Diocese of Portsmouth

St John's Greatham, GU33 6HB


Church
St John's Greatham, Greatham: St John the Baptist
Address
Petersfield Road, Greatham, Greatham, GU33 6HB
Deanery
Petersfield
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Welcome to St John's Greatham in the Diocese of Portsmouth (Church of England). As the parish church St John's is here for every resident whether they come to church or not.

Whether you are looking to have a baptism, wedding or funeral service, to explore the Christian faith, for some company or just for a bit of peace and quiet, you are very welcome at St John’s. The church is open all day and you are welcome to visit.  For more information check our services and events page or get in touch (details below)  We look forward to meeting you... 


Sunday


  • Sunday Morning Service

    A service of Morning Worship (1st and 3rd Sundays) or Holy Communion (2nd and 4th Sundays, followed by coffee and cake. On fifth Sundays there is a joint service at one of the churches in the Benefice - please check the Calendar for details.

    Every 1st , 2nd , 3rd and 4th Sunday at 11 a.m. for 40 minutes

Monday


  • Morning Prayer

    A short, peaceful time of prayer to begin the day.

    Every Monday , Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes

Tuesday


  • Morning Prayer

    A short, peaceful time of prayer to begin the day.

    Every Monday , Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes

  • Baby & Toddler Group

    An informal drop in session with refreshments, chat, craft and play on Tuesdays in term time. All welcome. Suggested donation £1 per family per session.

    Every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. for 120 minutes

  • Jumping into the Old Testament: A Lent Course for 2024

    A five-week course led by the Revd Dr Graham Hamborg and looking at five Old Testament topics: Hosea and Amos (20th Feb), the Book of Job (27th Feb), the story of Hagar (5th March), the books of Ruth and Jonah (12th March) and the relationship to the New Testament (19th March). To register for the course just come along to the first session. Suggested voluntary contribution of £10 for the course to cover refreshments and heating. Please bring a bible with you. Further information from the Graham Hamborg revgamborg@gmail.com

    Every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. for 120 minutes

    Lent, Lentcourse

Wednesday


Thursday


  • Morning Prayer

    A short, peaceful time of prayer to begin the day.

    Every Monday , Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes

  • Coffee and Chat

    An informal get together on Thursday mornings for tea, coffee, cakes, biscuits and a natter! No need to book and no charge. Feel free to pop in for all or some of the time.

    Every Thursday at 10 a.m. for 120 minutes

  • Lent Lunchtimes "200 Verses"

    Seven Thursdays - seven bible books! Come and listen to readings from Bible poetry, histories and gospels.
    All are welcome – especially those working from home. Bring your own packed lunch to the Parish Room at St John’s Church, Greatham.
    Thursday 15th February Psalms
    Thursday 22nd February Matthew
    Thursday 29th February Ruth
    Thursday 7th March Luke
    Thursday 14th March Acts
    Thursday 21st March Exodus
    Thursday 28th March John
    Hot drinks available from 12 Noon.
    200 Verses read aloud from 12.15 to 12.45pm.
    Optional discussion of simple questions until 1pm with Naomi Gordon- Smith and Peter Sutton. Optional extra discussion or chat until 1.30pm. Further details from Ven Peter Sutton peter.sutton@portsmouth.anglican.org

    Every Thursday at noon for 90 minutes

    Lent, Lentcourse

Friday


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