St John's Church, Stratford, E15
St John's Church, Stratford, London E15

 
THIS SUNDAY:

Sunday 1st September 2019

(Trinity 11)



09:55 Music Practice
10:45 Prayer Meeting (Prayer Zone)
11:00 † Morning Communion and Start of Term for Groups for Children & Young People
Theme: GROWING UP: How can we grow to be more like Jesus?
(1 Corinthians 3:1-4, Ephesians 4:12-16, Luke 2:46-52)

After the Service please join us for refreshments.

After St. John's Service:
Baptism & Confirmation Course for Adults (1) in the St Stephen Room.
Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Prayer Zone.

15:00 † Acholi Fellowship in Church.

17:45 Music Practice
† Sunday 18:30 at St. John's
Prayer & Praise
Theme: MARK ON JESUS: A Free Lunch
(Exodus 16:11-18, Mark 6:30-56)

After the Service please join us for refreshments

After The Service:
Repeat of Baptism & Confirmation for Adults (1).

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Sad News : Church members will be surprised to hear that Maureen Harsant has died, as she was on the trip to Southend last Tuesday. Sadly, she was found dead in her flat on Friday. If anyone has information about any relatives please talk to Dave.

Thanks : To all the organisers and everyone who contributed to the excellent picnic after the Morning Service last Sunday. Also thanks to Kobbe for organising the football, an activity we hope to repeat.

- THIS SUNDAY

Event Day : There is a Festival in the Olympic Park on Saturday and Sunday. On Event Days there are extra parking restrictions on streets in Stratford, some roads around Westfield are closed and there may be congestion at the station. See the Council website for details, including the area covered and a list of other dates.

- TUESDAY

Tuesday Morning Bible Study : 11:00 in St Stephen's Room upstairs.

Healing Cafe : 11:00-14:30. Everyone welcome for FREE tea, coffee, chat, prayer and mentoring.

Lunchtime Service : 13:10-13:30 in Church.

- WEDNESDAY

Free Wednesday Lunchtime Concert : 13:10-13:50. This week's concert is by Christine Radjabou (soprano). There is a Retiring Collection. More details on our concerts page.

Bible In A Year Restarts : 19:45 in the Cafe. The group is now looking at the New Testament, and new people are welcome to join in.

Further Studies in the Bible Group : will NOT meet until 25th September

- THURSDAY

Lunchtime Communion Service : 12:40-13:10 followed by light refreshments and fellowship.

- SATURDAY

Event Day : There is a Festival in the Olympic Park on Saturday and Sunday. On Event Days there are extra parking restrictions on streets in Stratford, some roads around Westfield are closed and there may be congestion at the station. See the Council website for details, including the area covered and a list of other dates.

Outreach in the Church Yard : 11:30-14:00. Existing team members and new members welcome - please contact Eon for further details.

- NEXT SUNDAY

Rev Christy invites people to a Healing Service at St. Matthew's, Dyson Road E15 4JX at 18:30

- Future Dates & Other Information

Got Questions about Life? Rev. Cornelius invites people to an Alpha Course starting on Thursday 12th September (for 10 weeks) at St. Saviour's Church, MacDonald Road E7 0HE from 19:30-21:00. To register your interest call 020 8555 8464 or email stsaviourse7@gmail.com

Dan becomes a Reverend : Saturday 14th September at 13:30 at Chelmsford Cathedral CM1 1EH. Dan & Ellie are having a party from 17:30 in Bow. For details please contact the Church Office. If Church members can't make it to the Cathedral, they're still very welcome at the party in Bow from 17:30.

Prayer Focus ST JOHN'S PRAYER REQUESTS

Please pray during the week :

  • for Ark, Sunday Club and YPF groups as they start a new term, and for all the leaders.
  • for local schools, for all teachers and support staff and for all the children and young people.
  • for the outreach in the Churchyard on Saturday.
  • for the plans for the event at Three Mills on 28th September.
  • for all who are sick and for those caring for them.
  • for God's protection on our Church members and Church building.
  • for all who are bereaved, that God will comfort them.
  • for peace on the streets and in the open places of East London.
  • for the persecuted Church around the world.


Church & Office Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday; 10:00-17:00

Tel: 020 8503 1913
email: office @ stjohnse15.co.uk

Daily Prayer in Church:
  • Morning Prayer at 09:15; Monday to Friday
  • Evening Prayer at 17:00; Monday to Friday
  • Saturday Morning Prayer at 09:30

Please see above for any changes to items below.

Lunchtime Services:
  • Tuesdays at 13:10, Lunchtime Service. A 20 minute service with a hymn, a short talk and some prayer.
  • Thursdays at 12:40, Communion Service.

coffee Healing Café:
Tuesdays 11:00 to 14:30 in the Café.
Everyone welcome for FREE tea, coffee, prayer, chat and mentoring.


Midweek Groups:
Various groups for adults and children meet at St John's during the week. See the notices above and contact the Church Office for more details. You don't need to register, just turn up.

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Sunday Morning Groups for Children & Teenagers:
(new members should enrol in the relevant group at the start of the session)

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  • The Ark (for children aged 1 to 3) Babies are welcome in this group if an adult stays with them for the whole time.

  • There are 4 Sunday Club groups:
    • Sparklers (School years - Nursery and Reception)
    • Kingdom Kids (School years 1, 2 and 3)
    • The 'J' Team (School years 4, 5 and 6)
    • Teen LIVE! (School years 7, 8 and 9)
  • YPF (School years 10, 11, 12, 13 and up to 19 years)

Welcome Desk (Information Point):

  • Visitors please sign our Visitors' Book after the Service at the Welcome Desk.
  • New members please collect a Welcome Pack for newcomers after the Service.
  • Rota/Mail for Church Members Please look on the table.

St John's Library of Christian Books:
The library is a resource for people who are studying, people leading Bible Studies, Sunday Club leaders wanting background information etc. To look at the books you need to phone the Church Office and arrange a time when the room is available.


 
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