St John's Church, Stratford, E15
St John's Church, Stratford, London E15

 
THIS SUNDAY:

Sunday 26th September 2021

(Trinity 17 - Harvest)


Theme: MEET THE FATHER: "Mission Accomplished" (Isaiah 42:1-9, John 17:1-5)
Todays Service Order is here
11:00 † Morning Communion Service
We hope to livestream this Service on facebook
After this Service you can go to St. John's Facebook or YouTube to watch it.

The Church CAR-PARK will be locked 13:00-18:00

18:30 † Holy Communion in Church


You can contact the Church Office on
020 8503 1913
(If there is no answer please leave a message)
email: office @ stjohnse15.co.uk

New Sermon Series : Following on from our Summer series on "Meet Jesus", we will "Meet the Father" and then "Meet the Spirit", as we continue to meet with the Trinity. The aim of the series is to help us meet with God as Jesus did and draw us into the relational experience Jesus had with His Father and the Holy Spirit. The readings will therefore reflect Jesus being affirmed by the Father and also the Father speaking of the Son in the Old Testament and then Jesus meeting with the Spirit and the Spirit sent by Him to His Church.

CHURCH SERVICES :
We still need to be cautious as the number of Covid infections is increasing a little. If we're inside, we ask people to continue to wear a mask, please.
People who have any symptoms of Covid-19 should not attend Church.

Message from Dave & Carol : We were overwhelmed by your gifts, cards and kind words. Thank you for everything! We have been sorting out the new house in Swanage, and we are now doing the final packing at Stratford. It is hard work - please pray for us. Our final move will be on 06 October, but we will be back for the New Year's Eve service, so will see you all then. Do keep in touch.
With love in Christ,

-> THIS WEEK

The Church is Open for Personal Prayer :
Monday-Saturday; 10am-4pm

-> TUESDAY

Healing Café : 11:00 in the Church Café. Everyone welcome for FREE tea, coffee, chat, prayer and mentoring.

-> THURSDAY

Holy Communion in Church at 12:40 :
Theme: MEET THE FATHER: "Mission Accomplished…."


-> Future Dates & Other Information

ADVANCE DATES :
Thursday 30th September - Inspire AGM (Westfield Chaplaincy)
Monday 11th October - PCC meeting

Evening Prayer at 6pm Monday-Saturday on Facebook Livestream : Different members of the team lead the 15 minute Service with a mix of Psalms, Bible readings and Prayers. The Special Prayer and Bible readings are below;

SPECIAL PRAYER
Eternal God,
You crown the year with your goodness
and give us the fruits of the earth in their season:
give us grace that we may use them to your glory,
for the relief of those in need
and for our own well-being;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord. Amen

Monday 27 September
Psalm 72, 1 Kings 21, Acts 21:37-22:21

Tuesday 28 September
Psalm 74, 1 Kings 22:1-28, Acts 22:22-23:11

Wednesday 29 September
Psalm 138, Daniel 10:4-end, Revelation 5

Thursday 30 September
Psalm 78:40-end, 2 Kings 1:2-17, Acts 24:1-23

Friday 1 October
Psalm 69, 2 Kings 2:1-18, Acts 24:24-25:12

Christchurch, Three Mills :
Contact Dan for details of events and Services.
Rev. Dan Scott
Community Vicar 
Christchurch Three Mills
email: dan@christchurchthreemills.co.uk
website: christchurchthreemills.co.uk

-> Future Dates & Other Information

Groups for Children and Young People restart today. Adults need to complete a Registration Form for all children and young people for the school year September 2021-July 2022. Please collect forms from Bev, and return them to her.
Groups are: Theme for October: Talent, Bread of Life, Good Shepherd
Helpers for 3rd October: Florence, Ade, Alice, Jane, Toyin, Rose, Tayo, Flora
For further information please talk to Gigi (Children's Worker) or Chuck (Youth Pastor).

Do you have 'green fingers’? If so, would you like to volunteer with the Gardening and Grounds maintenance group here at St John's? Speak to Robert or Kay. Alternatively ring the church and leave your details.

Prayer Focus ST JOHN'S PRAYER REQUESTS

Please pray during the week :

  • for Dave and Carol as they move from Stratford to Swanage in Dorset.
  • for Robert, Florence & family as Robert prepares to lead St John’s as Interim Minister after Dave retires, and for Churchwardens and all the other Church leaders.
  • for Christchurch Three Mills and for Dan & Ellie.
  • for the Chaplaincy and Prayer Room at Westfield.
  • for the Healing Cafe for the leaders and all who attend.
  • for all who are sick, lonely, homeless, unemployed or in any other need and for all affected by Covid.
  • for all who are bereaved especially church members with family in countries around the world badly hit by Covid at the moment.
  • for God’s protection on our Church members and Church building.
  • for an end to knife crime in London.
  • for organisations we support: This month we pray for Open-Air Campaigners (OAC) and their ministry of spreading the Good News in a creative way.
  • for the troubled places of the world, especially northern Nigeria, Afghanistan, Iran and Haiti.
  • TFM and Torbay Mission at end of September - pray for Runya and Elizabeth .

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Christchurch Three Mills On The Web
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