St John's Church

Jesus, to know Him and to make Him known

First Time Visitor?

Welcome to St John’s Church in South Hornchurch! Whether you’re new to St John’s or are considering a visit in the future, we’d like to help you get to know us, find your way around and, most importantly, help you walk with God.

Below, you’ll find all the details about who we are, when and where we meet and the different ministries available to you and your family.

Who We Are… St John’s is an evangelical charismatic Church of England church which has occupied its present buildings since 1957. In 2007 the church, was fully refurbished making it a dynamic and contemporary setting wholly suitable for 21st century worship. Our weekend services are designed with you in mind.

10.30 am service adopts a more traditional/contemplative Church of England service with a mix of traditional hymns and modern worship songs whilst blending the rich tapestry found in liturgy. There will be an opportunity for prayer ministry after the service. Children's classes during this service. 

To find out more of what we believe as a church please Click here 

Where To Find Us… St John's is situated on the South End Road and is served both by bus, London Underground and C2C services from London. The church has limited parking for around 28 cars with some side street parking available. Click here to view our map.

Tips For Your Visit… We want you to have the very best experience possible when you visit St John’s. So we’ve compiled a few tips to help make your first experience with us an easy and memorable time.

*  Plan to arrive around 15 minutes or so before the service. This will give you and your family time to find a parking spot and for our Welcome team to have a quick chat with you and show you to your seats.

*  Take time to have a free cup of coffee and meet new friends after the services.

*  Please let us know upon arrival if you have any requirements and we will do our best to look after you. 

*  Our site is accessible and provides all appropriate facilities. For additional information please contact our Administrator on 01708 555260 and they will be pleased to help in your enquiry.

*  Be sure to pick up our First Time Visitor pack. We want to let you know about all the activities and Ministries we offer at St John’s.


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

01708 555260
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