Welcome to St John's

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

    On Sundays we usually 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. 

    This  Sunday, Alice Jolley, an ordinand at Wescott House, Cambridge, preaches on her last Sunday with us.

     

    Prayers for those who grieve

    Friday 15th June: 11.00am

    Service of thanksgiving for the life of Liam O’Reilly (30) Committal follows at Southern Cemetery at 1.45pm. Please hold all of Liam’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.

    Please also hold the family and friends of Jenny Hanley in your thoughts and prayers. Jenny died at the end of May. Jenny and family have long had close ties with the church. Her funeral is to be held here later in June.

    Likewise, please keep the family and friends of Sid Thomas in your thoughts and prayers. Sid’s funeral will be in church on Thursday 28th June at 11.30. Committal follows at Stretford Cemetery at 1.15

    Sunday 17th June

    Christine Aspinall preaches, just under a week before she is priested at Manchester Cathedral. Christine’s  first Eucharist will be on Sunday 24th when the Reverend Dr David Wheeler is our guest preacher.

     

    The giant poster ‘Together Unafraid’ http://aboutmanchester.co.uk/together-unafraid-manchester-cathedrals-message-of-defiance-to-terrorism/     

    leaves the Cathedral at the end of next week. A smaller version will be placed outside the chapel /tower at St John’s. We hope this will be unveiled on Wednesday June 20th  (tbc). More about this next week

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    The Cabaret for Freedom held as part of Manchester Literature Festival and Black History Month was a great success with 350 attending and over £1,000 raised for the support of 'citizenless' refugees (that is those denied leave to stay in the UK, but unable to return 'home') Thanks to all who contributed so generously with talents and 'talents' in the bliblical sense too.

    Vestry Hour: Fridays, 6-7 pm: if you wish to speak with a priest, please call in. Appointment not necessary.

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