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A copy of the current notice sheet can be downloaded here.

Missed something? Some previous notice sheets can be found here

Events Calendar can be found here

Information

A hearing loop and large print notice sheets are available.
 
Toilets are just inside the entrance to the church hall.
 
Children’s Groups (3-11s) and the Crèche (0-2s) meet in during our 10am service.
 
Youth Group (11-18s) meets at 5.30pm-7.30pm on Sunday evenings.
 
Refreshments are served in the hall after the 10am service and at 5.30pm in the church before the evening service.
 
Prayer Ministry is available in church immediately after the 10am service.
 
Play Safe: The children love to play together after the 10am service, but please can parents be aware that you are responsible for your children during this time. If they are playing outside, please be mindful of trip hazards and the main road.

Every little helps for Sunday tea!
We would like to reduce the amount of paper cups we use on a Sunday evening before our 6pm service. Could we encourage those with reusable cups to bring them along for their drinks on Sunday evenings? Thank you


  Notice Board

Baptism Service: We will be having a full-immersion baptism service in church on Sunday 12 April (Easter Day) at 10am. We currently have 4 candidates but if you might be interested, please have a chat with Mark. 
 
The Lent Course starts this Thursday at 8–9:30pm in the church, and runs every Thursday evening during Lent. The course is called Talking Jesus (featuring Andrew Ollerton from The Bible Course). It’s practical and realistic and aims to inspire people to share their faith confidently and naturally. Everyone is welcome.
 
Churches Together AGM is on Wednesday 4 March at 7:30pm at St Luke’s, Stone Quarry in East Grinstead. The speaker is Juanita Headley from the Medaille Trust, whichexists to provide refuge and freedom from modern slavery. They are the largest provider of supported safe-house beds for victims of slavery in the UK.
 
Church Directory Update: We will be printing a new version of our church directory so we can keep in touch and communicate with one another. Please could we ask you to check your entry on the tables in church? If you have not been included and would like to be please complete a GDPR consent form and leave it in the pink folder.
 
The Money Course: This is a 3-week course devised by Christians Against Poverty that is open to anyone and being run at Trinity Methodist starting on Tuesday 3 March at 7.45pm. To find out more and book your place: www.capmoneycourse.org
 
World day of Prayer 2020: Praying with Zimbabwe on Friday 6th March at 10:30am and 7:30pm at Moat URC Church in East Grinstead. All are welcome and more details available from Allison Phillips.


SUNDAY 23rd February

8am Communion service

9.50am The Rock Children’s Group

Service Speaker: Mark Francis: "Vision Resourcing"

10am sundayten 

5.30pm BOSS Youth Group

6pm sundaysix 


This weeks events

Wed 26 February
9.15am Women’s Home Group
2-4pm Watercolour Art Group
7pm Ash Wednesday Service

Thu 27 February
The Church Office is closed today
12.15pm XTB at Felbridge School
8-9.30pm Talking Jesus Lent Course

Fri 28 February
10am Safeguarding Meeting
5:30pm Girlguiding Felbridge
7-8.30pm VERVE


SUNDAY 1st March

Service Speaker: Mark Francis: "Eyewitness"

10am sundayten All Age Service

12pm Church Lunch

5.30pm BOSS Youth Group

6pm sundaysix Café Church


Save the date

Thursday 27 February

8pm Lent Course 2020 begins.

Wednesday 11 March

8pm Catalyst Prayer & Praise Event.

Monday 30 March
2pm Connections Easter Praise

Tuesday 7th – Thursday 9th April

Children’s Easter Holiday Club

Church Weekend Away: Fri 10th to Sun 12th July at Oak Hall Manor.


This week’s prayer 17th -

  • The Connections Group meeting on Monday afternoon this week.
  • Children, young people, teachers and school staff to have a relaxing and enjoyable half term.
  • With Safer Internet Day happening last week, pray for online safety, especially for our young people.
  • Those responsible for Safeguarding at St John’s and for a safe environment for all children and vulnerable adults.
  • Advance party trip to Uganda to visit the Asiku Family.

A prayer for each day

Dear Lord: You have done so much for me through your love and the sacrifice of your Son. Help me to be prayerful, thankful, obedient and bold as I seek to live for you. May your love overflow from me to others today Amen.

A prayer for Sunday 23rd February

Dear Lord: Use me at church today to support others in their faith. Inspire people to come and strengthen our community. Help us each to see and believe in Jesus, and equip us all to serve him in our lives. Amen.


This week’s prayer 24th -

  • As we refocus on our vision, give thanks for God’s faithfulness over the years to St John’s.
  • Looking ahead to the future, pray for each of us to be becoming disciple-making disciples.
  • The Talking Jesus Lent Course beginning this week on Thursday evening.
  • The work of Christians Against Poverty (CAP) in East Grinstead.
  • The work of the EG Foodbank and for guidance as they seek a new manager.

A prayer for each day

Dear Lord: As I live my life as your servant today, help me to be open with others about my faith in you. Lead me to those people you are calling to come back to you and help me in some way to encourage them to do so. Amen.

A prayer for Sunday 1st March

Dear Lord: Use me at church today to welcome others. Please draw near to those who are newer to the church or who come for the first time today and help me to play a role in helping them feel at home. As we meet together, inspire us as we worship you. Amen.


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