Events & Concerts

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!

December 2018 – May 2019

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).

Jan
27
Sun
Messy Church
Jan 27 @ 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.

Feb
24
Sun
Messy Church
Feb 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.

Mar
24
Sun
Messy Church
Mar 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.

Apr
14
Sun
Palm Sunday procession and Eucharist
Apr 14 @ 9:50 am – 11:20 am

We meet by Katy’s statue at the junction of St Ann’s Road and Station Road carrying palm branches and palm crosses to celebrate Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey. The people shouted his praises but very soon they were demanding his death. Inside St. John’s we will hear a dramatised version of these events during our Eucharist. Please join us.

Apr
21
Sun
Easter Day Festival Eucharist
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Come and join us for our Eucharist to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

Apr
28
Sun
Messy Church
Apr 28 @ 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.

May
12
Sun
Memorial Service (no 6 pm service)
May 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

This service (to which those who have been bereaved in the past 12 months are particularly invited, but to which all are welcome) will be followed by tea. Please note that there will be no Evensong at 6 pm tonight.