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ACTIVITIES

We offer a variety of activities to try and get everyone involved and enjoy themselves at St Johns United Reformed Church.

WHAT WE OFFER

Whether its singing to your hearts desire, making gifts with your craft skills or even trying to get fit with Zumba. We offer it all and there is something for everyone at St Johns United Reformed Church. Take a look at some of the activities we offer below.

Church Activities
email us or click the contact us button for more information
Monday
Monthly women's group-informal cuppa and chat

7.30pm Ecumenical House meeting

1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month 

Discussion often focused on bible passages

 

Wednesday morning coffee mornings

hosted by Rev Philip Gray 

First and third Wednesday 

Drop in for coffee and chat from 9.30 to 11.00 am

 
 
 
 
 

Helping others

Shoe box appeal - see picture

We held a Coffee Morning  on

10th of September to raise funds for our Shoebox venture.

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Christian Aid

 Our recent Christian Aid week fundraising sponsored walk and coffee morning raised about £1500 for people in need around the world. There is still time to contribute on  

 https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/heritagewalk2022

Christian Aid supports people in need in 29 countries round the world including  refugees from Ukraine and farmers suffering the effects of climate change in Zimbabwe.

It is part of the Disasters Emergency Committee 'DEC'

more information from  christianaid.org.uk

Our recent Lent lunch in April 2022 raised £150 for Christian Aid

 

20220819_shoe box appeal.jpg

Each Sunday we collect items for Blyth Food bank 

and we held a special  BIG COLLECTION of food  for them at our harvest service on 26th September

Many of us are also involved in fundraising for

NSPCC 

and Macmillan 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Many organisations   
MEET ONLY IN SCHOOL TERM TIME
and are on holiday over the summer

 Email us for  more information  about any of our activities  or click the 'get in touch button'               

Church Calendar

SUNDAY

10.45am Morning Worship

followed by coffee tea and chat

Quarterly Communion: 1st Sunday of January, April, July and October

Also, Holy Communion on the 3rd Sunday Evening of each month at 5:00pm (except August and December)

Praise singing (from Mission Praise) – at 10:25am prior to Morning worship on the 1st Sunday of the month

Weekly Events and youth activities

MONDAY

1.30pm: Tʼai Chi

5.00-6.15pm: 2nd Wideopen Beavers

7.00pm: Wideopen Rangers  Alternate weeks

7.00pm: Explorers Alternate weeks

7.30pm: Desperate Housewives Group 1st Monday each month

 

TUESDAY

7.00pm: Carpet Bowls Club March to end of November

7.30pm: House Group meeting  1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month

 

WEDNESDAY

10:00-10:45am: Zumba Gold

9:30am: Midweek Coffee Break 1st and 3rd  Wednesday each month

5.30pm: 2nd Woodlands Park Brownies

7.00pm: 3rd Wideopen Guides

7.00pm: Hazlerigg Trefoil 1st Wednesday each month

7.30pm: North Tyneside Pipe Band rehearsal

 

THURSDAY

10:00am Art Club

6.00pm: 2nd Wideopen Cubs

7.30pm: 2nd Wideopen Scouts

7.30 cafe church 12 January - then check dates

 

FRIDAY

7.15pm: St John’s Singers Rehearsal

(3-part female voice)

If you are interested in finding out more about these activities and meetings, please email us on :

stjohnsurcwideopen@gmail.com

Or,post a note into our church letterbox providing your contact details .

For Cubs and Scouts contact  mike.hawkins26@gmail.com

      

SUGGESTIONS

If you have a suggestion on an activity you would like to see take place at church then contact us at stjohnsurcwideopen@gmail.com and let us know your idea. If the idea gets enough interest then there is a chance we will incorporate it into our schedule and list of activities.

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