June News

June News

We have been enjoying the sunshine and a busier time at our beautiful church, where we have welcomed many new visitors to our services, the historic tours and our events we are promoting. As always, the Vikings enjoyed a good ‘turn out’ during their most recent visit...
Hryre (Ruin) Projections

Hryre (Ruin) Projections

‘Hryre’ (the word for ‘ruin’ in Old English) was created to explore the medieval heritage of Chester, particularly St John’s Church. It draws on the research of the ‘Mapping Medieval Chester’ and is a part of a ‘Discover Medieval Chester’ project both funded by the...
St John’s Bells

St John’s Bells

We hold very little information about St John’s bells and we cannot presently visit the bell room as it is difficult and dangerous to access. It hasn’t been visited for a number of years. We have eight bells, fixed in a wooden frame. They are, with the exception...
A “Must Do” Visit

A “Must Do” Visit

After the holidays when we were removing our decorations, it was wonderful to discover that we had an increase in messages left on our Christmas prayer tree. In light of this, we would like to mention that visitors are still welcome to leave prayers, light a candle...
The Importance of Christmas

The Importance of Christmas

The essence of Christmas lies in its profound religious significance. It is a time when believers around the world come together to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the foundation of the Christian faith. Beyond the joyous festivities and exchange of gifts,...
Revd. David Chesters OBE, Retires

Revd. David Chesters OBE, Retires

Reverend David Chesters Retires from St. John’s Church After Years of Dedicated Service In a heartfelt announcement, Reverend David Chesters, the esteemed rector of St. John’s Church, has officially retired, bidding farewell to the congregation he has...