It was announced on Sunday morning that the vicar of St John’s, the Revd Stuart Tanswell, will be leaving us. Stuart has been appointed Priest in Charge of the parish of St Michel du Valle, Guernsey. Stuart, Natalie, and Bridget’s last Sunday at St John’s will be on Sunday 18th March – more details to […]
The 2017 St John’s Christmas Tree Festival is only a month away – put the dates into your diary so you don’t miss it! Friday 8th December Tree decorating in the morning Friday 8th December, 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm Tree Viewing in Church followed by Concert and Entertainment at 7.30 and after the concert […]
On Wednesday evening the new, improved, St John’s website went live. It is now possible to view the website on a mobile phone or tablet without having to zoom in and out. Additionally, there is a new system for listening to sermons from St John’s. Let us know any comments!
Wishing you at Happy and Blessed Easter, from all at St John’s
25th February 2017 The day will include the history of Labyrinths, where to find them today and using the labyrinth as an aid to prayer. We also gain experience of walking one. It will be held in the Community Building between 10am and 4pm. Please bring your own lunch but Fairtrade tea and coffee will […]
The 2017 St John’s Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham is from Friday 23rd June until Sunday 25th June. Cost for food and accommodation and food is £130 per person (transport is still to be arranged). Please speak to Steve Harris for more details.
“Therefore encourage one another and build up each other, as indeed you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11
The Christmas trees are still on view in the church and so do come in and have a look. Winning trees: Aleppo 2016, Pa-Tree-Otic and All Creatures a Great and Small. Congratulations to John Northover, Jane Coombs and The Phillips Family. There were in excess of 600 knitted squares on the big tree (we never […]
The House Group at St John’s has asked a speaker to talk to us all at the church and in the community about her work with the Palestinians and Israelis in trying to work out peaceful solutions to the problems around land settlement. Elaine Waddington has recently returned from a stay in Palestine and she […]
‘One life. One street. One community.’ The idea is simple. The National Prayer Weekend is an opportunity for Christians to unite churches and communities in prayer for their local area. Working with churches and organisations all over the country, individuals, groups and churches are asked to pray for their communities. To gather prayer requests from […]