Latest church news

These are the latest updates from St. John's Church. The most recent updates are at the top of the page.

You can read the latest church notice sheets as well as a weekly letter from the clergy to those living in the Parish.


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Letter to the Parish - Friday 18 June 2021
Looking ahead to this Sunday we will be hearing the story of when Jesus calms the storm, something Rev Gareth Howles thinks we can all relate to during the difficult times of the past 18 months.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 18 June 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 28 May 2021
We sometimes have so much going on in our lives that we find it difficult to hear what God is saying to us. Rev Gareth Howles is looking ahead to Sunday's service when we will think about whether we are hearing what he is saying well enough to respond.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 28 May 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 21 May 2021
What do a blackboard, a bell, social media and some fishermen have in common? That's exactly the question being considered by Rev Gareth Howles ahead of this Sunday when we celebrate Pentecost.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 21 May 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 14 May 2021
In this week's letter to the parish, Janet Whitaker looks forward to more things we are hoping to enjoy again in church now that more coronavirus restrictions are easing.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 14 May 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 7 May 2021
In this week's letter to the parish, Rev Gareth Howles challenges us all to think about the welcome we extend, as a church, to those people looking in.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 7 May 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 30 April 2021
Rev Gareth Howles has been busy laying decking in the garden, and while doing that realised how important it was to get the first piece of the frame right - a theme we will look at this Sunday as we remember Jesus as the 'cornerstone'.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 30 April 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 23 April 2021
Rev Gareth Howles has been busy laying decking in the garden, and while doing that realised how important it was to get the first piece of the frame right - a theme we will look at this Sunday as we remember Jesus as the 'cornerstone'.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 23 April 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 16 April 2021
This week Rev Gareth Howles is considering what it means to be a witness as we remember how Peter and the disciples were witnesses to the resurrection.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 16 April 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 2 April 2021
In this week's letter to the Parish, Rev Gareth Howles is looking ahead to Easter Sunday and the hope that Jesus Christ, the saviour of the world, will be a comfort and encouragement to us all.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 2 April 2021

Letter to the Parish - Friday 26 March 2021
This Sunday we will begin Holy Week and Rev Gareth Howles is reminding us how Jesus greeted the crowds by arriving humbly on a donkey. The people had expectations but they had not got it completely right.
Open Letter to the Parish - Friday 26 March 2021

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