Food bank
Just a reminder that all donations that are popped into the box in the porch are regularly taken to the operation hub for the foodbank. You can also drop to Annette at 25 Hilltop if you prefer.

Throughout August the Choir will be taking their summer break,. We take this opportunity to thank them for all there do to support the worshipping life of St Johns. If you or know anyone who would be interested in singing with the choir either weekly or on an occasional basis, please have a word with Virgil. Choir Practice will start again after the summer break on the 9th of be interested September 2022.

Bell Ringing
The Bell ringers continue throughout the summer on a Tuesday evening. We are always looking for people (aged 13ish and over) to join the team, training will be provided. As the ringers become more experienced hopefully, we will be able to restart on a Sunday morning. For more information have a word with Chris

We also always looking for people to join the serving team. If you think you can help and would interested, please have a word with one of the clergy.

Wednesday Eucharist
There we be no eucharist on a Sunday morning throughout August. The numbers have been very low recently and the clergy will look for the best time to hold a weekday eucharist.

PCC Secretary
We are looking for a PCC Secretary. The PCC meets 6 times a year and you would be required to put the agenda and papers together (with support from colleagues!), attend and take the minutes of these evening meetings, and ensure that any agreed actions are taken. All other administration can be done from the comfort of your own home and computer. This role could easily work as a job share. To find out more please contact Sally Fairweather Vice-Chair of PCC, or Geoff Wolfson Churchwarden or Chris Davies.


Future dates for your diary

Mothers' Union Cream Tea
Will be held at 34 Church Lane on Thursday August 25th at 3p.m .There will be no other meeting and I hope all members will still be able to come. If anyone from the congregation would also like to come they are welcome but please let us know for catering purposes on 0208 508 5694 by August 12th. A small donation would be appreciated

Loughton Community Day - Saturday 17 September 2022
Watch this space for further news and updates

Macmillan coffee morning
26th September, more details to follow.

Harvest weekend, Saturday 1st October
Our next parish social event will be the Harvest Barn Dance on the evening of the 1st of October. Tickets will be available soon so please save the date. For more details or to help with the event do have a chat with Sam D.

PCC Meeting
The next meeting of the PCC will be on 14th September at 8pm in St Johns



There will be a confirmation service in the deanery (venue to be confirmed) if you wish to be confirmed and would like to attend the course which will run in September. please give you details to one of the Clergy.