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St Johns Church Harpenden
August 2020

Saturday 1st August 2020 07:00Junior Church at home: Feeding the 5,000

Our service is available from 7am Saturday at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJl-siM1Jmo; or via our Youtube channel, where you can see all our previous services and other videos.  

The links to the service and to the resources are also in our weekly email update. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here.

Sunday 2nd August 2020 09:30Online service: Trinity 8 - Feeding the 5,000

Please join us for our online service this week; it reflects on Jesus feeding the 5,000 and what we can learn from it today. We are delighted to welcome our guest preacher Archdeacon Janet.  It is available from 9:30am Sunday at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj3PsNG-oqg.

The text version of some elements of the service, which we deliver to those church family members who aren't online is available to read here

In the meantime, you can see all our previous services on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsWAHCM_K_3na-QAiZLbbvQ/videos, where you can see all our previous services and other videos.

The links to the service and to the resources are also in our weekly email update. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here.

10:00Online Coffee

You are invited to online Coffee on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly newsletter. To be added to future editions, please subscribe here (and choose '2' for this week's link)
  2. Ask for the link by email
17:00A Service of the Word (in Church)

We welcome you for a specially designed Service of the Word, having worked hard to make the occasion as safe as we can for those wish to join us. 

In accordance with Government and Church of England guidance on public worship we ask that everyone wears a mask when they come. There will be clear instructions about hand sanitising and social distancing on arrival so please pay attention when you enter the building. As you may have seen elsewhere we are not permitted to sing together but there will music to listen to, prayers, readings and a sermon in this service of approximately 40 minutes. 

The Online Services will continue to be uploaded and remain our primary act of worship.

Monday 3rd August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 



 

 

Tuesday 4th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Wednesday 5th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Thursday 6th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Friday 7th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Saturday 8th August 2020 07:00Junior Church at home: Jesus walking on water

Our service is available from 7am Saturday at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddSOwuY22qM; or via our Youtube channel, where you can see all our previous services and other videos.  

The links to the service and to the resources are also in our weekly email update. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here.

Sunday 9th August 2020 09:30Online service: Trinity 9 - Jesus walking on water

Please join us for our online service this week. which focusses on Jesus walking on water and what we can learn from it. Bishop Alan joins us as our guest preacher.   It is available from 9:30am Sunday at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktuv1TvZpMw.

The text version of some elements of the service, which we deliver to those church family members who aren't online is available to read here

In the meantime, you can see all our previous services on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsWAHCM_K_3na-QAiZLbbvQ/videos, where you can see all our previous services and other videos.

The links to the service and to the resources are also in our weekly email update. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here.

10:00Online Coffee

You are invited to online Coffee on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly newsletter. To be added to future editions, please subscribe here (and choose '2' for this week's link)
  2. Ask for the link by email
17:00A Service of the Word (in Church)

We welcome you for a specially designed Service of the Word, having worked hard to make the occasion as safe as we can for those wish to join us. 

In accordance with Government and Church of England guidance on public worship we ask that everyone wears a mask when they come. There will be clear instructions about hand sanitising and social distancing on arrival so please pay attention when you enter the building. As you may have seen elsewhere we are not permitted to sing together but there will music to listen to, prayers, readings and a sermon in this service of approximately 40 minutes. 

The Online Services will continue to be uploaded and remain our primary act of worship.

Monday 10th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 



 

 

Tuesday 11th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Wednesday 12th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Thursday 13th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Friday 14th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Saturday 15th August 2020 07:00Junior Church at home
Sunday 16th August 2020 09:30Online service

Available from 9:30am Sunday.  Late the week before, we will add:

  1. A link to the service on Youtube
  2. Some written prayers and a reflection
  3. Junior Church at home - Some resources and activities

The link is also in our weekly email update. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here.

In the meantime, you can see all our previous services on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsWAHCM_K_3na-QAiZLbbvQ/videos (this link is also relevant if we forget to update this page!)

10:00Online Coffee

You are invited to online Coffee on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly newsletter. To be added to future editions, please subscribe here (and choose '2' for this week's link)
  2. Ask for the link by email
17:00A Service of the Word (in Church)

We welcome you for a specially designed Service of the Word, having worked hard to make the occasion as safe as we can for those wish to join us. 

In accordance with Government and Church of England guidance on public worship we ask that everyone wears a mask when they come. There will be clear instructions about hand sanitising and social distancing on arrival so please pay attention when you enter the building. As you may have seen elsewhere we are not permitted to sing together but there will music to listen to, prayers, readings and a sermon in this service of approximately 40 minutes. 

The Online Services will continue to be uploaded and remain our primary act of worship.

Monday 17th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 



 

 

Tuesday 18th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Wednesday 19th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Thursday 20th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Friday 21st August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Saturday 22nd August 2020 07:00Junior Church at home
Sunday 23rd August 2020 09:30Online service

Available from 9:30am Sunday.  Late the week before, we will add:

  1. A link to the service on Youtube
  2. Some written prayers and a reflection
  3. Junior Church at home - Some resources and activities

The link is also in our weekly email update. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here.

In the meantime, you can see all our previous services on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsWAHCM_K_3na-QAiZLbbvQ/videos (this link is also relevant if we forget to update this page!)

10:00Online Coffee

You are invited to online Coffee on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly newsletter. To be added to future editions, please subscribe here (and choose '2' for this week's link)
  2. Ask for the link by email
17:00A Service of the Word (in Church)

We welcome you for a specially designed Service of the Word, having worked hard to make the occasion as safe as we can for those wish to join us. 

In accordance with Government and Church of England guidance on public worship we ask that everyone wears a mask when they come. There will be clear instructions about hand sanitising and social distancing on arrival so please pay attention when you enter the building. As you may have seen elsewhere we are not permitted to sing together but there will music to listen to, prayers, readings and a sermon in this service of approximately 40 minutes. 

The Online Services will continue to be uploaded and remain our primary act of worship.

Monday 24th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 



 

 

Tuesday 25th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Wednesday 26th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Thursday 27th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Friday 28th August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology. 


Saturday 29th August 2020 07:00Junior Church at home
Sunday 30th August 2020 09:30Online service

Available from 9:30am Sunday.  Late the week before, we will add:

  1. A link to the service on Youtube
  2. Some written prayers and a reflection
  3. Junior Church at home - Some resources and activities

The link is also in our weekly email update. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here.

In the meantime, you can see all our previous services on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsWAHCM_K_3na-QAiZLbbvQ/videos (this link is also relevant if we forget to update this page!)

10:00Online Coffee

You are invited to online Coffee on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly newsletter. To be added to future editions, please subscribe here (and choose '2' for this week's link)
  2. Ask for the link by email
17:00A Service of the Word (in Church)

We welcome you for a specially designed Service of the Word, having worked hard to make the occasion as safe as we can for those wish to join us. 

In accordance with Government and Church of England guidance on public worship we ask that everyone wears a mask when they come. There will be clear instructions about hand sanitising and social distancing on arrival so please pay attention when you enter the building. As you may have seen elsewhere we are not permitted to sing together but there will music to listen to, prayers, readings and a sermon in this service of approximately 40 minutes. 

The Online Services will continue to be uploaded and remain our primary act of worship.

Monday 31st August 2020 08:30Morning Prayer (online)

We hold our morning prayer on Zoom.  There are two options for obtaining the link for this:

  1. It is in our weekly email updates. To be added to future updates, please subscribe here (and choose '2' to get the link immediately).
  2. Ask for the link by email.

There is no need to have any books, everything will be on the screen (for a good size of text it is recommended to use a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone). 

17:00Evening Prayer (in Church)

We will social distance throughout and use hand sanitiser. In order to minimise contact with shared items we strongly recommend that (for all who have access) we use the Church of England's free Daily Prayer app. Many of us already use this and it is clear and easy to use. You can download it with the links below; there will be some books for those without access to the technology.