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  • Vicar's Column

    Vicar's Column

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    We have been delighted at the generosity of St John’s folk in response to our three recent appeals: The Hardship Fund, EMBRACE the Mid...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 2 Dec 20
  • Vicar's Column

    Vicar's Column

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Vicar's column The season of Advent fast approaches. This year, for once, the great themes of Advent - waiting, darkness, divine absen...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 28 Nov 20
  • Back to Church

    Back to Church

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Sundays services will resume on 6th Dec at 10am. All are welcome. Social distancing precautions will be followed. Our 10am Wednesday Book...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 28 Nov 20
  • Vicar's Column

    Vicar's Column

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    The American elections seem interminable, although, I think we can now be pretty confident of the outcome. It is a shame that Donald Trump i...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 17 Nov 20
  • Resumption of on-line services

    Resumption of on-line services

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Church Services going back on-line We are disappointed that we cannot hold further Church Services until 2nd December at the earliest. Th...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 5 Nov 20
  • Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Sadly, due to Covid 19, we are unable to host our usual Remembrance Service this year. However, we invite you to spend a few moments of qui...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Oct 20
  • Peace Eucharist

    Peace Eucharist

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Remembrance Sunday 8th November @ 6pm Join us for this reflective service; a special opportunity to lament the follies of war and pray for ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Oct 20
  • All-age service for All Saints Day

    All-age service for All Saints Day

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    All are welcome to our All-age Service of Holy Communion for All Saints’ Day Sunday 1st November @ 10 am

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Oct 20
  • All Souls' Remembrance Service

    All Souls' Remembrance Service

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    November 1st 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 w...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Oct 20
  • Vicar's Column

    Vicar's Column

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    In the life of the church, November is characterised as a season of remembrance. It is a time when the church can be of especial value and ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Oct 20
  • Vicar's Column

    Vicar's Column

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    As we continue with the restrictions on our communal worship, let’s take the opportunity to redress the neglect of our inner life. I c...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 7 Oct 20
  • Vicar's Column

    Vicar's Column

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    For those of us who are forward planners, this extended period of uncertainty is particularly taxing. We long for certainty and control. ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 29 Sep 20
  • Vicar's column

    Vicar's column

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    After 62 years as a Licensed Lay Minister (yes, 62 years!), Lewis Simmons is now going emeritus, that is retiring to honorary status. Lewis&...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 27 Sep 20
  • Harvest Festival

    Harvest Festival

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Do join us for Harvest Festival on Sunday 27th September at 10am. Gifts in aid of the Crowthorne Foodbank.

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Sep 20
  • Vicar's column

    Vicar's column

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    I wonder how many of you watched Extinction The Facts, aired on BBC 1 last Sunday night. If you have not done so, I would urge you to catch ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Sep 20
  • Church opening for Wednesday Communion

    Church opening for Wednesday Communion

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Fortnightly services of Holy Communion will resume on Wednesday mornings @ 10 am on 2nd September. Initially these will be on the 1st and 3r...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 27 Aug 20
  • Church re-opens

    Church re-opens

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Our first service after lockdown was held on 16th August, after weeks of planning and preparation. We had 59 people attend, so filled just a...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 17 Aug 20
  • Re-opening for Sunday Worship

    Re-opening for Sunday Worship

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    The PCC have agreed that we will resume weekly services of Holy Communion @ 10 am from Sunday 16th August. Click here for more information ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 3 Aug 20
  • Church re-opening from 22nd June

    Church re-opening from 22nd June

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    The church will open for private prayer from Monday 22nd June from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Social distancing ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 19 Jun 20
  • Big Church Day IN!

    Big Church Day IN!

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Saturday 23rd May and Sunday 24th May Sadly the Big Church day Out cannot be held this year in its usual form. So instead we have The Big C...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 22 May 20
  • Big Church Day IN!

    Big Church Day IN!

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Saturday 23rd May and Sunday 24th May Sadly the Big Church day Out cannot be held this year in its usual form. So instead we have The Big C...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 22 May 20
  • Church now on-line

    Church now on-line

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Following the closure of St Johns, we now publish a Sunday service on vimeo and YouTube, together with an order of service and readings for ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 27 Apr 20
  • Palm Sunday service available on-line now

    Palm Sunday service available on-line now

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Our vicar, Rev Dr Lisa Cornwell, is preparing services of worship to be posted on our website for each Sunday. Orders of service and th...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 5 Apr 20
  • Live service streaming from the  Diocese

    Live service streaming from the Diocese

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office (churchoffice@crowthorneparishchurch.org.uk )

    Open the link to see the Diocesan live streams webpage.

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 25 Mar 20
  • A prayer for the National Day of Prayer and Action

    A prayer for the National Day of Prayer and Action

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Come, O Spirit of God, and make within us your dwelling place and home. May our darkness be dispelled by your light, and our troubles calme...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Mar 20
  • Virtual service

    Virtual service

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will lead the Church of England’s first national virtual service tomorrow morning. It will...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 21 Mar 20
  • Church Activities cancelled

    Church Activities cancelled

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    All public activities, including worship, have been cancelled until further notice. The Lent Lecture programme at Finchampstead has also bee...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 20 Mar 20
  • National call to prayer - 22nd March at 7pm

    National call to prayer - 22nd March at 7pm

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Churches Together in England has called all churches to a national day of prayer and action on 22nd march. At 7pm this Sunday, light a c...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 20 Mar 20
  • Suspension of Public worship

    Suspension of Public worship

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Following the instruction of the Archbishops, due to the present situation with coronavirus, all services in the Church of England have now ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 18 Mar 20
  • Coronavirus - No Minus Fives, No Messy Church

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    We apologise that some activities have been suspended due to the virus outbreak. In particular, Minus Fives will not be meeting for the fore...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 16 Mar 20
  • Vicar's Column - March 2020

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    There is a notice on the entrance door to the main chapel at Ascot Priory which reads, “Talk to God before the service and to one anot...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 16 Mar 20
  • Taizé service for Lent

    Taizé service for Lent

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Churches Together in Crowthorne & Finchampstead Taizé service for the beginning of LENT 6 pm Sunday 1st March 2020 @...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 27 Feb 20
  • Messy Church at St John's - Sat 21st March - 10:45-12:45

    Messy Church at St John's - Sat 21st March - 10:45-12:45

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Messy Church is coming to St Johns  On Saturday March 21st  10:45 - 12:45 Come along for messy craft & fun where we wi...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • Mothering Sunday 10am

    Mothering Sunday 10am

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Come and join us @ St John the Baptist Church, Waterloo Rd, for  MOTHERING SUNDAY All-Age Worship 10am on 22nd March 2020 An infor...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 24 Feb 20
  • Don’t miss our next Café Eucharist 10 am Sunday 16th February in the Church Hall

    Don’t miss our next Café Eucharist 10 am Sunday 16th February in the Church Hall

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Theme: Consider the lilies…” What to expect:  St John’s Café Eucharists are more relaxed, social and creati...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 6 Feb 20
  • Everyday Faith

    Everyday Faith

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Everyday Faith, a Church of England discipleship campaign, starts on Sunday 12 January 2020.  21 days of reflections and prayers t...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 28 Dec 19
  • Vicar's Column January 2020

    Vicar's Column January 2020

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    New year’s resolutions usually entail some change in lifestyle and a commitment to sticking to self-determined goals. They need to be ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 23 Dec 19
  • Christmas Services at St Johns

    Christmas Services at St Johns

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Do join us for any of our Christmas Services. 

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 3 Dec 19
  • Vicar's Column December 2019

    Vicar's Column December 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Advent is upon us; a time of beginnings and endings. (Not forgetting the general election.) While the end of the calendar year approaches, A...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 3 Dec 19
  • All Age Epiphany Christingle and Toy service

    All Age Epiphany Christingle and Toy service

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

      Sunday 12th January 10am All Age Epiphany Christingle and Toy service An all age service when we celebrate the Coming of the...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 3 Dec 19
  • Vicar's Column November 2019

    Vicar's Column November 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    I’ve run out of words on Brexit (and who knows what will have happened by the time you read this), so I will leave it to the Bishops i...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 25 Oct 19
  • Advent Fair

    Advent Fair

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Sunday December 1st after the 10am Service in the Church Hall Special refreshments, including sweet and savory snacks, craft, cake and...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 25 Oct 19
  • Leavers and remainers welcome

    Leavers and remainers welcome

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    The Bishops of the Diocese of Oxford have written to us all at this critical moment in our national life.  Their letter inclu...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 25 Oct 19
  • Churches Together in Crowthorne Christmas Angels – get knitting!

    Churches Together in Crowthorne Christmas Angels – get knitting!

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    As Churches Together in Crowthorne we would like to bless the people of the village by 'Angel bombing' it!The idea is that we k...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 25 Oct 19
  • Afternoon tea and favourite hymns

    Afternoon tea and favourite hymns

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Sunday 20th October at 3:30pm in the Church Hall

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 7 Sep 19
  • Messy Church at St John's

    Messy Church at St John's

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Messy Church is coming to St John's on Saturday 28th September  10:45 - 12:45 Come along for messy craft and science fun for ages...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 7 Sep 19
  • Vicar's Column - September 2019

    Vicar's Column - September 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Brexit… Boris… Brexit… Boris… Despite the parliamentary recess over the summer, we have not had much respite fro...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 19
  • Harvest - All age worship

    Harvest - All age worship

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Sunday 29th September 2019 at 10 am  Gifts for Crowthorne Foodbank

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 19
  • Vicar's Column - July 2019

    Vicar's Column - July 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    I find it slightly ironic that 2050, the year the government has pledged Britain will become carbon neutral, is the year that the expansion ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 11 Jul 19
  • Don't miss our Cafe Eucharist

    Don't miss our Cafe Eucharist

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Sunday 10 am 18th August in the Church Hall Theme: What can we learn from the Celtic Saints? What to expect:  St John&rsqu...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 11 Jul 19