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Thinking about our life today as a Church Community and planning for the future is all part of the Mission Action Planning (MAP) process. As part of our work we have put together this statement which we hope brings together the Mission and Vision we all share in.

We seek to be a mission driven Church, sharing God's love in order to serv e the whole community: Endeavouring to support, cherish, nurture, educate, enlighten and facilitate our personal growth and by doing so introduce others to Christ and the Christian Faith.

The New Church Year 2017-2018 - The Lectionary for the New Year is now available @ £3.99 Larger Edition £5.99 - The Lectionary gives the Feast and Holidays for the year and bible readings for Sundays and weekdays. It is a great basis for reading scriptures and joining in the prayer life of the wider church. Orders to Fr. Jonathan..

News of joint events between School and Church

Pray for our School and /church as we plan a series of 'Experience Church' events throughout the school year to increase understanding of the Christian Faith, the Sacraments and the life of Christ. (Volunteers wil be needed !!)

The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham - Every Saturday there is an opportunity to take some time out in Church from 10:00am onwards. There is a short prayer service focussing on intercession for the world, healing and the needs of many. On the last Saturday of the monthg we have an Eucharist followed by a breakfast of coffee and croissant. Here we celeberate our fellowship with the Anglican Shrine at Walsingham and it's prayer ministry.




WALSINGHAM - We will be going on pilgrimage to Norfolk during Autumn Half Term 29th October-1st November 3 nights-Half Board £167.55pp. Speak to Fr. Jonathan if you are interersted.

For Your Prayers

For those to be baptised here today -

For those who were married here yesterday -

The sick and those facing adversity especially - Sarah Barton, Parry Denton, Mark Douglas, Dorothy Platt, Mary Still, Theresa Cave, Peter Flynn, Sam McDonald, Ron McManus, Norah McConnell, Louise, Dave and Baby Amelia May

Flowers at the foot of the cross are given in loving memory of

The flowers by the book of remembrance are in loving memory of

The recently Departed - Eileen Ainscow, David Farmer

For those who anniversaries occur at this time - Lynn Alcock, Harry Andrew, Jack Taylor, Alan Whittaker, Charles Willie Chadwick, Joe Hankinson, Susan Linda Percival


Universal Prayer Intention for





Community in Failsworth

Sunday - Ashton Road East Our Church and Parish

Monday - Ashton Road West Our Parish Schools and all young people

Tuesday - Bardsley Avenue Our Shops and local Businesses

Wednesday - Beech Street Our Health Centres

Thursday - Belgrave Avenue Local employers and those seeking work

Friday - Boston Close The Elderley and those living alone

Saturday - Brierley Avenue Our Young Families

Parish Priest : Fr. Jonathan Elcock

Tel. 0161 683 4196

Email. failsworthstjohn@aol.com



If you have been an habitual worshipper at St John's over the last six months you are eligible for inclusion on the Electoral Roll.

If you wish to be entered on the Roll or amend your entry please see Christine Booth or Father Jonathan

St. John the Evangelist