Welcome to St John's, Merrow

  • "A Community Growing in Faith"

    St John's Church is open daily and throughout the year.

    Please see our weekly newsletter for more information and the "Calendar" for the list of services.

    Rev. Rona works 6 days/week and has Thursdays as her Day Off - urgent messages may be delivered via the Parish Office.

    .................................................................

    *Daily Morning & Evening Prayer can be followed via the Church of England website link: 

    https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-daily-prayer 

       .................................................................................................................

    Next Event on Saturday, 14th March from 3 - 5:30pm

    Join us in the Church Centre for an afternoon of creativity, celebration and hospitality.

    Click here for more details.

       .................................................................................................................

    AN INVITATION TO YOU

      Please come and hear our story of our pilgrimage to the Holy Land last September.

    St. John’s Centre on Saturday, 15th February at 7 - 8.30pm.

    We will show you some pictures.

    We will share with you our impressions and the moments at which we were most moved.

    We will serve you light refreshments typical of the land.

    Maybe you’ll even be tempted to join a future pilgrimage.

    Please RSVP to Rona through Michelle in the Parish Office

    .................................................................................................................

    St. John's Men's Fellowship

    Next event is on 21st March 2020 at 8.30am

    Venue: St. John's Centre

    Men's Breakfast followed by "Personal Reflections on Ian Farr's time as a Magistrate".

    This promises to be a most incisive, informative and interesting talk by Ian Farr on his experineces as a Magistrate. 

    .................................................................................................................

    Related image

    Safeguarding information

    The PCC of St John the Evangelist  is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our community. For further information please see the "Publications" page on this website. Contact Rosanne Bond, Parish Safeguarding Officer on 01483 579462 or Rev. Rona Stuart-Bourne on 01483 572207. 

    .........................................................................................

    GDPR Privacy Notice - please refer to the "Publications" page.

    ...............................................................................

    ECO Church Award (click for an update)

     Eco Church is an award scheme designed to motivate and resource churches in England and Wales to care for God's earth as part of their everyday work and witness.

    After many months of hard work and dedication by Peter Tappin, we are pleased to announce that St. John's Merrow has been awarded the Bronze Award.   

    The survey takes you through five key areas of church life: Worship and teaching / Management of church buildings / Management of church land / Community and global engagement / Lifestyle.  https://ecochurch.arocha.org.uk/how-eco-church-works/

    ...........................................................................................................................

    Merrow Community Gospel Choir

    Come together every Monday (5 - 6pm) in St. John's Centre. Emily Bollon has established her ‘Motivation by Music’ Gospel Choir in St John’s to help to bring together a group of people to form the Merrow Community Gospel Choir. (Please click here for more details). Cost £5/person/session, £7 for two family members, £3 for students.

     

     

    .............................................................................................................

    TOOLS FOR AFRICA

    We are working with a Christian charity called TWAM (Tools with a Mission) to collect tools for African countries. Please look in your sheds, garages and cupboards for builders’, carpenters’, electricians’, garden, motor mechanics’ and plumbers’ tools. We are also collecting sewing machines, knitting needles, haberdashery materials and PC/ Laptops. The collection box is in the Centre foyer; it will be emptied periodically by Gordon Farquharson. Please see more information in April’s Parish Magazine and at the back of Church and in the Centre. Larger items can be collected - phone Gordon on 07785 265909.

    More information available via email: post@twam.uk or phone: 01473 210220

    ...................................................................................................................

    THE HYGIENE BANK

    We have become a collecting point for a new charity called The Hygiene Bank. Please put your donations of toiletries, washing and sanitary products into the large box in the Centre. Thank you. https://www.thehygienebank.com/locations

    ......................................................................

    WE'RE ON FACEBOOK: Be sure to visit our Facebook page for the latest news and photos. 

    Help St John The Evangelist Church - Merrow raise FREE funds whenever you shop online by signing up to #easyfundraising. It doesn't cost any extra and you'll be helping to make a real difference with every purchase you make. It's great and so easy! To find out more, visit https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/invite/4Z491C

    text

  •  
     
     

    text