St John's Close • Colchester • Essex • CO4 0HP
(01206) 843232 •


St John’s Church Colchester

Welcome to the St John’s Church website. Please feel free to explore the various pages, you will see that we are a diverse and lively community of people, seeking to serve God and the local community. Take a look at the short introductory film below that shows you a little more about life at St John's.

All are welcome at St John's, from newborns through to those of 100 plus! We like to think we have something for everybody, at whatever life stage or place they're at. If we can help in any way, please feel free to get in touch. We hope to see you soon!


Sign up to our Newsletter

* indicates required

Twitter Get involved: @StJohnsColch

Morning prayer meeting, a great start to this stormy day! We thanked God for his presence, prayed for @RevAndySachs & for Colch churches.(posted 2 days ago)

RT @StudentsSJC: Having fun hanging out, eating toasties and making friends after the service @StJohnsColch 3 days ago)

Fab service this evening - great band & brilliant word from @RevAndySachs. ABC of praying for healing & testimonies! 3 days ago)

We also interviewed the wonderful Mary our Pastoral Coordinator in our services this morning. 3 days ago)

Great to have @davegentry leading the service with @MrsHannahPatton this evening - go Dave! 3 days ago)

RT @StudentsSJC: Tweet or contact us at if you would a lift to a morning service tomorrow. Usual lifts in…(posted 4 days ago)

Are you going to Agents of Change with @AlisonFenning today? Let us know how God uses the day to work in your life! 5 days ago)

We are so happy that @bishcolchester is coming to speak @ our Taste of New Wine day on 15th Nov. Book via our website 5 days ago)

Next Tuesday is the second School of Theology & Missional Leadership of term - one of our St John's communities. 6 days ago)

RT @bigpiccharity: Back out collecting the amazing voices of Essex with @HWEssex today! Thanks to @StJohnsColch for great hospitality... ht…(posted 7 days ago)

At St John's we recognise that being part of a community is vital to growing in faith. 7 days ago)

RT @MrsHannahPatton: Love these pics from the year 2s at our @StJohnsColch church school - such a joy to visit them. 8 days ago)

We had a great time at our 7am prayer meeting this morning, seeking God and praying as the Spirit led. And all followed by croissants! #yum(posted 8 days ago)

RT @ourshirl: Sharing today at our mission Sunday @StJohnsColch about Prison Fellowship Cambodia @PFIWorldWide and OMF Cambodia @OMF_UK(posted 10 days ago)

Here is the winning tower of spaghetti & marshmellows from #kidschurch today! Can you link this to Saul and Samuel? 10 days ago)

It's mission partnership Sunday tomorrow - come along to hear the latest news and to pray. 11 days ago)

We've got three services on Sunday - 9am, 10:30am, Sunday@Six. Each with a different flavour, all to worship Jesus. 12 days ago)

And more amazing volunteers this morning preparing for the Evergreen Lunch Club 13 days ago)

Volunteers, including some children from our church school are packing up the #HarvestFestival food for @colchfbank 14 days ago)

The church is a hive of activity this morning!(posted 14 days ago)