Current News and Events
Once you become more familiar with the site, you will find lots more information in the "Top menu" under the main headings of our Vision for further details. These are:-
- Christ-centred Worship (Information about the Church services)
- Building the Church Community (Church activities and nurturing disciples)
- Our Local Community (both local and the wider Church)
- Concerned for Creation (Justice, peace and sustainabiity, missions and fairtrade)
There are more details of our Vision in the "Our Vision" page in the menu across the top of the screen.
Meanwhile you are very welcome to join us for any of the Church services and other activities.
Last updated: 11th May 2016
An informal communion in the Church Hall for Bible Sunday
30TH OCTOBER at 6pm
This is our Annual Service when we remember loved ones who have died and light a candle in their memory
All are very welcome to come
Please post names of those you would like remembered into the Church Office
There will be refreshments after the service
10am British Legion Service
Followed by commemoration
at the Lynch Gate
with Sandhurst Brass Band
Starting as soon as possible.
Honorarium payable based on RSCM recommendations
Small robed SATB adult choir and new junior choir following the RSCM ‘Voice for Life’ scheme.
Sunday Services at 10 am - mostly Sung Eucharist with a few All-Age Services. Choral Evensong once a term, extra Services at Christmas and Easter, Taizé Services twice a year (Advent and Lent).
Choir practices on Thursday evenings in term-time.
The organ is currently being refurbished.
There will be a work party on Saturday 1st October to cut the hedges around the Church. All helpers welcomed, the more the better! There will be two teams:
Team 1: Cutting and Strimming at 9am
Team 2: Sweeping and collecting from 10am
Let’s get the Churchyard looking its best, particularly for the
Remembrance Day service.
Reserve day 8th October if not finished on 1st October.
Contact the Elderly have 2 Bracknell groups taking out to tea, isolated elderly people, one Sunday afternoon a month, 12 months a year. Our drivers collect their guests, take them to the tea party in a local host family home and return them home afterwards. They have vacancies for more guests. See www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk Contact Suzan Hyland, 0207 881 2361
It is a painful fact that many children and young people in Britain today are still suffering extreme hardship, abuse and neglect. Too often their problems are ignored and their voices unheard.
Read more about Tracy Perrett's report on the Children's society.
Daily prayer intentions are distributed with St John's News with some prayers that might be used. The latest prayer list is attached.
Come join us…..
For fun, music, storytime
and craft with friends
When: 9:30-11.30 every Wednesday
(except during August)
At St John’s Church
£1 donation towards craft activities
Join us on Facebook
or if you’re already on Facebook just search for Minus Fives.
During September we hope to sell Fairtrade goods after the Sunday 8am and 10am services on the 11th and 25th. We will have a selection of goods made in Palestine on sale.
St John's News is produced monthly. The latest version is available for downloading.
The weekly newsheet is given out at the Sunday services and contains up-to-date news for the week ahead. The latest version is attached - just click on the attachment to download it. Previous versions can be found on the "Documents for downloading" page.
You can now find out what's happening at St John's on Twitter by "following us" using the address @stjohnsberks. If you don't have a twitter account you can still access what we are saying from the church web site. Just logon and look at the column on the left hand side called "Twitter Feed" and read the text and click on the web links.