Dates for the Diary:

Holy Communion: Wednesday 18th January 2023 at 10.00am

Zoom Prayer: Most Tuesday`s at 7.00pm. Contact the Rector for the email zoom link.

Winter Social Afternoons St Johns Church Hall 23rd November 2022 at 12.00 – 3.00pm (see below)

Winter Social Afternoons at St Johns Church Hall Since this winter could be a particularly bleak one, we understand that our hall could usefully be a community resource. We are planning “soup & activity” afternoons each Wednesday as an experiment. The programme will develop in the light of experience. The first event will be on Wednesday 16th November. Soup will be available from noon, and games of dominoes will start around 1pm. Tea and coffee will be available throughout the afternoon. Events will end around 3pm.

Rooms for the Ukrainian Families: There are some requests from Ukrainian families for accommodation. Those who are interested in offering them any spare rooms, please let me know about it as soon as possible. Autumn Newsletter I would like to publish the Autumn Newsletter by the middle of November. Those who are interested in contributing to it, please send your writings (only 200 words) before the first week of November.

The 150th Anniversary of our church will begin from 27th December 2022 to 27th December 2023. The celebration will start with a Christingle Service on Tuesday 27th at 6.00pm.

Taize Service will be held on Thursday 19th January 2023 at 7.00pm at All Saints

AGM: 15th January 2023 after the Service

WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2023 The week takes place from 18-25 January 2023 The theme is: "Do good; seek justice" from Isaiah 1:17 The Ecumenical Meeting is on Sunday 22nd January at 6.30pm Speaker: Sandy Snedden (Associate International Partnership Support Manager | Faith Action Team| The Church of Scotland)

Please let the Rector know of anyone who is ill, at home or in hospital, so that a pastoral phone call can be arranged.

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