What's On

All activities at St John's are temporarily suspended due to restrictions in place as a result of the coronavirus with the exception of the Playbox Nursery

St. John's Groups

Playbox - St. John's Nursery

Learning through play for children aged 2-5 years. 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8.30 -11.30 am and 12.00-3.00pm
Contact: Nicky Hillman on 01787 373185 during session times or 0759 1062605

Do look at the website for more information

Hobbies Club

Every other Monday morning, 10.30-12.00 noon. Members do their own craft while 
enjoying fellowship. Anyone needing instruction or help with a craft is also welcome.
Contact: Jan Turner -
01787 370540

The Exchange Book Club
Meets every two months on the first Monday of the month to discuss faith based books. Everyone is welcome.  For more details click here.

The Discovery Bible Study Group

Meets at the church alternate on second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 2.15 pm to study the Bible.  Everyone is welcome. Contact: Isabel Hebden here.

The Salt Shaker House Group
Meets alternate Thursdays at 7.45 pm at at the Foster's home for a friendly relaxed Bible Study and prayer.  For more information contact Jan or Ged on 01787 312718

Tea and Tots

Mum/carers and  toddlers meet  for fun and games and chat between 9.30 am and 12.00 am on Friday mornings.  Lots of toys and activities to share.  Music and Movement will take place between 11.30 and 12.00.  Refreshments available

Contact Emma Smy - 07856 023940

Afternoon Tots

Mum/carers and  toddlers meet  for fun and games and chat between 1.30 pm and 3.00 pm on Friday afternoons.  Lots of toys and activities to share.   Refreshments available.
Contact Emma Smy - 07856 023940

 TGIF- Thank Goodness Its Friday

An opportunity for primary school children and parents/carers to relax at the end of the school week.  Activities and refreshments available from 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm on Fridays
Contact:  Emma Smy - 
07856 023940

The Choir
Leads the worship at St. John's, singing hymns and anthems.  Rehearsals Friday evenings 7.30 in the Wesley Room. We sing at weddings and visit other churches in the area for special occasions.
Musical Director: Ann Platten - 01787 374069

Friendship Cafe 

A dementia-friendly cafe on Saturday morning between 10—12 am.  Games, activities, coffee and chat for everyone.  
Contact: Emma Smy - 07856 023940


St. John's is pleased to be a Fairtrade Church, promoting goods which offer a fair price to their producers in developing countries. We use Fairtrade tea and coffee on the church premises and there is a Traidcraft stall on the first and third Sunday of each month after the morning service.
For further information from Chris Willis click here 


An opportunity to meet together to sing just for fun.  Songsters choose  the songs they wish to sing and enjoy a relaxed informal time together.

Youth Songsters - Wednesdays 6.00—7.30 pm

Adults - Wednesdays  7.30 – 9.30 pm

Contact Emma Smy 07856 023940 for more information.