We have a great richness in our parish life through a variety of groups based around both fellowship and mission within our Church and in the wider community as well as regular social occasions. This is a very brief introduction to some of the many groups belonging to our Church, follow the links for Social Groups and Mission Groups to find out more about each group.  You can find out what's coming up this week by viewing the Notices to see What's On this week or by viewing the list below.

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Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Thursday 3rd September 2015
Coffee Stop 10:00am-12:00pm
Open on Thursday mornings, drop in for a cuppa or somewhere to rest your weary feet for a while at the back of Church.
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Friendship Group 7:30pm-10:00pm
A meeting of St. John's Friendship Group in the Meeting Room (Access via the back door facing Church Street).
Friday 4th September 2015
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Choir Part II Starts 9:00pm - until Saturday 5th September
Meet in the Crown Inn (next to Church).

Monday 7th September 2015
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Tuesday 8th September 2015
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Wednesday 9th September 2015
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Thursday 10th September 2015
Coffee Stop 10:00am-12:00pm
Open on Thursday mornings, drop in for a cuppa or somewhere to rest your weary feet for a while at the back of Church.
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Friday 11th September 2015
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Choir Part II Starts 9:00pm - until Saturday 12th September
Meet in the Crown Inn (next to Church).

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