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THANK YOU to all who gave to our collection for Fr. Tony on his retirement. £150 was raised from the open plate collection and another £50 was given from Parish Funds.

LAMMAS DAY - 1st August is marked in the calendar of The Book of Common Prayer. Lammas - comes from the old English for 'loaf-mass'; the day on which the first new loaf from this summer's wheat harvest is baked and blessed and shared out after Church

O God, your Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: open the eyes of our faith, that we may see him in his redeeming work, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen

HAVE YOU SIGNED UP? - If you are baptised, over sixteen years of age, either resident in this parish or an habitual worshipper at St. John's for over six months you are eligible to join the parochial electoral roll.

This allows you to participate in the election of our Parochial Church Council (PCC) the body responsible with the Rector and Churchwardens for caring for our Church and it's mission. Application forms at the back of Church.

DIARY DATES - 2017 Events at Church

Saturday - 30th September - Harvest Quiz

Saturday - 18th November - Christmas Fair

For Your Prayers

For those to be baptised here today - Charlotte Jary

For those who were married here yesterday -

The sick and those facing adversity especially - Alan Prince, Mary Still, Theresa Cave, Rosemary Ousey, Gillian Jones, Peter Flynn, Sam McDonald, Ron McManus, Peter Macauley

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 Faithful Departed -

For those who anniversaries occur at this time - Tom Prince, Beatrice Ellen Gallier, Norman Ashworth, James Ousey, Anne Kelly, Doreen Barrow, Harold Patterson, Dorish Ashworth.

Universal Prayer intention for August

Pray for artists and writers and all who use their creative skills to help us discover the beauty of creation


Community in Failsworth

Sunday - Partington Street Our Church and Parish

Monday - Pendragon Place Our Parish Schools and all young people

Tuesday - Poole Fold Our Shops and local Businesses

Wednesday - Pole Lane Our Health Centres

Thursday - Piercy Street Local employers and those seeking work

Friday - Princess Street The Elderley and those living alone

Saturday - Ravenoak Drive 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