First Monday Prayer
On the first Monday of the month, everyone is encouraged to pray as follows:
All to pray – all day
First Priority in person in Church and on Microsoft Teams 8-9pm. For details contact the Church Office on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next meeting will be at 8-9pm on Monday 3 April in the Church and on Teams. All welcome.
The Weybridge Male Voice Choir in Concert – Friday 24 March
In church from 8pm. Special guests are Debbie Benefield (singer) accompanied by David Darby (piano). Admission is £12 (concessions £10). All profits will go to help pay off the Easter Centre building costs. Doors open at 7.30pm. For enquiries contact Phil Darby 01784 473750 or just turn up on the night.
Marriage and Sexuality Conference – Saturday 25 March
The House of Bishops have issued guidance about Sexuality and Marriage that was considered at General Synod from 6-9 February. The outcome will affect us on a local level. This Conference will help us move forward together in the wake of whatever General Synod will decide. Please prioritise this date.
To book a place via ChurchSuite by 22 March please go to https://stjohnschurchegham.churchsuite.com/events/8ovcn4qv
If this heated up conversation is triggering for you and you would value a conversation, please do get in touch with Esther.
Hope Café Easter Meal – 12.30pm on Wednesday 29 March
All welcome. The Café will be closed the following two weeks.
By ‘Sarah’s Cake Gallery’ – Saturday 1 April, 11am – 2pm in the Easter Centre. Bring your own lunch – tea/coffee available. Go home with 4 decorated cupcakes. £10 per person. Please contact Sharon Mitchell or the Church Office to book a place in advance.
Passover Supper – 6.30pm on Thursday 6 April
A meal in the Easter Centre and the Passover liturgy. Free event, donations welcome on the night. To book a place via ChurchSuite go to https://stjohnschurchegham.churchsuite.com/events/sg4vkinp. Please contact the Church Office if you would like to help out during the day or evening.
Easter Family Fun Day – Saturday 8 April
‘Our Easter Family Fun Day is back on Saturday 8th April in the Church yard. This is a FREE event with loads of activities, crafts, food, fun and more. Watch this space for more details.
If you would like to be involved in helping on the day, whether that’s leading a craft, helping with refreshments, being a first aider and much more – please do contact the Team on email@example.com.
Also, we would love to be able to give out the ‘Real Easter Eggs’ from the Meaningful Chocolate Company on the day these are coming in at £4 a unit, this include a fairtrade, palm oil and plastic free 150g egg and the entire Easter Story. If you would like to donate towards the cost of these again please do email us on the above address.’
Church Picnic (bring your own)
After the 10.30am service on Sunday 2 April. All welcome.
Bereavement Journey Course
The next Bereavement Journey Course will be taking place on Tuesdays, 10am-12 noon from 18 April to 23 May. Please contact the Church Office for more details.
Tea Time Together
Do you know of any families who are struggling with the cost of living? Then why not invite them for a free meal 4-5.30pm every 1st and 3rd Wednesday. A warm welcome awaits!
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Grounds Working Party – Saturday 22 April
The next working party will take place on Saturday 22 April, 9.30am-12noon in the Churchyard. All welcome.
Date for the Diary
St John’s Playbox Nursery will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on the afternoon of Monday 1 May. All are welcome to come along to join in the celebrations.
Baptism dates for 2023
These are 28 May and 19 November. To find out more contact Esther or the Church Office.