St John the Divine, Merton
The Church of England

The Diocese of Southwark

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Service on 2 October:
9.30 a.m. All-age Parish Eucharist

Collect for Harvest
   Eternal God,
   you crown the year with your goodness
   and you give us the fruits of the earth in their season:
   grant that we may use them to your glory,
   for the relief of those in need and for our own well-being;
   through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
   who is alive and reigns with you,
   in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
   one God, now and for ever.

(Website last updated
30 September 2016)

St John the Divine, Merton


Welcome to St John the Divine, Merton

We welcome and encourage all people to join us. St John's is part of the Merton Priory Team Ministry. Whether or not you are new to the area, you are especially welcome to join us in our acts of worship and other activities and share in our Anglican tradition.

Contacts: For contact details, please go to our contacts page.

Hall hire: Contact 020 8544 0018 and leave a message.
Big hall: £20 per hour; small hall: £12 per hour.
Images of the hall interiors can be found here.

The latest church bulletin can be read here.

Focus points:
(For details, click on the underlined links.)

• Messy Church dates: see the list of Messy Church dates below
• Music at St John's – offer your musical talents.
• This year's Harvest Thanksgiving (an All-Age Service) will be on Sunday, 2 October: please bring donations of tins, packet food or toiletries for Wimbledon Foodbank, and also men's underwear and toiletries for Faith in Action. The Harvest Service at Christ Church will be followed by a Bring and Share lunch at about 12.45 p.m.

• Autumn Fair, 8 October, 1–4 p.m. at Colliers Wood Community Centre.
• Be still and know: exploring different ways of prayer
• Quiet Garden ‐ each Wednesday after the morning Eucharist and coffee, at about 11.00 a.m. we will be having an hour or so gardening. Everyone is welcome, and no expertise needed. See Ann Newson for further details.
• Book Stall – donít forget the book stall. All money raised goes towards the flower fund. There is also a donation box at the back of church.

• Merton Residents Supporting Refugees
• Age UK Merton – for those aged 50+
• Donations needed for Faith in Action Drop in Centre

• Wimbledon Food Bank website.

• Street Pastors ‐ now recruiting.
• Morden Park Choral Society

For baptisms, weddings and funerals, contact the Vicar, Revd Alison Judge – see the contacts page.

The full rota for services in the Merton Priory Team can be found here.

Craft, worship, and refreshments for children and their parents/carers, on the second Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. at St Johnís.
2016          2017
10 September – Seasides          14 January – God
8 October – Roads          11 February – Neighbours
12 November – Mountains          11 March – The World
10 December – Christmas          8 April – Holy Week / Easter
           13 May – Jesus
           10 June – Pentecost
           8 July – Good Shepherd

Merton Priory Team Ministry
Merton Priory PCC charity number is 1134253

St John's Diary
(click on the image) St John's calendar