Friday 7 December

The Encounter

On Saturday 1st December, the Youth Minister at St John’s Hoxton hosted its first youth worship night, The Encounter, for 11-17s in secondary school. The aim of the evening was to gather young people from Hoxton and across East London for an evening of pizza, games, worship and prayer. The organising team had hoped that …

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Thursday 18 October

Does The Spirit Need Liturgy?

Revd Graham Hunter spoke at the 2nd Festival of Theology in Nottingham on Wednesday 17th October 2018. The text of his talk is below. Intro – Trellis & Vine I spent the second half of August this year with my wife and children in a Provencal Mas – a converted farmhouse just a few miles …

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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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