Revd Canon Dr Matthew Rhodes,  is the Vicar of St John the Evangelist, Ranmoor and Area Dean of Hallam.

If you need to speak to someone in the first instance contact: 
Claire Webber, the Parish Administrator: Telephone: 0114 230 1199
(office hours are Monday  to Wednesday 9.30am to 2pm) Email: administrator@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk
The Vicar, Revd Canon Dr Matthew Rhodes, can be contacted on matthew.rhodes@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk or on his
mobile 07754 068391. Matthew has a day off on a Monday.  in an emergency contact directly one of the Churchwardens:
Email: churchwardens@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk Brian Parfett on 07914 220938 or Carl Webber on 07833 494108

Our weekly News Sheet: Each week we produce a ‘News sheet’ that contains the service information, readings, gives the names of people to be remembered in our prayers and provides information about forthcoming events.  The News Sheet is available every week on the website to download.

Latest church news sheet: Please download here:

News Sheet – 12 May 2019

News Sheet – 5 May 2019


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This week is Christian Aid Week 12th to 18th May. Last year we raised over £4,000.   If you can offer help in this way, please contact Janet and Malcolm Anker by phone or Email (0114 4534858 or malcolm.anker@googlemail.com).  Christian Aid Garden Party – Will take place in the Parish Centre on Saturday 8th June 2.30-4.30 and not the 11th May as mentioned in the magazine.  Please can you start to look out books, plants, preserves and anything for the tombola stall. This can be handed into the office anytime now.   Sally Booker is collecting costume jewellery and bric a brac for a stall – could people either give it to Sally or pass to Claire in the office.

CHURCH ELECTORAL ROLL – You can apply to be on our electoral roll here:  Application-for-Enrolment-Electoral-Roll SJR

The electoral roll privacy statement can be viewed here:Electoral-Roll-PN-2019

SAFEGUARDING – The Parish of St John’s, Ranmoor is committed to high standards in the safeguarding and care of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  Our Safeguarding officer is Claire Webber who can be contacted on 0114 230 1199 or administrator@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk; and our Parish Safeguarding Policy 2019 can be read in full here: Parish Safeguarding Policy 2019

FAIR TRADE SHOP – will be here every All Age Family Service through the year which is the first Sunday morning of the month at 10.30am

Weekly Sermons:  Please download the previous Sundays sermon here:

12.5.2019 – ChristianVocation Sunday – A Wragg

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Parochial Church Council. – The minutes of the last PCC are published here following their approval:

The next PCC takes place on 23rd May 2019 at 7.30pm PCC minutes Web Feb 19

Service of Confirmation to be held here at St John’s by the Bishop Of Sheffield on 30th May 2019 at 7.30pm

Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) – will took place on Sunday 28th April 2019 at 12noon.  The Accounts for year ending December 2018 are here:  Accounts signed ending Dec 31st 2018

APCM Group Reports with Accounts can be downloaded here:  Group Reports APCM 2019-compressed

The results of our AGM and APCM elections can be viewed here:  apcm-results

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Guidance about GDPR has recently been issued by the Diocese. We are required to ensure that all personal information is kept secure and that people only receive information that they have agreed to receive. We have started to make changes, a consent form is being sent out to everyone on our contacts list to ask whether they wish us to keep in touch with them.  These are also available to complete in the office and the corridor of the parish centre.  If you wish us to keep in touch with you, please respond to the consent form as quickly as possible.

Our consent form can be found here:  SJRConsent Form May 2018 Our privacy statement can be found here: SJR Privacy-Notice

St  John’s Ranmoor 5 Year Building Plan: Building works 5-yr plan 180412 Vb

Mailing List: If you would like to go on our mailing list to receive updates from St John’s Church or to find out about upcoming events and services please email administrator@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk

Wednesday Lunches: A great opportunity to meet new people and have a meal together, every Wednesday in the Parish Centre.  We have entertainment and talks occasionally straight after the lunch which people who attend really enjoy. Please download our Wednesday Lunch flyer: Wed Lunch Flyer

Food Bank Box: We have a food bank collection box to put food in to support the Burngreave food bank. Our food bank box is located at the back of church.

Baby Basics: Baby Basics is a charity that supports new mothers and families who are struggling to meet the financial and practical burden of looking after a new baby.  We would welcome any donations of new baby wool for the box in the office. We have volunteers who are happy to knit clothing and blankets for new born babies.

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Sheffield Diocese e-Bulletin: For all up to date information about what is happening across the Sheffield Diocese including opportunities for attending training and courses: e-bulletin

Parish Magazine out now! The latest issue of our Parish magazine, ‘Inspire’, is out now at a cost of £1.  Copies are available in church or from the parish office. If you would like to have your copy posted to you then this can also be arranged.  Please contact Claire in our Parish office.

Toddler & Baby Groups: Thursdays (in term time – the week after schools start and the week before schools end) from 10-11.30am at the Parish centre. All children from birth to pre-school welcome.  New children, parents and helpers always welcome.  Safe, carpeted room which is great for babies and crawlers.  £1.00 per child includes a drink and a biscuit for parent/carers and children.  50p for each additional child.  A great way for parents and children to meet friends. For more details contact our Parish Office. Toddler Group Poster 2018

Sheffield Diocese: As a Church, St John’s is a part of the Hallam Deanery. To find out more about the Diocese of Sheffield why not visit its website: