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St John's Church Watford

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SERVICE
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MESSY CHURCH
Postponed due to
Coronavirus
YOUTH CLUB
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Coronavirus
PRAYER
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PRIMARY
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Join Our Services

Our church building is open for our Sunday service, with special arrangements due to the COVID-19 situation.

If you are planning to attend in person, you must register via the link below. If you unable to attend in person, do please join us on our Facebook page as we live stream the service.

Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
10.30am
Sunday 20th September

Sign up to attend in person

Download the service booklets for this service

Watch the live stream on Facebook

Funerals

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A funeral is a celebration of your loved one's life and a time to mourn their passing. It is the opportunity for friends and family to express their grief; to give thanks for the life which has now completed its journey in this world and to commend your loved one into God's keeping.

The funeral service at St John's can be very short and quiet with only a few members of the family present or an occasion of great solemnity with music and hymns. The service should reflect what was important to your loved one and the times they shared with their close friends and family.

quote imageWe have entrusted our loved one to God's mercy, and we now commit their body to the ground: earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust: in the sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life through our Lord Jesus Christ...
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Before the funeral the family (or closest companions) of your loved one will receive a visit from our Priest; Father David. The purpose of the visit is to talk about how the funeral can be made to reflect your loved one's life.

Funerals often raise profound questions about the meaning of life and death. Christians believe that Christ's resurrection is the triumph of good over evil and of life over death and has made eternal life available to us. We are here to help you with these questions and to support you in prayer and in practical ways at this difficult time.

If we can be of service please do get in contact.

For more details about church funerals please visit the Church of England's funeral web pages which include help about planning a funeral service.

COVID-19
ARRANGEMENTS
 
SERVICE
BOOKLETS
 
MESSY CHURCH
Postponed due to
Coronavirus
YOUTH CLUB
Postponed due to
Coronavirus
PRAYER
REQUEST
 
PRIMARY
SCHOOL
 


Join Our Services

Our church building is open for our Sunday service, with special arrangements due to the COVID-19 situation.

If you are planning to attend in person, you must register via the link below. If you unable to attend in person, do please join us on our Facebook page as we live stream the service.

Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
10.30am
Sunday 20th September

Sign up to attend in person

Download the service booklets for this service

Watch the live stream on Facebook

More information

If you would like more information about holding a funeral at St John's, then please speak to Fr David Stevenson.

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The Church of England's website includes helpful information about funeral services.

>> Church of England's Funeral web pages