ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST IS SITUATED CLOSE TO THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO HATFIELD FOREST.
IT IS A CLASSIC VICTORIAN CHURCH BUILT IN 1857 AND WAS DESCRIBED AT THAT TIME AS "THE PRETTY LITTLE EDIFICE".
ST JOHN'S WAS OPENED FOR DIVINE SERVICE IN MAY 1858.
THE CURRENT ELECTORAL ROLE IS 30 AND THE AVERAGE WEEKLY ATTENDENCE 15-20 DRAWN FROM THE NEIGHBOURHOOD INCLUDING RESIDENTS FROM BUSH END, TAKELEY, HATFIELD BROAD OAK AND BISHOP'S STORTFORD. THE POPULATION OF BUSH END ITSELF IS 120.
WORSHIP IS FROM THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
SERVICES EVERY SUNDAY AT 0900h
Ist & 3rd HOLY COMMUNION
2nd ,4th & 5th MATINS
THE CHURCH'S RESTORATION APPEAL WAS FEATURED IN THE DUNMOW BROADCAST ON 11TH NOVEMBER 2011 http://www.dunmowbroadcast.co.uk/news/village_church_to_be_turned_into_community_hub_after_essex_environment_trust_funding_1_1122503
RESTORATION WAS COMPLETED APRIL 2012
Safeguarding: The Church of St John the Evangelist, Bush End is committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims/perpetrators of domestic abuse and vulnerable adults. The PCC of St John the Evangelist, Bush End has adopted the House of Bishop's Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2017-12/PromotingSaferChurchWeb.pdf. The Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding may be found on the Church of England’s website https://www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding. Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Dr F Perrott-Humphrey, who may be contacted at church or via [email protected]. St John the Evangelist, Bush End is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford. For futher information about safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford contact: The Diocesan Safeguarding Team: 01245 294457 https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding; https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding/safeguarding-contacts. If you believe that an adult or child is at immediate risk you must phone 999 and ask for the police. For further guidance: Essex Safeguarding Children Board: 0345 603 7627, http://www.escb.co.uk/; Essex Safegaurding Adults Board: 0345 603 7630, http://www.essexsab.org.uk/.