Links to St Johns' community; local, national and international

St. Johns takes its part in the community very seriously; both our local community and the wider links we have nationally and internationally.

Our Local Community

Hope in North East Cheshire. (HiNEC) Formerly Churches Together in Macclesfield

Just Drop In. Youth info and advice set up by Churches Together in Macclesfield

East Chesire Hospice - provides special care for adults suffering from life-limiting illnesses for which there is no cure. 

The Wider Church Community

ABC Link - Chester Diocese has formal links with the Dioceses of Aru and Boga in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The aim is to develop friendship, understanding and prayer as part of the universal Church of God. 

Chester Diocesan Website - All kinds of information about what's happening in the Chester Diocese, including news,  resources and details about parish development and social responsibility issues.

The Church of England Website - The main Church of England website. Useful resources of all kinds connected to the Anglican Church

Congregation's Choice 

Links that mean something to members of the congregation, on all kinds of topics from spiritual and practical resources to information about charities, socialising or community life:

Northumbria Community - a network of diverse people who embrace an ongoing exploration into a new way for living Christianly - a way that offers hope in the changing culture of today's world.

The Retreat Association -  a national Christian organisation set up to help people find ways of exploring and deepening their journey with God through spirituality and prayer.

The Ship of Fools website - 'The Magazine of Christian Unrest' - a website of Christian humour and a good deal of self criticism

The Royal National Institute for Deaf people. Info, resources, campaigning and advice for deaf people

Mydel Ladies Choir - a friendly choir of all ages that welcome new members

Macclesfield Community Garden Centre   - provides employment training and support to people with learning disabilities.

Macclesfield Harriers and Athletic Club - a strong and diverse local club covering all kinds of track and field events

Macclesfield RUFC - Macc Rugby Union football club

Multiple Sclerosis Society, Macclesfield and District Branch Serves the communities of Macclesfield, Alderley Edge, Wilmslow, Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Congleton, New Mills and their outlying areasTheir objective is to help anyone whose life is affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS), including carers, family and friends.