Facilities and features


Male, Female and Accessible facilities

Baby Changing Facilities

Free parking for church and centre use is available at the side of the church.

Accessible Toilet

Free parking spaces are available at the front of the church, on Crossley Road.

Ramped entrance
Hearing (induction) Loop

We are able to provide large print copies of our order of service upon request.

Assistance dogs are more than welcome.

Our Building

Powell & Son windows around the Nave, Lady Chapel, Sanctuary and Reception area.

'The Crucifixion without the two Thieves' is our east window, in memory of Rev. Richard Moore, our first vicar.

A series of windows with images of Christ with children, alongside young saints, sits in our Lady Chapel and are in memory of Rev. Harry Bolton, our second and longest serving clergyman.

A memorial to Nursing Sister Clara Evans, who lost her life in the second Anglo-Boer war is in our reception area.

We have a window of St John the Evangelist in the nave.

It is often possible to open the church for individual prayer during St John's Centre opening hours - please contact us beforehand to avoid disappointment.

Grade 2 listed by English Heritage

Music and Worship

We hold occasional concerts across varying genres, please check our website for details of any upcoming events.

Wadsworth & Brother organ, 2 manual & pedals.

8:30am Sunday services are read from the Book of Common Prayer

Groups, Courses and Activities

A number of Bible study groups meet at various times throughout the week.

Meets on Thursday mornings in St John's Centre.

Regular community activities in St John's Centre

Regular community activities in St John's Centre

Our Toddle-In group meets in St John's Centre on Wednesday mornings.

Youth work

Help for Visitors

Can be arranged upon request.

Search for 'In This Place: A History of St John the Evangelist's Church, Ravenhead with Emmanuel (1869 - 2012)' on Amazon or lulu.com - this is a full historical account of our parish, churches and schools. A short guidebook is available upon request.

Lunch clubs are held in St John's Centre - contact for details.

A small card shop is available at the back of church.

The church can often be opened upon request during St John's Centre opening hours. Please contact us to make prior arrangements if possible, to ensure we can be prepared for your visit.

Other Features

Hearing loop induction facility as part of our PA system.

Urban Priority Area
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Two large halls and two smaller meeting rooms are available for hire at St John's Centre.