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

  News & Information

Prayer Breakfast and Church Lunch take a break for August. The next Prayer Breakfast will be Sat 14 September, the next Church Lunch on Sun 8 September, and the next Catalyst Prayer & Praise Event on Wed 18 September.

The Rock children’s groups & BOSS youth restart for the new term Sunday 8th September.
VERVE restarts Friday 8th September for all in school years 6-9.

The Bible Course: Coming next term to our Sunday services, home groups and youth & children’s groups. Using a unique storyline, the course shows how the key events, books and characters of the Bible all fit together. See the BIG picture and discover how the Bible applies to your life.

Home Group sign-up:For existing members and any who would like to join one of our mid-week small groups,please sign up on the board in church for the coming year. This term most groups will be doing The Bible Course.

A message from Iain MacMillan:‘Thank you for your amazing support, I am so thankful to you all, your prayers will be gratefully received.’ Iain heads to Sierra Leone at the end of August to work as a physio with Enable the Children.

Jonathan Teasdale is running the Great North Run on 8 September in support of Church Army. This is the largest half-marathon event in the world and the largest running event in the UK.  If you’d like to sponsor Jonathan, you can do so here:  

Musicians and singers: The music team is expanding and would love to have more members. If you’re interested you would be welcome at the next rehearsal on Monday 8 September at 8pm, or speak to Joe Clease or Carol Bagshawe.

Pilates and Jesus: This is a new Pilates group starting in September in St John’s church hall. For more info contact Jazz

Office hours: The church office is not keeping regular hours, so if you need to contact the office please phone or email and Jane will get back to you. The office will close on Friday 23 August and will re-open Monday 2 September.

Children’s & Youth Groups restart again on the weekend of Sunday 8th September.

New term cards with details of our Sunday services are available in church.

Save the date…

Catalyst Prayer & Praise Event: Wednesday 18 September

St John’s Annual Training Morning: Saturday 21 September

World Mission Gift Day: Sunday 13 October with guest speaker Jamie Read from Crosslinks

Sussex Gospel Partnership Annual Conference: Saturday 23 November

Children and Youth Groups will be taking a break in the summer

There will be activity packs for children available on Sunday 28th July, 11th, 18th & 25th August during morning services.

All groups restart on Sunday 8th September.

Mon 19-Fri 23 August
Community Car Club

SUNDAY 25th August

8am Holy Communion

Speaker: Celia Ensum

Mission: A task unfinished.

10am sundayten  

6pm sundaysix

Tues 27th - Thurs 29th August
10-2pm St J’s Youth Car Club

SUNDAY 1st September

Speaker: Mark Francis

Title: Philemon and forgiveness

10am sundayten  All Age Service

6pm sundaysix Café Church

Wed 4 September
2-4pm Watercolour Group

Fri 6 September
5:30pm Girl Guiding groups
7-8.30pm VERVE

SUNDAY 8th August

8am Holy Communion

10am The Rock restarts

Speaker: Mark Francis

Title: The Bible Course launch

10am sundayten  

12-2pm Church Lunch

5.30-7.30pm BOSS Youth

6pm sundaysix

Summer Prayer Diary

Monday Pray for times of refreshment and renewal for all those on holiday, particularly for school staff; for families to enjoy special times together without friction; and for those who have to be at work.

Tuesday Ask for God's blessing on all the Christian camps, conferences and activities taking place over the summer; for safety and protection, and above all for great opportunities to know God in a deeper way.

Wednesday Pray for our own young people this summer, as some of them attend a  Christian camp, and as there are various activities organised for them. May this be an opportunity to grow together in their faith.

Thursday As we listen to news reports from around the world during the next few weeks, let us turn them into opportunities for prayer for God's intervention, wisdom and mercy for the people and situations involved.

Friday Intercede for all we know who are going through times of stress and difficulty: those who are ill, struggling with disability, caring for family members, grieving for loved ones, or anxious about work situations.

Saturday Pray for all our Mission Partners, in Argentina and Uganda, as well as those working in the UK; that they may have times of refreshment and encouragement, and be very conscious of our prayers for them.

Sunday Pray for our services over the summer, as people come and go and numbers fluctuate. Uphold those who will be leading and preaching, that they will be enabled by the Holy Spirit; and that we may have open hearts.