I hope you can support us with a little which I promise you will mean a lot

Over the past couple of months we have been running a fundraising campaign to support St John’s as our income has slumped, like many other organizations and churches. Admittedly the campaign could have gone a little better, but that’s not the end of the world.  But within this campaign, we have experienced a dramatic decline […]

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This Sunday (25th October) Bible Sunday

This Sunday (25th October) Bible Sunday it is a joy to welcome The Archdeacon of Croydon to Preach for us at St John’s High Mass. (10am). The Venerable Rosemarie Mallett trained for the ministry at South Eastern Institute for Theological Education (SEITE), (now known as St Augustine’s College) and was ordained in 2004. She served […]

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Debt Awareness Campaign – Interview with Mrs Making Do

We are launching our Debt Awareness Campaign at St John’s this week to help those in need during these difficult times we all find ourselves in. Debt is a very serious subject which can feel very lonely and frightening, so we want to try to gently tackle the taboo around not talking about it and […]

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Remembering Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage Presentation 20092020 It’s wonderful that our young people are engaging in our celebration of Black History.  At Mass on Sunday we remembered Harriet Tubman and this week with the help of Eden, we are remembering Augusta Savage.  I hope you can follow the link to Eden’s presentation above and marvel not only at […]

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Autumn 2020 Fundraiser

As we enter autumn the impact on the building through the change in weather doesn’t go unnoticed.  Gone are the sunny days of just a couple of weeks ago.  We’ve seen some change in a window by the tower which needs urgent and costly attention, the lights in the nave need some replacing as the gloom […]

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Rood Cross – Progress So Far – September 2020

St. John’s Parish Magazine. April 1886. Parish News. Are you not thankful to see that the building of the North Transept and North Aisles of our S. John’s Church is already begun? The writer is deeply thankful, first to God for His continued goodness to us, and next to you for the loving liberality which, […]

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Organ Recital with Roger Sayer - 17 Sept 2020 7:30 pm

Organ Recital with Roger Sayer – 17 Sept 2020 7:30 pm

We are delighted to announce our first organ recital of the new season! On Thursday, 17 September, at 7:30pm, organist and director of music at Temple Church Roger Sayer will delight us with a programme in celebration of British music which includes Elgar’s Chanson de Matin, John Ireland’s Elegiac Romance and William Walton’s Crown Imperial. […]

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Campaign to raise funds to support the continued running costs of St John’s.

We are pleased to launch the campaign to raise funds to support the continued running costs of St John’s. Because of the generosity of volunteers, most of what we do costs very little, but the reality of running the ‘Cathedral’ of Upper Norwood & Crystal Palace is that the building and its running cost quite a few pounds […]

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Bingo Night with Fairy G!

What could be better and more entertaining than Bingo Night? You’re right: Bingo Night with Fairy G! Join us for an unforgettable evening on Friday, 4 September, at 7:00pm, as Fairy G hosts a Socially Distanced Bingo Fundraiser. All donations will go towards the basic running costs of the church so that we can keep […]

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