​Our Vision: We want to get closer to God through prayer, to serve people

in our community in new ways and to grow more in faith and membership.

St. John's Read & St. Peter's Simonstone

            Forthcoming Events for this week and beyond!

 This Week​


Mon 10th       9:15 am  Morning Prayers at St. John's

Wed 12th       10:00 am  BCP said Communion at St. John's  
Sun 16th          9:30 am Parish Communion at St. Peter's, Simonstone

Special Events and Services in 2018

Here is a list of special services across our Parish this year. Why not add the dates to your calendar

Christmas Tree Festival:

This year, the celebrations get underway with a family film afternoon. All events are at St. John's Church in Read (unless otherwise stated).

We will be showing "A Muppets Christmas Carol" Starting at 4 pm on Sunday 16th December. 

​Monday 17th:

2 pm - Joint School Carol concert.

7:30 pm - Readstone Singers Christmas Concert (pay on door)

Wednesday 19th

4 pm - St. Christopher's CEHS Jazz Band with afternoon tea - This is a free event and if you know anyone who is on their own, please let them know about this great event (volunteer drivers will be available if you need a lift to and from the event. If you need transport - please use this 'contact us' link).

Thursday 20th

2 pm - Pre-school Treasure Hunt. This is a great activity for toddlers and young children searching for treasure in the Church building among the decorated trees.

Saturday 22nd

4 pm- Film - Miracle on 34th Street. Another family favourite to be shown on the big screen in church.

Sunday 23rd

6 pm - 9 Lessons and Carols

Monday 24th

10 am - Making Christingles

4 pm - Crib/Nativity and Christingle Service

Friday Praise - These take place at 6:30 pm on a Friday at St. Peter's in Simonstone.

Watch calendar for 2019 events

Family Praise Communion - These are held at St. John's together with the children's 

                                                 Explorers club.

Please check back later for the 2019 programme