St John the Baptist, Newport

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St John’s Mission Statement

 

St John’s Church is a welcoming Christian community for all, inspired by the love of God, growing together in faith, sharing the good news of Jesus by serving others through words and actions.

 

The Parish of St John the Baptist, celebrating the next  175 years of service.

The parish of St John's takes in the South side of Newport and extends into the neighbouring countryside, as far as Blackwater and Whitecroft. St John's is part of the Church of England, and comes under the West Wight Deanery, in the Diocese of Portsmouth. St John's is one of the two parishes in the centre of Newport. It is a joint benefice with Sts Thomas, the church in the town centre.

Styles of worship

St John's is a church of the open evangelical tradition.
Worship varies between traditional and modern styles, quite often with a wide range within one service. We strive to be obedient to the Holy Spirit and to allow Him to work within our patterns of worship.

Caring for people

Part of our response to Jesus' love for us is caring for the needy. However, it is easy for needs to go unnoticed.

The PCC's Caring Committee would therefore like to know of anyone who is sick, housebound, bereaved or otherwise in need of some help and support.

If you are aware of anyone like this, or if you yourself would like someone to visit you, please contact us via the link at Who's Who at St John's.

Healing ministry

Prayer for healing is available at any service, but particularly during the main communion service, which is generally held twice a month at 9:30am. Members of the prayer ministry team can come to pray at your home for healing or for any other need.

In 2012 we celebrated 175 years of service. Please join us for services or special events during 2013.

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The Revd Kevin Paul ARKELL
The Vicarage
72A Medina Avenue
Newport
PO30 1HF
(01983) 539580 Mobile 07971-800083
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Sunday

Holy Communion
Every second and fourth Sunday at 8:00 AM
Book of Common Prayer
Morning Service
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee
Evening Service
Every second Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Holy Communion
Every fourth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
from Sunday 26th October 2014 until Sunday 22nd March 2015
Ends Sunday 23rd November 2014.
Resumes Sunday 25th January 2015

Monday

Chatterbox: Carers and Toddlers
A friendly meeting place for mums , dads and carers and toddlers. Toys and drinks in the hall. Contact Ollie Brett Hill 07717857827
Every Monday at 9:30 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Coffee

Tuesday

615 Youth Group
A lively meeting for young people up to Year 8 Contact Ethne Whitlock 528146 for details of Youth Work
Check with Ethne 528146 for updated details of where and when 615 meets
Every Tuesday at 6:15 PM for 1 hour

Wednesday

Housegroup
A friendly time of chat, study and a cuppa Contact John Heal 523975 for venue and time . This meets fortnightly on Wednesday but may vary.
Every first third and fifth Wednesday at
Coffee
Wednesday St John's Lunch Club
Weekly Wednesday St John's Luncheon Club St John's Luncheon Club, the ' Comeback Club' provides good food and good company every Wednesday in St John's Community Hall. Coffees and teas served from 10 - 11 30 am . At 12 00 a freshly cooked two course lunch plus drinks at a cost of £4.00, followed by entertainment and a chance to chat. Please book your lunch by 10 30 a.m. by phoning 07582423657. If you need further information, please contact Flora on 821829
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM
Choir Practice
615- 715 Children 645- 745 Adults Contact Jo Dover Choir Director 529422
Every Wednesday at 6:15 PM

Thursday

Ladies Prayer Group
A time to pray for the needs of the world, the church and individual needs. Contact 525446 for details of when and where. Time and venue may vary.
Every second and fourth Thursday at 10:30 AM
Coffee
House group
A friendly and informal gathering to study, discuss and drink coffee. Contact Steve Brett Hill 526632 for details of venue and topics or if you need a lift.
Contact Steve Brett Hill for details of when and where we meet: 526632
Every Thursday at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
Coffee
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Advent Carol Service
Sunday 30th November 2014 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Carols by Candlelight
Sunday 14th December 2014 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Midnight Communion
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 11:00 PM for 1 hour
All Age Communion
Thursday 25th December 2014 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Sunday School Youth Group Live Music / Concerts Regular Choir Grade 2 Listed Building Tower Wall paintings / art Organ Audio Visual Facilities Nurture Courses Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Assistance Dogs Toilets Baby Changing Facilities Visitor Parking Available
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Contact (01983) 825571 or 07811668142

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Clergy: The Revd Kevin Paul ARKELL
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 16806
Built: 1837
Archdeaconry: ISLE OF WIGHT (292)
Deanery: WIGHT WEST (29202)
Benefice: Newport St Jo (29/018 R)
Parish Legal Name: Newport St. John (290162 29/162)
CofE Church Info: (629162 29/162)
Short URL: acny.uk/16806/
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The current editor is: Gillian Herbert

 
 
St John the Baptist : Cnr Drake And Terrace Roads, Corner of Terrace Road and Drake Road, opposite 6th form College, Nodehill., Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1EQ

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