Saint John’s is the Parish Church of Forton in Gosport. Whether you want to arrange a Wedding or Christening, find out where we are, look up times of services and events, or you just want to check us out, we hope you’ll find what you need here. Just click on the appropriate page above or to the left. Or you could just watch us doing the Harlem Shake…  .

Open Church

On the first Wednesday of every month, the Church is open from 7:00 until 9:00 pm for anyone to come in, light a candle, pray, reflect, drink coffee, chat or just be.  Everyone is welcome – please do drop in!

For more information, please click here.

Holy Week Symbol colour

Service times for Holy Week and Easter

Palm Sunday, 9th April –

Parish Mass with blessing and procession of palms 10:00 am


Monday 10th April – Healing Service 7:00 pm

Tuesday 11th April – Prayers before the Blessed Sacrament 7:00 pm

Wednesday 12th April – Journey to Jerusalem: Psalms and Prayers 7:00 pm


Maundy Thursday, 13th April –

Solemn Mass 7:30 pm    Church open until midnight    Tenebrae 11:30 pm


Good Friday, 14th April –

Solemn Liturgy 3:00 pm


Holy Saturday, 15th April – Paschal Bonfire 5:00 pm


Easter Sunday, 16th April –

Paschal Vigil 5:00 am      Parish Mass 10:00 am


Church Rota

Want to know what the readings are next Sunday, or who will be handing you your hymn book?  Your wish is our command…

Church Rota and Bible Readings


The Official Stuff

Annual Report 2016

Financial Statements 2016