soul Foundation. Robin Buck, Mark Richardson, Jenny Smith, and Fr Daniel attended the conference Green Health Live, during which the award was presented. We were praised for our community involvement, our […]

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Max

New DoM Max Smith

On Sunday 2nd September we welcomed our new Director of Music, Max Smith. Max graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2015 with a degree in music. He has been an organ scholar at Wakefield Cathedral under Thomas Moore, at Carlisle Cathedral under Jeremy Suter, and at Peel Cathedral (Isle of Man) under Peter Litman. At Peel […]

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Adrian Adams retires

After fifty years of faithful service at St John’s, Adrian Adams has retired. Adrian became Master of Music at St John’s in 1972, succeeding Michael Spencer, with whom he had been working as Assistant Master of Music. In his time the choir has continued to sing a varied repertoire at services, and regular organ concerts […]

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