Older and wiser
Make your mark
Make your mark is a craft event for adults which meets bi-monthly on Wednesday afternoons with lunch also provided.
Our aim is to provide an enjoyable and relaxed environment where adults can have lunch together and then have fun producing a finished item which they can take home with them at the end of the afternoon. No previous experience in art or craft is necessary.
There is always a professional tutor and all the materials are provided; there is a small charge to cover costs. Three times each year we have a special session of Make Your Mark including themed Celebration Days and outings to local places of interest.
Make your Mark meets in church and runs from 12 noon until 3pm except in April, August and September.
For further information about Make Your Mark contact Sue Redford
This takes place on the first Tuesday of each month except January, August and September. A team of helpers, led by Pamela Moseling, prepares a three course lunch for the elderly at the Boys’ Brigade Hall. The lunches are attended by about 30 people and the vicar usually gives a short talk during lunch and we close with prayer and a hymn.
Residential Care Homes
Westcombe Park Nursing Home: our Chaplaincy Team led by Louis Alexander, a member of St John’s Ministry Team, visit regularly; we also organise seasonal services.
Other local residential care homes: visits are made to members of the congregation if they become residents.
Sheltered Housing – visits are made to Tudor Grange
Visiting in the Parish
We have a team of visitors led by Lynne Buckley, the Parish Worker, who visit the elderly and housebound; Home Communion is available if requested.
Holy Communion Service
Traditional Holy Communion using the Book of Common Prayer. Except during August each year.
A friendly and welcoming service for all ages with children’s activities, Bible teaching and music. Communion Service once a month.
Informal evening Service
An informal service where we seek space for encountering God and building community. Communion Service once a month. Coffee is served before the service.