Samaritans Purse – Operation Christmas Child NEEDS YOUR HELP! (better known as Shoe Box – a gift of love) During November, in a warehouse in the Reading area, multitudes of shoe boxes will continue to be delivered by volunteers from the surrounding towns and villages. Each shoe box needs to be checked and packed beforeRead more about Samaritans Purse – Operation Christmas Child[…]
Ride & Stride Ride & Stride takes place next month (Saturday 8th September) There are 3 ways you can get involved: You can walk or cycle between local churches to raise money for the Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust You can sponsor those taking part (all money raised helps local churches and chapels) Volunteer to welcome visitorsRead more about Ride & Stride 2018[…]
Hands up if you know Jesus loves you! At our Living Vision service we wanted to make a visual statement at the front of church, and this was the result. If you would like to add your hand, there are instructions on how to do so next to the installation. Find out more about our LivngRead more about Living Vision[…]
Andrew Harwood, a member of St John’s, recently took on a huge challenge to raise money for Cancer Research: a 100 mile walk from Hastings to Dover. His wife Helen Harwood documents this massive achievement. 100 miles of sweat, pain and lots of frogs – all in aid of Cancer Research By Helen Harwood Over theRead more about 100 miles of sweat, pain and lots of frogs – all in aid of Cancer Research[…]
At our Living Praise service this morning, we used our bodies, voices, banners and instruments to really praise the Living God. 📯🎶 The church was filled with beautiful flower decorations. As the congregation arrived they each chose a flower, and together we made this arrangement which wonderfully represents our individuality coming together to praiseRead more about Living Praise[…]
The theme for our Bubbles Sunday Club this week was prayer. The children talked about:- standing, sitting, jumping and lying down to pray. What prayer might look, smell and sound like to God who loves it when we pray to Him. We thought it might be like a fizzy Vitamin C tablet in a jar.Read more about Bubbles learn about prayer[…]
GroW (Grove and Wantage Family Community Group) recently featured in the Oxfordshire Guardian following the official launch of the group at St John’s Church Hall. You can read the article here: www.oxfordshireguardian.co.uk/groups-help-for-parents/. For more information on GroW visit growfamilies.co.uk or get in touch at facebook.com/growfamilies.