Advance Dates for your Diary
Nov
17
to Dec 15

Advance Dates for your Diary

Advance Notices:

In Church:

Friday 17th November - CAST group meet in Church

Saturday 18th November - Church Christmas Fayre. If you have any ideas or would like to run a stall, please speak to Sue Farley, Camelia Usher-Galvin or Margaret Gleave. We are planning to hold events in the church and church hall.

Monday 27th November - Confirmation Service (7:30 pm)

Anglican Cathedral - Bishop Richard presiding

At the Cathedral:

‘Hurry to Bethlehem’ Nativity Service - Saturday 25th November (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

As Christmas approaches, bring the whole family to see an interpretation of the traditional nativity service. More information here

From Darkness to Light - Sunday 3rd December (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

A candlelit service for the first Sunday of Advent, celebrating the light which Christ brings into the world. Choir and clergy move in procession from ‘darkness to light’. More information here

The Lighting of the Tree and the Blessing of the Crib - Sunday 10th December (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

A spectacular annual service for the whole family on the second Sunday of Advent. More information here

Carols for Christmas Eve - Sunday 24th December (3:00 pm - 3:45 pm)

Enjoy a short service of carols and readings on the fourth Sunday of Advent. More information here

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Christmas Services
Dec
10
to Dec 25

Christmas Services

Sunday 10th December

Christingle Service - 10:30 am

Hope and Healing Service - 4:00 pm

 

Sunday 17th December

Holy Communion - 10:30 am

Carol Service - 6:30 pm

 

Sunday 24th December

Crib Service - 4:30 pm

Holy Communion - 11:00 pm

 

Monday 25th December

Service of the Word - 10:30 am

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This week at St John's
Nov
6
to Nov 12

This week at St John's

Monday 6th November

Playgroup in Church Hall (09:30 am - 10:30 am)

Rainbows / Brownies / Guides / Rangers (6:15 pm)

 

Tuesday 7th November

‘Fit Camp’ training in Church Hall (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Confirmation Class in Church (7:00 pm)

 

Wednesday 8th November

Service of Holy Communion (10:00 am)

Choir Practice in Church (7:00 pm) - if you would like to join the choir please do come along.

Bible Study in Vicarage (7:30 pm)

 

Thursday 9th November

"Seedlings" (9:30 am - 11:00 am)

Zumba Classes - £3.50 per class - all ages,abilities & fitness levels welcome (6:15 pm - 7:15 pm)

Women's Institute meeting (7:30 pm) - 3rd Thursday of the month of the month ONLY

 

Friday 10th November

‘Fit Camp’ training in Church Hall (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

 

Saturday 11th November

 

Sunday 12th November - Remembrance Sunday

Family Service (10:30 am)

Led by: Rev. Julia Jesson    Leader: Irene Tuzio

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Dec
11
10:30 AM10:30

Family Nativity Service

On Sunday 11th December we're holding our Family Nativity Service (starts at 10:30 am).

This will be a fun interactive event for ALL the family - young and not so young!

So come along, dress up as your favourite king, shepherd, angel etc and join in - if you need help making a costume then check out these ideas:

King Costume

Shepherd Costume

Angel Costume

And if you can't be there - well that's sad - but you can experience the journey we'll be taking by watching the Bible Society's video here

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Christmas starts with Christ
Nov
30
to Dec 25

Christmas starts with Christ

Services Over the Christmas Period

November

Sun 30th     - 11:00 am - All age Advent service

December

Sun 7th        - 11:00 am - Service of Holy Communion

Sun 14th      - 11:00 am - Family Nativity & Christingle service

Sun 21st       - 11:00 am - Service of Holy Communion

    - 18:30 pm - Carols by Candlelight

Wed 24th    - 17:00 pm - Family Crib service

                    - 23:00 pm - Midnight Communion

Thu 25th     - 11:00 am - Christmas Day Family Communion

 

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Nov
29
11:00 AM11:00

Christmas Fair, Tree & Crib Festival

This year, because there's so much to do,  we'll be holding our Christmas Fair in both the Church and the Hall.

In the Hall

A selection of Stalls and Seasonal refreshments

In the Church

Santa's Grotto

Christmas tree competition - click for more details

Display of Christmas Trees and Nativity Scenes - click for more details

'Have a go' Christmas crafts

Storytelling

 

 

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