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Our Vicar Kevin Browning
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Welcome to St John's we are a friendly Anglican Church in the heart of South Hornchurch, east of London in the borough of Havering.

We are centered around the word of God - we celebrate diversity and look for opportunities to connect with people whatever their background and culture in our local community, so together we can learn to discover the people God has called us to be. 

Our Sunday service is at 10.30am, we are relaxed and informal with contemporary music, a talk and often input from other members of the church. Afterwards do stay and make yourself known over fresh coffee. 

In the Evening at 6.30pm we have another opportunity to get together and talk about a variety of different subjects to do with Christianity, this takes the form of DVD or testimony and often includes praying together, we call this session, Wild Goose the Celtic word for Holy Spirit. 

There are many other events and gatherings during the week which you can find on "Events Calendar" and the "Activities" link.

Rev Kevin Browning - Vicar 



Corona Virus update for St John's Church South Hornchurch

As at Monday 23rd March 2020
In light of the UK Government guidance around non-essential contact, public worship is suspended until further notice and all churches are to be fully closed with no services/prayer meetings etc taking place.  

In addition, House Groups, Wild Goose, Lunch Club, Coffee Shop and Tiddlers will also not meet.

Helen Yousaf  Concert & Art Exhibition 28th March 2019 - Update
Canvas painting - scheduled to commence Monday 23rd March 2020 at St John's has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. 

Concert - Thank you to all those who have bought tickets for the Helen Yousaf concert and Art exhibition, as with all public meetings we have had to postpone this event. We hope to find an alternative date as soon as possible, please keep hold of your tickets or if you would prefer Helen would like to send a copy of her latest album instead which also costs £10 to cover your individual ticket price.

Candle 2020
National Call to “Prayer and Action” 
Following Mothering Sunday’s successful call to pray for the coronavirus pandemic, Churches Together in England (a national ecumenical group), has urged Christian’s to keep doing so and to place a candle in their window to show their neighbours they are praying for them - the candle being a permanent symbol of Christ's light shining in the darkness. 




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Information from Havering Council to help you get through the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic
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Sunday Service 31st May 2020



Message from Annette Browning Wednesday 27th May 2020



Sunday S
ervice 24th May 2020



Message from Annette Browning Wednesday 20th May 2020



Sunday S
ervice 17th May 2020



Message from Annette Browning Wednesday 13th May 2020



Sunday S
ervice 10th May 2020



Message from Annette Browning Wednesday 6th May 2020


Sunday Service 3rd May 2020



Message from Annette Browning Wednesday 29th April 2020


Sunday Service 26th April 2020



Message from Annette Browning Wednesday 22nd April 2020


Message from Annette Browning Wednesday 15th April 2020






Easter Sunday Communion Service 12th April 2020 Rev Kevin Browning



Words of the Confession:

Our Father, we are sorry

For the wrong thoughts we have had

For the wrong words we have said

For the wrong things we have done

We admit we have loved ourselves more than You

We have love ourselves more than others

We ask You to forgive us

Help us to live new lives in Your strength

Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Message from Rev Kevin Browning Friday 10th April 2020



Message from Rev Kevin Browning Thursday 9th April 2020





Message from Annette Browning Wednesday 8th April 2020




Message from Rev Kevin Browning Wednesday 8th April 2020




Message from Rev Kevin Browning Tuesday 7th April 2020







Message from Rev Kevin Browning Monday 6th April 2020





Message from Rev Kevin Browning Sunday 5th April 2020







Message from Annette Browning 1st April 2020



Message from Rev Kevin Browning Sunday Service 29th March 2020









Message from Rev Kevin Browning Wednesday 25th March 2020



60 Minute Prayer Guide: Praying for the Coronavirus Pandemic
(As mentioned in Kevin's message above).
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