The congregation of this church works together and with others to:
St. John the Evangelist Church, Park Street, Taunton, TA1 4DG
Serving the people of Taunton town centre and beyond through our tradition of catholic sacramental worship.
We also subscribe to the aims of Inclusive Church
Christ, when he was lifted up did not say
"I draw some people to myself"
"I draw all, all, ALL"
Archbishop Desmond Tutu (1931-2021)
St John's is open for
Sunday Services at 10.am
and for Wednesday prayer and reflection
12.00 noon until 2.00pm
On each Wednesday
there will be a Said Eucharist at 12.15pm
On Wednesday 19 January
there will be no Eucharist at St John's.
You are invited to Temple Methodist Church
at 12.15 to celebrate the
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
with soup and a roll afterwards
On the First Sunday of the month
Book of Common Prayer Sung Evensong at 4.00pm
Preceded by tea & cake at 3.30pm
Please see the Services page for details
Our Covid 19 protocol from 19 July 2021
We proceed with caution.
Social distancing will remain unless you are with others who are in your bubble
Wearing of masks is preferred, but not obligatory.
Hand sanitisation continues.
Three hymns will be sung and Holy Communion will continue to be distributed
in one kind only and at the front of the nave.
This will be reviewed as the situation changes.
"We too have a constant friend and companion in the risen Christ on whom we can rely as we journey on through these weeks and months of uncertainty."
so we are alone, but together
Sunday, 23rd January Epiphany 3 Nehemiah 8.1-3,5-6,8-10
1 Corinthians 12. 12-31a
Luke 4. 14-21
Sunday, 30th January Epiphany 4 Ezekiel 43.27-44.4
1 Corinthians 13. 1-13
Luke 2. 22-40
Sunday, 6th February Presentation of Christ in Malachi 3.1-5
the Temple (Candlemas) Hebrews 2.14-18
Sunday, 13th February 3rd before Lent Jeremiah 17.5-10 1.Corinthians 15.12-20
Sunday, 20th February 2nd before Lent Genesis 45.3-11,15 1.Corinthians 15.35- 38,42-50 Luke 6.27-38
Sunday, 27th February Next before Lent Exodus 34.29-35
2 Corinthians 3.12-4.2 Luke 9.28-36(37-43)
St John the Evangelist Church
serves Taunton in a United Benefice with St Mary Magdalene
The Rev Tobie Osmond is the Vicar of the Benefice
of St Mary Magdalene, Taunton and St John the Evangelist, Taunton.
Rev Jane Eastell is Associate Vicar with responsibility for St John's
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