Monday 3 October

Healed: Tanya’s Testimony

Tanya, a member of our church experienced an extraordinary and miraculous healing this summer, and this is her account: HEALED 2016:- Ok. So this is going to be a long post. I could say it much simpler & quicker but that wouldn’t do justice to what has actually happened. BACKGROUND:- About 20 years ago, I …

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Monday 19 September

Respect the Zebra!!

Tuesday 19th July 2016. 8:15 a.m. The junction of Crondall Street and Pitfield Street.  A last minute check of leaflets and posters is done – the eternal question of ‘are we really ready for this?’ echoing round our minds. Then, emerging from the church gardens is… a zebra. A closer look reveals that this is, …

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Tuesday 6 September

Welcome to Josh Richards – Buxton Leadership Intern

We’re really thrilled to be welcoming Josh Richard back to St John’s to join our team for the coming year. Josh spent a month with us back in 2014 as a Jellicoe Intern, and having graduated this summer from Oxford University, felt called back to London to be involved in work with church and politics.   The Buxton …

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Tuesday 9 August

Youth Work Apprentice Opportunity

NB: This is a post from 2016! We don’t currently have any apprentice opportunities. Sorry!   There is an opportunity for someone to join our Youth Ministry team here at St John’s Hoxton for a three-year fully funded apprenticeship. The apprentice will train part-time for a nationally recognised youth work qualification, as well as for …

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Friday 5 August

Speaking Up & Speaking Out

I was invited by the Bishop of London to preach at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday 31st July 2016 at the 3.15 Choral Evensong service. My text was 1 Corinthians 14, in which St Paul discusses prophecy and tongues. The text of my sermon is below:   Intro ‘Sticks and stones may break my bones, …

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Friday 5 August

Speaking Up & Speaking Out

I was invited by the Bishop of London to preach at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday 31st July 2016 at the 3.15 Choral Evensong service. My text was 1 Corinthians 14, in which St Paul discusses prophecy and tongues. The text of my sermon is below Speaking Up & Speaking Out – Sunday 31st July …

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Sunday 12 June

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Pastoral Letter – EU Referendum – Sunday 12th June 2016 Dear friends, On Thursday 23rd June 2016, we face a once-in-a-generation decision when as citizens of the United Kingdom we vote on whether to remain with or to leave the European Union. How as Christians should we decide on which way to vote? Is there …

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Wednesday 1 June

Summer Fair 2016

We’re so excited about our upcoming Summer Fair – held on Saturday 18th June from 11am-5pm. There’ll be food available from Tiffin, Terry’s Falafel, sandwiches and cakes from Curious Yellow Kafe, as well as kids’ sandwich bags and sausages in finger rolls from the St John’s Pop-Up Cafe. Tea & coffee from the St John’s …

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Wednesday 1 June

168 – A Week of Prayer & Worship

In January 2016, at a PCC meeting, we did an exercise to consider how we would prioritise 9 of our core activities in the church. In pairs, we organised 9 statements into priority order – and it was heartening, and unsurprising, to find that every pair put ‘Develop the Prayer and Worship life of our …

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