St John the Divine, Merton
The Church of England

The Diocese of Southwark
The Bridge, from Southwark Diocese

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Service on 21 October:
9.30 a.m. Eucharist

Collect for the Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity
(21 October)
   Grant, we beseech you, merciful Lord,
   to your faithful people pardon and peace,
   that they may be cleansed from all their sins
   and serve you with a quiet mind;
   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 on 14 October 2018:
collect; next Sunday)

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: £25 per hour; small hall: £15 per hour.
Images of the hall interiors can be found here.

The latest church notice sheet can be read here.

Dates for your diary
2 NovemberMemorial Service: if you would like the name of a loved one remembered at this service please add their name to the list at the back of the church.
11 NovemberRemembrance Sunday: Joint Service with Christ Church, here at 10.30 a.m.
25 NovemberChrist the King: Team Service with Admission to Holy Communion, at Holy Trinity at 10.30 a.m.

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Repairs and maintenance
We are having to have a lot of work done on our building at present. We have discovered dry rot in the vestry and this will cost approximately £7000 to treat. We are also having our lighting repaired. In terms of maintenance, we are having a screen fixed to protect the Lady Chapel window, which will cost approximately £700. If you feel you can help with these works by giving an extra donation we would be very grateful.

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

• Christian Care is in need of a double buggy. If you have one you no longer need and would like to donate to another family, please contact the Christian Care Office on 020 3302 0181.

• Wimbledon Food Bank donation points: there are now convenient donation points in Sainsbury's Merton and Waitrose in Alexandra Road. See the list of urgent needs on the Wimbledon Food Bank website.

• Merton Citizens now has a Twitter feed.

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 up to the end of August can be found here, and for September to the end of 2018 here.

Merton Priory Team Ministry
Merton Priory PCC charity number is 1134253

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