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

 
THIS SUNDAY:

Sunday 23rd January 2022

(3rd Sunday of Epiphany)


Theme: "Living out the gospel..."
(Philippians 2:1-16, Matthew 7:30-34)
Service Order for this service is here (pdf)

11:00 † Morning Communion Service
We hope to livestream this Service on facebook
After this Service you can go to St. John's Facebook or YouTube to watch it.

The Church CAR-PARK will be locked from 13:00 to 18:00

18:30 † Evening Communion Fellowship


New Sermon series for Jan-Feb 2022 - Epiphany.

The apostle Paul's letter to the Christians at Philippi expresses his gratitude for their fellowship and also sets out his principles for how to live a Christian life, based on faith in Christ. This letter should encourage us in our commitment to the gospel in this new year 2022.

23rd Jan. Living out the gospel.
Philippians 2:1-16.
Gospel reading: Matt 7:30-34.
Jesus is our example of love, obedience, and humility for living the Christian life.

30th Jan. The gospel brings joy in Jesus.
Philippians 3:1-10.
Gospel reading: John 16:18-24.
Paul states that true joy comes from knowing Jesus, not from worldly or selfish ambitions. He encourages us to pursue Christian principles in our daily lives.

6th Feb. Practical applications of the gospel.
Philippians 4:4-13.
Gospel reading: John 15:12-17.
Paul encourages believers to put into practice in their lives the teachings of the gospel.

-> THIS WEEK

You can contact the Church Office on
020 8503 1913
(If there is no answer please leave a message)
email: office @ stjohnse15.co.uk

The Church is Open for Personal Prayer :
Monday-Friday; 10am-4pm
Saturday; 10am-2pm
-> MONDAY

PCC meeting : 7:30pm in the Christchurch room

-> TUESDAY

Healing Café : 11:00 in the Church Café. Everyone welcome for FREE tea, coffee, chat, prayer and mentoring.

Tuesday Lunchtime Service Tuesday lunchtime service every fortnight at 12:40 pm after healing café to 1:00 pm followed by light lunch.

-> THURSDAY

Holy Communion in Church at 12:40 :
Theme: "Living out the gospel..."
Readings: Philippians 2:1-16; Matthew 7:30-34

ST JOHN'S EVENING PRAYER (Mon-Fri) :
SPECIAL PRAYER:
Almighty God,
whose Son revealed in signs and miracles
the wonder of your saving presence:
renew your people with your heavenly grace,
and in all our weakness
strengthen us by your mighty power;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord. AMEN


Monday 24th January
Psalm 138; Hosea 2:18-end of 3; 1 Corinthians 9:15-end
Tuesday 25th January
Psalm 119:41-56; Isaiah 56:1-8; Colossians 1:24-2:7
Wednesday 26th January
Psalm 136:; Hosea 5:1-7; 1 Corinthians 10:14-11:1
Thursday 27th January
Psalm 138; Hosea 5:-6:6; 1 Corinthians 11:2-16
Friday 28th January
Psalm 145; Hosea 6:7-7:2; 1 Corinthians 11:17-end

-> Future Dates & Other Information

Grimebusters (church cleaning):
This is done every Saturday at 10:30am
New volunteers are most welcome.
Please contact Lydia or Bridget (or speak to Robert) for more information.

MISSION AND EVANGELISM : 'GAZEBO' TEAM :
Evangelism outreach on Saturdays in the churchyard . Meet in the cafe at 11am for prayer. Outreach begins at 11:30am in the Church yard. All are welcome.
Next outreach will be on the 2nd April then every two weeks for the whole of April.

-> Future Dates & Other Information

PRAYER WALK : 19th February - Romford Road, Mantle Way, Deanery Road, Lichfield Road and Sarah Bonnell School

Events At The London Stadium :
(please note these dates as Stratford Centre gets very busy during match times)
8th February 7:45pm - West Ham vs Watford
19th February 12:30pm - West Ham vs Newcastle
26th February 3pm - West Ham vs Wolves

CHURCH SERVICES :
We need to be extra cautious as the number of Omicron Covid infections is increasing even in Newham borough.
The government has made it mandatory for face masks/coverings to be worn when in communal spaces and that includes churches.
When we’re inside, we kindly ask people to wear a mask/face covering unless they are exempt under government Covid guidance rules.
People who have any symptoms of Covid-19 should not attend Church.

Groups for Children and Young People :
Groups are: Contact: Gigi on gigi.kwong@stjohnse15.co.uk or Chucks on youth.pastor@stjohnse15.co.uk.
Next Planning and Review Meeting: 20/02/2022

Christchurch, Three Mills Contact Dan for details of events and Services.
Rev. Dan Scott
Community Vicar 
Christchurch Three Mills
email: dan@christchurchthreemills.co.uk
website: christchurchthreemills.co.uk

Prayer Focus ST JOHN'S PRAYER REQUESTS

Please pray during the week :

  • for Christchurch Three Mills and for Dan & Ellie as they continue their work of mission following their licensing.
  • for the Chaplaincy and Prayer Room and the volunteers at Westfield Shopping Centre and Inspire Charity which manages this work.
  • for the Healing Cafe and the leaders and all who attend.
  • for all who are sick, lonely, homeless, unemployed or in any other need and for all affected by Covid.
  • for all who are bereaved especially church members with family in countries around the world badly hit by Covid at the moment.
  • for God’s protection on our Church members and Church building.
  • for an end to knife crime in London.
  • for organisations we support: During January we pray for the work of THE LEPROSY MISSION.
    • We pray for all who suffer from leprosy.
    • We pray for and all who work to treat it.
    • We pray for all who work to rehabilitate sufferers worldwide.
  • for the troubled places of the world.

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