A quiet, said Service of Holy Communion based on the traditional language and format
of the Book of Common Prayer.
The Sunday family Eucharist (Holy Communion). A Service with music, hymns and sung
responses within the worship and prayers. The Service is based on the modern language
Common Worship, Order 1.
On the first & third Sundays of the month the music is normally led by our Music
Group and second & fourth Sundays are usually organ and robed choir.
The first Sunday may have a particular emphasis on children.
At the moment there are no regular, Church led, activities for children during the
Service, although this may happen if children are present and would like to, or on
particular occasions. Play items are available in the choir vestry and parents may
take children there once the Service has started and the choir have left, if they
feel the need.
The Service usually lasts a little over 1 hour and there are refreshments and time
for a chat in the Church Hallafterwards.
St Johns has adopted the practice of admitting children to Communion before Confirmation.
Normally a short (30 mins), said, modern language form of Evening Prayer held in
Occasionally, (about every 2 months) this Service is used as a Memorial Service to
which recently bereaved families are invited.
A mid week Communion, said, and in modern language.
The Service lasts around 35 mins and there are refreshments in the Hall afterwards.