• Welcome to St John's website. St John's is the parish church for the village of Milford in Surrey.

     
    St John's Mission is to connect with God through Christ to be a people of prayer and centred on the Eucharistic ministry of our Church.
     
    A view of St John's Milford
     

    + + Covid-19 arrangements+ +


    We are holding a Holy Communion service both in church and on Zoom each Sunday at 10am. Join on Zoom from a smartphone, tablet or PC, or dial in from an ordinary telephone. If you would like to join our weekly service on Zoom, send an email to stjohnsmilford@hotmail.com to receive an invitation. A link to listen back to our most recent service is here. If you join us in church please be aware that numbers are limited. Please wear a face mask and follow any directions from stewards. We are now singing in church, from behind our masks, handing out hymn and service books, and have resumed selling 'porch produce', as we slowly reopen. We are now serving refreshments after the service again, which you are free to take into the church yard, if you prefer to stand and chat outside, and the weather allows.

    The church building is open for private prayer on Sundays 11-3pm and Wednesdays 9-3pm. There will be a Communion service in church only on Wednesdays at 10am. Please follow covid precautions, by wearing a mask when you enter church and keeping apart from others.

    The Eagles, our club for younger people (3-11 years) is now running again, during the 10am service on the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays of the month.

     

    We continue to pray for safe passage through this situation.

    If you or someone you know requires assistance (spiritual or practical) please contact the Rev Clive Potter (milfordvicarage@gmail.com or 01483 414710) or the pastoral team through stjohnsmilford@hotmail.com, who are making phone calls and arranging supplies where needed.

    “But I call to God
    And the Lord saves me.
    Evening, morning, and noon
    I cry out in distress
    and he hears my voice.”

    Psalm 55 v 16-17

     
    Big Questions?  Our Archbishop Justin Welby will be visiting Godalming deanery on Sunday 26 September – to book tickets for the Big Questions event, to be held at Prior’s Field School, Godalming, Sunday 26 September 1.30pm Register Here
    There is a video message from Archbishop Justin to explain the event here.
     
     
     
     
     
    Our In View pew sheets are now being produced each week again. You will find the latest in our News section. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    There is an online edition of the Three Churches Magazine for September. You can download it here. At the moment we are only able to communicate directly with people whose details are on our electoral roll. This may be by phone, but is mostly by email. If you are not on our electoral roll, but would like to be included fill in our contact form here. Equally, if you are on our electoral roll, but have not been receiving these communications let us know - perhaps your email address was recorded incorrectly, or has changed since you joined the electoral roll.
     
     
     
     
     
    If you are looking for some spiritual encouragement, check out this page. (If you have any prayers, drawings or photos we could use here again email stjohnsmilford@hotmail.com with your contribution.)
     

     
     
    In normal times, we usually meet for our main worship at 10am on Sundays, and at a variety of other times through the week, check the 'Calendar' tab for details.
     
    We offer a wide variety of activities and services, for young and old: 
     

    - Eagles Sunday Club
    (for ages 3-11)

    - Mothers' Union

    - House Groups
    (Tuesday, Thursday or monthly)

    - Shared Lunch
    (1st Sunday each month)

    - Monday Toddler Service
    (for 0-5s and their carers)

    - Men's Group

    - Choir
    (1st Sunday each month)

    - Tuesday Holy Communion

    - Baptisms - Weddings - Pastoral Care - Funerals
     
    We would be very pleased to meet you.

    Our clergy are Rev Clive Potter and Peter Hewson.

    Names of people that you may want to contact are listed under the 'People' tab. If you need to contact us by e-mail, please use our stjohnsmilford@hotmail.com address and your mail will be forwarded to the appropriate person.
     
    St John's is in the Diocese of Guildford. To visit our diocesan website click here. (You will find other links under the 'Links' tab.)
     
    If you have any concerns about safeguarding issues, please contact our safeguarding officer, Peter Hewson. For more about our policies please visit our safeguarding page.

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