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September 2018

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Andy’s institution as the vicar will be on Wednesday 5th December at 7.30pm – ALL welcome

Andy, Amy and their four boys have now moved in to the vicarage. They will be worshipping elsewhere on Sundays for the next few weeks whilst Andy makes a start on his PhD (looking at some of the Old Testament minor prophets).

July 2018Rev Andy Meeson appointed as the vicar of St John’s

Announcement notice







Andy and Amy Meeson

July 2018 – vacancy for church intern still open

We are currently looking for an intern to work alongside Barbara Lang, our Children and Families worker, for the academic year 2018-2019. Accommodation is provided plus a living allowance.

Please click on the link below to download the advertisement and more information about the role and how to apply.

Ministry Intern for Sept 2018

July  2018 – Happy Hands Pre-School has now closed

Due to an unsustainable financial position, the PCC regrettably endorsed the Happy Hands Pre-School Committee’s recommendation to permanently close the provision at the end of the summer term after 43 years. Thank you to all staff, helpers, parents and children who have supported this work.

April 2018 – Family Fun Day

Thank you to all who joined in the fun at the family fun day on the church car park on Saturday 21st. Over 150 ‘goodies’ bags were distributed whose contents included a book about faith and choccies (thank you Tesco Express :-)). There are some photos on the St John’s Facebook page.

April 2018 – Annual Parochial Church Meeting outcomes

Russ Waring and Chris Slater will continue as Churchwardens for another year.  Jean Simmons, Tom Wilson and Sue Rhodes are joining the Parochial Church Council for a 3-year term of office.

April 2018 – church contact phone number

If you need to contact Rev Barbara Wilson, a Churchwarden or someone else on the leadership team, please call 07801 395934