Parish of Chester Parish of Chester

Events

The following are events/services that are taking place in St John’s. The services listed are in addition to the services that take place each week:

Sunday

8.00am            Holy Communion (BCP)

10.00am          Holy Eucharist (CW)

6.30pm            Evensong or Compline

Wednesday

10.00am           Holy Eucharist

Friday

12noon             Holy Eucharist

 

Sunday 7th April 2019 (7.30pm) – Concert in St John’s

The St John’s Festival Orchestra will be performing

Overture Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)

Piano Concerto in A minor (Schumann)

Symphony No.4 in B flat (Beethoven)

Gary O’Shea (Piano)

Mark Lansom (Conductor)

Tickets – £12 (£10 – Concessions)

 

Friday 12th April 2019 (12noon) – Passover Meal

Following the Holy Eucharist, there will be a Passover Meal. Tickets are required and can be obtained from the Church.

 

Sunday 14th April (10.00am) – Palm Sunday Service

The Distribution and Liturgy of the Palms and the dramatic Reading of the Passion according to Matthew.

 

Monday 15th April – Services

9.30am Matins and Litany

12.00noon Stations of the Cross

 

Tuesday 16th April – Services

9.30am Matins and Litany

12.00noon Stations of the Cross

 

Wednesday 17th April – Services

9.30am Matins and Litany

12.00noon Stations of the Cross

2.00pm School Easter Service

 

Thursday 18th April – Maundy Thursday

9.30am Matins and Litany

7.30pm The Mass of the Last Supper and the stripping of the Altars followed by Compline and silence

 

Friday 19th April – Good Friday

9.15am Matins and Litany

10.00am The Way of the Cross – Re-creating the Medieval ‘Corpus Christi’ procession from St Mary on the Hill to St John’s when it was the Cathedral

12.00noon – 3.00pm The Three Hours Solemn Devotion

 

Saturday 20th April – Holy Saturday (Easter Eve)

9.15am Matins and Litany

7.30pm The Easter Vigil – Lighting of the new fire and the Paschal Candle

 

Sunday 21st April – Easter Day

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)

10.00am The High Mas of the Resurrection (Chroal)

6.30pm Evensong (Vespers) for Easter Day

 

Wednesday 15th May – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Niklas Oldermeier  (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 22nd May – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Rachel Payne (Contralto) and Catherine Barnett (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 29th May – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Jill Crossland (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 5th June – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Iwan Owen (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 12th June – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Louise Oakham (Soprano) and Christine Apps (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 19th June – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm To be announced

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Sunday 23rd June 2019 (7.30pm) – Concert in St John’s

The St John’s Festival Orchestra will be performing

Programme to include Piano Concerto, Brahms

Tickets – £12 (£10 – Concessions)

 

Wednesday 26th June – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm The Nowotarski String Quartet

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 3rd July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Fumi Otsuko (Violin) and Sarah Kershaw (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 10th July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Shenuka Jayasinghe (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 17th July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Jonathan Richards (Guitar)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 24th July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Friedrich Flamme (Organ)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 31st July – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Imogen Garner (Mezzo-Soprano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 7th August – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Gary O’Shea (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 14th August – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm William Green (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 21st August – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Roger Stephens (Piano)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 28th August – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Fayre Play (Early Music)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Wednesday 4th September – Wednesday at One Concert in St John’s

1.00pm Elizabeth McNulty (Harp)

Retiring Collection

Refreshments Available

 

Sunday 29th September 2019 (7.30pm) – Concert in St John’s

The St John’s Festival Orchestra will be performing

Concerto for Violoncello and orchestra (Dvorak)

Symphony No. 9 in E minor “From the New World” (Dvorak)

Ursula Krukowska-Byzra (Violoncello)

Mark Lansom (Conductor)

Tickets – £12 (£10 – Concessions)