St John the Evangelist, Welwyn Garden City

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St John's is an ancient Church with its faith very much in the future.

 

We ARE a welcoming, caring, nurturing community where God's loved is shared.

We WORSHIP as a family with Christ at the centre.

We SEEK to reach out with God's love to welcome all through prayer.........and cake!

We JOIN with the Diocese in LIVING GOD'S LOVE

Have a look at our calendar to see what is going on this week.

We always have good coffee, delicious breakfasts on a Sunday and a warm welcome.

 

 

St John’s Prayer for 2016

We shall REST and we shall SEE;

we shall SEE and we shall KNOW;

we shall KNOW and we shall LOVE;

we shall LOVE and we shall PRAISE;  Amen

St Augustine of Hippo

 

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Reverend Dr. Rob Marshall
The Rectory,
354 Knightsfield,
Welwyn Garden City,
Hertfordshire,
AL8 7NG
01707592088 (Rev. Rob Marshall)

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Sunday

Holy Communion
Followed by Breakfest
Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
FAMILY EUCHARIST
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee Common Worship
Healing Service
In the context of evening prayer, with Taize music we will then offer prayers for healing for you or someone you know and anoint those who wish to come forward with the holy oil of Chrism. Please do consider joining us. Everyone is welcome. The service will be followed by light refreshments.
Every last Sunday at 6:00 PM for ½ hour
HEARTBEAT
Joint service with Christ the King (CtK) and Digswell Village Church (DVC) at DVC. An informal time of praise and worship once a month for everyone in the parish.
Every second Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Coffee

Tuesday

Lent Course 2016
Parish of Digswell, Lent course 2016 I Am With You by Kathryn Greene McCreight This book is about growing closer to God. That is at the heart of a good Lent. We come to a time of fasting, discipline and study in order that we may renew our knowledge of His presence. That involves stripping of those things that divide us from God, developing our obedience to His call and venturing deeper into the fire of His love. From the foreword by Archbishop Justin Welby
Every first second third and fourth Tuesday at 1:05 PM for 1 hour
from Tuesday 16th February 2016 until Tuesday 15th March 2016
The Well
A lunchtime reflection on the news of the week Bring a sandwich Soup provided Informal prayer and discussion Meets regularly on the third Tuesday of every month, and weekly during Lent
Every third Tuesday at 1:05 PM for ¾ hour
Lent Course 2016 (evening)
Parish of Digswell, Lent course 2016 I Am With You by Kathryn Greene McCreight This book is about growing closer to God. That is at the heart of a good Lent. We come to a time of fasting, discipline and study in order that we may renew our knowledge of His presence. That involves stripping of those things that divide us from God, developing our obedience to His call and venturing deeper into the fire of His love. From the foreword by Archbishop Justin Welby
Every first second third and fourth Tuesday at 7:30 PM for 1 hour
from Tuesday 16th February 2016 until Tuesday 15th March 2016

Wednesday

Morning Prayer @ St. John's
Every Wednesday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Evening Prayer
Every Wednesday at 5:00 PM for ½ hour
Ends Wednesday 16th March 2016.
Resumes Wednesday 30th March 2016
Common Worship

Thursday

Morning Prayer @ Christ the King
Thursday at 9:15 AM for ½ hour
Book Group
A chance to chat about a book over a cup of tea or coffee with cake. January book MAGGIE SMITH A Biography. By Michael Coveney Thursday 18 Feb. Rectory 2pm THE QUALITY OF SILENCE. By Rosamund Lupton ALL WELCOME
Every third Thursday at 2:00 PM for 1 hour
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Guild of Servants of the Sanctuary
Thursday 25th February 2016 at 8:00 PM for 1 hour
Guild of Servants of the Sanctuary
Thursday 25th February 2016 at 8:00 PM for 1 hour
Bishop of St Albans visits St John's School
Bishop Alan will the children and staff of St John's school
Tuesday 1st March 2016 at 9:00 AM for 1 hour
PCC
Meeting in the annex
Wednesday 9th March 2016 at 7:00 PM for 1½ hours
Quiz Night
Dust off the little grey cells and come to famous quiz night which will be held at Welwyn Garden City Cricket Club, bring some friends, enjoy delicious food and plenty of laughter. Tickets cost £10 including supper of either fish or chicken with chips. £5 if you prefer not to eat.
Saturday 12th March 2016 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Hosanna!
An informal reflection on the meaning of Palm Sunday at Christ the King, all are most welcome,bring a friend to hear Alice Sim, a Nazarene, whose extensive family date back centuries in the city.
Sunday 20th March 2016 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Coffee
Compline with reflection
Parish service at St John's for Holy Week
Monday 21st March 2016 at 8:00 PM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Compline with reflection
Parish service at Christ the King for Holy Week
Tuesday 22nd March 2016 at 8:00 PM for ½ hour
Compline with reflection
Parish service at St John's for Holy Week
Wednesday 23rd March 2016 at 8:00 PM for ½ hour
Chrism Eucharist at St Albans Abbey
Details to follow
Thursday 24th March 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1½ hours
Maundy Thursday Liturgy and Vigil
Parish Maundy Thursday Liturgy and Vigil at Digswell Village Church. A time to remember Christ's agony in the Garden of Gethsemane on the night before His crucifixion and to keep watch with Him.
Thursday 24th March 2016 at 7:30 PM
Good Friday Devotions
Three hours of devotions for Good Friday. First Hour Meditations on God's Mercy through suffering. In Lady Chapel. Second Hour Stations of the cross Reflections by Timothy Radcliffe Third Hour Veneration of the Cross Music by Omega consort.
Friday 25th March 2016 at 12:00 PM
Cream Tea
Come and join us for a delicious cream tea as part of our Easter weekend celebrations
Saturday 26th March 2016 at 1:00 PM for 2 hours
Easter Morning Dawn Service
A service moving from darkness to light as we recall the events of the first Easter morning, we renew our baptism vows and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Followed by Breakfast - all welcome
Sunday 27th March 2016 at 5:00 AM for 1 hour
Annual Parochial Meeting
Our Annual Parochial Meeting will take place after the 9.30 service.
Sunday 10th April 2016 at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Visit to Bishop's Palace at Chichester
A day out to Chichester to visit the Bishop's Palace and Cathedral. There will be time to explore nearby shops and we will celebrate a Eucharist together.
Saturday 7th May 2016 at 8:00 AM
All Day Event
Pentecost Lunch
Parish-wide bring and share lunch at St John's for all three churches from 12 noon. Wear something red!
Sunday 15th May 2016 at 12:00 PM for 1½ hours
Right Royal Celebration
An occasion to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday. More details to follow
Saturday 11th June 2016 at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Iona Pilgramage
Fr. Rob will be leading a his annual pilgrimage to Iona, Monday to Friday. If you would like to come please contact Christine on 01992-579697.
Monday 13th June 2016 at 12:00 AM
Cream Tea
Cream teas at The Rectory, delicious scones, clotted cream,strawberry jam and plent of tea.
Saturday 9th July 2016 at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Westminster Tour with The Purcell Singers
An expert guided tour of Westminster Abbey starting at 6.45 p.m. covering both the history and the architecture plus The Purcell Singers providing suitable musical accompaniment at each main location just has to be special.
Saturday 24th September 2016 at 5:00 PM
Harvest Supper
Harvest supper and dance in church
Saturday 1st October 2016 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours
PCC Away Day
PCC away day at St Giles, Codicote. 9.30 -3.30
Saturday 8th October 2016 at 9:30 AM
All Day Event
Home for Christmas
Come and get creative for Christmas make a wreath for your door or table decorations, with expert guidance. Help make the advent wreath for St John's, afternoon tea will be served at 4.00pm. cost of the event to be confirmed. No experience necessary!
Saturday 26th November 2016 at 2:30 PM
Christmas Market
Saturday 3rd December. From 9.30 til lunchtime. CHRISTMAS MARKET ST JOHN'S CHURCH Hampers, posh coffees,cakes grand raffle, Father Christmas, Father Rob's bacon butties, lovely stalls for shopping, games for the children.
Saturday 3rd December 2016 at 9:00 AM
Christmas Dinner @ Cowper Arms
Monday 19th December 2016 at 7:00 PM for 2 hours

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass
Organ
Brass Rubbing
wifi Free wifi      
Guidebooks
Hall for Hire
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 7867
Built: 1200
Our Patron: Society for the Maintenance of the Faith
Archdeaconry: HERTFORD (323)
Deanery: WELWYN HATFIELD (32305)
Benefice: Digswell and Panshanger (32/082 L)
Parish Legal Name: DIGSWELL (320122 32/122)
CofE Church Info: (632122 32/122)
Short URL: acny.uk/7867/
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