Welcome to St John's



    Welcome to St John the Evangelist, Old Trafford--an inclusive worshipping community in urban, diverse Manchester.

    On Sundays we worship at 8.30 in the chapel and at 10 in the nave. Join us too for Morning Prayer Mon-Thurs at 9 in the chapel beneath the bell tower. There is a vestry hour between 6-7 on Fridays if you want to enquire about weddings, baptisms, funerals or other services. 

    This Sunday, Februray 19th, Christine Aspinall, st John's Centre Manager and Ordinand preaches. Steven Robinson accompanies us on the organ.

    On Tuesday 21st Messy Church for children and families begins at 3.30 in St John’s Centre, with craft and play in the hall followed by song, story, prayer and a Messy Grace in church. Simple food for children and adults follows: 4.30 -5.00 in the hall.  

    On Wednesday 22nd Shylarks celebrate 10 years of singing in the hall on a Wednesday evening. Have you sung with us? Come bring cake and and join the celebrations. 7.30-9.30

    On Thursday 23rd a funeral will be held in church for both Linton George (Harry) and Mae Sutherland. The service begins at 12 noon. The committal is at 1.45 at Stretford Cemetery.

    On Friday 24th a funeral will beheld in church for Anthony Duncan  (Tony) Askew. The service begins at 12 in church and is followed by cremation at Manchester Crematorium at 1pm.

    On Sunday 26th Peter Scott preaches on the Last Sunday before the season of Lent begins (see over for Lent details). The gospel is from Matthew 17.1-9, the account of the Transfiguration.

    The PCC meet on Monday Feb 27th in St John’s Centre at 7.30.

    On Tuesday 28th at 7.30, Pancakes will be served in the Rectory for those who want to find out more about this year’s Lent Course (see over)

    Tell John if you are coming and want a pancake!


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  • St John’s Church, Ayres Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 7GX

    If your enquiry is about a baptism, wedding or funeral, please contact us using the contact details at the About Us tab above, or make use of the Vestry hour--see below.

    Vestry Hour: Fridays, 6-7 pm: if you wish to speak with a priest, please call in.

    Staff details: click on the About Us Tab above.

    Plug in! These photos were taken during our Harvest Festival 2015. Watch out for this year's festival details and an exciting new adventure in the autumn, celebrating the life and work of Maya Angelou.