St Johns Church Chester

St. John’s Church News

You can find here news of whats on at St. Johns as well as other related church news.

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’...

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May News

May News

As always, it’s very good to see more visitors joining our services each week and showing such interest in the unique history of this beautiful building. We would like to offer our thanks to those volunteers who gave up their weekend a few...

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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’...

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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...

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March Events at St. Johns

March Events at St. Johns

A Warm Welcome from St John’s Church, Chester. It’s good to see more visitors joining our services each week and also enjoying the unique history of this beautiful building. With the March events at St. Johns we hope to see even more...

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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...

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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...

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Christmas Services

Christmas Services

A very warm welcome and season’s greetings to everyone from the volunteers and congregation at St John’s Chester. As the season of goodwill is almost upon on us, we would like to share our Christmas service times and news to our visitors....

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The Church Year

The Church Year

What happens when and why? There are different seasons and observances which make up the church’s year. They have grown up over time to help Christians remember the foundations and key points of their faith. Within the year there are also...

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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...

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Experience Medieval Chester

Experience Medieval Chester

Experience Medieval Chester with virtual reconstructions of landmark buildings. New virtual reconstructions have unveiled the medieval glory of landmark Chester buildings ready for exciting, interactive exhibitions which will give people...

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The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Sunday 27 February Wedding Preparation after Eucharist Tuesday 1 March St David's Day - Patron of Wales (Shrove Tuesday) : 10.00am Eucharist, 11.00am Eucharist at Callin Court 12.30pm Pancakes. 6.00pm The Bells to ring and prayers for...

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