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  • St John's "A Community Growing in Faith" and we are open daily throughout the year.

    Please see our weekly newsletter for more information and the "Calendar" for the list of services.

    Rev. Rona works 6 days/week and has Thursdays as her Day Off - urgent messages may be delivered via the Parish Office.

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    *Daily Morning & Evening Prayer can be followed via the Church of England website link: 

    https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-daily-prayer 

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    Merrow Community Gospel Choir

    Come together every Monday (5 - 6pm) in St. John's Centre. Emily Bollon has established her ‘Motivation by Music’ Gospel Choir in St John’s to help to bring together a group of people to form the Merrow Community Gospel Choir. (Please click here for more details). Cost £5/person/session, £7 for two family members, £3 for students.

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    Message from Emily BollonI am so excited to announce that OUR CHARITY SINGLE HAS OFFICIALLY BEEN RELEASED! Thank you so much for your continued support of Merrow Community Gospel Choir! Hosting our rehearsals has meant that we've been able to rehearse Spring of Life in preparation for the recording of this charity single - and we are incredibly thankful for your support and generosity!

    How to share the Charity Single? 

    Please send everyone to... www.justgiving.com/mbmcharitysingleforparkinsons  

    Everything they need is on this link: a little about our story, an opportunity to donate and share a message, the link to download our charity single, and even the link to our music video, and how to stay in touch with Motivation by Music! Feel free to send to people over email, print and display in your work place or local shop etc if you'd like to and are able!  Thank you, Emily             Click on charity  to hear it.

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    Image result for messy church imagesMESSY CHURCH Workshops throughout 2019 click at St. John's Centre. 

    Next event Saturday 1st June 2 - 4.30pm for Pentecost.

    Thereafter workshops will celebrate Harvest  Festival and Christmas.

    More details available on "Events & Publications" page.

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    COIN TRAIL - Sunday 2nd June

    Jack, Josh and Team are organising their second Coin Trail to raise funds for our three charities, Foodwise, CAP and Compassion for Children. See Events Page for more details ....
    So please fill your pockets with coins and lay them out on the trail that Sunday.

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    St. John’s Summer Fete on Saturday 8th June 2 - 4pm

    The Recory Garden, 232 Epsom Road, GU4 7AA

    Lots of fun for all ages in the Rectory garden - stalls, games, bouncy castle, Maypole Dancing (performed by Merrow Infant School).

    Refreshments on the lawn.

    Entry by donation please and proceeds will be shared between The Matrix Trust and St. John's Church.

    Your donations of cakes, plants, bottles & paperback books are requested - donation boxes will be in the Church from 26th May.

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    TOOLS FOR AFRICA

    We are working with a Christian charity called TWAM (Tools with a Mission) to collect tools for African countries. Please look in your sheds, garages and cupboards for builders’, carpenters’, electricians’, garden, motor mechanics’ and plumbers’ tools. We are also collecting sewing machines, knitting needles, haberdashery materials and PC/ Laptops. The collection box is in the Centre foyer; it will be emptied
    periodically by Gordon Farquharson. Please see more information in April’s Parish Magazine and at the back of Church and in the Centre. Larger items can be collected - phone Gordon on 07785 265909.

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    A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land - 16th to 23rd September, 2019

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    A Pilgrimage of 8 days based in Galilee and Jerusalem, led by the Rev. Rona Stuart-Bourne. 

    Whether you are a person of faith, a questioner, or just interested in the history of the region, I highly recommend this trip. Please get in touch with Rev Rona if you feel you might like some more information or would like to see the DVD revrona@gmail.com

    St Jerome said: ‘Five gospels record the life of Jesus. Four you will find in books, and the one you will find in the land they call Holy. Read the fifth gospel and the world of the four will open to you.

    The cost is £1,745 pp. sharing a twin-bedded room with private facilities. All inclusive except for lunch on the final day.   www.mccabe-travel.co.uk/our-pilgrimages/

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    Safeguarding information

    The PCC of St John the Evangelist  is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our community. For further information please see the "Publications" page on this website, or contact Rev. Rona Stuart-Bourne on 01483 572207 or the Parish Safeguarding Officer on 01483 579462. 

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