Parish Church of St john the Baptist

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Welcome to the Parish Church of St. John the Baptist, Royston, Hertfordshire

Please note this is the website for St John's Church, Royston, Hertfordshire not Royston near Barnsley.  For St John's, Royston, Barnsley see A Church Near You link here

Despite the devastating fire in the building in December 2018 St John's Parish Church continues to serve the local community. 

The church is worshipping this Sunday at King James Academy, Junior Site, Garden Walk

Wednesday Eucharist at 11.15 am followed by coffee at the Methodist Church, Queens Road.

Saturday Eucharist at 9.30 am followed by coffee at the Town Hall

Everyone is invited to join us. You will have a warm welcome.

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Services and events this week

Wed 4 Dec  11.15 am Eucharist (said). Venue: METHODIST CHURCH
                  8 pm Julian Prayer at Vicarage
Thur 5         9.30 am Tots in Church at KJAR Senior Site Sports Pavilion
                  7.45 pm Deanery Synod at Buntingford Parish Church:
                  Archdeacon Janet speaking about on-line abuse. All welcome.

Sat 7          9.30 am Eucharist (said) : Town Hall, Heritage Hall
                  10 am   Church Café Coffee: Town Hall, Heritage Hall

Sunday 8th December ADVENT 2 Venue: KJAR JUNIOR SITE

8 am       Eucharist (Said)
12 noon  Baptisms at Therfield Parish Church
5.30 pm  Taize Service of Meditation in the Eldon Room,
              Methodist Church






This Is Church is video produced by the Reaching New People project. 

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This total includes donations via online giving and other fundraising (including gift aid).  This is demonstrates the amazing generousity from the people of Royston and beyond.

Royston Parish Church is a focal point for the whole community of Royston. We will be restoring the church following the devastating fire and we will be taking the opportunity to update and refurbish it ready for the years ahead. Although the insurance will cover much of the work it will not be sufficient to cover all of the improvements that the church really needs in order to serve the community in the 21st century and beyond. We all want a beautiful building where everyone can be made very welcome and which can be used in a variety of ways for the benefit of the community. All your generous donations will go towards making this vision a reality. Thank you for all you are doing to help the church at this difficult time.

You can make donations via the Virgin Money Giving website 







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