Regular Services
(Scroll down for seasonal and special services)

'A Service of the Word' from Common Worship
10:45am on the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of a month. 1 hour.

A service using contemporary language. Includes prayers, responses, readings, hymns and a sermon. Hymns will be led by the organ and contemporary songs by the music group. On the 4th Sundays in the months of January, March, May, July, September and November, this service may be replaced by a Service of Holy Baptism.

Service of Holy Communion from Common Worship
10:45am on the 3rd Sunday of every month. 60 - 75 minutes.

A service using contemporary language. Includes prayers, responses, readings, hymns and a sermon. Hymns will be led by the organ and contemporary songs by the music group. Includes a Eucharistic Prayer and a celebration of Holy Communion, also known as The Lord's Supper.

BCP Service of Holy Communion
8:30am every Sunday, with hymns & a sermon. 45 minutes.
10:00am on the last Wednesday of the month. Said service. 45 minutes.

A traditional language form of service which has been in use for centuries. These prayers have been offered by generations of worshippers and retain their beauty, reverance and relevance to this day.

'Service of Holy Baptism' from Common Worship
10:45am on the 4th Sunday of January, March, May, July, September and November. Usually around 1 hour.

A service using contemporary language. Includes prayers, responses, readings, hymns and a sermon. Children and adults may be baptised - also known as 'Christening' - during this service.

Seasonal & Occasional Services

Easter 2016

Sunday 14 February 2016 - Lent 1 (also Valentine's Day)
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am 'The Greatest Love of All' - Service of the Word

Sunday 21 February 2016 - Lent 2
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of Holy Communion

Sunday 28 February 2016 - Lent 3
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of the Word

Sunday 6 March 2016 - Lent 4 (also Mother's Day/Mothering Sunday)
8:30am BCP Morning Prayer
10:45am Service of Holy Communion for Mother's Day

Sunday 13 March 2016 - Lent 5
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of the Word

Sunday 20 March 2016 - Palm Sunday
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of the Word

Thursday 24 March 2016 - Maundy Thursday
7:30pm Eccleston Team Holy Communion at St Luke's, Eccleston

Friday 25 March 2016 - Good Friday
1:00pm Church open for prayer
2:00pm The Final Hour

Sunday 27 March 2016 - Easter Sunday
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of Holy Communion

Harvest 2016

Sunday 18th September 2016
8:30am BCP Service (Order TBC)
10:45am CW Harvest Festival

Advent & Christmas 2016/17
Note: This is a basic outline. Please keep checking for additions or alterations nearer the time.

Sunday 27th November 2016 - Advent Sunday
8:30am BCP Service
10:45am CW Service of the Word

Sunday 4th December 2016 - Advent 2
8:30am BCP Service
10:45am CW Service of the Word

Sunday 11th December 2016 - Advent 3
8:30am BCP Service
10:45am CW Service of the Word

Thursday 15th December 2016
7:30pm - Licensing of Rev. Dozie Moneme as Team Vicar of St John's, Ravenhead

Sunday 18th December 2016 - Advent 4
8:30am BCP Service
10:45am CW Service of the Word

Saturday 24th December 2016 - Christmas Eve
11:15pm CW Christmas Eve Communion

Sunday 25th December 2016 - Christmas Day
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am CW Family Worship

Sunday 1st January 2017- Christmas 1
8:30am BCP Service
10:45am CW Service of the Word

Sunday 8th January 2017- Epiphany Sunday
8:30am BCP Service
10:45am CW Service of the Word

Regular Services


Sunday - Week One
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of the Word

Sunday - Week Two
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of the Word

Sunday - Week Three
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Holy Communion

Sunday - Week Four
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of the Word
or Holy Baptism (alternates)

Sunday - Week Five
8:30am BCP Holy Communion
10:45am Service of the Word

Last Wednesday - Monthly
10:00am BCP Holy Communion

Except where marked 'BCP', services at St John's use the contemporary language forms of service from the Church of England's 'Common Worship' prayer book.