12th March 2020

Update: I regret that we have had to suspend all catering at church events with immediate effect. So that we can still enjoy fellowship with one another, if you are well why not invite someone from church for coffee or a meal? We will try having the Lent Lunch at...

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Meet the Vicar at the Pub!

Rebecca and some members of St John’s are in The Anchor on the first Thursday of each month from 8pm-10pm. This is a great opportunity for us to meet members of the Bourne End community, get to know one another better and share our stories. All are very welcome! Next...

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New Sermon Series for Lent

Who am I? seems to be a more common and urgent question today than ever. Western culture bombards us with different ideas about our identity and what makes us of value. Our consumerist society tells us that our identity lies in what we buy and own. Our individualistic society tells...

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Food for body and soul

This year’s Lent lunches begin on Wednesday 26th February (Ash Wednesday) and continue every Wednesday until Easter. Starting at 1pm, the Lent lunches are held in Bourne End Parish Room. Everyone is welcome to join us for bread and soup followed by a short reflection. Why not come along and...

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Exploring Prayer

If we are honest, we all find prayer difficult and would like to get better at it. The Archbishop of Canterbury has made a great series of five short videos on prayer. Why not watch them to inspire and help you in your prayer journey? Click the link here to...

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Welcome to Rachel!

We are delighted to announce that – subject to some formal processes – Rachel Hamilton will be joining us as curate at Sunnyside and Bourne End next summer. Please do pray for Rachel and Duncan as they prepare to move to Berkhamsted. Here are a few lines from Rachel: ‘My...

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New sermon series starts tomorrow!

We are starting an exciting new sermon series tomorrow (Sunday 20th October) at Bourne End and Sunnyside. We are going to be thinking about what the story of Jonah teaches us about the love of God. Why not come and find out more about the enormity of God’s love for...

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Exciting discoveries at St John’s

We recently made an extremely exciting and totally unexpected discovery at St John’s. During some investigative work on the communion table and reredos (the carved screen behind the table) we unearthed what must be the church’s original communion table. It was shoved under the carved table and cannot have been...

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Praise!

Today we are continuing our sermon series ‘Teach us to pray’ by thinking about praise. When Jesus taught his disciples to pray, he gave them the Lord’s Prayer which begins and ends with praise. Our father who is in heaven…yours is the kingdom, the power and the glory. Beginning and...

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