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The worship of God has taken place in St John’s since it was first consecrated over 130 years ago – this is the very reason our forebears built this beautiful church for the people of central Watford. Through this worship we seek to reach out to God our Heavenly Father, who in Jesus Christ has already reached out to us with arms wide open in love.

The following are our regular services taking place at St John's - details of additional services throughout the year can be found on the What's On page.

Sunday Service

Our Parish Mass is celebrated each Sunday at 10.30am. Activities for Children are provided every Sunday. Everybody is welcome to join us for thie beautiful service.

Our church tradition is often referred to as being Anglo Catholic or 'High Church'. We strive to make our worship as beautiful as we can, yet accessible to all. We value the use of incense, candles, vestments and liturgy to provide a meaningful experience for all who come to St John's. The wisdom of the centuries has taught us that the same structure each Sunday helps us to create a prayerful rhythm and allows us to go deeper into God's love.

Friday Service

Said Eucharist at 10.30am.


Wherever you are in life or wherever you are on your journey of faith, you are welcome at St Johns! Our prayer is that you will be richly blessed as you come and add your own voice to the living tradition of the Church here in this place as we with St John and all the living and departed worship and adore the true and living God.

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Join Our Services This Week

Friday 19th April
10.30am - Said Mass

Sunday 21st April
Fourth Sunday of Easter
10.30am - Parish Mass with Hymns
Download the service booklets for this service

A New Vicar

We are pleased to announce that the Revd Corniel Quak currently Assistant Curate of St Saviour's, St Albans, has been appointed as Vicar of the benefice of St John the Apostle and Evangelist Watford.

Given the completion of the usual legal formalities, the Collation, Induction and Installation service by Bishop Jane will take place on Thursday 20th June 2024 at 7.30pm.

Please remember Corniel and his family in your prayers as he prepares for this new ministry.