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
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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

 It is Christian Aid week in a fortnight

and over the next 14 days st Johns members will be out and about on a sponsored walk along the Tyne & Wear heritage Trail .

sponsor us on  https//www.just giving.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'

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

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

Our  Christian Aid Fundraiser film show
Thankyou for the rain on  October 1st  and 4th 2021  raised about  £200  
Last Christian Aid week was 10-16 May 2021
26  church members took part in walking  a million steps challenge- well we  made 2 million steps and raised about £1000 for some of the poorest people in the world.
 

ACTIVITIES
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Contact  the leaders of your group directly  or Email us for  more information  about any of our activities  .. details below. or click the 'get in touch button'


                                                                   YOUTH ACTIVITIES
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Monday

The Rangers, Beavers and Explorers all take place on Monday.

Wednesday

We have Brownies and Guides during a Wednesday.

Thursday

Both the Cubs and Scouts take place on Thursdays.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
please contact leaders of these activities  
or email us for details

T'ai Chi -Every Monday. i contact your leader to get a place 

Tuesday 11:00 AGE UK: men’s group

Zumba  is now meeting again on Wednesdays  with restricted numbers contact Lindsey to get a place 

Prism Arts and Crafts for all ages - free activities for those who have been isolated and want to join in with things now - tiny group from babies to oldies.Wednesday 1 to 3.

Not currently meeting

THURSDAY

10:00am Art Club


Carpet Bowls - Tuesdays & Fridays.

North Tyneside Pipe Band  - Every Wednesday.

7.15pm: St John’s Singers Rehearsal

(3-part female voice)

Other activities are also available so please do come visit our church to see all that we offer. 

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Image by Markus Spiske
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.