St John's Church

Jesus, to know Him and to make Him known


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We are a friendly, welcoming bible based evangelical church situated to the east of London just inside the M25 in the Havering Deanery. Whether you are looking to join our church family on a regular basis, or are enquiring about becoming part of the church for a special occasion, such as a wedding, baptism or a social event, these pages should give you all that you need to know.

Each week, children, youth and adults of all ages gather for worship on a Sunday and on weekdays. Newcomers are always greeted with a warm welcome and we hope that you will find a spiritual home amongst us.60th celebration

We have a vision to serve the community as a parish church and have formed good relations with neighbouring schools, local authorities and with other churches and organisations in the area.

If we can be of any assistance to you in any way, please get in touch as we will be glad to hear from you.

As of 1st April 2016 our church will be without a minister. This is known as an 'interregnum', or period between two vicars. 

During this time the church will be in the care of the Bishop of Barking, the Right Reverend Peter Hill, the Archdeacon of Barking, the Venerable Dr John Perumbalath, and the Area Dean of Havering, Reverend Canon David Hague.

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The Diocese of Chelmsford and CPAS invite applications for the post of

Vicar St John and St Matthew South Hornchurch

We are a friendly, welcoming bible based evangelical church with a usual Sunday attendance of 50 situated to the east of London just inside the M25 in the Havering Deanery. Part of a four parish Mission and Ministry Unit, where local clergy support each other, and will see 3,600 new homes in the area plus new church school during the next ten years.

 We are looking for someone who is;

·  A person of clear vision with leadership and organisational skills who is willing to delegate and encourage others

·  Prayerful and Spirit filled with a clear biblically based faith

·  Comfortable with different styles of services

·  A people person who can nurture a diverse congregation

·  Has a heart for families and young people including schools

·  Mission orientated with a passion for reaching out into the local community

For further details contact Kathy Burch,
CPAS Patronage
0300 123 0780 ext 4388

Closing date of application: 20th Sept 2017    Formal Interview: 20th Oct 2017

This post is subject to enhanced disclosure from the DBS

Parish Profile will be available in both printed and electronic PDF format.

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  • St John & St Matthew
  • Parish Church of South Hornchurch
  • South End Road, Rainham
  • Essex
  • RM13 7XT

01708 555260
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