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Virtual Tour

  • Viewed from the Sutton Car Park, St John's is seated at the heart of the Parish community.
  • The splendid fléche (small spire) brilliantly lit in the winter morning sun.
  • The church viewed from the nearby Sutton car park.
  • The Main Entrance to St John's on Sutton Road.
  • St John's seen from Duke Street.
  • The Dedication Plaque can be found just inside the main entrance of the church.
  • The Baptistery is where adults and children are baptised.
  • Looking down the Nave to the Rood Screen, through into the Chancel and High Altar.
  • The nave's magnificent barrel vaulted ceiling.
  • Station of the Cross: Jesus falls under the weight of the cross
  • Station of the Cross: St Veronica wipes the face of Jesus
  • St George, Patron Saint of England, slays the Dragon.
  • The Lady Chapel (dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary) is a special place of prayer and devotion.
  • The Blessed Sacrament is reserved in the Tabernacle on the altar of the Lady Chapel.
  • The Lady Chapel windows showing (left to right) St John, Jesus and St Mary Magdalene
  • The Shrine of Our Lady the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mary is as a model of obedience and faithfulness.
  • The majestic image of the Blessed Virgin Mary has stood in St John's for over 80 years.
  • The imposing Rood Screen was designed by Sir John Ninian Comper (1864-1960).
  • The 1911 J.W.Walker & Sons organ situated behind the choir stalls in the chancel.
  • The High Altar provides a visual climax to the inside of St John's.
  • The six great candle sticks and crucifix stand as a reminder of the Seven Sacraments.
  • The stone vaulting in the chancel provides a strong contrast to the nave's wooden barrel vaulting.

Bingo and Buffet

Come and join us for a fun family Bingo and Buffet night on Saturday 19th January at the Parish Hall (37c Estcourt Road). Arrive at 19:15 for a 19:30 start - the evening will finish at 22:00. Tickets are £6 (and £3 for under 18s). Book and pay online here.
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St John's Music - Concert

Join us for the 3rd concert in the series featuring Soloists from The Royal Opera House and Opera Australia. Featuring the music of Handel, Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, J Strauss and Lehar accompanied by Richard Hetherington, Head of Opera, Royal Opera House, London. The concert will raise much needed funds to restore our original historic pipe organ installed before the First World War. Book and pay online here.
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Organ Fund

We are currently fund raising to restore our wonderful Walker pipe organ. You can watch a short video or donate online.
If you would like to know more please contact us.