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


Sunday 16th June 2019

(Father's Day)

09:55 Music Practice
10:45 Prayer Meeting (Prayer Chapel)
11:00 † Morning Communion
Theme: "Turn the hearts of the fathers (parents) to the children..."
(Hebrews 12:4-12, Malachi 4:5-6, Ephesians 6:1-4, Colossians 3:20-21, Matthew 7:7-11)

After the Service please join us for refreshments in the Christchurch Room.

After The Service:
Session 2 of the 3-week preparation course for those who want children baptised meets in St Stephen Room.

17:45 Music Practice
† Sunday 18:30 at St. John's
Evening Prayer & Praise
Theme: Colossians: Jesus - The Key to Knowing God
(Colossians 1:1-23, John 14:1-7)

After the Service please join us for hot chocolate and cake.

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Thanks : To St. John's Men's Group for organising the Morning Service this Sunday and for refreshments after the Service.


Tuesday Morning Bible Study : 11:00 in the St Stephen's Room upstairs.

Healing Cafe : 11:00-14:30. Everyone welcome for FREE tea, coffee, chat, prayer and mentoring.

Lunchtime Service : 13:10-13:30 in Church. Theme: 'Let my people go!' (Exodus 3:1-20)


Free Wednesday Lunchtime Concert : 13:10-13:50. This week's concert is by Milene Dziuk (Mezzo Soprano). There is a Retiring Collection. More details on our concerts page.

Bible in a Year : 19:45-21:30 in the Cafe.

Further Studies in the Bible : This group meets at the same time as Bible in a Year, in the Trinity Room.


Lunchtime Communion Service : 12:40-13:10, followed by light refreshments and a time of fellowship.


Wedding : Emma and Mark are getting married at 14:00 here at St. John's. All St. John's members are invited. Please pray for Emma and Mark as they prepare for their big day.

- Future Dates & Other Information

Friends Service & Lunch : This year's date is Sunday 30th June and is combined with Robert's 1st celebration of Holy Communion. There will be lunch after the Service. We need everyone to bring something to eat that can be shared, please. Patricia Larocque and the Women's Group are coordinating everything, so please sign the list with what you will bring. Thanks

- Future Dates & Other Information

Robert's Ordination as Priest : Saturday 29th June at 10:00 at All Saints' Church, West Ham (Church Street E15 3HU). St. John's members are invited to attend.

Security: The church is a public building. We remind people to take care of their possessions, especially bags, purses and mobiles, at all times.


Please pray during the week :

  • for the young people who have joined the 2019 Baptism, Confirmation and Communion Course.
  • for St John's Men's Group.
  • for Emma and Mark getting married on Saturday.
  • for all who are sick and for those caring for them.
  • for all who are bereaved, that God will comfort them.
  • for Dan & Ellie as they prepare to join St. John's and plant a new church in the Three Mills area.
  • for God's protection on our Church members and Church building.
  • for Stratford Church Leaders meeting this week.
  • for peace in the public places of East London.
  • for organisations we support - NAPAC.

Church & Office Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday; 10:00-17:00

Tel: 020 8503 1913
email: office @

Daily Prayer in Church:
  • Morning Prayer at 09:15; Monday to Friday
  • Evening Prayer at 17:00; Monday to Friday
  • Saturday Morning Prayer at 09:30

Please see above for any changes to items below.

Lunchtime Services:
  • Tuesdays at 13:10, Lunchtime Service. A 20 minute service with a hymn, a short talk and some prayer.
  • Thursdays at 12:40, Communion Service.

coffee Healing Café:
Tuesdays 11:00 to 14:30 in the Café.
Everyone welcome for FREE tea, coffee, prayer, chat and mentoring.

Midweek Groups:
Various groups for adults and children meet at St John's during the week. See the notices above and contact the Church Office for more details. You don't need to register, just turn up.

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Sunday Morning Groups for Children & Teenagers:
(new members should enrol in the relevant group at the start of the session)

  • The Ark (for children aged 1 to 3) Babies are welcome in this group if an adult stays with them for the whole time.

  • There are 4 Sunday Club groups:
    • Sparklers (School years - Nursery and Reception)
    • Kingdom Kids (School years 1, 2 and 3)
    • The 'J' Team (School years 4, 5 and 6)
    • Teen LIVE! (School years 7, 8 and 9)
  • YPF (School years 10, 11, 12, 13 and up to 19 years)

Welcome Desk (Information Point):

  • Visitors please sign our Visitors' Book after the Service at the Welcome Desk.
  • New members please collect a Welcome Pack for newcomers after the Service.
  • Rota/Mail for Church Members Please look on the table.

St John's Library of Christian Books:
The library is a resource for people who are studying, people leading Bible Studies, Sunday Club leaders wanting background information etc. To look at the books you need to phone the Church Office and arrange a time when the room is available.

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