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St John's Church Watford

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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.

Parish lunch

Our Parish Lunch will be held after Mass on Sunday 17th June. Please contact us to let us know you are coming, or sign up online.

Quiz and Fish and Chips Evening

Our annual parish Quiz with Fish and Chips is coming up on Sunday 29th June. You can book yourself in for the evening and pay for your supper online, here.. So why not gather a team together and come and enjoy a brain teasingly fun evening!

School and Parish Fete

We will be holding our annual School and Parish Fete on Saturday 7th July. Come and enjoy the many craft, food and cake stalls, face painting, craft tables, games, bouncy castle and Big Sizzle BBQ. All the money raised will go to support the work of our school and parish as we serve the community.