Jean Kidger 1936 – 2018

On Saturday 24th November at 2 pm we will be celebrating the life of Jean Kidger in a memorial service.  Please come along.  There will be a reception at the Boxmoor Lodge Hotel after the service.  Please let us know if you plan to come to the reception so that...

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St John’s Commemorates the Armistice Centenary

Over the weekend of 10th and 11th November 2018, the church welcomed visitors to an exhibition commemorating the Armistice.  There were biographies and photos of the young men from Bourne End who lost their lives, stories and artefacts contributed by current villagers as well as examples of trench art.  We...

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Rebecca Reflects on Foot Washing

We have just had ordination season in the Church of England and my newsfeed is full of pictures of new deacons and priests and photographs of past ordinations popping up as memories. It is exciting to see so many people answering God’s call to serve the Church in this particular...

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Rebecca blesses our new bench

Thanks to a recent bequest, we have been able to install a beautiful new bench in the church yard.  It overlooks the memorial garden and enjoys a lovely view over the local countryside.  Inscribed with the verse “Be Still and Know That I am God” (Psalm 46: 10) we hope...

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Rebecca on Thy Kingdom Come

Research conducted by the Church of England in the run up to Easter had some surprising results. Although the numbers of people coming to church have dropped, six out of seven people polled said that they believe prayer can be answered and only one in seven people said that they...

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