St John's Church, Sparkhill

a multicultural community following Jesus



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 are a FAIRTRADE Church
  • We are part of the 'Emmanuel' Group of local Churches 

After 25 years as our Vicar John is retiring in August.

There will be a farewell party for John and his wife Frances on Thursday 20th July at 6.30pm - this is 25 years to the day since John was Installed as our Vicar!

John and Frances final service with us will be on Sunday 23rd July at 10.30am.

Church family and friends are invited to both/either occasions but if you are coming to the party on Thursday 20th please let the Church Wardens know for catering.


 John & Frances

John & Frances

Christian - Mosul 

We stand in solidarity with Christians

from Iraq and Syria


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