St Johns, CrowthorneOct 15, 2023
Sunday Nov 26th 2023 Alexander Devine
Anita from Alexander Devine came to speak to us about the amazing work which has taken place within Alexander Devine over the last 16 years.
Alexander Devine is one of the missions which St Johns support.
Sunday Nov 19th 2023 Safeguarding Sunday
Our vicar, Revd Laura Wheatley Downs leads us in thinking seriously about Safeguarding and how we can work together to ensure that all are loved and nurtured.
Reading: Matthew 25. 14-30 The parable of the talents
Sunday Nov 12th 2023 - Remembrance Service
Sunday Nov 12th 2023 - Remembrance Service.
This is the recording of the first part of the 2023 Remembrance Service which took place within the church. The second half of the service was taken outside where the wreaths were laid. That part of the service was not recorded.
Sun Nov 5th 2023 - You're on the right road, keep going, you're nearly there.
Sermon from Sunday Nov 5th 2023. You're on the right road, keep going, you're nearly there.
Bible readings: Revelation 7, 1 John 3 and Matthew 5
Sun Oct 29th 2023 Bible Sunday
Rev Canon John Edwards uses todays readings (Colossians 3.12-17 and Matthew 24.30-35) to help us to read the Bible.
Sun Oct 22nd 2023
Miriam Kennedy joins us as a guest speaker this week from Church Army to talk about the Marylebone Project and how they are empowering homeless women into independent living.
Sun Oct 15th 2023
Julia Norton talks to us about the valuable work of Christians Against Poverty (CAP).
Sun Oct 8th 2023
Laura discusses the Parable of the Tenants in Matthew 21.33-46. We are faced with a choice - to accept the stone and the son, or to join those who rejected Jesus.
Sun Oct 1st 2023
Harvest: What's love got to do with it?
Laura explores the relationship between love and anxiety through her experiences in Calais and Dunkirk as we reflect upon the season of Harvest, and our response to God's generosity and abundance.
Sunday Sep 24th 2023
It's not fair! Revd Canon John Edwards discusses Jonah 3 and Matthew 20 and our unfair world.
Sunday Sep 17th
What's Lamech got to do with it?
Laura unpacks the parable of the unforgiving servant and discovers that the God who loves us doesn't stop at forgiving us 77 times, but always responds with abundance, mercy and welcome. (Matthew 18.21-35 and Genesis 50)
Sunday Sep 3rd 2023
WWJD? Laura asks the question: What does it mean to pick up our crosses and follow Jesus in a world already full of so much suffering? It is to join in with God's movement of grace and transformation in the world.(Matthew 18.21-35)