Jar of Grace 2021

Why Should I Give to the Jar of Grace? Tearfund were on the ground this year in Afghanistan working with local partners to provide vital food and hygiene supplies to people affected by violence. Here is the story of just… Read more

Charmain is in Hong Kong

We send our very best wishes to Charmain who will be reading this item during a three-week quarantine in Hong Kong. Her father had a serious fall a few weeks ago, but thankfully he is much better. Before she left,… Read more

Swindon Youth For Christ (SYFC)

They’ve had a serious re-appraisal. SYFC is one of our local mission partners. The epidemic has not been easy for any Christian organisations but SYFC has had a vey tough one leading them, “to question [our] purpose and role.” Before… Read more

Christingle and Carol Service

We are looking for volunteers to serve refreshments after two services in December. Christingle on 12th December @ 4:30pm Carols by Candlelight on 19th December @ 6:30pm Ideally we would like a small team to set up, serve teas, coffees… Read more

Guests from Hong Kong

Charmaine writes: Our Nov 6 event for the Hong Kongers went very well. People started to arrive and fill the church room with all sorts of foods. “There was such a buzz with everyone chatting over a delicious potluck lunch”… Read more

Living in Love and Faith

Raymond has just started on an LLF course. The first and last week are in Bristol when we met face to face. The middle weeks are on Zoom. So—how did the first session go? I had a brilliant time. Up… Read more

Covid Recovery

Even though winter is closing in, St John’s is gradually coming out of hibernation. We have plans and ideas to bring to the PCC meeting in November. After that we will make them known to the congregation as a whole…. Read more