St John’s at Pride

On Saturday 13th July fifteen of us from St John’s walked in the parade at Croydon Pride, and then were joined by a few more to enjoy the music and other entertainment at Wandle Park. We joined a group from several churches walking under a ‘Christians at Pride’ banner, aiming to show that many Christians […]

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Period Poverty Success

Last Sunday we collected 278 packs of female hygiene products! Many thanks for your generosity – this is going to make a huge difference. We’ll keep collecting female hygiene products for the food bank in addition to food, because this is an ongoing issue. The collection takes place on the first Sunday of each month.

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St John’s at Croydon Pride

On Saturday 13th July some members of St John’s will be joining another group at Croydon PrideFest to walk under a Christians at Pride banner and show our support for the LGBT+ community. The parade leaves from Marks & Spencers and will walk for about 45 minutes to Wandle Park, where members of the London […]

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St John’s tackles Period Poverty

On the first Sunday of every month, we collect for the Norwood and Brixton Food Bank, and on Sunday 7th July we’re going to focus on women’s sanitary products, to draw attention to the problem of period poverty. Thousands of women are forced to choose between spending money on food and spending it on sanitary products. […]

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Coming up at the Hive…

Every Wednesday we serve lunch to about thirty people in the church hall, and then provide a space for socializing and support. On 19th and 26th June, however, there are special events taking place. On Wednesday 19th June at about 2pm there will be a participatory performance, as some members of the Hive, led by […]

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Pentecost at St John’s

At St John’s we marked the end of the Easter season with a weekend of worship and fun. On Saturday we held a tabletop sale – young and old were buying and selling plants, toys, books, and bric-a-brac. Watch this space for the next one… On Sunday morning, as we celebrated Pentecost, our Junior Choir […]

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