Linked Blog Posts
5th Oct 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Jeremy Thompson

To give the full story about the first Christmas to 500 primary school, we need your help please. We currently still need more actors to complete the casts for the Christmas Tour: four more actors for Thursday 30 November; three more for Friday 1 December and two more for Saturday. Without them, who do we […]

20th Sep 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Marriage Course Team

There must be a problem… The myth is that if you go on the Marriage Course you are a couple with “problems”. If you play a sport, golf, football, netball, tiddlywinks, chess, bridge etc you can just turn up for a game. But to get the most out of it some training or coaching can […]

13th Sep 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Jeremy Thompson

Research by Scripture Union states that 95% of children and young people in the UK have no church contact. Reaching some of that 95% is a key motivator behind The Christmas Tour. For those new to St John’s or if you’ve not come across the Christmas Tour before …. it’s a nativity play with a […]

6th Sep 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Mark Watson

This year we have some changes to youth ministry at St John’s. If you are a parent, young person or team member and haven’t heard about the new events and timings read on below… Pathfinders – This year we are introducing Pathfinder Revolution, which will run twice a term. Revolution is a time for all […]

6th Sep 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Catriona Foster

We’ve just enjoyed another great Prime Time – our 10th in fact. This year’s ‘Holiday At Home’ for Over 70’s took on a French flavour. 53 guests took part for 3 days of entertainment and fun, with plenty of opportunity to chat, relax and enjoy lovely food. Each day there were choices of activities, many […]

7th Aug 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Caroline Harvey

Caroline Harvey, who grew up at St John’s and is currently back with us recently travelled to different parts of the world in Christian service. Here is what she reports from her trips. Cambodia I have never come across a country more in need of love and support than Cambodia, with the majority of the […]

12th Jul 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Keith Mason

On Monday 26th June I attended the Annual Birmingham Civic Prayer Breakfast at the ICC. Hosted by Steve Bavington of ChaplaincyPlus, its focus was “A heart for the City of Birmingham” in faith, wisdom and vision as we seek to take care of the city in challenging and uncertain times. Steve Botham, Director World Prayer Centre, […]

29th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Heidi Helbig

Our goal is to reach out to those around us, in our neighbourhood and communities, the message of Jesus, through our words and lives. My community is Alperton in north west London, with a population of 14,000, with 47% Hindus and 12% Muslim. One of the ways to reach out to our community is through […]

29th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Anna Hilton

Hi. I’m Anna and I am a medical student at the University of Birmingham just about to start 4th year after a year intercalating in Public Health. I’ve been at St John’s since starting university and am involved in the worship band and leading a youth cell group. Since I was very young, God has […]

27th Jun 2017 Posted in: Linked Blog Posts by Jo Jowett

The pre-Easter event season was successfully completed. It was a logistical challenge with three events running simultaneously in three different parts of the country. Hundreds of people engaged with SERVICEstation and some who had been helped in previous years came back to tell us about how God had been at work in their lives and […]

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