Parish Church of St john the Baptist

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Family Missioner

A part-time paid post, initially for three years.

We're looking for someone with lively Christian faith and a heart for young families to be a part of our ministry team for three years start January 2018. You will help us to build relationships with families, build on our Tea Time Praise family service, support seekers, identify and grow new leaders.

The post is 20 hours, paid at £20,000 pa pro-rata.

You can find full details of the post here and download an application form here.

Equal Opportunities form download here

We hope to hear from you soon!

For more information call 01763 448 063 or email Yvonne Dyer : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The completed form together with an equal opportunities monitoring form should be submitted by 10 am on Monday 2nd October 2017.

Interviews are planned for the week beginning 11th October 2017.

Theresa's Ordination



Teatime Praise

Teatime Praise Services for 2017

These will be usually on the first Sunday of the month except March

February 5th

March 12th (Second Sunday)

April 2nd

May 7th

June 4th

July 2nd

September 3rd

October 1st

November 5th

December 3rd




Easter Services

Monday 10th April


Eucharist 8pm 

Tuesday 11th April


Meditation 8pm

Wednesday 12th April 


Eucharist 11am


Taize Service 8pm 

Thursday 13th April


Maundy Thursday Eucharist 8pm

Friday 14th April   Walk of Witness from Priory Gardens 11am

Good Friday Service 12 noon

Sunday 16th April   Easter Day Services
    6.30 am followed by hotcross buns
    8 am
    10 am
    No Evening Service



Vicar's Sermons

If you missed one of Heidi's sermons then you can download a wriiten copy here.  The Bible passages are given at the top of the printed page. It is recomended that you read the passages before reading the sermon.  Allow God to speak to you through the Bible passages and Heidi's sermon.

16th July 2017   Mission Action Plan 2   download here
11th June 2017   Mission Action Plan 1   download here
28th May 2017   Evensong   download here
14th May 2017   Wholeness and Healing   download here
16th April 2017   Easter Day   download here
14th April 2017   Good Friday   download here
9th April 2017   Choral Evensong   download here
5th March 2017   Lent 1   download here
19th February 2017   Do not worry   download here
12th February 2017   Wholeness and Healing   download here
18th December 2016   Advent 4   download here
27th November 2016   Advent 1   download here
23rd October 2016   Last Sunday Trinity   download here
2nd October 2016   Harvest 2016   download here
14th September 2016   Trinity 15   download here
28th August 2016   Trinity 14   download here
7th August 2016   Trinity 11   download here
24th July 2016   Healing and Wholeness   download here
26th June 2016   Patronal Festival   download here
15th May 2016   Pentecost   download here
27th March 2016   Easter Day   download here
27th March 2016   Sunrise   download here
25th March 2016   Good Friday   download here
13th March 2016   Eucharist Series - 4   download here
28th February 2016   Eucharist Series - 3   download here
14th February 2016   Eucharist Series - 2   download here
7th February 2016   Eucharist Series - 1   download here
24th January 2016   8am   download here
17th January 2016   8am and Evening   download here
27th December 2015   Holy Innocents   download here
25th December 2015   Christmas Day   download here
6th December 2015   Healing and Wholeness   download here
29th November 2015   Advent Sunday   download here
8th November 2015   Rememberance Sunday   download here
11th October 2015   Healing and Wholeness   download here
 4th October 2015   Harvest Festival   download here
30th August 2015   Parish Eucharist   download here
16th August 2015   Parish Eucharist   download here
2nd August 2015   Parish Eucharist   download here
19th July 2015   Parish Eucharist        download here
21st June 2015   Patronal Festival   download here

Note: A number of commentaries and other books are used in the preparation of sermons





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