It’s very hard to know precisely how many Christians there are in Afghanistan, because they must keep their faith completely secret. Afghanistan is number one on the Open Doors World Watch List. Persecution has increased since the Taliban took control… Read more

The Book of Revelation

In the autumn we will be studying the final and most mysterious book of the Bible – Revelation. Many of us will be familiar only with the seven letters to the churches at the beginning of the book and with… Read more

Ride and Stride for Churches

Historic Churches Trusts make grants of money to churches. Ride + Stride is their single largest source of income and since 1984 has raised £1.6 million in Wiltshire. Half of that money went to the Historic Churches Trust. The other… Read more

The Summer Break

Everyone needs a rest—not least our children’s leaders. That is why we close our children’s groups over the summer and replace them with All Age Services . All Age Services are not children’s services. It was once put to me… Read more

A Feat of Endurance!

We hear that Bishop Lee cycled on Monday and Tuesday on this trip from John O’ Groats to Land’s End !! We hope he is still alive. Simon who completed this trip himself a few years ago is acting as… Read more

Card From Our Hong Kongers

There is a card of thanks and appreciation signed from the Hong Kong-ers and addressed to all the members of St John’s. It shows how much the course we recently ran meant to those who attended it. You will find… Read more

This Sunday

Today we bring our short series to a close by asking what Islam and Christianity make of Jesus. Many people will be surprised to learn that Muslims believe in Jesus at all. They do. But they see him as a… Read more

Car Park

You may have noticed that the car park lines have been refreshed. The Highways Agency was painting in the area. When the work had come to an end, they either needed to take the remaining paint back for recycling or… Read more