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. 
For more information on Shirley click here. 


If you want to contact us, please click here.

New telephone number,  01706 629803

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.

We are holding a Coffee Morning in the Parish Room on Saturday 22 October srarting at 10.30am.

Hopwood Community Group meet in the Parish Room on  Tuesday 25 October at 1.00pm.

Our next Taize Service will be on Wednesday 3 November at 7.00pm. 

We are having a Work Motning at Church on November 12  from 9.00am to noon.

Our next Coffee Morning will be on Saturday 19 November at 10.30am.

Our annual Autumn Fair will be held on Saturday 26 November at  2.00pm.

Our Taize Service in December will be held on the 6 December at 7.00pm.

On the 10 December our Priest-in-Charge, Rev. Shirley Harrison, will be married at St. John's to Terence Devine.  Further details to follow.

Our Christmas Coffee Morning will be held on Saturday 17 December at 10.30am.

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.

Pilates Session on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm.

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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