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.

Welcome

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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”

Sunday August 9
10:45 am - 12:00 pm St John’s Church: Eucharist
Wednesday August 12
10:30 am - 11:30 am Midweek Eucharist
Sunday August 16
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St John’s Church Magazine – JULY 2020

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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

St John’s Services – Update 21/07/2020

St John’s Services – Update 21/07/2020

We are currently on track for re-opening St. John’s for corporate worship, starting Sunday, 26th July 2020, at the usual time of 10:45.  The plan is to hold worship services from that date every Sunday (at 10:45) and Wednesday (at 10:30). As you might expect, things...

St John’s Services Resume (26/07/2020)

St John’s Services Resume (26/07/2020)

Hi everyone, young and old, I’m sure you all know by now that in Wales, clergy may lead services in church from this coming Sunday, 19th July. Services in church do not have to be arranged, it is not a directive, but meetings and preparations have been made at St...

Peace Blessing Recording By Young Choristers

Peace Blessing Recording By Young Choristers

Hear a version of Peace Blessing from 10 of our young girl choristers. Recorded virtually with help from Mr Lloyd Murray and Canon David Neale.  Recorded virtually with everybody handling the technology admirably well! A beautiful version taht we hope you will enjoy....

St John’s Virtual Choir Recording

St John’s Virtual Choir Recording

The St John's Choir came together virtually in May to record the lovely hymn 'Breath on me breathe of God'. Through the use of modern technology and with the invaluable help of Choirmaster John Granger and technical help from Canon David Neill we were really pleased...

Website Update: Virtual St John’s

Website Update: Virtual St John’s

St John's and sister Church buildings are currently closed and a date for them to re-open is uncertain. As a result, St John's and St Andrew's/St Philip's are currently making use of social media and youtube to deliver services online. We have therefore updated our...

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

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01633 271749

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