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Advent and Christmas 2016

                 Sunday 27th November: Advent Sunday 8am – Communion 9:30am – Communion 6pm – Informal Folk Carols with drinks and nibbles     Saturday 3rd December: 10:00-12:00 – Christmas Fair     Sunday 4th December: 1st Sunday of Advent 8am – Communion 9:30am – Communion     Thursday […]

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Journey of Easter: our Holy Week adventure

Download a poster here. Since Ash Wednesday we have been ‘observing’ Lent. For some that has meant living slightly differently from other times in the year. You might have given up something, or perhaps taken up something. It might be food or drink, it might be a way to behave. Whatever you have done, it […]

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New incumbent, new bishop

It might have been the first time ever… A woman Bishop, Rt Revd Ruth Worsley (second from right), Bishop of Taunton, assisted by a woman Archdeacon, Venerable Nicola Sullivan (far right) and a woman Rural Dean, Revd Sharon Crossman (far left), leading the licensing of a new incumbent, a woman, Revd Judith Jeffrey (second from […]

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Long may she reign

Along with many other places of worship, no doubt, on Wednesday morning, 9th September, our usual midweek communion was swelled by many others who joined together at St John’s, to celebrate and toast the Queen as she became the longest every reigning British monarch. With bubbly and cake, we shared stories of our various encounters with Her Majesty. […]

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Companions on the way

As we come to the end of Lent, and enter the period before Easter we call ‘Holy Week’, at St John’s we are preparing to walk through the week alongside Jesus. The final days and hours of Jesus are depicted in a variety of ways, using a variety of words and images, through the four […]

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