Midday Prayer

Hi everyone.

Mick & Wendy will be sharing some midday prayer. We will have a short worship, midday prayer and finish with some worship.

We will start at 11:55 this morning.

If you want to join in here is the you tube link (Sorry about the image!)

Thanks for joining us.

A Virtual collection

Hi all. Many thanks to Lu and Jackie braving the cold church this morning (the heating is off). For those of you that are able I would like to give you the opportunity of giving a donation to keep the church up and running.

Our payment provider charges us for every payment. If you would like to help offset these fees please check the box. An additional 25p will be added to your donation.
£ 0.00

Many thanks

Live @ St John’s

This Sunday’s service will come from St John’s at 10am.

Lu and Jackie will be in church and will live stream the service right to our computers. We will not be physically together but God will still be with each and every one of us.

Click the picture or the button to watch – This will go live at 10am Sunday


A Message from St John the Evangelist, Shirley


If you are isolated and feeling worried or lonely please get in touch and someone will listen to your concerns or pray for you.

Please leave a message and your phone number on the church answerphone and someone will call you back.

Our number is

0208 654 1013

You can email us at:

[email protected]

Or contact us via this website

You can also contact us if you are able to offer the support, we will be glad to hear from you.

Covid 19

In light of the governments announcement today we will be taking the following actions.

  1. Alpha will not be running tonight
  2. The PCC meeting will not happen on Tuesday
  3. The Lent Lunches will not continue
  4. The Cinema will be closing
  5. The Sunday Tea Room will no longer run.

CMVC Concert 21st March


It will be rescheduled for a later date

The Croydon male voice choir will be singing in support of a brilliant local charity, the Croydon Food Bank.  The concert will include a performance by the Sandilands Shantymen – a shanty group from within CMVC, four of whose members belong to the St John’s congregation.  Please come along and support the choir and the charity!  

Tickets are available on the door or can be bought in advance using the button below. Tickets are just £10.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Church Cleaning

Today was church cleaning day, many thanks to those that came out with the dusters and hoovers. Looks like the rewards of a bacon bun was well worth it.

If you missed the chance to have a go the next date is 20th June 2020.

Many thanks to all those who took part.