Welcome to St John's


    Welcome to St John the Evangelist, Old Trafford--an inclusive worshipping community in urban, diverse Manchester.

    On Sundays we worship at 8.30 in the chapel and at 10 in the nave. Join us too for Morning Prayer Mon-Thurs at 9 in the chapel beneath the bell tower. There is a vestry hour between 6-7 on Fridays if you want to enquire about weddings, baptisms, funerals or other services. 

    The 10.00am Sunday service on November 27th introduces the season of Advent. The Reverend Professor Peter Scott preaches. John Hughes celebrates and Steven Robinson plays the organ. Here's what lies ahead as we enter December.

    Sunday Dec 4th  @10  Invitation service: Light the Way https://www.christianaid.org.uk/christmas-appeal

    Saturday Dec 10th   Lovenotes Christmas Concert in St John’s Centre and St John’s Church:

    workshop 6.30 in the Centre. Concert in the church at 8pm http://www.wegottickets.com/thelovenotes

    Sunday Dec 11th  @10:  3rd in Advent: our Reader John Ward preaches

    Tuesday Tuesday Dec 13th  After school: Messy Carols in church, Christmas Fair in the Centre 3.30-5.00pm. Father Christmas may visit the Centre

    Wednesday Dec 14th @7.30 Community Singing for the season

    Shylarks sing in the dark! Join us in the hall for songs that we’ll take outside, warming up with mulled wine  on return http://shylarksstjohns.wixsite.com/shylarksstjohns

    Sunday Dec 18th  @10: 4th in Advent: our ordinand Christine Aspinall preaches

    Wednesday Dec 21st  @ 7.30 Carols by Candlelight in support of Christian Aid’s Light the Way campaign https://www.christianaid.org.uk/christmas-appeal

    Saturday Dec 24th  @ 4pm Christingle and Blessing the Crib in support of  vulnerable children through the Children’s Society and : http://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/what-you-can-do/fundraising-and-events/christingle/what-christingle

    Saturday Dec 24th  @ 11.30 Midnight Mass

    Sunday Dec 25th     @ 10 Christmas Morning service

    Sunday Jan 1st       New Year’s day service: the naming of Christ

    Sunday Jan 8th       The Feast of the Epiphany: The Magi bring gifts



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  • St John’s Church, Ayres Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 7GX

    If your enquiry is about a baptism, wedding or funeral, please contact us using the contact details at the About Us tab above, or make use of the Vestry hour--see below.

    Vestry Hour: Fridays, 6-7 pm: if you wish to speak with a priest, please call in.

    Staff details: click on the About Us Tab above.

    Plug in! These photos were taken during our Harvest Festival 2015.