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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..

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 - Max McGrath, Max James Crowe

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, Peter Flynn, Sam McDonald, Ron McManus, Norah McConnell, Louise, Dave and Baby Amelia May

Flowers at the foot of the cross are given in loving memory of dear wife and mother. Yvonne's second anniversary is tomorrow 16th July. Love Richard and Alex. Many thanks and God Bless.

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

The recently Departed - Eileen Ainscow, David Farmer

For those who anniversaries occur at this time - Ada Jordan, Yvonne Unwin, Thomas Jones, Edith Gregory, Arthur Baguley

Universal Prayer Intention for





Community in Failsworth

Sunday - Abbey Road Our Church and Parish

Monday - Aldred Street Our Parish Schools and all young people

Tuesday - Alexander Avenue Our Shops and local Businesses

Wednesday - Andrew Street Our Health Centres

Thursday - Argyll Close Local employers and those seeking work

Friday - Argyll Park Road The Elderley and those living alone

Saturday - Ash Street 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