Monday 15 October

Vision Sunday 2018: What’s Your Gate?

Revd Graham Hunter preached a Vision Sunday sermon on Sunday 23rd September. The text of the sermon is below. William Temple, the former Archbishop of Canterbury once said this: ‘The aim of prayer is the same as the aim of all life – it is union with Christ.’ The purpose of our lives is ever-increasing …

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Thursday 11 October

Wanted: Head of Youth Ministry

We’re recruiting a full-time Head of Youth Ministry. This is an exciting role which includes the following key responsibilities: Oversee the existing programme youth work (currently seeing around 40 secondary age youth every week). Develop our Youth Minster as part of the Diocese of London’s ‘Capital Youth’ project. Lead the development with a special view …

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Tuesday 5 June

On Becoming An Irresponsible Leader

Revd Graham Hunter writes: I’ve been working on a revised personal mission statement to help shape my leadership over the coming few years, and I’ve found myself drawn increasingly towards the idea that I will have to become a more irresponsible leader if I’m to help our church grow and develop as it seeks to …

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Friday 18 May

Youth Minister – Recruiting Now!

We’re so excited to be recruiting a new Youth Minister to join our team! St John’s Hoxton has experienced significant growth and development over the past 7 years, and the previous post holder played a significant role in developing youth ministry in the church. Children & youth under 18 constitute almost half our worshipping community, and …

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Friday 27 April

Annual Parish Church Meeting & Giving Sunday

Our Annual Parish Church Meeting takes place on Sunday 29th April 2018 at 11am. You can read the 2017 Annual Report & Financial Statements here. These are draft documents, as they have not received final approval by the PCC or been signed off by the Independent Examiner. However, we do not anticipate any substantial changes, …

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Friday 6 April

St John’s Youth Triumph at Easter Football Tournament

“The boys were SUPERB!” (Tochukwu Okolo, Manager) On Friday 6th April, the St John’s youth football project, ‘Goalside’, took 2 teams to the Ambassadors in Sport Goalside Easter Tournament. In the U12 category, the boys from St John’s played very well through the group stages scoring some great goals and pulling off some amazing wins. …

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Saturday 31 March

Maundy Thursday Passover Meal 2018

Around 50 members of St John’s gathered at church on Thursday evening to enjoy a passover meal together. The traditional Passover Seder (meal) recounts the story of God’s deliverance of his people the Israelites from slavery in Egypt into freedom in the promised land. The Haggadah (order of service) we used was adapted to make …

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