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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..


Confirmation Instruction begins at the Junior School on Thursday 22nd February at 3:15pm. At The Rectory on Saturday 24th February at 10:30am. Application forms from the Rector.

The new Church of England Catechism will be used costing £2.00 per copy. The Confirmation are great Refreshers for us all to try

News of joint events between School and Church

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


Failsworth Churches are supporting FAILSWORTH CANAL Clean-Up. Volunteers Needed. The next one is Sunday 17th June, meeting 2:00pm at the Royal Oak.

St John's Church Summer Fair - Saturday 23rd June - Come and give a Hand - helpers are needed for the stallholders.

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 - Charlie Thomas Butler, Eva Grace Ellis

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, Rosemary Ousey, Gillian Jones, Peter Flynn, Sam McDonald, Ron McManus, Sheila Halliwell

Flowers at the foot of the cross are given in loving memory of dear Mum Marjorie who died on the 3rd June, dearly missed mum, gran and great gran always in our thoughts and prayers from Jane, stuart, Helen, Olivia, John, Lisa, Adam and Abigail. Rest in Peace.

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

The recently Departed -

For those who anniversaries occur at this time - Derek George Beard, Mavis Mason, Elizabeth Ann Holland, Marjorie Askew, Lillian Bertha Jordan

Universal Prayer Intention for





Community in Failsworth

Sunday - Rothwell Street Our Church and Parish

Monday - Rutland Street Our Parish Schools and all young people

Tuesday - Samuel Street Our Shops and local Businesses

Wednesday - School Road Our Health Centres

Thursday - Shepley Street Local employers and those seeking work

Friday - Silverbirch Way The Elderley and those living alone

Saturday - Simister Road 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