Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is to welcome everyone into our church. Whether you have an active faith or are searching for answers, you will be accepted, loved and encouraged in your spiritual journey.

Our Mission

Ask, Seek, Knock

“Ask and it will be given to you, seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Matthew 6: Verse 7

Our Community

People from a diverse cross-section of society make up our congregation. If you have recently moved into the area or are simply visiting for the day, you are very welcome to join us.

St John's
Holy Eucharist
Every Sunday
10:45 am
St Andrew's
Holy Eucharist
Every Sunday
10:00 am
St Mary's
Holy Eucharist
Every Sunday
9:15 am
St Philip's
Holy Eucharist
Every Sunday
4:00 pm
St John's
Holy Eucharist
Every Sunday
10:45 am
St Mary's
Holy Eucharist
Every Sunday
9:15 am
St Andrew's
Holy Eucharist
2nd / 4th Sunday
10:00 am
St Philip's
Holy Eucharist
1st / 3rd Sunday
10:00 am

Welcome

Forthcoming Events

Father Will

Father Will

Priest-In-Charge

“I’d like to offer you a very warm welcome to St John’s.

Whether you are new to the area or looking to join a church community, you can be assured of our genuine hospitality. We aim to encourage deeper relationships with each other and with God, helping to make God’s presence known among us”

Friday November 16
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Choir practice
Sunday November 18
10:45 am - 12:00 am Family Service
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm St Philips Mass @ 4.00pm
Wednesday November 21
10:30 am - 11:30 am Midweek Eucharist
Friday November 23
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Choir practice
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St John The Evangelist

Introducing St John’s

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Our Church’s Past

Church Groups

Rainbows And Brownies

Rainbows and Brownies groups offer young people expert guidance and countless new and exciting opportunities to develop.

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Church Sunday School

The Sunday school at St John’s provides a warm, welcoming atmosphere catering for all children in a spiritually nurturing way.

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Social And Bible Groups

St John’s social groups offer the opportunity to make new friends through sincere Christian fellowship and social engagement.

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Craft Skills Groups

Make the most of opportunities to meet people at St John’s while practising new and old skills in a friendly and supportive group.

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Church News

From a Child’s Point of View!

The story of Adam and Eve was being carefully explained in the children's Sunday School class. Following the story, the children were asked to draw a picture that would illustrate the story.  Bobby drew a picture of a car with three people in it. In the front seat was...

A Little Bit of Christian Humour!

Who says Christian don’t have a sense of humour? Q: At what time of day was Adam created? A: A little before Eve. Q. Why did God create man before woman? A. Because He didn’t want any advice on how to do it. Q: What excuse did Adam give to his children as to why he no...

Harvest Festival 2018

On Sunday 7th October 2018 St. John's Church hosted its annual harvest festival which takes place every October. This is a great time to be thankful and grateful for God's blessings throughout the year. The harvest festival is always an opportunity to showcase how...

Community Services

Banns

A reading of the banns of marriage in church is an ancient legal tradition which represents the announcement of intention to marry. Any objectors can come forward at this stage.

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Weddings and Blessings

A wedding at church is a special ceremony where two individual people become as one in the eyes of God, united in marriage. Marriage blessings are also available to couples.

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Baptisms

At St John’s, a baptism service is a public declaration of faith in our Lord Jesus Christ and marks the beginning of an exciting spiritual journey within the Christian church.

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Newcomer FAQ

Just come along to any service and join in – it’s easy. If you’d like to find out more before coming along then contact us and we will try to answer any questions you may have.
There are no special requirements for clothes at St. John’s but it’s probably a good idea to avoid wearing flip-flops and shorts to a service.
Most definitely not! Our church wardens will make every effort to welcome you and offer you guidance on which books to use and where to sit. Try not to worry about getting everything right the first time.
At St John’s visitors are invited to take communion, and/ or receive a blessing. It’s perfectly fine to attend church for the first time and not take communion. Do whatever you feel most comfortable with.
Yes. You don’t need to be a member; however, you may find that becoming part of a church community is both rewarding and enjoyable.

The St John's Clergy

Keith Beardmore

Assistant Curate

Linda Batt

Associate Priest

Christine Hockey

Assistant Curate

Contact Us

01633 271749

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