Events & Concerts

During the current emergency, all of our public worship has been cancelled. The church is now also closed even for personal prayer.


General Information

Welcome to our Events and Concerts area. Here, you can find out about what’s happening at St. John’s.

If you are looking for information on our worship, please visit our Worship Services area, where you can find our service times, styles, and locations. Any variations from the regular pattern appear on this page.

Concerts

St John’s Church has held fortnightly lunch-time concerts since 1975. Concerts are held on alternate Thursdays throughout most of the year with breaks at Christmas, Easter and the summer. Please check this calendar for the next few dates (and programmes, when available).

Light refreshments are available from 11.45am and the concert begins at 12.30pm. There is usually an interval and the concert finishes at around 1.45pm.

Admission is free but there is a collection on the way out to cover expenses. Please come and join us!

June 2018 – January 2019

Jun
24
Sun
Messy Church
Jun 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Messy Church is church for all ages with a difference. Join us for crafts, songs, stories, food, and to explore the Christian faith together! Messy Church is a free event, but donations are welcome. We meet on the last Sunday of every month except August and December.

Sep
16
Sun
Licensing of Rev. Ajay More
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm

The Rev. Ajay More will be licensed as our new Associate Vicar at a Eucharist on Sunday 16 September at 6.30 pm (please note: not 6 pm as previously announced). All welcome. Refreshments. No 6 pm Evensong tonight.

Sep
30
Sun
Messy Church
Sep 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Messy Church is church for all ages with a difference. Join us for crafts, songs, stories, food, and to explore the Christian faith together! Messy Church is a free event, but donations are welcome. We meet on the last Sunday of every month except August and December.

Oct
21
Sun
Messy Church
Oct 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Messy Church is church for all ages with a difference. Join us for crafts, songs, stories, food, and to explore the Christian faith together! Messy Church is a free event, but donations are welcome. We meet on the last Sunday of every month except August and December.

Nov
11
Sun
Remembrance Sunday Eucharist
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Join us for our annual commemoration of those who died in the two World Wars and later conflicts. There will be contributions from uniformed groups, the two minutes’ silence at 11 o’clock followed by a ceremony at our war memorial in the church garden. There will then be refreshments in church and an opportunity to take part in Holy Communion.

Nov
21
Wed
Mothers’ Union: Talk on dementia
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

All welcome at our meeting in Church to hear a speaker about dementia. (Please note that this meeting is on Wed 21 November, not 17 November as stated at one place in the news sheet.) Tea and coffee afterwards.

Nov
25
Sun
Messy Church
Nov 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Messy Church is church for all ages with a difference. Join us for crafts, songs, stories, food, and to explore the Christian faith together! Messy Church is a free event, but donations are welcome. We meet on the last Sunday of every month except August and December.

Dec
16
Sun
Carols by Candlelight
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A traditional celebration with Bible readings and carols

Dec
25
Tue
Christmas Day worship
Dec 25 all-day

As well as the Festival Eucharist at 11 pm on Christmas Eve, there are Eucharists at 8 am (said) and 10 am (sung) on Christmas Day. There’s no evening service on Christmas Day, and no 10.30 am service on Boxing Day (Wednesday).

Jan
20
Sun
United Service at St Mary’s, Harrow on the Hill
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

Please join the churches of Central Harrow for their annual united service: this year it’s at St Mary’s, Harrow on the Hill. There won’t be a 10 am Eucharist at St John’s on that day, but there will be one at 6 pm (in place of Evensong).