• Death of HRH Prince Philip

    Death of HRH Prince Philip

    9 Apr 2021 • From the Clergy

    ​Following the very sad news of the death of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, today 9th April 2021 the Union Flag was raised to half-mast on the tower and then the sixth bell was tolled 99 times

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  • April News from the Clergy

    April News from the Clergy

    31 Mar 2021 • From the Clergy

    I stared, uncomprehending, at a square of blistered black paint. My friend was doing her PhD in Soviet art history and I had agreed to accompany her to the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. I love art and art galleries, but it baffles me that people look at Caravaggio, with his magnificent use of light and shade to skilfully portray a gritty reality, in the same category as Jackson Pollock, who threw paint at a canvas.

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  • March News From the Clergy

    March News From the Clergy

    24 Feb 2021 • From the Clergy

    “Rejoice, hold fast to the faith. And remember to fulfil those small tasks that you have learned while you were with me.”
    Reputed to be amongst the last words of St David to his followers, these words could just as easily have been spoken by Jesus to the disciples of his day, and to his modern-day disciples.

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  • Lenten Project

    Lenten Project

    20 Feb 2021 • St John's Parish News

    During Lent Arthur Miller will be offering daily readings of psalms in the Lady Chapel at St John’s Church. The readings will take place during the ordinary opening times of the church (for private prayer) – 10am to 4pm.

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  • February News From the Clergy

    February News From the Clergy

    27 Jan 2021 • From the Clergy

    It is 48 hours, as I write, since we witnessed the disgraceful scenes which unfolded in Washington D.C. to accompany the confirmation of Joe Biden’s election as president. Twenty years ago, the world watched in horror as 9/11 unfolded on our screens, and once again this week we found ourselves scarcely able to believe what was happening in front of our eyes across the Atlantic.

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  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

    Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

    14 Jan 2021 • From the Clergy

    A zoom service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is being arranged by the Methodist Church in St Johns.

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  • Services during Lockdown

    Services during Lockdown

    13 Jan 2021 • From the Clergy

    During the Lockdown there will be a change to our regular services. All services are listed on our Events Page

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  • January News From The Clergy

    January News From The Clergy

    6 Jan 2021 • From the Clergy

    Many a true word is spoken in jest - and it seems to me that a great deal of truth lies behind the sentiment being expressed by many at the end of 2020: that they'd be staying up until midnight on December 31st - not to see the New Year in, but to make sure that the old one really left!

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  • Outdoor Carol Service 2020

    Outdoor Carol Service 2020

    20 Dec 2020 • St John's Parish News

    Given the current horrendous conditions that we are all living under now it was decided that we would try to hold an outdoor Carol Service to allow people to join and sing the carols.

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  • Children's Nativity 2020

    Children's Nativity 2020

    20 Dec 2020 • St John's Parish News

    The Children's Nativity for 2020

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