Our PCC Discussions As a church we had “road-tested” this item in both forms over three successive weeks. We now had to decide whether or not to buy it. Baptistery We felt the arguments here were strong. Church members had… Read more
This is the only explanation for him announcing last Sunday that children’s work was over for the year. Unfortunately he was a whole week early! This is the last week. Apologies especially to all those leaders who thought they had… Read more
Thursday 27th July is the day for donations to the Filling Station. Please remember to pick up your envelopes from the table in the hall if you are someone who provides food for the Filling Station.
St John’s has the longest bulletin of any church in Swindon. Well – there is always so much happening! However, over the summer we are going to scale it down a bit. Things are a lot quieter for the month… Read more
Our summer theme is all based around board games There are positively thousands of board games out there. We will be looking at some of the most popular ones: 23rd July – Twister: All Tangled Up (All Age) Raymond Adams… Read more
There are some very obvious differences in terms of the type of songs sung, and the instruments used to play them on. But there is a word which often comes up in our hymns at 9am and which never appears… Read more
This quotation comes from the director of the Sanyu Babies Home. Their most recent letter has arrived and we will put that on our website. If you would like an electronic or paper copy, do please ask Catherine. It is… Read more
Raymond’s frequently repeated claim never to have had a child cry during a baptism service has been challenged! At the recent picnic in Lydiard Park, one child proudly announced that she did actually cry during her baptism several years ago…. Read more
The Rock Café could do with one more person on the washing up rota on Friday mornings. If you would like to be part of the current team, Dee would really love to hear from you.
A Big Thank You to the three people who have offered to look after the children in the Quiet Room on August 6th and 13th. We just need someone to help Tersia on the 6th and that is all sorted…. Read more
Where we Actually Started The PCC’s original desire was to purchase a baptistery large enough for adults or teenagers to be fully immersed. This was part of our original vision of becoming a church which makes new Christians. We have… Read more
No, not a software version, a means of ventilation! Now that we are enjoying hot summer weather, the church windows are opened to help keep the building and occupiers cooler. Unfortunately, windows (including those in the toilets) are being left… Read more