We are glad that you're here!
If you are looking for a church with a warm welcome then look no further.
At St John's you will find people from many different ethnic backgrounds drawn together as one family by Christ.
We trust that you will find everything you need to know about St John's on this site. If not, simply click on the contacting us link in the left hand column
We are a multicultural community following Jesus
St John's is Sparkhill's Parish Church and part of the Anglican Diocese of Birmingham
Our tradition is evangelical and we are part of the New Wine Network and a member of the Evangelical Alliance
Our worship is both contemporary and Anglican and our messages are biblical and relevant to 21st century life
Ages of people range from infant to elderly and we offer a Children's Club during services
St John's people wear what they are comfortable wearing
Small groups meet in homes weekly
- We come together on the first Sunday of every month for a shared 'family' meal
We are a FAIRTRADE Church
- We have been awarded the Bronze Eco Church Award
We are part of the 'Emmanuel' Group of local Churches
- St John's Church is the home of the Charity Narthex Sparkhill which runs many programmes in the community from the Church building
St John's Church has been awarded the Bronze Eco Church Award "in recognition of their efforts to care for God's earth."
After 25 years as our Vicar John is retiring in August.
On Thursday 20th July we said goodbye to John and his wife Frances with a special celebration marking 25 years to the day since John was Installed as our Vicar!
John and Frances' final service was on Sunday 23rd July.
John & Frances Self
We stand in solidarity with Christians
from Iraq and Syria
Watch a short video about the Christian faith :
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St John's Church is a member of the Evangelical Alliance
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