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St John the Baptist Parish Church

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  • 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...

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    Posted: 11 Jul 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 ...

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    Posted: 11 Jul 19
  • Father's Day Service

    Father's Day Service

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    All welcome to our Father's Day service at 10am on 16th June. 

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    Posted: 11 Jun 19
  • Vicar's Column June 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    “For it is God who is at work in you, enabling you both to will and to work for his good pleasure.” Philippians 2:13 One o...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 19
  • May Fair 6th May Morgan Recreation Ground 12 noon-4pm

    May Fair 6th May Morgan Recreation Ground 12 noon-4pm

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Our Fantastic May Fair is on Bank Holiday Monday 6thMay.  It is our major fundraising and community outreach event to the Crowthor...

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    Posted: 29 Apr 19
  • Vicar's Column - May 2019

    Vicar's Column - May 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Churches have a responsibility to engage with major issues affecting our world and society and climate change is one of them. We are given a...

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    Posted: 29 Apr 19
  • Good Friday Service

    Good Friday Service

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Our joint Good Friday service will be taking place    on Friday 19 April, at 10.00 a.m., at the Methodist Church,   ...

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    Posted: 11 Apr 19
  • New DONATE button

    New DONATE button

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Our new Donate button on our website enables you to setup your Amazon account so Amazon will donate 0.5% of your total spend to St Johns whe...

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    Posted: 2 Apr 19
  • Worship at St Johns this Easter

    Worship at St Johns this Easter

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Holy Week and Easter Worship April 14th  Palm Sunday    8 am: Holy Communion   10 am: Sung Eucharist &...

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    Posted: 1 Apr 19
  • Vicar's Column - April 2019

    Vicar's Column - April 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Easter falls relatively late this year, which means that the schools have their holidays before the event. It feels to me a bit like having ...

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    Posted: 1 Apr 19
  • Vicar's Column - March 2019

    Vicar's Column - March 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Lent looms – have you decided what you might be giving up/ taking on this year? As well as a time for self-examination, penitence and...

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    Posted: 11 Mar 19
  • Messy Church - Saturday March 30th

    Messy Church - Saturday March 30th

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    10:45 - 12:45 - Exploring Mothering Sunday Crafts - Songs - Prayers - Tasty Lunch    

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    Posted: 14 Feb 19
  • Pancake Evening and Beetle Drive

    Pancake Evening and Beetle Drive

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Traditional & Novel Pancake fillings Fun for all the family  Come and join us! Saturday 2nd March 5pm Please bring your own dr...

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    Posted: 4 Feb 19
  • Café Eucharist - 17th February

    Café Eucharist - 17th February

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Don’t miss our next  Café Eucharist 10 am Sunday 17th February in the Church Hall Theme: The Beatitudes What...

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    Posted: 4 Feb 19
  • Vicar's Column - February 2019

    Vicar's Column - February 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Christian discipleship entails allocating a proportion of our time and talents in God’s service. The danger today is that working live...

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    Posted: 4 Feb 19
  • Week of prayer for Christian Unity

    Week of prayer for Christian Unity

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Churches Together in Crowthorne (CTC) Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - 18-25 January 2019   There will be a CTC service...

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    Posted: 10 Jan 19
  • Vicar's Column - January 2019

    Vicar's Column - January 2019

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Will you be making any New Year’s resolutions? Whilst secular society has had it with Christmas festivities by Boxing Day, in the chur...

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    Posted: 31 Dec 18
  • Christingle Epiphany Toy Service at St Johns

    Christingle Epiphany Toy Service at St Johns

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    All are invited to our Christingle Epiphany Toy Service. 10 am Sunday 13th January 

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    Posted: 13 Dec 18
  • Nine Lessons and Carols at St Johns

    Nine Lessons and Carols at St Johns

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Start your Christmas at St John’s, Crowthorne with our traditional Service of Nine Lessons and Carols on Sunday December 23rd at 6pm...

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    Posted: 10 Dec 18
  • Carols on Oakham Park

    Carols on Oakham Park

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Thursday 13 December 2018 Starting at 6pm approx on Swords Drive Please come along and join in as we sing some festive songs, (accompanied...

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    Posted: 8 Dec 18
  • Messy Church - Saturday January 12th

    Messy Church - Saturday January 12th

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Come along for Messy Craft and Fun where we will be exploring Epiphany and Christingle.  Saturday 12th January 10:45 - 12:45 Crafts S...

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    Posted: 1 Dec 18
  • St John's Advent Fair

    St John's Advent Fair

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Sunday December 2nd after 10am Service in the Church Hall Special refreshments, including sweet and savory snacks, craft, cake and card st...

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    Posted: 1 Dec 18
  • Vicar's Column - December 2018

    Vicar's Column - December 2018

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    We are living between the times, the now and the not yet – of Brexit. After all the torturous talks and negotiations, a (586 page) dea...

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    Posted: 1 Dec 18
  • Walk and Pray - December 14th

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Join us as we “Walk and Pray” for Crowthorne and particularly the new developments springing up. Friday December 14th 10:3...

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    Posted: 12 Nov 18
  • CTC Advent Witness

    CTC Advent Witness

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Our annual Advent witness with Churches Together in Crowthorne is Saturday 15th Dec. , starting at 10am and is an opportunity...

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    Posted: 8 Nov 18
  • Remembrance Day Service - 100 years on

    Remembrance Day Service - 100 years on

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Sunday 11thNovember There will be a British Legion service at 10am followed by a minutes silence at 11am by the war memorial Lych Gate

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    Posted: 1 Nov 18
  • Vicar's Column - November 2018

    Vicar's Column - November 2018

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: The vicar

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

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    Posted: 1 Nov 18
  • All Souls’ Remembrance Service - 4th November 2018

    All Souls’ Remembrance Service - 4th November 2018

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    ALL SOULS’ REMEMBRANCE SERVICE November 4th at 6pm This is our Annual Service when we remember loved ones who have died and light a ...

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    Posted: 27 Oct 18
  • Martyn Joseph Concert

    Martyn Joseph Concert

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    PRESS RELEASE FOR MARTYN JOSEPH International folk singer-songwriter, Martyn Joseph, plays in Wokingham as part of the Autumn Series at Al...

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    Posted: 18 Oct 18
  • All welcome at our Café Eucharist - 10am Sunday 21st August

    All welcome at our Café Eucharist - 10am Sunday 21st August

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Café Eucharist at St Johns is a more relaxed, social and creative service than our regular more formal worship. Jesus instituted the ...

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    Posted: 12 Oct 18
  • Cafe Eucharist - 21st Oct 2018

    Cafe Eucharist - 21st Oct 2018

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Don't forget our Cafe Eucharist this coming Sunday 21st October 2018.  All welcome for a relaxed, social and creative form of worsh...

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    Posted: 8 Oct 18
  • Vicar's Column - October 2018

    Vicar's Column - October 2018

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    What is the Bible?That is the title of a book by Rob Bell a group of us discussed at our recent book club evening and horizons were expanded...

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    Posted: 4 Oct 18
  • Tea and favourite hymns

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Sunday 23rdSeptember 3.30pm-5pm A café style time of worship & fellowship in the Church Hall Hymn requests welcome &...

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    Posted: 21 Sep 18
  • Vicar's Column - September 2018

    Vicar's Column - September 2018

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    The common vision for the Diocese of Oxford is “Called to be Christ-like” captured by the strap line: Contemplative, Compas...

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    Posted: 21 Sep 18
  • Harvest Festival at St Johns

    Harvest Festival at St Johns

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Come along to a traditional Harvest Festival service at St Johns on Sunday 7th October at 10am. All-age worship will include reception of ha...

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    Posted: 14 Sep 18
  • Messy Harvest at St Johns

    Messy Harvest at St Johns

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Ken Perrett

    Come along to St Johns on October 6th (10:45-12:45) for Messy craft and science fun for children aged 5-11. 

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    Posted: 14 Sep 18
  • Messy Church

    Messy Church

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Ken Perrett

    Messy Church is coming to St Johns on Saturday October 6th, from 10:45 until 12:45.  Come along for messy craft and fun.

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    Posted: 5 Jul 18
  • Vicar's Column - July 2018

    Vicar's Column - July 2018

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    We are on a bit of a roller coaster of special events St John’s, with much to celebrate and be thankful for: a lively Father’s d...

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    Posted: 5 Jul 18
  • Confirmation Service

    Confirmation Service

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    The confirmation service will take place at St John’s on Sunday 8th July 2018 at 10am. Bishop Andrew will confirm 5 junior candidates ...

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    Posted: 4 Jul 18
  • Flower Festival

    Flower Festival

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    14th July - 16th July. Be there. 

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    Posted: 2 Jun 18
  • May Fair Celebrations

    May Fair Celebrations

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    May Bank Holiday in Crowthorne can mean only one thing – May Fair Celebrations with the Village Community of Crowthorne.  So...

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    Posted: 2 Jun 18
  • ORGAN RESTORATION CELEBRATION Sunday 20th May

    ORGAN RESTORATION CELEBRATION Sunday 20th May

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    O praise God in His holiness . . .  Praise Him in the sound of the trumpet; Praise Him upon the lute and harp. Praise Him in the cym...

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    Posted: 2 Jun 18
  • New choir members

    New choir members

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Four of our adult choir members were presented with their red ribbons on Sunday 20th May and one junior member received her light blue ribb...

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    Posted: 2 Jun 18
  • Vicar's column - June 2018

    Vicar's column - June 2018

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    Peace in the Holy Land and hopes for a two-state solution grow ever more elusive. With no compunction, President Trump has lit the smoulderi...

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    Posted: 2 Jun 18
  • CROWTHORNE VILLAGE SINGERS

    CROWTHORNE VILLAGE SINGERS

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Ken Perrett

    Formed in 1979, we have sung solely to raise money for charity, and during the last 39 years we have collected several thousand pounds for v...

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    Posted: 16 May 18
  • The May Fair - what a wonderful afternoon

    The May Fair - what a wonderful afternoon

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    The tents are down and the tables have been put away after what has to have been one of the best May Fairs ever. Attached are just a few im...

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    Posted: 16 May 18
  • ORGAN RESTORATION CELEBRATION!

    ORGAN RESTORATION CELEBRATION!

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    An evening of music & words to celebrate the restoration of the Henry Speechly & Sons organ at St. John'...

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    Posted: 4 May 18
  • Service for Christian Aid Week - 13th May at 6pm

    Service for Christian Aid Week - 13th May at 6pm

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Ken Perrett

    Churches Together in Crowthorne Service for Christian Aid Week 6pm Sunday 13th May St John the Baptist Church, Waterloo Road All welcome...

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    Posted: 2 May 18
  • Informal Net Parent and Teachers' meeting - Sunday May 13th

    Informal Net Parent and Teachers' meeting - Sunday May 13th

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    This will take place immediately after the Sunday morning service at about 11:20am. Topics to be discussed include:- Safeguarding for eve...

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    Posted: 29 Apr 18
  • Organ Restoration Celebration - Sunday 20th May at 6pm

    Organ Restoration Celebration - Sunday 20th May at 6pm

    Crowthorne, Berkshire
    Article by: Church Office

    An evening of music and words to celebrate the restoration of the Henry Speechly & Sons organ at St. John's in ...

    St John the Baptist Parish Church   |  
    Posted: 25 Apr 18