COVID-19: It’s all a bit different, but the church is alive!

You are welcome at
St John’s Locks Heath

Find a community of life, hope and joy. Come and be a part of this friendly, growing church for all ages.

Got big questions?
Try Alpha

Food, a talk, discussion – for free. A great place to explore life’s big questions.




Worship for the whole family

We are now open on Sundays for services. You need to let us know you are coming, as places are limited under the current restrictions

Life, hope, joy

St John’s Locks Heath is a place of Life, Hope and Joy. You can be part of this friendly, growing church for all ages. In worship here you will find the love of Jesus and the power of his Spirit at work in us. Everyone is welcome to help reach out with the love of Jesus to bring hope and change to our world. You are welcome here.

Get involved

Worship services

You can worship God in our services on Sundays 

Sun 8.00am – 45 minutes

Currently not running

Sun 9.00am – 45 minutes

Holy communion with an organ and choir (no congregational singing at this time)

Sun 11am – 45 minutes

Contemporary worship with a band (no congregational singing)

Weds 9.30am – 45 minutes

Currently not running


If you’ve got questions, Alpha is for you. It’s a great place to explore life’s big questions – nothing too big, too small or out of bounds.

Meeting once a week, every session involves food, a talk and discussion. There’s no cost and no commitment if you don’t get on with it.

Children, young people and families

St John’s Locks Heath is a great place for people of all ages and for families.

Primary school

  • Ignite (for Key Stage 2 children) – Not running yet
  • Messy Church – every second Wednesday of the month by Zoom

Youth 11 years and over

  • Connect (school year 6+) – Sunday evenings (1st & 3rd Sundays)


  • Groups for children and young people run alongside our 11am on a Sunday in a Covid Secure way

What’s coming up

Take a look at what’s happening this month.

Church Services

As well as being open for personal prayer Monday – Friday 9am-12 noon, we have services at 9am and 11am on Sundays.  There are also children’s groups running alongside the 11am service.  For details click here

You will be required to book if you wish to attend.  Click here to book 

All Souls Service. 1st November 6:30pm

This is an important service for those who have lost loved ones, and though it cannot happen in the usual way, we still want to give you an opportunity to remember the family members and friends who have died.   Rev Jane Richards will present a beautiful service (online only). You can watch the service on our YouTube channel.  Click here for the Order of Service.  

Meet the team










In Vacancy

We're in the process of looking for our next vicar

Mike Moritz

Mike Moritz


Hazel Foster

Hazel Foster

Children & Families Team Leader

Trevor Pritchard

Trevor Pritchard


Linda Miatt

Linda Miatt


Abi Elshaw

Abi Elshaw

Operations Manager

Liz Morgan

Liz Morgan

Vicar’s PA

Roger Pickard

Roger Pickard


Get in touch

Find St John’s Locks Heath on the corner of Church Road and Locks Heath Park Road.

There is plenty of parking in our two car parks and in the surrounding streets.


01489 578 082



7 Church Road, Locks Heath, Southampton, SO31 6LW


St John’s Locks Heath is committed to being a safer church for everyone, especially for children, young people and adults who may be vulnerable. We are committed to the national legal and procedural frameworks of the Church of England and the Diocese of Portsmouth.