St John's News - 16 May 2023

Dear friends,

The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders;
where morning dawns, where evening fades,
you call forth songs of joy.
Psalm 65:8

If you missed last Sunday’s service, remember you can always watch it on our YouTube channel.

Thursday is Ascension Day and we will be celebrating with a short service of Celtic Prayer and Taizé music at 7:00pm in Church. All are welcome to this reflective service.

This Sunday, 21 May, at 10:30m, we will be welcoming guests from OMF. Stu (he and his family are missionaries in SE Asia) will tell us about his work and preach. All are invited to stay behind for a Bring & Share lunch afterwards. If you can stay for lunch and would like to bring something to share, please let Rosie Ellis know what you will bring – here email is

Sunday 28 May is Pentecost. In addition to the morning service, we will be joining other Christians Together In Elmswell at the Baptist Church at 4:30pm for a light tea, followed by worship together at 5:00pm. Gavin Payne will be speaking.

Another date for the diaries is the "Nutz and Boltz" and friends evening on Saturday 10 June at 7:30pm. This promises to be a very enjoyable and entertaining concert. No tickets required, just turn up with your own drinks and nibbles and a donation.

The Friends of St John's service will be on Sunday 18 June at 10:30am, followed by lunch in the church. The Friends of St John's is now coming to a close, having raised over £50,000 for the Fabric of the church since 1995. We are very grateful for all they have done for the church.

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

In Christ

Tue 16 May 2023