• Welcome to our website! St John the Evangelist, Hurst is part of the Church of England in the Diocese of Manchester serving the community of Hurst in Ashton-under-Lyne.

    We are a welcoming and inclusive church who meet together to worship God and who seek to show God's love and care to others in our local community and in the world through our words and actions. 

    God's love is for everyone and you are welcome to join us for worship and to take part in our various activities and events

    If you wish to book a Christening or a Wedding we have an "Office Hour" Tuesday 10-11am or you can make an appointment with the Vicar on 07725 739506. NB Office Hour will not be open during August and will resume on Tuesday 3 September 2019  10-11am  

    We look forward to welcoming you to St John's!

    Liz Devall, Vicar of St John the Evangelist, Hurst


    Quick Contact List

    Vicar   ​​Revd Liz Devall

    0161 330 1935  /  07725 736506

    Safeguarding Coordinator  ​​                                              Jan Ratcliffe.  07734 695117 

    Children’s Mentor  ​​​​                                        Janet Matley.  07528 386771 

    Vulnerable Adults Representative​​​    Marjorie Johnston   0161 339 4393 

    Diocesan Safeguarding Officer​​       Abbey Clephane-Wilson                                                          abbeyclephane-wilson@manchester.anglican.org 

    0161 828 1451    /    07436 589606

    Safeguarding Helpline      

    0303 003 111     The helpline will be staffed by the 31:8 - an independent safeguarding charity - and is available 7 days a week. Calls will be handled sensitively and confidentially.

    NSPCC Hotline​​0808 800 5000  orhelp@nspcc.org.uk

    NSPCC Childline    0800 1111    

    or   www.childline.org.uk

    Tameside Children’s Safeguarding Board:

    ​Mon – Fri Office hours    

    0161 342 4101 

    Out of hours                      

    0161 342 2222

    Tameside Adults’ Safeguarding Board:

    Mon – Fri Office hours    

    0161 342 2400

    Out of hours                      

    0161 342 2222    If the situation is dangerous for a child, young person or adult at risk, dial 999 ask for POLICE


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