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Time to Rest – Soaking Service Sunday 9th September

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Monday Prayer

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Calling all women!

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Hey girls … Are you in the thick of it? Busy day-to-day life? Crazy kitchen calendar and diary? High demands of work and family? … and does all of this hinder a closer walk with God?   It can be easy for us to lose sight of the gifts and skills God has given us and the passions He has placed in our hearts.  We are excited about the chance to champion one another, grow […]


Holy Week & Easter Services

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Monday Tuesday & Wednesday 7pm A quiet reflective service to end the day Maundy Thursday 7pm A Commemoration of the Last Supper Good Friday Eggstravaganza 9.45am An event for children aged 4 – 11 Good Friday 2pm Showing the Billy Graham film – ‘The Cross’ Good Friday 7pm Reflections on the Passion We are joined by members of Sacred Heart & St Polycarp’s church Easter Day Celebration 10am Communion service


Men’s & Women’s Prayer Breakfasts

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Men’s Prayer Breakfast Saturday 17th March 9am in the back room of church   Women’s Prayer Breakfast Saturday 17th March 9am at 233 Dykes Lane Wisewood S6 4RP


Learning a new rhythm: The beat of a different drum

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By Joy French I still find myself surprised every January by the promise of the New Year stretching out before us, as yet undefiled, heavy with hopes, plans and anticipation of what lies ahead. The feast of Epiphany (6th January) traditionally celebrates the visit of the Magi to the infant Jesus, and their realisation of his divinity.  An epiphany is also a new realisation, something that we see with fresh eyes, for the first time.  I […]


Prayer FIRST 2018

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In 2018 we are launching a new and exciting prayer initiative … As part of our on-going vision to develop a culture of putting prayer first, we are changing the way we pray together as a church community. The vision for ‘Prayer FIRST’ is to see prayer set right at the heart of St John’s life. As we seek God’s face together, we are looking to Him for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit […]


Reimagining Prayer in 2018

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New Year New Beginning In 2018 we will be sharing some new and exciting developments in the life of St John’s. We will be looking at new structures at St John’s that will help us operate more effectively as the Body of Christ – we will be sharing more fully the amazing diversity of mission and ministry that is unfolding – and in the Spring we will be in a place to bring significant momentum […]


Andrew Bailey’s New Album on sale!

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Andrew’s new Album on sale Andrew’s album ‘The Road less Travelled’ is on sale now. Copies available in church of you can order a copy by email office@stjb.org.uk Cost: £10 cheque payable to Owlerton PCC All Album profits go to The Water Aid Charity ‘Turn on the Tap’   Andrew brings his own unique style to create an album of contemporary songs with Christian themes that relate to everyday life; it is truly a wonderful […]


A Call to Prayer – Nick Dawson

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 As a church that seeks to be a missional community, with a passion to make Jesus known and to see lives and communities transformed, the call to prayer is not only a clear imperative, it is essential to bearing fruit for the Kingdom.   “Apart from me you can do nothing” Jesus is clear – only through His enabling power and grace can we actually do anything that will bear fruit. I am constantly amazed […]