Welcome

                       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.


NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETINGS

The Annual Meeting of Parishioners for the election of Churchwardens and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held on Sunday 29th May 2022 at 12 noon in the church.  To view the Notices of the meetings, please click on the following links

Annual Meeting of Parishioners

Annual Parochial Church Meeting


PUBLICATION OF THE 2022 ELECTORAL ROLL

The Electoral Roll for 2022 has been revised, and can be viewed by clicking the following links

Electoral Roll report 2022

Revised Electoral Roll 2022



UKRAINE - A WAY YOU CAN HELP

 

The Red Cross Appeal

Please consider making a donation to the appeal which has been made by the Red Cross.  To see their appeal details, please copy and paste this link into your browser: https://donate.redcross.org.uk/appeal/ukraine-crisis-appeal.  You may donate any amount you wish, and your cash will go towards helping people who are being affected by the crisis, by supplying them with food, water, first aid, medicines, warm clothes and shelter.  Donations may be made direct to the Red Cross appeal, or alternatively, you may care to donate using the QR code below.  The QR code will also be displayed in church.


QR Code



WHAT'S ON IN MAY AT ST JOHN'S

 
MAY 2022

 
 

Sunday 1st May

8 am Morning Prayer with John Marks

11 am All-Age Worship led by Rev Sue Stilwell and Jo Brooks

 

Sunday 8th May

8 am Holy Communion BCP led by Rev Susan Marsh

11 am Holy Communion led by Rev Iain Lane

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


Sunday 15th May

8 am BCP Morning Prayer led by John Marks

11 am Morning Prayer led by Rev Roger Chapman

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


  

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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 latest edition of the Parish Magazine is now available, 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 are once again collecting food for the Food Bank.  If you are able to do so, please bring your food donations to church on Sundays and leave them in the box provided in the porch. 

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

 

24th January 2022 at 7.30 pm

14th March 2022 at 7.30 pm

25th April 2022 at 7.30 pm

16th May 2022 - this will be by email

APCM 29th May 2022 at noon

11th July 2022 at 7.30 pm

4th October 2022 at 7.30 pm

5th December 2022 at 7.30 pm


    

 

 

 

Choir practice every Sunday at 9.30 am 

Bell ringing practice every Monday evening at 7.30 pm

 

 

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.