Website ©  S. John the Divine PCC and S. J. Oakes 2013


Diary for January

Each Sunday at S. John’s:

Said Mass at 08-00 and

The Parish Family Mass sung at 10-00.

(Coffee afterwards in the Parish Room)

Junior Church at 10.00 in the Parish Room or in Church

Night Prayer at 18.30

Each Tuesday

19.30 - 21.00 Bell ringing practice – New members welcome.

Alternate Wednesdays

19.30 - 21.00 Church Linked Youth Club (CLYC) in the Parish Room for 11 – 16 year olds who have a link with the Church.


Saturday 8 February

Official opening of the Red Lion House Community Centre 16.00 to 18.00

Tuesday 25 February

Shrove Tuesday Supper in the Red Lion House Community Centre at 19.15

Wednesday 26 February

Ash Wednesday Mass at 09.30 and Sung Mass at 19.30

Thursdays 5, 12, 19, 26 March, 2 April

Lent Course at 19.30

Friday 13 March, 3 April

Lent Lunch in the Red Lion House Community Centre from 12.00 to 13.00

Sunday 22 March

Mothering Sunday. Presentation of flowers t the 10.00 Mass.

Sunday 5 April

Palm Sunday procession to church at 09.45 from the vicarage drive.

Friday 10 April

Good Friday walk with the Cross, walk of witness, at 10.30

Devotions from 14.30 to 16.00

Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 19.30

Sunday 12 April

Easter Day masses at 08.00, 10.00 and 12.00

Sunday 26 April

Annual Vestry and Parochial church meetings with buffet to follow at 11.30

10 to 16 May

Christian Aid week.


Friday 3

09.30 Care Healing and Prayer Guild Mass for healing. All welcome.

Saturday 4

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room.

Sunday 5 - Feast of Epiphany

10.00 Procession of the Magi during the Sung Mass

15.30 - 18.00 Junior Church Christmas Party in Red Lion House

18.30 Evening Prayer with Benediction

Monday 6

19.30 Junior Church planning meeting at 1 Harlech Way, Stretton

Tuesday 7

14.00 – 16.00 Knitting group meets for a knit and natter. New members welcome.

Wednesday 8

14.30 Mothers’ Union meets in the Parish Room for “Our favourite Seasonal Readings” followed by tea and mince pies.  

20.00 Wives Fellowship Group meets in the Parish Room to hear “Norway – touring the Fiords” a talk with slides by Stephen Oakes. Followed by sherry and mince pies

Thursday 9

09.30 Standing Committee meets in the vicarage.

Saturday 11

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room.

Sunday 12

Parish Magazine copy date

18.30 Evening Prayer with Benediction

Wednesday 15

09.30 Mothers’ Union and Wives’ Fellowship Group Corporate Communion followed by coffee in the Parish Room.

Thursday 16

19.30 Parochial Church Council Meeting in the Parish Room.

Friday 17

15.30 – 16.45 Messy Church (God keeps his promise – Abraham) S. John’s Family Fun in Red Lion House

Saturday 18

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room

Sunday 19

16.00 Joint Service for Prayer for Christian Unity at S. Thomas’ Church.

Please note: There will be no Night Prayer

Monday 20

19.30 Stewardship meeting in the Parish Room.

Wednesday 22

Communion to the Housebound after the 09.30 Mass

19.00 for 19.30 Wives’ Fellowship Group Annual Dinner at Pinocchio’s

Saturday 25

10.00 – 11.30 Red Lion House Charity Coffee and Cake Morning. In Red Lion House Entrance £3.00 Surplus cake sold in the after the 10.00 Mass on Sunday morning.

18.00 Folk Mass with Baptism.

Thursday 30

14.30 Anglican/Methodist working party meets in the vicarage.

Friday 31

12.00 for 12.30  Care, Healing and Prayer Guild meets for lunch.  Venue to be arranged