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Sunday 11th November – Remembrance Sunday

Welcome to St John’s Church

Notices for Sunday 11th November

 Remembrance Day – 100th Anniversary

8.15am GOOD MORNING SUNDAY: On a busy Sunday, start the day with God and be fed and ready to go by 9:15! Breakfast from 8.15 am, the Sunday papers, conversation, prayer and reflection. 

9.30am HOLY COMMUNION: Welcome to our service of holy communion with an Act of Remembrance led by Jane. Robyn talks to us about ‘Love your enemies’ Luke 6:27-31

11am CHURCH PRAZE beginning with refreshments followed by craft stations. Worship, prayer and teaching from 11.30am led by Matthew.


  • Please pray for the peoples of Syriaand the Yemen who are suffering hardship due to war and famine.
  • Prayer and to contribute as possible to the folks in Palu Indonesiafollowing the  horrific tsunami.
  • Finally please pray for the 129 familiesof those lost in the recent plane crash and for peace in our world.

HAVE YOU A SPARE CHRISTMAS TREE we can use over the Christmas      season?…..we would like to have lots of Christmas trees decorated by all the groups/hirers that use our church.  Ideally between 1/2 and 1 metre tall.  If you have please speak to either Wendy or Lesley.  Thank you.

Charity Christmas cards: For another year, CPO is selling a selection of        gorgeous Christmas cards and stationery to raise funds for CAP. Visit their    website CPO.org.uk and select charity Christmas cards from the menu.

Christmas Lunch Tuesday 25th December 1.00 pm: Come and enjoy Christmas   Dinner in the company of St John’s Church Family on Christmas Day. The food is free but space limited and, so we know how many to cater for, you’ll need to book by Friday 14th December at the latest by contacting the Church Office and giving your name and contact phone number or email.

Our morning worship on Sunday 9th December will be a bit different.  There will be no set “service times” but rather a programme of what is happening in the church between 8 am and 12 noon.  There will be communion, talks, sung worship , breakfast, children’s groups and refreshments and prayers.  You are free to come whenever you like and for as long as you like.  The programme for the    morning will be published next week.

MISSION 19 team are due to meet on Monday 12th November at the home of Terry & Jan.

BUILDING MANAGEMENT TEAM meets this Tuesday (13th) 7.30pm at the home of Tony & Gill.

AFTERNOON FELLOWSHIP:  Join us for a short reflection, sing songs and  enjoy tea and cake together here at St John’s this Thursday (15th) at 2.30pm.

THE BIG QUIZ on SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER at 7pm You are invited to a quiz night in aid of Tearfund at St John’s. Max 6 people per team. Tickets £8 to include a fish and chip supper. All proceeds to be donated to Tearfund. Please bring your own drinks. Contact the church office on 01952 670033 or admin@stjohnsmuxton.org.uk for tickets.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOX APPEAL:  Still time to do/donate items for our annual Shoe Box appeal taking place on Sunday 18th      November 11am here at St John’s.  Please see the display table as you walk into church and on the wall in the main hall for further information or ideas.

The EVANGLISM TEAM are to meet next on Monday 19th November 7.45pm at the home of Terry & Jan.

FORGET ME NOT FILMS: Do you like watching old musicals while enjoying a cup of tea and a slice of cake?  If so, join us at St John’s on Thursday 22nd November from 9.30am – 12noon.  This month we will be watching ‘The Gang’s all here’

JOIN US 4 A CUPPA! this month takes place on Friday 23rd November for an extended time of 11am-2pm here at St John’s.  The morning/afternoon will be ’Christmas’ theme with stalls.  Turkey baps available. Our litter pickers will be also meeting beforehand with refreshments afterwards.

FLAIR HOUSEGROUP request small gift items for their stall at the ‘Join us’ coffee morning on Friday 23rd November.  For more information please speak to Les or Di.  A box is under the table as you walk into church to drop off any items.  Thank you

Our next TGI for our young people takes place on Sunday 25th November 6pm at St John’s. For ages 10+ all welcome.

ST JOHN’S PCC meets next on Monday 26th November 7.30pm in Church.

LUNCHCLUB CHRISTMAS LUNCH will take place on Friday 14th            December…..12 noon for 12.30pm here at St John’s… the cost is £7.00 each.

CONFIRMATION: Bishop Michael of Lichfield will be visiting St Michael’s on 27th January 2019 at 11am for our next confirmation which will be a joint     service for both churches. If you are interested in being confirmed or simply want to find out what it is all about then please contact Matthew. 

SAVE THE DATE Parish Away Weekend at the Pioneer Centre near Cleobury Mortimer from the evening of Friday 17th May to the afternoon of Sunday 19th May 2019

FREE old but working Qualcast Concorde electric lawnmower free. See Vicky or Lesley. 

Tuesday 13th November 8.30-9am Morning Prayer at St John’s

Thursday 15th November 7.30-8am Early Morning Prayers at St Michael’s

A MEN’S BREAKFAST takes place on the second Saturday of each month 8.30am at The Whitehouse Hotel in Muxton.  Please let Charlie, David Pierce or Lesley know you are coming.

PRAYERS FOR CAP Debt Centre takes place monthly on the 3rd Tuesday 4.30-5pm at St John’s in the Acorn Room.

DO YOU LIKE WALKING FOR PLEASURE? We meet at St John’s every Wednesday at 10am for a gentle walk of around an hour.  All are welcome.  More details from Jane Preston or Jo Lefroy.

FORGET ME NOT FILMS: Do you like watching old musicals while enjoying a cup of tea and a slice of cake?  If so, join us at St John’s usually on the 4th Thursday of each month from 9.30am – 12noon.  

PATHFINDERS: School Years R-Y6. Meets every Thursday at 5pm during term time at St Michael’s. Tea served at 5.05pm.  Come and join the fun £2 per      session includes food. Email to help with catering.  

BLAZE: A mid week 11’s-14’s group. It takes place between 6.30-7:30pm on Wednesdays at St Michael’s Church during term time. Contact the office for further details.

SUB:ZERO – cafe style youth club for School years 7-9 at St John’s 4-6pm on Friday’s during term time. Followed by Sub:Extra 6.30-8pm for years 10-13.

FUSION: (14 – 18 year olds) will meet weekly at St John’s. The meeting time is Sunday evenings 7.15 – 8.30pm during term time. We meet for Bible study, prayer and discussion. Call the office for info.

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Sidesperson:   9.30am Brenda and 11am  The Hartridge family                               

Coffee: 9.30am Pete & Julie and 11am  Lesley                 Chairs to be left out                      

AV:  9.30am Tony and 11am James                              Communion:  Jan and Carla           


Sidesperson: Tony & Gill                                                  Coffee:   Richard & Carla

AV:  Rob             Counting:   Moira & Dave/Sue                Chairs:  Pete + Volunteer



Monday and Friday 9-4pm and Tuesday 8.30am-12.30 and 2-4pm 

Email:  admin@stjohnsmuxton.org.uk   Web: www.stjohnsmuxton.org.uk

    MATTHEW’S DAY OFF is usually FRIDAY  Email: matthew.lefroy@tiscali.co.uk

Luke 6:27-31 

Love for enemies

27 ‘But to you who are listening I say: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who ill-treat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them.30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back. 31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.