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

Upcoming 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”

Wednesday January 20
Monday January 25
All of the day St Dwynwen’s Day
Wednesday January 27
Tuesday February 2
All of the day Candlemas
Wednesday February 3
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St John’s Church Magazine – JAN 2021

Church News

29th December Lockdown Update

29th December Lockdown Update

Dear Friends:   Notwithstanding all the strangeness round about us, I hope that your celebration of Christ’s birth was enjoyable and valuable.  As promised earlier in December, I have kept an eye on the public health situation, government & church guidelines, and...

21st December Lockdown Update

21st December Lockdown Update

Dear Friends:   In this ever-evolving lockdown situation, let me make clear two key points:  First:  yes, Churches are allowed to remain open. Second:  it may yet be in your best interests not to come!  Tier 4 lockdown measures (our current status) look, apart from...

19th December Lockdown Update

19th December Lockdown Update

Dear Friends ... In respect of the First Minister's announcement this evening, which placed Wales into Tier 4 of the covid protection measures, I can confirm that places of worship are allowed to remain open at this tier. Therefore:  we plan to hold our Carol Services...

Fr. Will’s Letter for December 2020

Fr. Will’s Letter for December 2020

Dear Friends: As I have recently preached, Advent is not simply a time of expecting Christmas — though it is that. Just as importantly, if not more so, our readings and collects all actually point us to the second coming of Christ and the fulfilment of God’s Kingdom....

Fr. Will’s Letter for November 2020

Fr. Will’s Letter for November 2020

Dear Friends, Just as this latest lockdown started, the clergy of Newport Archdeaconry received an email entitled “Time for a Break” from the Archdeacon, who had this to say: Just as we were settling into the “new normal” we find ourselves with a looming two week...

Virtual Choir Christmas CD For Sale

Virtual Choir Christmas CD For Sale

St John’s Choir in Lockdown2020 During the past nine months, the St John’s choir has become a virtual choir, recording hymns and anthems for use in our services and also a virtual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas 2020. All nineteen recordings have...

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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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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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