The Venerable Neil Warwick

New Bishop of Swindon

Coming up, there are two opportunities to welcome Neil Warwick as the new Bishop of Swindon which we are all invited to: Thursday, 30th November, his consecration in Canterbury Cathedral. There is a coach going from Swindon, leaving from St… Read more

Christingle 2023

This year, our Christingle service will be held on 10th December. Please look out for our postings on social media in the next few weeks and help spread the word! Who will you invite?

Carol Service Choir

Our Carol service is on 17th December and this year, without Alison, we’re going for a reduced musical offering. There will be one rehearsal – Wednesday 6th December, 7:45pm – and two songs. We would welcome anyone who would like… Read more

Social Committee

David and Viv are hoping to set up a Social Committee and would love others to join them to organise events during the year to bring the Church Family together. If anyone is interested please let them know by speaking… Read more

Website and Communications

We are short of people to help with our St John’s Facebook page. Are you are able to help with adding occasional Facebook posts? This would suit someone who is already active on Facebook and could represent the church in… Read more

Filling Station

The next Filling Station collection at St John’s will be on Thursday 30th November from 5.45pm to 6.15pm. Mary will be contacting contributors next week. If you would like to contribute but are unable to make sandwiches, we also provide… Read more

The Underground Youth Café

The Well church in North Swindon is planning to open a youth café at The Underground – a small purpose-built youth centre (part of the Asda complex) next to the Library at the Orbital. This will provide young people in… Read more

A Prompt Start!

This week’s Remembrance Sunday 11am service will start promptly at 10:55am and, in unison with other churches around the UK, we will have two minutes silence at 11am. Please set your alarms!

Scout Christmas Post

Yvonne will be selling Scout Christmas stamps for the next few weeks between the 9am and 11am services. The price has remained the same as last year and, at 35p each, they are excellent value.