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Local News & Events 

We are fortunate at St John's to have a fantastic network of churches, charities and organisations in the local area. This page is an opportunity for us to share with St John's members the latest news & events from these organisations.


 Losing Our Fig Leaves - Saturday 11 May 2019

2019-04-10Loosing Our Fig Leav

Inspire Counselling - Level 2 Counselling Skills Course, Starting in Sept.  

Inspire Counselling will be running a Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills starting in September. We would be grateful if you would advertise this or forward it to anyone who you feel may benefit from this training.
This course is for those who wish to learn counselling skills so that they can help people in a voluntary or an employed situation, or for those who wish to begin training as a counsellor.  No previous training is required before starting this course.  Topics include the difference between caring, helping and counselling, communication, listening skills, structures and frameworks for counselling and models of counselling.  Ample opportunity is given to practise skills and there is some coursework to complete. This course runs for a one day a month, for a year.  For more details please contact Inspire on 01473 217694 (Tues and Thurs) or email 

Easter Fair in aid of Talitha Koum - Saturday 20th April 

2019-03-27Hope CentreEaster Fa 

CHACS - Christian House & Church Swap 

2019-03-28CHACSChristian HouseA different and exciting holiday experience!

A UK based holiday organisation, CHACShas been helping families, singles, friends and married couples to enjoy fantastic holidays since 2003.  With over 300 registered members, CHACS  offers an expanding database of properties to choose from, in the UK and abroad. These  can be viewed on the CHACS website. House swaps can take place in any area, in any size of property and at any time of the year, ensuring you enjoy a flexible, fun and memorable escape.
For families with school age children this offers an amazingly low cost holiday option when prices during school holidays are at their highest.

Registration is free, and the only payment is a £50 admin fee when a house swap is confirmed. (£25 for subsequent swaps in the same year).

       See how it works and what’s on offer!

Just 42 Prayer Morning - Tuesday 14 May 2019 

2019-03-27Just42Prayer morning

Just42 Cream Tea - Sunday 2nd June 

2019-03-27Just42 Cream Tea 

Addiction Workshop - Thursday 23 May  

2019-03-27Addiction Course 

Care for the Family 2019 Tour

2019-03-20The Wisdom House

Coming to Ipswich Corn Exchange IP1 1DH, on Tuesday 14 May, 7.30pm - 10pm.  For further details please click the link below which will take you to their event page.

The Wisdom House - Ipswich

Churches Together Woodbridge & Melton Easter Celebrations 

2019-03-20Churches Together Ea

For information about all the services over the Easter Period please use the following link
Churches Together Easter Celebrations

Healing Prayer Service

God still heals people today and that healing prayer is commanded by God's Word (see James 5:16. If you would like to receive healing prayer then do please come along to the Healing Prayer Service at The Avenue, Evangelical Church - you are most welcome. You do not need to know anything about the Bible or about Jesus. We would simply love to pray for you. Although we feel it is better to be prayed for when you are present, if you feel unable to attend, you can send your prayer request to us at 42 Warwick Avenue, IP12 1 JX and we will make sure that we pray for you.

If you are a regular at another church, do please feel free to come and receive prayer; it is open to all. 

Prayer monthly