St. John's Hopwood

On behalf of the church community at St John's we would like to welcome you to our website. St John's is a friendly Christian community that seeks to enable people of all ages to meet with God through the local church.



We are pleased to announce that the Rev. Shirley Harrison has been appointed as Priest-in-Charge for the St. John's and St. Luke's Churches. 

The Licensing Service for Rev.Shirley Harrison will take place at St. Luke's Church at 6.30pm on Sunday 25th September, 2016, conducted by Bishop David, Bishop of Manchester.  

The following week there will be a joint service for both St.Lukes and St.Johns held at St. John's Church at 11am on Sunday 2nd October 2016.   
For more information on Shirley click here.


If you want to contact us, please click here.

For a link to a location map, please click here - the church is on the junction of Manchester Road and Middleton Road.

Our Purpose Statement:

We are called by God to know Jesus through worship and discipleship.

We seek to share the love of Jesus in our local community through welcome and outreach.



You can support us through Easyfundraising.

Holy Communion is held in Church every Thursday at 10.30am.  The service is followed with refreshments and conversation. 

Silent Prayer at St. John's in the Parish Room on Mondays at 7.30pm to 8.00pm apart from Bank Holidays.  Half an hour of quiet reflection away from the noisy world.

Choir Practice is held in Church on Thursday evenings at 7.00pm.

Tiddlywinks meet weekly in the Parish Room during Term Time on Fridays at 9.15am.

The Hopwood Community Group meet in the Parish Room on Tuesday 30 August at 1.00pm.

Our next Taize service will be on Wednesday 7 September at 7.00pm.

The Hopwood Community Group meet in the Parish Room on Tuesday 13 September at 1.00pm.

The licensing of the Rev. Shirley Harrison will take place at St. Luke's Church on Sunday 25 September at 6.30pm and will be conducted by Bishop David, the Bishop of Manchester,

a  Joint Service for both St.Luke's and St.John's will be held at St. John's Church at 11am on Sunday 2nd October. 

We are holding our annual Quiz Night in the Parish Room on Friday 14 October at 6.30pm, starting with a Meat and Potato Supper.  Adult tickets - £5.00.

Food Bank.  We are collecting non-perishable foods like tins, packets and jars for a food bank in Heywood, which is helping struggling families.

For the dates and information on the Uniformed Services (scouts, cubs, beavers, and rainbows) refer to Groups on the Home Page.

Community Groups in the Parish Room.

Tiddlywinks meet in the Parish Room on Fridays at 9.15am during term time.

Art Group on Monday Afternoons at 1.00pm.

Hopwood Community Group every alternate Tuesday at 1.00pm to 3.00pm.

Easyfundraising Website: If you wish to support us with your online shopping, you can now do so via our new Easyfundraising website.  St. Johns then receives a donation on your behalf from any of the 2000 retailers you may visit & shop on line.  Just follow the link on the Homepage to sign up as a Supporter.  It takes two minutes and can make a big difference through very little effort, especially if you also agree to Gift Aid your donations


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