St. John’s is a great place to be! I have been a member of St John’s since 1983 and have been ordained since 1990. I am married to Jane and we have 2 married children. I enjoy music, films, photography, trying to make films, reading and trying to race my bike in short time trials even though I am getting older and slower!
When not at church or work (during the day I’m involved in comms and media training) I enjoy going to the theatre, reading, art, eating great food with friends, riding my beloved Vespa and visiting new places.
During the week I work as a broker in the City. In my (increasingly small) amount of spare time I enjoy road cycling and have also been studying for a professional wine industry qualification.
I am responsible for the youth work at the church and the outreach to young people in our local community. You may also see me up the front of church from time to time.
I am always up for a chat.
I decided to follow Jesus as a teenager and it is best and most important decision I have ever made. It’s a real privilege for me to have a job where I can help others to learn about who Jesus is, why He came and how to follow Him.
I enjoy dancing, any sort of craft activity and being outside, especially when the sun is shining.
Looking forward to giving you a warm welcome when you come along.
When I left school I went to college and earned my NVQ lvl 3 in Childcare and Education. I then worked in a nursery for four years and went on to nanny for a year while volunteering with the church youth group. I then had two gap years called DNA and DNA+ where I was my home churches assistant youth and children’s before St Johns.
I am involved in Legacy, Fishfood, Crunch and Messy Church :).
I worked as a waiter in a local coffee shop for just over a year. God really used it to bring the best and the worst out of me and showed me how to deal with that and how to be more humble. Thanks to this job, I started coming to St. John’s as well as to another local church called C.B.C.F. and drew closer and closer to our local community. After many months sharing my faith with those around me, I realised (a) how much I enjoy talking about Jesus and what He’s done for me and (b) that, even if it’s by faith we’re saved, I can still use my brain while talking about God and the Bible.
So after God closed that door, He blessed me by opening another one at St. John’s, where I’m now a ministry trainee and studying at Cornhill in Central London.
(PS: No, I don’t play football, nor do I speak Spanish or do samba. Sorry!)
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.
An informal service where we seek space for encountering God and building community. Communion Service once a month. Coffee is served before the service.