Organ Recital - Bank Holiday Monday 25th August at 8.00pm
The next organ recital will be given by Nigel Gotteri and will include music from Bach. Admission is free and as usual there will be a retiring collection.
Installation of Sarah Hills as the Canon for Reconciliation at Coventry Cathedral – Sunday 14th September
Many people from St John’s will be attending the Service at Coventry Cathedral, therefore there will not be an evening service at St John’s.
Bishop Steven at St John’s – Wednesday 24th September – 7.30pm
Bishop Steven, the Bishop of Sheffield, will be leading an evening all about the psalms and their meaning in our lives today. Please do come along if you can to this special evening. All welcome. Why not invite a friend or a member of your family to come as well?
Bible Study – Wednesdays 12th, 19th & 26th November – 7.30-9.00pm
Revd Neil will be leading a Bible study during November at the Vicarage. Places are limited due to space so if you would like to be involved then please put your name on the sheet at the back of church.
Confirmation Course/Renewing baptismal vows
Revd Neil is hoping to arrange later this year/beginning of 2015 a confirmation course for all who would like to learn more about the Christian faith and are considering going forward towards confirmation in the New Year. Or maybe you want to explore the possibility of renewing your baptismal vows? If you or maybe a member of your family might be interested please put your name on the sheet at the back of Church or speak to Revd Neil for more details.
Sunday 28th September ‘Back to Church Sunday’
A time for us to reach out and invite individuals back to church. Why not start thinking and praying about who you might invite? Watch out for more details in the coming weeks.
Sunday 5th October Harvest Festival
At our 10.30am service we shall be celebrating the abundance of God’s love and harvests. Donations of produce can be brought on the day and put around the altar. All donations will be then given to support the Sheffield Cathedral Archer Project. Why not invite a friend or member of your family along, or maybe bring your children and grandchildren along to join in?
31st October Memorial service 7.30pm- This service of light & hope is to remember those who we continue to love but see no more. Watch out for more details in the coming weeks.
General Synod enables woman to become Bishops
In July the General Synod approved the Measure to enable women to be consecrated as bishops in the Church of England. At the same time the Synod approved some key principles to enable those who hold different views on these matters to live together within one Church and to work together in God’s mission. Bishop Stephen’s letter is here.
Wednesday Lunch Club
The lunch club has now stopped for a summer break until the 10th September. If you would like to come along please do, all welcome – please ring the Parish Office on 2301199 to book. Transport can be arranged.Bumps, Babies & Toddler Groups
These groups meet, during term-term on Thursday mornings in the Parish Centre. If you are interested in knowing more, please contact our Parish Office.
Quavers, a singing group for children from 0-4, meet in the Parish Centre each Friday morning during term-time. Please contact the Parish Office for more information.
Is a new group for 4-7 year olds. They will be meeting each week in the Parish Centre. Further information will be available shortly.
Our weekly News Sheet
Each week we produce a newsletter that contains the service information, readings, gives the names of people to be remembered in our prayers and provides information about forthcoming events. If you would like the Newsletter Emailed to you, please send your name and Email address to firstname.lastname@example.org.