Church of England Diocese of Southwark Catford (Southend) and Downham

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Two in our church hall, as well as a third (accessible toilet) and an accessible toilet in our main church building.

There are Baby Changing facilities in both the main church building and in the church hall

There is parking available in the church grounds, as well as the surrounding roads

one in the main church building and another in the church hall

There is a car park on site, accessed from Beachborough Road to the rear of the church.

We have a portable ramp that can be placed in position at the main entrance to the church.

Hearing (induction) Loop

We have large print service booklets, reading sheets and hymn books


Our Building

See ABOUT THE CHURCH


Music and Worship

With regular Monthly Lunchtime Recitals - on the second Wednesday of each month at 12 noon. Free admission, with retiring collection. Refreshments.

Evensong held throughout the year at published times.

The organ at St John's is a classic example of the late 19th century. The organ was built in 1878 by Alfred Hunter and then rebuilt by Mander in 1948.

For further details go to : https://www.stjohnscatford.co.uk/music-department

Regular Choir

Groups, Courses and Activities

We have a Youth Group that meet twice each month. See the church website for full details.

Alpha course
Brownies

We meet on the First Friday of each month, from 10.30am to 12 noon. Tea/Coffee & biscuits. Scrabble, cards, chat.

We hold occasional Messy Saints meetings throughout the year

Mothers' Union meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1.30pm (for approximately 1hr 30minutes)

We have a Senior Social Club for those aged 60+. We meet on the last Thursday of each month* in the Church Hall from 1.30pm to 3.15pm.
* In December we meet one week earlier than usual, for a pre-Christmas party.


Help for Visitors

Free wifi

We have Church Open days : check our website for details


Other Features

We support our local Foodbank with donations of foodstuff from our congregation

We have a Church Hall for hire. Please contact Liana on 07934 656312 Email: [email protected]