Parish Church of St. John the Divine, Horninglow
Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

Parish priest:  Rev. Simon Archer, 
Address: The Vicarage, Rangemore Street, Burton upon Trent, DE14 2ED
Telephone: 01283 902157
Email:  revsimonarcher@gmail.com

Whether you are familiar with the church, or you want to learn more about the church and its parish, we hope you find our website helpful and informative. Enjoy your visit to this website and, even better, feel free to visit St. John’s and join us in a service.

Everyone is always welcome.

Regular Services:

Sundays:  10.00 Sung Family Mass
Beginning Sunday January 7 Mass at S. John’s will be at 09.15 every Sunday instead of 10.00 This will be for a trial period.
Wednesdays:  09.30 Said Mass

You can follow the services with the sheets given out with the hymn books, or, for Sunday services, from the Order of service below.

3 December 2023.

10.00 Mass in church and also live streamed from 09.55 on our Facebook page and available later on our YouTube channel.

Click for service sheets (pdf format, will open in a new window): 

Junior Church: In church at 10am


O holy Child of Bethlehem! 
Descend to us, we pray;
Cast out our sin,
and enter in,
Be born in us to-day.
O Little Town of Bethlehem, words by Phillips Brooks.


Horninglow Road North, Burton-on-Trent DE13 0JT. Wheelchair access is via the Rolleston Road entrance; car parking is available either in Dover Road or in Rolleston Road.

Junior Church

Messy Church

Junior Church is on Sunday mornings for children aged 3 to 12 and meets in the Red Lion House Community Centre or in church from 09.45 to 11.00.  Click for Junior Church page.

Messy Church is an after-school club for all the family. It meets on the 3rd Friday of the month from 15.30 to 16.45 in Red Lion House  for fun activities with refreshments. Click for Messy Church page

Forthcoming Events

Tuesday 5 December
Guide’s and Brownie’s Christmas Service in church at 6pm.

Sunday 10 December
Mince Pies and coffee in Red Lion House after the 10am Mass

Sunday 17 December
Carols and Readings at 6.30pm in church

Monday 18 December
Carols at the Plough Inn, Horninglow Road North, at 7pm.

Tuesday 19 December
De Ferrers carol concert in church at 7pm

Sunday 24 December
Christmas Eve
Messy Christingle in Red Lion House from 4pm to 5.30pm, including a short service in church followed by refreshments in Red Lion House

Midnight Mass at 11.30pm

Monday 25 December
Christmas Day

Sung Family Mass at 10am

Saturday 30 December
Coffee and Cake in Red lion House from 10.30am to 12 noon


See our Diary Page for the complete listing of all events this month.


If you would like to donate to St. John’s or continue your regular giving, you can pay by direct bank transfer or Internet banking.

Account Name:
PCC St John the Divine Horninglow
Sort code:
08 92 50
Account Number:
Please use your full name as the reference.

You can also send cheques to:

Treasurer, St John’s Horninglow
c/o 35 Field Lane
Burton upon Trent
DE13 0NH

Cheques payable to:
PCC St John the Divine