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As we begin to open following lockdown:

 

Wednesdays Weekly - Drink and Chat via Zoom 11am-12noon

Your own favourite beverage at home, with chat hosted by Adam (vicar)

Meeting ID 383 735 8302, Password 161371

Sundays online:

Morning Service available from 10am 

Sunday Social - Chat via Zoom 9.30-10am hosted by Adam (vicar)

Meeting ID 383 735 8302, Password 161371

Evening Sermon available on the website from approx 8pm 

 

Sundays in person: (with all appropriate safety precautions)

Morning Service will be broadcast in church at 10.45-11.45am (no singing)

Holy Communion will be available at 12noon (bread only, no singing)

Private prayer on the premises will cease from 27th July 2020

Evening Service with Holy Communion 6.30pm (bread only, no singing)

 

 

At St John's we are passionate about prayer (always), and as we can't meet face to face to pray, read the Bible or worship, we have instituted a pattern of weekly online prayer meetings at the following times, all for approximately 40 minutes:

You are welcome to join any of these.  To find out more, please email Estelle who co-ordinates housegroups.

 

In normal time:

At St John's we are passionate about small groups which enable people to learn and to grow together in their faith, and which are one source of pastoral care within the church.

 

We have a large number of housegroups around Welling which we encourage people to join. They meet on a weekly or fortnightly basis, and cover both daytime and evening, termtime only and all year round. They are the perfect places to serve and bless our local and extended communities.

If you would like to know more please contact Estelle at housegroups@stjohnswelling.org.uk

 

What do our members have to say?

“We have a good laugh!

We have free-thinking and wide-ranging discussion creating positive interactions and leading us to have our perceptions challenged and consider alternative view points. I've loved seeing the ‘bigger’ picture.

Interesting debates.

The mutual support and care has been palpable and most recently demonstrated through our use of WhatsApp which we use to share prayer requests and keep in touch. Not only have I learnt new technology but we have all witnessed God's healing, peace and strength!

There is a huge amount of mutual understanding, respect, love and a care in our group that goes beyond church on Sundays. Our aim is always to build one another up in our faith, supporting each other through difficult times and celebrating together the good times.

I've gained a greater understanding of the Bible.

A good introduction for members new to our church.

I can be who I am and I don't have to put up a front. I am mixing with individuals who are from completely different backgrounds, yet we share a common bond. My faith has certainly deepened since being part of a small group.