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What's coming up

The PCC meets this Tuesday (9 Jan) at 8.05pm in the Parish Room, after the 7.30pm Eucharist. Agendas & minutes are at the back of church. Dates for future PCC meetings: 7 Feb (with Archdeacon Liz) 7.30pm – 8.30pm. Then at 8.05pm: 27 Feb, 15 May, 3 July, 18 Sept, 20 Nov.

A new Sunday morning rota came out at Christmas/New Year. If you haven't yet had a chance to collect yours, it's at the back of church.

Next Sunday, 14 Feb, at 6.30pm Pat Johnson & Basil Weekes will be re-commissioned to work as Pastoral Assistants at a service at St Peter's, Bethnal Green, St Peter's Square, E2 7AE. All are welcome. If you can't come, do please pray for them. This is also an opportunity to give thanks to God for Pat and Basil and for their ministry in our parish. And to say thank you to them.

Week of Prayer
for Christian Unity

Thurs 18 Jan, Hackney Methodist Church, 219 Mare Street, E8 3QE, 6pm

Fri 19 Jan, St J of J, 12 noon

Sat 20 Jan, Frampton Park Baptist Church, Frampton Park Road, E9 7PQ, 11am

Sun 21 Jan, St Mary of Eton, Eastway, Hackney Wick, E9 5JA, 4pm

Mon 22 Jan, Hampden Chapel, Lauriston Road, E9 7EU, 7.30pm

Tues, 23 Jan, St John at Hackney, Lower Clapton Rd, E5 0PD, 7.30pm

Wed 24 Jan, Salvation Army, 70 Mare Street, E8 4RT. Lunch: Midday - 1.45pm, prayers at 2pm

Thurs 25 Jan, St Michael & All Angels, London Fields, Lansdowne Drive, E8 3ER, 9.15am

The next church cleaning is this Sat, 3rd Feb 2018, 9.30am - 11.30am. All welcome!

If you are a First Aider with up to date training, please have a word with Steve as he's putting together a list of all our First Aiders.

We'd like to give people the opportunity of attending an Ecumenical Lent Group. The meetings will be in churches around Hackney in Feb/March at 7.30pm. Details to follow. To help with the organisation, If you have a car and think you might like to go to these, please could you talk with Andrew, Steve or Gill.

Thinking about the year ahead, we'd like to decide whether special mid-week services should be at 7.30pm or 8pm. Services, for example, such as Ascension Day or All Souls' Day. Please could you fill out the form you should have received with your hymn book - and leave it at the back of church. Thank you!

Please sign the sheet at the back of church if you could make soup for one of our Lent lunches on Feb 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23.

St John of Jerusalem can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ sjojchurch. Please like, follow and add.

Hackney Winter Night Shelter - for anyone who has not so far been involved and would like to know more, please get in touch with John on, or 07801 029298. You can also look on the HWNS website: If you can't volunteer but would like to support the Night Shelter financially please donate using the glass jar at the back of church.