St John’s, Shirley

Welcome to St John’s Church, Shirley.

As a Christian family, we welcome all members of the community to join in worship with us.

St John’s has an open altar, and members of all Christian denominations are always invited to share the Christ-given Eucharistic gifts of bread and wine with our congregation.

Our overall worship is ‘informally formal’. Common Worship, with permitted variants; Hymns Ancient and Modern New Standard and New Hymns and Worship Songs are used.

Following our 10.00am service tea and coffee is served in the adjoining church room to which everyone is welcome to catch up with friends and to make new ones.


Rev Lu Gale – our new Vicar

We are pleased to announce that the Reverend Lu Gale joined us as Vicar of St John’s, Shirley at the service of Collation and Induction on the 28th September at St John’s.

Read more about our new vicar here.

26 June 2016