LISTENING, LEARNING, TRANSFORMING
Welcome to the web site of St John the Evangelist, an Anglican church, located on Hills Road to the south of the City of Cambridge. If you visit us, you find a congregation of people who aim to serve God in our lives and our worship, and a community that aims to make everyone feel at home.
St John's is a church with a real parish feel whose members are drawn from all age ranges and a variety of traditions. Those of us who worship at St John's appreciate this rich diversity. Our range of activities reflects this, from the Toddler group to Companions, Children's Church, Youth Group, choir, and study groups.
This web site is designed to give you a feel for life at St John's. Please explore! And if you are looking for a church, please come along and say "Hello". We welcome enquiries about christenings, weddings and other celebrations. The clergy are available for advice, counsel or spiritual direction, or to answer any questions.
If you have news, reflections or reminiscences about life in our parish please send them to Roger to consider adding to out web site. An increasing amount of information about our parish, Queen Edith's ward, and Cambridge city in general can now be found on the Capturing Cambridge website.
Congratulations to our curate, Chris, who was ordained Priest at Ely Cathedral last Saturday, 29th June, and celebrated her first communion on Sunday.
Construction work is nearing completion and in early August we expect the site to become fully functional and normal service to resume. For the time being the car park is still out of operation though.
All other enquiries about special arrangements during this period and any questions about the project and the construction should always be made to Roger Lilley, church treasurer and chair of the EOT project group.
Don't forget we need your photos. Any pictures taken within our parish will be considered for inclusion in our calendar. They don't have to have been taken this year; they just need to depict life in our parish. So please get clicking or sifting and send your pictures in digital format to Roger.
The following prayer is offered by the Church of England, at this uncertain time for the UK, its citizens and our relationship with the European Union:
God of reconciling hope,
as you guided your people in the past,
guide us through the turmoil of the present time,
and bring us to that place of flourishing
where our unity can be restored, the common good served,
and all shall be made well.
In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen
St John the Evangelist is engaged in a range of local partnerships. These include our local uniformed organisations, a range of local schools, Homerton College, Queen Edith's Ward and Community Forum, the 'Three Saints Partnership' (St Andrew's Cherry Hinton, St James' Wulfstan Way and St John's), South Cambridge Deanery, Hope Cambridge, and the Cambridge Churches Homelessness Project. We also work with the Chaplaincy team at Addenbrooke's Hospital, and have theological students on placement with us.