If you need to speak to someone during this period whilst
we are recruiting a Vicar, in the first instance, please contact:
Claire Webber, the Parish Administrator:
Telephone: 0114 230 1199 (office hours are Monday to Wednesday 9.30am to 2pm)
or in an emergency only contact directly one of the Churchwardens:
Brian Parfett on 07914 220938 or Carl Webber on 07833 494108
Latest church news sheet:
Please download here: News Sheet – 17 December 2017
Worship at St John’s is currently taking place in the Ranmoor Parish Centre.
The regular service pattern is Sundays 10.30am and 6.30pm and Wednesdays 10.30am.
Please read the latest information about our emergency ceiling works here.
Christingle: Thank you to everyone who braved the snow on Sunday and came to our Christingle Service in aid of the Children’s society.
Nativity – Everyone is invited to the St John’s open air Nativity tableau with carols. This is taking place at 4pm on Christmas Eve, in the amphitheatre at the back of the Parish Centre. Children are encouraged to come in simple Nativity costumes for this short service, and everyone is advised to dress warmly!
Social Justice Youth Group:
If you are aged between 13-17, and want to learn more about how you can be a part of God’s plan for a better world, please join us for the first of many sessions to explore how young people can make a difference to issues of social justice. More information: Youth Group
Wednesday Lunch Club:
If you would like to join us for a delicious lunch and some company, please contact Claire in the office on 0114 230 1199.
Food Bank Box:
We have a food bank collection box to put food in to support the Burngreave food bank. Our food bank box is now located in the corridor of the Parish Centre.
Baby Basics is a charity that supports new mothers and families who are struggling to meet the financial and practical burden of looking after a new baby. We would welcome any donations of new baby wool for the box in the office. We have volunteers who are happy to knit clothing and blankets for new born babies.
Sheffield Diocese e-Bulletin:
For all up to date information about what is happening across the Sheffield Diocese including opportunities for attending training and courses: e-bulletin
Carols By Candlelight – Sheffield Chorale
Due to our emergency ceiling repairs this beautiful Service “Carols by Candlelight” has moved to St Marks at Broomhill and will take place on Thursday 14th December at 7.30pm.
Parish Magazine out now!
The December / January issue of our Parish magazine, ‘Inspire’, is out now at a cost of £1. Copies are available in church or from the parish office. If you would like to have your copy posted to you then this can also be arranged,. Please contact Claire in our Parish office.
Toddler & Baby Groups:
Thursdays (in term time) from 10-11.30am at the Parish centre. All children from birth to pre-school welcome. New children, parents and helpers always welcome. Safe, carpeted room which is great for babies and crawlers. £1.00 per child includes a drink and a biscuit for parent/carers and children. 50p for each additional child. A great way for parents and children to meet friends. For more details contact our Parish Office.
What happens in our Parish Centre?
The Ranmoor Parish Centre is used by a wide variety of groups, meetings and celebrations. Information about the regular users and details about the facilities available at the Centre can be found on the Parish Centre website. Groups who regularly use the Centre include yoga, Pilates, art appreciation, local history, uniformed groups and singing for children and adults. If you are interested in hiring our facilities, please get in touch.
Our weekly News Sheet:
Each week we produce a ‘News sheet’ that contains the service information, readings, gives the names of people to be remembered in our prayers and provides information about forthcoming events. The News sheet is available every week on the website to download.
If you would like to goon our mailing list to receive updates from St John’s Church or to find out about upcoming events and services please email firstname.lastname@example.org
As a Church, St John’s is a part of the Hallam Deanery. To find out more about the Diocese of Sheffield why not visit its website: http://www.sheffield.anglican.org/