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                       Photo large of St Johns Church

 

Please click on the link below to watch an aerial video of the church and listen to our bells.

Drone photography courtesy of https://www.upaerial.co.uk

 

Welcome, and thank you for visiting our website.

Our church is situated in the picturesque village of Lemsford, close to Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City and opposite Brocket Hall. 

We warmly welcome all visitors to our church and we would love you to come to one of our services or events.  We hope that you find what you are looking for in these pages, but if you have any questions and would like to speak to someone about the church, please do contact one of the team members listed in the Who's Who and Contacts page.

We look forward to seeing you.

    

 


WHAT'S ON IN DECEMBER AT ST JOHN'S

 
DECEMBER 2021

Sunday 5th December

8 am Morning Prayer with Frank Puranik

11 am Family Worship service of the Word led by Rev Kathryn Alford

Refreshments after the service

4 pm Zoom afternoon natter.  To join in for a chat, please contact Frank Puranik for a link

 

Sunday 12th December

8 am Holy Communion BCP led by Rev Susan Marsh

11 am Holy Communion led by Rev Fiona Souter

Refreshments after the service

4 pm Zoom afternoon natter.  To join in for a chat, please contact Frank Puranik for a link

 

Christmas Services at St John's


Sunday 12th December:  4 pm Candlelight Carols

Sunday 19th December:  11 am Nine Lessons and Carols

Christmas Eve:  4 pm Crib Service

                            11 pm Midnight Mass

Christmas Day:  11 am Family Worship with Holy Communion





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  Publication of Electoral Roll  2021
 
The revision of the Electoral Roll for 2021 has now been completed.  To view the Roll and the Certificate of the Electoral Roll Officer, please click the following links
 
ELECTORAL ROLL

CERTIFICATE

 


 

 

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PLEASE CAN YOU HELP

 

WE COULD REALLY DO WITH YOUR FINANCIAL HELP IN THIS DIFFICULT TIME.

PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING IF YOU CAN TO SUPPORT OUR CHURCH AND OUR WORK IN THE COMMUNITY.

EITHER

CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR QUICK DONATION PAGE

CLICK HERE


  OR

ALTERNATIVELY WE CAN NOW RECEIVE DONATIONS VIA TEXT MESSAGE BY TEXTING THE WORD LEMSFORD FOLLOWED BY A SPACE AND THEN AN AMOUNT OF YOUR DONATION, TO 70085.  FOR EXAMPLE, TO GIVE £5 TYPE LEMSFORD 5, TO GIVE £10 TYPE LEMSFORD 10.  THEN SIMPLY SEND YOUR TEXT TO 70085.  TEXTS WILL COST YOUR DONATION AMOUNT PLUS ONE STANDARD RATE MESSAGE.

MANY THANKS

 

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IMPORTANT REQUEST TO REGULAR GIVERS FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

If regular givers would prefer to make their payments by bank transfer, the bank details of the church are:

HSBC Bank.  Sort Code: 40-46-08 A/C No: 51431609

Many thanks

 

 

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PARISH MAGAZINE

The August / September edition of the Parish Magazine is now out, and for those who cannot collect a copy from church, it is available to read by clicking HERE

To see earlier editions of the magazine, please visit the 'Getting Involved' page. 

 

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 FOOD BANK 

We regret that there will be no collections for the Food Bank until further notice.  In the meantime you may like to donate food to those in need by taking it to Sainsbury's and Morrisons who have collection facilities in all their shops. 

Thank you.

 

 

 

 HOME INSURANCE

If you need to take out, or renew, a home insurance policy, please think of using Ecclesiastical Insurance as they will donate £130 to the church through their Trust 130 Promotion.  All you need to do is to say that the donation is to go to St John's Church, Lemsford.  Find out more at www.ecclesiastical.com/trust130 or call their team on 0800 783 0130 and quote Trust 130.

 

 

PCC dates

13th January 2021 via Zoom - time to be confirmed

1st March 2021 at 7.30 pm via Zoom

12th April 2021 at 7.30 pm via Zoom

Annual Meetings - 2nd May at 12 noon in church

6th July at 7 pm - meeting with Su Blanch in the annexe

19th July 2021 at 7.30 pm

24th July at 9.30 am - meeting with Su Blanch and the PCC of St Michael's (at St Michael's church)

Saturday 11th September 2021 at 9 am at St Mary's Church, North Mymms

Vacancy Meeting Thursday 16th September 2021 at 7.30 pm at St Michael's church

18th October 2021 at 7.30 pm

24th January 2022 at 7.30 pm

    

 

 

 

Choir practice every Sunday at 9.30 am 

Bell ringing practice every Monday evening at 7.30 pm  Cancelled until further notice.

 

 

To email us either click the button below or go to the Who's who and Contacts page and click on the person you would like to contact.  Alternatively please use the form at the bottom of the Who's who and Contacts page.