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3rd Dec 2014 Posted in: News, St John's Stories by Stella Jennings 0

Carol Dealey reports back to St John’s following the November Diocesan Synod in Birmingham.  Diocesan Synod meets three times a year. Credit Unions was an important item on the agenda The Archbishop of Canterbury’s interest in payday loans and the potential of credit unions is widely known. Recently published research into the attitudes of regular […]

3rd Dec 2014 Posted in: News, St John's Stories by Stella Jennings 0

Have you volunteered to deliver Christmas Cards in Harborne? Churches Together in Harborne have designed a card to be delivered to every household.  This has been going on for many years. There are still a few roads left to receive their cards this year.  Pick up a bundle at church on Sunday or contact Helen […]

3rd Dec 2014 Posted in: News, St John's Stories by Stella Jennings 0

Sue Clegg tells us about a 30th Anniversary at St John’s: 1984 -  An auspicious date, with Big Brother as the party leader stating: “We seek power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power.” Can you remember what you were doing in […]

28th Nov 2014 Posted in: News by Fran Varley 0

Giving generously to those in need at Christmas St John’s has a tradition of giving away freewill and cash offerings at all our Christmas Services from the Carol Services on 21st December until Sunday 28th December. This year we’re adding the option of giving online throughout Advent until Sunday 28th December! In 2014, the money […]

27th Nov 2014 Posted in: News by Stella Jennings 0

Our University Student Group (about 25-30 young people) meets on a Wednesday at 7.30pm. They start their meeting with a simple one pot meal together, but after Christmas, they will be without a cook! Angie Bhatia writes: “We would so appreciate if someone could offer, either to cook for them each week – between 2-3 […]

27th Nov 2014 Posted in: News by Stella Jennings 0

Update on ministry from Antony Spencer: “I am delighted that the Revd Fiona Gregson has been able to take a valuable part in leading services and preaching.   “We are keen to develop Fiona’s involvement in the church in the future so it has been agreed that Fiona should informally take on the role of […]

27th Nov 2014 Posted in: News by Stella Jennings 0

Rowena Nicholls, Vice President of the Mother’s Union in Birmingham writes: “I am writing as one of the Vice Presidents of the Mothers’ Union in Birmingham We have a very exciting opportunity for a paid Community Development Co-ordinator to help us further our work with families throughout the Diocese. “Attached is a letter from our […]

27th Nov 2014 Posted in: News by Fran Varley 0

Join those from St John’s going to… New Wine UNITED National Gatherings 2015 Week Two 2nd-8th August 2015 Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. To find out more, read the leaflet below. To take advantage of the SUPER EARLY BIRD discounted rate, make sure you book before 2nd December 2014. Details of how […]

27th Nov 2014 Posted in: News by Stella Jennings 0

“Still more signatures needed! “The list is growing shorter, but there are still 54 gaps….and I have to confess that I couldn’t add up properly…..there are actually 163 shops/businesses on the list!…so it’s not too late for more people to get involved. “Or maybe you could consider signing up for a second shop. Don’t forget, […]

27th Nov 2014 Posted in: News by Stella Jennings 0

Peace and Hope to you at Christmas  Members of all our local Churches deliver Christmas Cards to everyone in Harborne. For this we need volunteers from St John’s to take the cards to all the roads near to our church. Bundles of cards arranged in roads will be available this Sunday to take away and […]

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