Saint John the Evangelist

Saint John the Evangelist

Correspondance Address: The Priest's House, Saint Wulstan's, Church Lane, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 0EH

Tel: 01782-626611

While the church is located in Chesterton at the corner of London Road and Loomer Road, it is administered from Saint Wulstan's at the above address

The church of Saint John the Evangelist is the polygonal building just below the roundabout, surrounded by pleasant lawns and trees. The rectangular building to the left of the church is the community hall.

Parking is available alongside the Community Hall.

Our People


We have two people serving as Sacristans at Saint John's, Sandra Hollings who has been the principal sacristan at St John’s for many years, and Christine Wynne who provides excellent assistance. Sandra is also your first port of call over enquiries for altar servers.

Sandra Hollings (left) & Christine Wayne (right)

Money Matters

Our money experts Ann Scully and Phil Lamb handle the Sunday collections, counting, offertory envelopes and gift aid. They can assist you with enquiries over planned giving, gift aiding your Sunday offering and if you would like to join the counting team after Mass on a Sunday, these are the people to contact.

Ann Scully (left) & Phil Lamb (right)

CAFOD and APF (Red Mission Boxes)

Our parish representative for CAFOD is Kathy Winter. She also co-ordinates the collection and issuing of the APF Red Mission Boxes. If would like a Mission Box, then please contact Kathy.

Kathy Winter

Parish Musician and Readers Coordinator

Parish music and coordination of the Readers Rota are both handled by Tony Jenkins, who is our resident musician, arranging the hymns for Sunday Mass.

If you have a Mass Intention for a loved one coming up and would like a favourite hymn to be played, just let him know. He is also the first port of call for those who need some advice for hymn choices for funerals at Saint John's.

He is also the person to contact if you would like to join the reading team. We have a good number of readers who help to deliver the Sunday Liturgy.

Tony Jenkins

Sunday Coffee Mornings and Church Flowers

Our friendly post-Mass Sunday Coffee Mornings are coordinated Pat Parsons. If you have a special day coming up and would like to celebrate something after Sunday Mass, then see Pat who will be happy to help you arrange it.

Pat is also our resident florist who arranges the flowers in church throughout the year.

Pat Parsons


Year Cycle: B    Weekday Cycle: 1

Status: Ferria    Dedication: None

Usual Mass and Meeting Times

There are often alterations to these, so please check on the newsletter page

1000WolstantonChristian Meditation - Email: for details
1930ChestertonChristian Meditation - Email: for details
1730WolstantonExposition of the Blessed Sacrament
1830WolstantonSVP (in the cloister, near the sacristy, in church)
0930ChestertonExposition of the Blessed Sacrament
1900WolstantonLectio Divina - Email: for details
1200WolstantonThis will be the time for any baptisms - Contact Fr. Dominic
1800WolstantonMass (Vigil Mass for Sunday)
Confession Times
WolstantonBefore Saturday Evening Mass at 17:30 & any time by arrangement.
ChestertonBefore Sunday morning Mass & as requested by arrangement
Parish Telephone Number
Current Clergy
Fr Dominic Chukka