Author Archive | Daniel Trott


Back to Church

Following the issuing of new government guidelines on places of worship, from Sunday 5th July public services will resume at St John’s, with many still available online. The pattern of worship and prayer will be as follows: The Parish Mass will be celebrated in church at 10am on Sundays, continuing to be streamed on Facebook […]

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Parish Report 2019

Parish Report 2019

The Parish Report for 2019, including the vicar’s report and detailed reports from members of the congregation and others on the activities of St John’s in 2019, is now available, along with the financial statements: Parish Report 2019 Financial Statements 2019

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Take care

by Fr Andrew Wilson The World Health Organisation has been saying for some time that anxiety and depression are fast becoming the most prevalent challenge to the world’s well-being. Even in “normal” times it is estimated that about one in four of us will have some sort of challenge to our mental well-being at some […]

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Report from the Foodbank

by Sara Spillett Last week I was invited to the foodbank warehouse, situated in St Margaret’s Church, Barcombe Avenue. Norwood and Brixton Foodbank operate out of here, having moved in the last 6 months, and the scale of the operation is much bigger than I thought. (Waterloo are also operating out of this site, plus […]

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2019 at St John’s

The Annual Report for 2019 was completed recently, and a copy was sent to the Charity Commission. This short report summarizes the activities of St John’s in 2019 – ideal if you want to get an idea of what we were up to. Read the report here: Annual Report 2019 The longer, more informal reports […]

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Quiz Time!

If you’ve ever attended a St John’s Quiz Night in the past, you will know that they are the best possible combination of erudition, friendship, fun and bitter rivalry.  So, before Fr Daniel leaves us, we’ve persuaded him to don his Quizmaster’s robes one last time to lead us in an evening of online quizzing this […]

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We’re connected!

St John’s is now connected to WiFi, so from Thursday services will be streamed from inside the building. To enable us to stream from mobile phones (which have better cameras and microphones than laptops), services will now be streamed onto our Facebook page, and uploaded to YouTube afterwards. Because the church page is public, you […]

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Fundraising Campaign Success

Thanks to the amazing generosity of friends and supporters of St John’s, our fundraising campaign has raised over £2,000 in the course of only a week. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who contributed, as their donation has enabled us to cover all our expenses for the month of May despite the lack of income […]

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New Fundraising Campaign

Due to a collapse in regular income as a result of the shutdown, St John’s has started a new fundraising campaign. Our goal is to raise £1,500 by 1st June to make up for the shortfall in income we are facing in April. While we usually generate income through events, hall hire and donations from […]

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At Home with LMP

With no possibility of doing live concerts, the London Mozart Players have taken music-making online and created ‘At home with LMP’, a daily stream of musical treats and live performances, as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews and content for the whole family to keep the music playing through the pandemic. The series covers a whole range of topics, ranging […]

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