• January News From The Clergy

    January News From The Clergy

    31 Dec 2018 • From the Clergy

    From Robert Jones, Archdeacon of Worcester

    We live in tumultuous political times, so much so that many people are literally switching off from TV and radio news. It does indeed seem that megaphone diplomacy, which, of course, is no diplomacy at all, is playing a bigger part in our public discourse. We must not have a false sense that history automatically gets better as we learn to live better, when it is clear that human sinfulness can mess things up just as effectively today as it ever did.

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  • Good Old Days - Wartime Christmas

    Good Old Days - Wartime Christmas

    30 Dec 2018 • St John's Parish News

    The December presentation from Paul Harding was all about Christmas through the ages. As per usual it was a wonderful series of fascinating facts and anecdotes about Christmas introducing where things had come from and the links to pagan times but majoring on the Wartime Christmas.

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  • Coach Trip to Bath Christmas Market

    Coach Trip to Bath Christmas Market

    4 Dec 2018 • St John's Parish News

    On a dank and miserable morning, we gathered at church to go by coach to the Christmas Market at Bath, one of the best in the country. Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site so a wonderful day was expected and had by all!

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  • December News From The Clergy

    December News From The Clergy

    28 Nov 2018 • From the Clergy

    “Luise has already bagged Good King Wenceslas” was the message I received from Graham when he told me that St Stephen is the theme for this month’s magazine. Out of the window, then, went my first idea!
    So what does that leave me? St Stephen: the first Christian martyr, whose story is told in chapters six and seven of Acts, where he is described as “A man full of faith and the Holy Spirit.”

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  • Good Old Days November 2018

    Good Old Days November 2018

    25 Nov 2018 • St John's Parish News

    The Events Team had arranged a double billing for the November Good Old Days session. As well as a talk by Paul Harding on the Famous Names from the Great War our very own Rev Sarah gave us a talk about her walk through the War Cemeteries of the Great War.

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  • Remembrance Day 2018

    Remembrance Day 2018

    12 Nov 2018 • St John's Parish News

    Being the 100th Centenary of the end of the Great War (World War 1) this year was going to be special and the members of the church pulled out all the stops to make it very special. The morning found the church packed with people standing and others unable to actually get in the church for the service. Then in the evening the Events Team had organised the church’s participation in the Battle’s Over nationwide pageant.

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  • November News From The Clergy

    November News From The Clergy

    26 Oct 2018 • From the Clergy

    “When you go home, tell them of us, and say
    For your tomorrow, we gave our today!”

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  • National Memorial Trip

    National Memorial Trip

    3 Oct 2018 • St John's Parish News

    On 29th September the latest St John’s Coach trip set off from the Church heading for the National Memorial Arboretum.

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  • Worcester Buildings

    Worcester Buildings

    3 Oct 2018 • St John's Parish News

    ​Despite the horrendous weather conditions on Thursday 20th September over 60 people turned up to hear Paul Harding, AKA the History Man, delve in to the history of some of Worcester’s finest and oldest buildings.

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  • Proms Concert

    Proms Concert

    3 Oct 2018 • St John's Parish News

    St John's was treated to an excellent concert in early September

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