Hugglescote: St John the Baptist, Hugglescote
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St John’s is friendly church which holds a significant place within this village community. We work to make sure everyone who comes to our services is made very welcome. There are a variety of services held each month:
8.00am Prayerbook communion
9.30 Parish Communion with a sung Eucharist. ( on 2nd, 3rd 4th Sundays of the month)
9.30am Family Service on the first Sunday of the month. Contemporary wrship and family friendly.
6.00pm Sunday at Six ( 2nd and 4th Sundays) an informal service run by young adults
Refreshments are served after the main service,
St John’s is the largest church of three churches in the parish (see links to the other two on the right of this page.) The church is building strong links with the local community and has a heart for mission. The current rector is Rev’d Olwen Woolcock, you can contact Olwen on the ‘contact us’ tab.
Church activities include:
Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade - a uniformed organisation for all ages between 4 and 18 years.
Church choir which practice after the service on Sunday morning
Bellringers which meet on Fridays at 8.00pm
Mothers Union First Tuesday at 2.00pm in the community centre.
A Capella singing group on Wednesdays at 7.30pm
Open the Book team taking Bible Stories into our local primay schools.
The church has good links with Hugglescote Community Primary School, with the Rector taking some assemblies, and the children coming into St John’s for special services.
The church building is a local landmark and can be seen for many miles in all directions, acting as a focus for the whole village. It is an attractive church, inside and out, and is popular for weddings and baptisms.
The church is an impressive Victorian church, built in 1878 and with some attractive and interesting stained glass windows.
You can find more details of services, activities and history on this website pages.
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Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Various courses and home groups are run at different times throughout the year. Please contact us to see what is happening at the moment.
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