St John's News - 29 March 2022

Dear friends,

In case you missed Sunday's service, you can watch it here.

The service this coming week is All Age at 10:30am. There is also a spoken service of Holy Communion at 9:00am.

Looking ahead towards Easter:
Here are the dates of our services as we head towards Easter. A new service card should be available on Sunday in church and on our web site.

Sun 3 Apr 9:00am Lord's Supper (spoken service)
Sun 3 Apr 10:30am All Age Service
Sun 10 Apr 10:30am Worship and Communion
Thu 14 Apr 7:30pm Maundy Thursday Service
Fri 15 Apr 10:30am Good Friday on the Green (by level crossing)
Sun 17 Apr 10:30am Easter Sunday celebration

Annual Church Meetings - 24 April 10:30am
Our annual meetings will take place as part of the service on 24 April. Please pray for these important meetings and please also pray for new PCC members.

Wildflower planting in the churchyard
Thank you to Mike Schofield, who has planted nearly 2000 bulbs in a horseshoe shape around the edges of the churchyard to the west of the church (the lower churchyard). Hopefully, there will be a good display next year. There are plans for further planting in the future.

The wildflower planting is to encourage us to become a greener church. Wildflowers encourage bees and other insects that are vital for pollination of crops and other aspects of nature.

Mike has also done the work in memory of his his wife, Allison, who liked the woodland bulbs he has planted and who helped with the church music group for at least 20 years. Mike also hopes that we can turn the churchyard into an attractive and peaceful place which more people might visit.

Prayer Meeting
The weekly church prayer meeting is on Zoom on Saturday at 9:00am for 40 minutes. To join, click or, load Zoom and use Meeting ID: 685 295 1296 and Password: 816262.All welcome.

Best wishes,

Tue 29 Mar 2022