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We are fortunate at St John's to have a fantastic network of churches, charities and organisations in the local area. This page is an opportunity for us to share with St John's members the latest news & events from these organisations.


Holiday Club - 24 July to 27th July  

Holiday Club 24 July 

Diocesan Healing and Wholeness Workshop, 20 October 9,30-12.45pm

LOCATION, Stowupland Village Hall, Church Road, Stowupland, IP14 4BG

Healing was central to Jesus’ ministry and is part of the Church’s mission to a broken world. This workshop will provide resources and examples of good practice and for the ministry of healing and wholeness in liturgy and praying with individuals, as well as teaching by Bishop Mike Harrison on praying for healing and the theology of healing and wholeness.

This event is free but a suggested donation of £5 will be welcome. Drinks and pastries will be available mid-morning (but not lunch).
This workshop is organised by the Diocesan Advisory Group on Healing and Wholeness. Enquiries to Canon Matthew Vernon
For further information on this training day, please speak to Julie Wilman or click here. 

Ipswich Winter Night Shelter - 2 part time staff vacancies 

82-3-ipswich-winter-night-shelJulia Hancock, Business Manager at Selig Trust would like to draw to our attention that they are recruiting two part time staff for our Ipswich Winter Night Shelter.  If you are interested in this position, please click here for further details.   For further information on the Ipswich Night Shelter, please click the image to the left. 


Wave of Prayer - St Mary's Mothers' Union 

St Mary's Church Mothers Union have invited St John's ladies to a Wave of Prayer on July 19th at 2.30pm.  

The Church and the Kingdom, Meditation Day on Tuesday 24th July 

Tuesday 24 July 2018 at Sizewell Hall
Timings: 0945-1600

Led by Fr Chris Davidson, a parish priest from the Diocese of Norwich, the theme will be ‘The Church and the Kingdom’, a meditation on ‘’Your Kingdom Come’. To be held in Sizewell Hall, a special place by the sea.

£20 per person, to include tea, coffee, biscuits and cakes, but please bring own packed lunch.

Contact: Parish Office (01394 388820) 

Lyn Spall - Wing Walking in September! 

WingWalk1WingWalk2A message from Lyn Spall:-

"I am doing a very whacky thing on 1st September- I will be Wing Walking for Parkinson’s UK.  As many of you may be aware my husband Don suffers from Parkinson’s and I am doing this to raise awareness of this horrible condition and also to raise money for more research.  I have set up a Just Giving page. Please click here for the link.  I am happy also to take donations in cash or cheque (made payable to Parkinson’s UK).  It is a very scary but exciting thing to do and I hope to raise lots of money for this worthy cause.  Thank you very much, Lyn

Just42 Prayer Meeting 

2018-06-25 Just42 Prayer meeti