COURSES AND GROUPS

Our heart is to be in and for our community!

DYING MATTERS

Sunday 7th July, St John’s Church Centre, 3:30pm

Dying Matters is a café space to talk about death, dying and funerals.

Join us for great conversation in a safe, supportive and informal small group, with lovely refreshments, no fixed answers, everyone welcome and no cost – it is free! For more information, please email Sylvia.

BUMPS AND BABIES

Every Monday | Church Centre

Join other parents, carers and grandparents for a morning of playing, talking and a cup of tea/coffee. From bumps to babies to toddlers – you are welcome.

Mondays 10:30am – 11:45am

THE WELL

The Well is a free wellbeing drop in space for all the community, where you can take a bit of time out for yourself, with a cup of tea, books to browse, colouring, knitting or just space to be. It is a friendly, safe space to come and connect with others and be refreshed. You are welcome to drop in to take a quick breather or stay for the whole time. We’d love to see you there.

Mondays 10am – 11:30am

FORGET ME NOT

Under the umbrella of the Hartley Wintney Voluntary Care Group, with the support of Mothers Union, The Alzheimer’s Society and members of St. John’s, The Forget-Me-Not Cafe offers a warm welcome to those living with Dementia and their Carers every Tuesday afternoon in St John’s Church Centre, from 2-4pm. Tea, coffee and homemade cake with an opportunity to chat and make new friends. Table tennis, snooker and crafts available for those who wish to take part. No need to book, just drop in, you will be so welcome!

COME AND COOK

Learn how to cook healthy, good value, delicious meals in a friendly and fun way, followed by tea and a chat, with a meal to take home and enjoy.

We hope to run the course again starting in October 2024. More details be added nearer the time.

NAOMI’S FOOTSTEPS

Naomi’s Footsteps is a monthly group exclusively for ladies who live on their own. Each meeting intends to involve plenty of tea and cake, a large amount of chat and a varied program of entertainment that can included general interest talks, light-hearted quizzes and the like.

We meet 2nd Wednesday of the month 2pm-4pm | Hall 1

MEN’S BREAKFAST

Men’s Breakfast offers men at St John’s a small discipleship group, to engage with the scriptures, grow in faith, learn more about God, build fellowship, and encourage one another to be disciples of Jesus who in turn make further disciples.

Hosted at the Vicarage, or a nearby members’ home, we run on the 4th Saturday of every month, starting at 8am for breakfast, study and discussion, and finishing around 9.30am. We would love you to join us! For more information, please email Vince Smith.

KINTSUGI HOPE

Kintsugi Hope is a free 12 week course, offering a safe and supportive space for people to explore mental and emotional wellbeing. The course provides tools for managing issues such as disappointment, loss, anxiety, anger, perfectionism, shame and forgiveness.

We hope to run the course again in January 2025. If you are interested in attending or would like to know more, please email Sylvia Evans‑Pritchard.

ALPHA

Alpha is a series of interactive sessions exploring the Christian faith. Each of the eleven sessions will include a meal together, a short film and a discussion where you can share your thoughts with a small group. There’s no pressure, no follow up and no charge. We run Alpha courses on a regular basis. If you’d like to try Alpha or have further questions, please email us at alpha@stjohnshw.org.uk and we will be in touch.