St John the Baptist, PO30 1LN
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St John’s Mission Statement
St John’s Church is a welcoming Christian community for all, inspired by the love of God, growing together in faith, sharing the good news of Jesus by serving others through words and actions.
The Parish of St John the Baptist, celebrating the next 175 years of service.
The parish of St John's takes in the South side of Newport and extends into the neighbouring countryside, as far as Blackwater and Whitecroft. St John's is part of the Church of England, and comes under the West Wight Deanery, in the Diocese of Portsmouth. St John's is one of the two parishes in the centre of Newport.
Styles of worship
St John's is a church of the open evangelical tradition.
Worship varies between traditional and modern styles, quite often with a wide range within one service. We strive to be obedient to the Holy Spirit and to allow Him to work within our patterns of worship.
Most months the morning services follow the pattern below:
1st Sunday Holy Communion
2nd Sunday All Age Service
3rd Sunday Holy Communion
4th Sunday Morning Worship
5th Sunday Holy Communion
Junior Church during the regular morning service every Sunday during School terms except for All Age services (when we meet with the adults).
Children from 2 to 14 years of age are welcome.
Walk in the Light
Walk in the Light is a youth group which meets every other Sunday evening during School term time.
Most months the evening services follow the pattern below:
2nd Sunday of the month - Evening Prayer
4th Sunday of the month - Holy Communion
The format of the evening service at St John's varies. It is normally Evening Prayer on the 2nd Sunday of each month and Holy Communion on the 4th Sunday but at times we have Taize, Celtic or other services.
Please see the calendar for details.
Men's Bible Study
St John's Men's group hold a Bible Study every third Sunday of the month. All men are welcome to it.
Chatterbox: Carers and Toddlers
A friendly meeting place for mums , dads and carers and toddlers. Toys and drinks in the hall. Contact Harry Walker 07811668142
Wednesday St John's Lunch Club
Weekly Wednesday St John's Luncheon Club
St John's Luncheon Club, the ' Comeback Club' provides good food and good company every Wednesday in St John's Community Hall. Coffees and teas served from 10 - 11 30 am . At 12 00 a freshly cooked two course lunch plus drinks at a cost of ï¿½4.00, followed by entertainment and a chance to chat. Please book your lunch by 10 30 a.m. by phoning 07582423657. If you need further information, please contact Flora on 821829
Midweek Morning Service
Coffee, tea are available.
Lunches may be booked
615- 715 Children
645- 745 Adults
Contact Jo Dover Choir Director 529422
Ladies Prayer Group
A time to pray for the needs of the world, the church and individual needs. Contact 525446 for details of when and where. Time and venue may vary.