St John's, Greenhill, Harrow

Worship and activities

view of High Altar

The weekly pattern

(activities marked * are not every week, but are listed in the diary below)


10 am: Sung Eucharist (Holy Communion): Our main service (Common Worship, Order 1). Groups for young people during the service and refreshments afterwards. This service is streamed on Zoom and YouTube. [Read more about Holy Communion]

3.30 pm*: Messy Church: a church for all ages with a difference. Join us for crafts, songs, stories, food, and to explore the Christian faith together! Messy Church is a free event, but donations are welcome. We normally meet once a month on a Sunday afternoon. For dates, see diary below.

6 pm: Sung Evensong (Book of Common Prayer) [Read more about Morning and Evening Prayer]


10.30 am: Holy Communion (said) (on Zoom only, not in person)

12 noon–3 pm: Welcome Centre: Come in for free coffee or tea and a chat. If you wish, someone will be available to listen if you have particular things you want to talk about. We also have information about local services. (This is run jointly with Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury RC Church.)


12.30 pm*: Lunch time concerts (usually fortnightly: see diary below). Admission free, but there is a collection on the way out towards expenses. Refreshments available from 11.45 am (except for the summer concerts, weekly, 11 July to 19 September).


12 noon–2 pm: Open Church: St John’s is open for you to come and look around or to pray.


12 noon–3 pm: Welcome Centre (as for Wednesdays)


(Click on any event starting with a triangle ► for more information)

June 2024

Thu 20: 12.30 pm: Lunch time concert: Nigel Blomiley (cello) and Richard Shaw (piano) Beethoven: Sonata in F major for Cello and Piano, Op. 17 (Composer’s transcription)
Brahms: Sonata in D major for Cello and Piano, Op. 78 (transcription: Klengel)
Schumann: Fantasy Pieces for Piano and Cello, Op. 73 (Composer’s version)

Sun 30: 3.30 pm: Messy Church (see description under “The weekly pattern” above)

July 2024

Thu 4: 12.30 pm: Lunch time concert: Dominic John (piano)

Thu 11: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Haruko Seki (piano)

Thu 18: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Sergio Giro and Anjelica Bardalai (piano/clarinet)

Thu 25: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Steve Law (piano)

August 2024

Thu 1: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Mark Wilson (violin), Neil Crossland (piano), Lise McFarlane (cello)

Thu 8: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Mark Wilson and Neil Crossland (violin and piano)

Thu 15: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Arpeggione Duo (cello and guitar)

Thu 22: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Neil Crossland (piano)

Thu 29: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Odinn Baldvinsson and Neil Crossland (flute/piano)

September 2024

Thu 5: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Nina Kopparhed (soprano) and Neil Crossland (piano)

Thu 12: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: Celia String Quartet

Thu 19: 12.30 pm: Summer concert: London Composers’ Forum