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LIVE FROM THE CHURCH 11 AM EVERY SUNDAY

WE ARE A CHURCH THAT WELCOMES EVERYBODY.
WHOEVER YOU ARE, WHATEVER YOUR STORY, YOU ARE WELCOME HERE BECAUSE GOD LOVES YOU.

Join us as we gather at church & online

If you are watching our YouTube services or simply browsing our website, you are welcome! Perhaps you find church online easier to be a part of, or maybe these extraordinary times have triggered something spiritual inside you? If you would appreciate some contact, or you have a question, please email office@stjohnscolchester.org.uk and we’ll be happy to respond to you.

May you know God’s peace and presence at this time,

Andy Sachs

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It’s easy to access our services 24/7 on our YouTube channel:

Vacancy for Church Office Manager

Wendy Tiffin, our Church Office Manager, is leaving us to take up an exciting new role and whilst we are of course very happy for her, she will leave a significant hole in our staff team which we need to fill. This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week, which will include some evenings and weekends, salary £22-24K per annum. Our new church office manager will be committed to serving people and supporting our church family. They will be responsible for the overall administration of the church and community centre, which will include:

  • Managing the payroll
  • Dealing with HR matters
  • Providing line management for other staff members
  • Providing PA support to the Vicar
  • Ensuring the buildings are maintained in line with schedules
  • Arranging baptisms, confirmations, weddings and funerals
  • Marketing and communication plans
  • Events co-ordination

In addition to possessing excellent administrative and time management skills, they will need to be a good organiser, enjoy building relationships and be willing to take an active part in the daily life, and the future development, of our church.

A full job description and person specification is available by clicking on the following link: Job Description – Office Manager Jan 2021

For more information and to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to Denise Johnson, Churchwarden on Bensie5459@gmail.com.  The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19 May 5pm.

LATEST GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES

We have returned to in-person services at church and will also continue to stream a live service every Sunday at 11am.

Due to social distancing requirements, numbers for each service will be limited and seats will need to be booked in advance. Sign up to the St John’s Weekly News via the box at the bottom of this page to learn more.

Pastoral Care

If you have any pastoral need or concern then please speak to the leader of your Discipleship Group, Community or contact Mary Anthony and the Pastoral team by email on pastoral@stjohnscolchester.org.uk

Alternatively, you can ring 07597747436 where somebody can be available to listen or link you to someone who may be able to help or support in some way.

Thank you!

Thanks to everyone who came on Saturday 1st May to help with the grounds tidy! Everything is looking very spic and span again.

Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Day

On Saturday 15th May, we’re going to have a day of prayer as part of the Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement. The day will run from 8am – 8pm, with hour long slots all through the day.  The first and last slots are via Zoom, the rest will be in person.  Booking is essential, please email the church office on office@stjohnscolchester.org.uk or leave a message on the answerphone – 01206 843232

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