Toddler Group FaithChat
Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Toddler Group FaithChat

FaithChat is a discussion group for Toddler parents/carers to get to know each other, discuss faith and life and make friends in a smaller setting - coffee, cake and crèche all provided! If you are interested in joining us please sign up in September or email Kate on katediwakar@stjohnsharborne.org. Programme details to follow.

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Be Creative For Christmas
Oct
17
2:00 PM14:00

Be Creative For Christmas

  • Lordswood Road Birmingham, England United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Be Creative for Christmas

Do you want space and time to be creative with others? Come along to share ideas, skills and maybe learn new ones. There will also be a craft of the week with materials provided at cost. Or bring your own craft, sewing, art, card making, present making or that project you never get round to finishing! It's a great opportunity to bring friends and neighbours from outside the church.

Tea or coffee and cake will be provided. 

Book one or more sessions via the link or in ChurchSuite or contact Kay Schofield for more info. Please note there are only eight places available at each session.

Be Creative for Christmas will also be held on, 31 Oct // 14 Nov // 28 Nov.

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Toddler Group FaithChat
Oct
22
10:00 AM10:00

Toddler Group FaithChat

FaithChat is a discussion group for Toddler parents/carers to get to know each other, discuss faith and life and make friends in a smaller setting - coffee, cake and crèche all provided! If you are interested in joining us please sign up in September or email Kate on katediwakar@stjohnsharborne.org. Programme details to follow.

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20s & 30s: Samosas & Skittles Evening
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

20s & 30s: Samosas & Skittles Evening

Join us on Saturday 26th October for a fun-filled evening playing skittles and hanging out! Buffet (including fresh samosas!) and soft drinks will be provided. Bring your own beer (or other tipple of choice) and step back in time with us at a unique Edwardian skittles alley in Harborne. Tickets £5. *18-19 year olds very welcome too! Families with children also welcome.

Contact Josiah on josiahenglish@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Be Creative For Christmas
Oct
31
2:00 PM14:00

Be Creative For Christmas

  • Lordswood Road Birmingham, England United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Be Creative for Christmas

Do you want space and time to be creative with others? Come along to share ideas, skills and maybe learn new ones. There will also be a craft of the week with materials provided at cost. Or bring your own craft, sewing, art, card making, present making or that project you never get round to finishing! It's a great opportunity to bring friends and neighbours from outside the church.

Tea or coffee and cake will be provided. 

Book one or more sessions via the link or in ChurchSuite or contact Kay Schofield for more info. Please note there are only eight places available at each session.

Be Creative for Christmas will also be held on, 17 Oct // 14 Nov // 28 Nov.

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Toddler Group FaithChat
Nov
5
10:00 AM10:00

Toddler Group FaithChat

FaithChat is a discussion group for Toddler parents/carers to get to know each other, discuss faith and life and make friends in a smaller setting - coffee, cake and crèche all provided! If you are interested in joining us please sign up in September or email Kate on katediwakar@stjohnsharborne.org. Programme details to follow.

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Authentic Revolution
Nov
5
7:30 PM19:30

Authentic Revolution

Authentic is a group for school years 10-13 that explores Scripture and seeks to apply it to our lives. Revolution is a time where Authentic small groups come together for a chance to chill out, eat cake, play games and spend time together in worship, prayer and hearing some brilliant talks.  Join us if you want to know more about God’s word and have fun whilst studying it! 

For more information email Mark our Youth Pastor on markwatson@stjohnsharborne.org.

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Powerhouse
Nov
6
8:00 PM20:00

Powerhouse

Are you hungry to see God’s kingdom come? As a whole church community, we want to revitalise our prayer life, with confidence that the Holy Spirit will meet with us in a powerful way as we bring the needs of the world and our church to God. We encourage you to come as individuals or small groups to celebrate together God’s ongoing work in our world. Refreshments from 19.30.

Contact Marcus at marcuspagnam@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Men's Breakfast with Graham “Swanny” Swann
Nov
9
8:30 AM08:30
Men

Men's Breakfast with Graham “Swanny” Swann

Come along to one of our Men's Breakfasts, a great place to get to know other people, enjoy great food and hear from our visiting speaker. This November we will be welcoming Graham “Swanny” Swann. Swanny is a tattoo artist and the author of “Prison without Bars”. Subjected to systematic abuse as a child, he grew to be a man controlled by alcohol and violence, and eventually ended up in prison in a Young Offenders’s Institute. Then hope broke in and an incredible journey of restoration began.

Tickets are £5 and are available to purchase below, or contact Brian Thomas on mensbreakfast@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Toddler Group FaithChat
Nov
12
10:00 AM10:00

Toddler Group FaithChat

FaithChat is a discussion group for Toddler parents/carers to get to know each other, discuss faith and life and make friends in a smaller setting - coffee, cake and crèche all provided! If you are interested in joining us please sign up in September or email Kate on katediwakar@stjohnsharborne.org. Programme details to follow.

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Be Creative For Christmas
Nov
14
2:00 PM14:00

Be Creative For Christmas

  • Lordswood Road Birmingham, England United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Be Creative for Christmas

Do you want space and time to be creative with others? Come along to share ideas, skills and maybe learn new ones. There will also be a craft of the week with materials provided at cost. Or bring your own craft, sewing, art, card making, present making or that project you never get round to finishing! It's a great opportunity to bring friends and neighbours from outside the church.

Tea or coffee and cake will be provided. 

Book one or more sessions via the link or in ChurchSuite or contact Kay Schofield for more info. Please note there are only eight places available at each session.

Be Creative for Christmas will also be held on, 17 Oct // 31 Oct // 28 Nov.

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Toddler Group FaithChat
Nov
19
10:00 AM10:00

Toddler Group FaithChat

FaithChat is a discussion group for Toddler parents/carers to get to know each other, discuss faith and life and make friends in a smaller setting - coffee, cake and crèche all provided! If you are interested in joining us please sign up in September or email Kate on katediwakar@stjohnsharborne.org. Programme details to follow.

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Be Creative For Christmas
Nov
28
2:00 PM14:00

Be Creative For Christmas

  • Lordswood Road Birmingham, England United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Be Creative for Christmas

Do you want space and time to be creative with others? Come along to share ideas, skills and maybe learn new ones. There will also be a craft of the week with materials provided at cost. Or bring your own craft, sewing, art, card making, present making or that project you never get round to finishing! It's a great opportunity to bring friends and neighbours from outside the church.

Tea or coffee and cake will be provided. 

Book one or more sessions via the link or in ChurchSuite or contact Kay Schofield for more info. Please note there are only eight places available at each session.

Be Creative for Christmas will also be held on, 17 Oct // 31 Oct // 14 Nov.

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Big Church Small Church
Nov
30
to Dec 1

Big Church Small Church

Sat 30 Nov | 16.00 | St George’s Edgbaston
Sun 1 Dec | Various locations and times

Join us for the first of our ‘Big Church Small Church’ weekends. On Saturday we will take time to meet together as a whole church family. Then on Sunday there will be no church gatherings, instead we will meet together in small groups (for food and fellowship, ministry and mission). Whether it’s in the ‘Big Church’ all age gathering on the Saturday, or in our small groups on a Sunday, the aim will be the same: to build and enjoy the community that is St John’s.

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Authentic Revolution
Dec
3
7:30 PM19:30

Authentic Revolution

Authentic is a group for school years 10-13 that explores Scripture and seeks to apply it to our lives. Revolution is a time where Authentic small groups come together for a chance to chill out, eat cake, play games and spend time together in worship, prayer and hearing some brilliant talks.  Join us if you want to know more about God’s word and have fun whilst studying it! 

For more information email Mark our Youth Pastor on markwatson@stjohnsharborne.org.

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Pathfinder Revolution
Dec
4
7:30 PM19:30

Pathfinder Revolution

Authentic is a group for school years 10-13 that explores Scripture and seeks to apply it to our lives. Revolution is a time where Authentic small groups come together for a chance to chill out, eat cake, play games and spend time together in worship, prayer and hearing some brilliant talks. Join us if you want to know more about God’s word and have fun whilst studying it! 

For more information email Mark our Youth Pastor on markwatson@stjohnsharborne.org.

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Powerhouse
Dec
4
8:00 PM20:00

Powerhouse

Are you hungry to see God’s kingdom come? As a whole church community, we want to revitalise our prayer life, with confidence that the Holy Spirit will meet with us in a powerful way as we bring the needs of the world and our church to God. We encourage you to come as individuals or small groups to celebrate together God’s ongoing work in our world. Refreshments from 19.30.

Contact Marcus at marcuspagnam@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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The Marriage Course: Spring 2020
Feb
27
7:30 PM19:30

The Marriage Course: Spring 2020

Thu weekly (started 27 Feb) | 19.30 - 22.00 | Private Home | £68 per couple

The Marriage Course is a series of seven sessions, designed to help couples in a long term relationship invest in their relationship and build a strong marriage. Although The Marriage Course is based on Christian principles, it is suitable for any married couple, of any faith, at any age or stage of their marriage and is designed to help build a stronger relationship that lasts a lifetime. If you are looking for a Marriage Preparation Course please email us for information.

There is no group discussion, so each couple's privacy is completely respected. Some of the topics covered over the sessions are:

  • Understanding each other’s needs

  • Communicating more effectively

  • Growing closer by learning methods to resolve conflict

  • Recover from the ways you may have hurt each other

  • Recognise how your upbringing affects your relationship

  • Improve relationships with parents and in-laws

  • Develop greater sexual intimacy

  • Discover each other’s ‘love language’

We look forward to seeing you!

If the cost is an issue for you then please get in touch as we would not want this to stop anyone undertaking the course. Some financial support is available, please email marriagecourse@stjohnsharborne.org to apply for assistance.

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Men's Breakfast with Paul “Gasky” Gask
Mar
14
8:30 AM08:30
Men

Men's Breakfast with Paul “Gasky” Gask

Come along to one of our Men's Breakfasts, a great place to get to know other people, enjoy great food and hear from our visiting speaker. This March we will be welcoming Paul “Gasky” Gask former Leicestershire Police CID Officer.

Tickets are £5 and will be available to purchase, or contact Brian Thomas on mensbreakfast@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Alpha Course
Oct
8
7:30 PM19:30

Alpha Course

Tue weekly (starts Tue 24 Sep) | 19.30 - 21.30 | Slug & Lettuce Harborne

Alpha is a series of eleven interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith.

The talks are designed to encourage conversation and explore the basics of the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. No question is out of bounds and you are free to discuss as much or as little as you wish. At any point, if you think Alpha isn't for you, that's not a problem. There's no pressure, no follow up and no charge.

Got questions about Alpha? Email Brennan and the team on alpha@stjohnsharborne.org

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Toddler Group FaithChat
Oct
8
10:00 AM10:00

Toddler Group FaithChat

FaithChat is a discussion group for Toddler parents/carers to get to know each other, discuss faith and life and make friends in a smaller setting - coffee, cake and crèche all provided! If you are interested in joining us please sign up in September or email Kate on katediwakar@stjohnsharborne.org. Programme details to follow.

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Powerhouse
Oct
2
8:00 PM20:00

Powerhouse

Are you hungry to see God’s kingdom come? As a whole church community, we want to revitalise our prayer life, with confidence that the Holy Spirit will meet with us in a powerful way as we bring the needs of the world and our church to God. This month at Powerhouse we are hugely looking forward to hearing from and being led by the team that visited Resurrection Church Beirut this summer. We encourage you to come as individuals or small groups to celebrate together God’s ongoing work in our world. Refreshments from 19.30.

Contact Marcus at marcuspagnam@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Alpha Course
Oct
1
7:30 PM19:30

Alpha Course

Tue weekly (starts Tue 24 Sep) | 19.30 - 21.30 | Slug & Lettuce Harborne

Alpha is a series of eleven interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith.

The talks are designed to encourage conversation and explore the basics of the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. No question is out of bounds and you are free to discuss as much or as little as you wish. At any point, if you think Alpha isn't for you, that's not a problem. There's no pressure, no follow up and no charge.

Got questions about Alpha? Email Brennan and the team on alpha@stjohnsharborne.org

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Authentic Revolution
Oct
1
7:30 PM19:30

Authentic Revolution

Authentic is a group for school years 10-13 that explores Scripture and seeks to apply it to our lives. Revolution is a time where Authentic small groups come together for a chance to chill out, eat cake, play games and spend time together in worship, prayer and hearing some brilliant talks.  Join us if you want to know more about God’s word and have fun whilst studying it! 

For more information email Mark our Youth Pastor on markwatson@stjohnsharborne.org.

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The Marriage Course
Sep
30
7:30 PM19:30

The Marriage Course

Our Autumn Marriage Course is now fully booked! Sign up below for our next course.

The Marriage Course is a series of seven sessions, designed to help couples in a long term relationship invest in their relationship and build a strong marriage. Although The Marriage Course is based on Christian principles, it is suitable for any married couple, of any faith, at any age or stage of their marriage and is designed to help build a stronger relationship that lasts a lifetime. If you are looking for a Marriage Preparation Course please email us for information.

There is no group discussion, so each couple's privacy is completely respected. Some of the topics covered over the sessions are:

  • Understanding each other’s needs

  • Communicating more effectively

  • Growing closer by learning methods to resolve conflict

  • Recover from the ways you may have hurt each other

  • Recognise how your upbringing affects your relationship

  • Improve relationships with parents and in-laws

  • Develop greater sexual intimacy

  • Discover each other’s ‘love language’

We look forward to seeing you!

If the cost is an issue for you then please get in touch as we would not want this to stop anyone undertaking the course. Some financial support is available, please email marriagecourse@stjohnsharborne.org to apply for assistance.

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20s & 30s: Film Night
Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

20s & 30s: Film Night

Calling all St John’s 20s & 30s*: Come join us for our first social event of the new academic year! Bring your friends and enjoy an evening with pizza, drinks and homemade caramel popcorn.
*18-19 year olds welcome!

The results of the vote are in: we'll be watching Cool Runnings!

We will be meeting at Walker Hall in Edgbaston, a great location with lots of character – and plenty of parking!

Feel free to bring comfy chairs and drinks.
Suggested donation of £3

Contact Josiah on josiahenglish@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Pathfinder Revolution
Sep
25
7:30 PM19:30

Pathfinder Revolution

Authentic is a group for school years 10-13 that explores Scripture and seeks to apply it to our lives. Revolution is a time where Authentic small groups come together for a chance to chill out, eat cake, play games and spend time together in worship, prayer and hearing some brilliant talks. Join us if you want to know more about God’s word and have fun whilst studying it! 

For more information email Mark our Youth Pastor on markwatson@stjohnsharborne.org.

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Alpha Course
Sep
24
7:30 PM19:30

Alpha Course

Tue weekly (starts Tue 24 Sep) | 19.30 - 21.30 | Slug & Lettuce Harborne

Alpha is a series of eleven interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith.

The talks are designed to encourage conversation and explore the basics of the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. No question is out of bounds and you are free to discuss as much or as little as you wish. At any point, if you think Alpha isn't for you, that's not a problem. There's no pressure, no follow up and no charge.

Got questions about Alpha? Email Brennan and the team on alpha@stjohnsharborne.org

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Harvest Donation
Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

Harvest Donation

On Sun 22 Sept we will be celebrating harvest Sunday. Given the practicalities of collecting food donations in Lordswood Girls’ School, we have decided that this year we will have a monetary collection. You provide the dosh - we’ll do the shopping! All money raised will be split between the Quinton and Oldbury Foodbank and Restore (who support refugees and asylum seekers).

Please consider giving to help them provide food for those in need! (Click below to donate online, or add your donations to the Sunday collection in a labelled envelope)

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Toddler Group: Autumn Term Starts
Sep
9
10:00 AM10:00

Toddler Group: Autumn Term Starts

St John’s Toddlers is back for the autumn term! Whilst St John’s church building is being renovated, we will be meeting down the road at Harborne Baptist Church on Mondays and Wednesdays.

The group is design for children aged 0-4 years and their parents and carers. We have a great range of activities with lots of toys, craft, and songs available for children to get involved with. Toddler's is fun and friendly and is run by a wonderful group of volunteers who are ready to welcome you to this safe and happy environment. 

Toddler autumn term: Mon 9 Sep - 11 Dec (excluding half term)

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Powerhouse
Sep
4
8:00 PM20:00

Powerhouse

Are you hungry to see God’s kingdom come? As a whole church community, we want to revitalise our prayer life, with confidence that the Holy Spirit will meet with us in a powerful way as we bring the needs of the world and our church to God. We encourage you to come as individuals or small groups to celebrate together God’s ongoing work in our world. Refreshments from 19.30.

Contact Marcus at marcuspagnam@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Authentic Revolution
Sep
3
7:30 PM19:30

Authentic Revolution

Authentic is a group for school years 10-13 that explores Scripture and seeks to apply it to our lives. Revolution is a time where Authentic small groups come together for a chance to chill out, eat cake, play games and spend time together in worship, prayer and hearing some brilliant talks.  Join us if you want to know more about God’s word and have fun whilst studying it! 

For more information email Mark our Youth Pastor on markwatson@stjohnsharborne.org.

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Picnic in the Park
Sep
1
12:00 PM12:00

Picnic in the Park

Join us after our 10.00 Sunday gathering for a 'Picnic in the Park' at Rowheath Pavillion. Bring a picnic, a blanket, and some sunshine. Everyone welcome!

If the weather isn't good, we will have an indoor picnic at St John's Harborne, B17 9PT. Check our website or our social media on the day for confirmation of location if you aren't sure.

Contact Fran on franvarley@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Farewell Sunday
Sep
1
10:00 AM10:00
BFM

Farewell Sunday

Sun 1 Sept | 10.00 & 18.30 | St John’s

It’s our last Sunday at St John’s (as we know it!). To celebrate all the momentous, exciting, funny and important things that have taken place in the premises we will be holding a special Farewell Sunday.

Join us for our special farewell gatherings.

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Soul Survivor '19
Aug
17
to Aug 22

Soul Survivor '19

  • East of England Showground (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This Summer Authentic and the Year 9 Pathfinders are heading to an awesome campsite in search of fun, community and worship at Soul Survivor - a Christian camp that runs every summer. There will be all the usual high-quality speakers and programme of fun and games. We will be camping together, eating together and encountering God together.

If you have any questions about Soul Survivor please contact Mark on markwatson@stjohnsharborne.org


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Picnic in the Park
Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Picnic in the Park

PICNIC TO TAKE PLACE AT ST JOHN’S DUE TO POOR WEATHER! BRING YOUR FOOD FOR AN INDOOR PICNIC.

Join us after our 10.00 Sunday gathering for a 'Picnic in the Park' at Rowheath Pavillion. Bring a picnic, a blanket, and some sunshine. Everyone welcome!

If the weather isn't good, we will have an indoor picnic at St John's Harborne, B17 9PT. Check our website or our social media on the day for confirmation of location if you aren't sure.

Contact Fran on franvarley@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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'Out of this World' Holiday Club 2019
Jul
25
to Jul 27

'Out of this World' Holiday Club 2019

This summer... blast off with us 'out of this world' at St John's Holiday Club 2019. There will be lots of songs, bible stories, crafts, games, drama, friendship and fun!

Holiday Club is open to all who are current Reception to Year 6, and provides an opportunity to explore faith in a safe, informal environment. Refreshments will be provided, but please bring your own lunch.

25 -27 July | 10.00 - 14.00 | St John’s | £3 per child, per day.
Contact Diana on children@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

If you would like to add a child to our reserves list, please email holidayclub@stjohnsharborne.org.
Please note that this will not guarantee you a space, but we will contact you if a place becomes available.

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Pathfinder End of Year BBQ
Jul
17
7:30 PM19:30

Pathfinder End of Year BBQ

To celebrate the end of another year, we will be holding our Pathfinder End of Year BBQ!

Please bring a £1 contribution towards food. There is often a water fight at this event! If you would like to join in we would recommend that you bring spare clothes for the journey home.

Contact Mark our Youth Pastor on markwatson@stjohnsharborne.org for more information.

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Early Morning Prayer
Jul
17
7:00 AM07:00

Early Morning Prayer

Join us on Wednesday morning every week as we gather to seek God and to pray for those things he lays on our hearts. Everyone welcome!

Note: This will be the last Early Morning Prayer gathering before the summer break.

‘If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.’ 

2 Chronicles 7:14

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