St John the Evangelist, Hopwood

Welcome to St Johns 'A Church Near You' Page.

We are a friendly parish church in the town of Heywood, Lancashire, within the Diocese of Manchester.

We hope you find the information you require. If not please do contact us.

All our welcome to St Johns and we hope you see you soon.

Get in touch

Rev. Kirsty Screeton

St. John's Vicarage
Manchester Road

OL10 2EQ
Rev Kirsty Screeton

Our website

What's on

Hopwood Community Club

Every Tuesday at for 2 hours
St John the Evangelist, Hopwood
Manchester Road Heywood, OL10 2EQ, United Kingdom

A social club for anyone from 21 - 101. We play games, run quizzes and organize days out.

Meet's fornightly

The club runs every other week. If you want more details contact Geof Varley on 01706 366785.

Everyday faith

Discover how we can support you to find and follow God in your everyday life.

Please see attached details for all our Lent and Easter Services. All are welcome


At St John’s Church, Hopwood we work hard to maintain a safe environment for all.
We are committed to implementing the House of Bishops’ safeguarding policies and good practice guidance. If you have any concerns or enquiries regarding safeguarding, please contact our safeguarding officer.
Parish Safeguarding Officer: Lesley Lees
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 01706 624 606
The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor is Abbey Clephane-Wilson, she can be contacted at [email protected] or at 0161 828 1465 / 07384 460958

Out of Hours Support
The Diocese of Manchester partners with thirtyone:eight and you can access their Safeguarding Helpline if the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is unavailable. Thirtyone:eight can be contacted on 0303 003 1111.
This also includes any safeguarding queries outside of office hours on weekdays and weekends. An Information Sharing Agreement between the two organisations will allow the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser to receive a copy of the advice thirtyone:eight may offer the caller.

In the case of an emergency
If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Service.

• NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours).
• Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours).
• Parent Line: 0808 800 2222
• National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours).
• Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours).
• Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)