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In the centre of town : at the heart of the community

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Welcome!

 

Cherishing our inheritance of Christian faith and worship, we strive to welcome all and share the joy of the Gospel message in Christ, through concern for the wholeness of individuals and active involvement in community life in all its diversity. 

Your support for our vision will be welcome. To make a donation to support our mission and ministry through JustGiving click here

Help us to meet the needs of Frome!

Calling all people of Frome - from people who were born here to residents who have chosen to move to our great town, churchgoers and non-churchgoers!

 

Following the retirement of our Vicar, we have a fantastic opportunity to look again at our place in the Frome community and recruit a leader who can help us create a future we can all be part of, and proud of. To help us do this could you take a few minutes to answer these four questions about our town, please?

  1. What is Frome to you?

  2. What works well?

  3. What’s challenging about Frome?

  4. What are your hopes and priorities for Frome?

You can reply by:

  • clicking on the 'Get Started' button:

  • sending an email to administrator@sjfrome.co.uk; or

  • filling in one of the paper copies you'll find at the back of St John's Church and posting it through the letterbox of the office, which is the cottage right next to the church.

Please be assured that all replies are anonymous - we are not asking for any personal information - and that individual responses will not be identifiable in the collated results.

Your opinion really matters to us, so do please give us your thoughts - we'd love to hear from you.

The closing date is Tuesday 5th March.

​Services for late February/
early March 
2024

Weekly Sunday Service Online (Zoom)

​8.45am Morning Service each Sunday

Details can be found in the 'Weekly pew sheet'.

Services at St John's Church

Sunday 25th February - Second Sunday of Lent

9.45am Holy Communion

4.00pm Informal Lent service

Sunday 3rd March - Third Sunday of Lent

9.45am Holy Communion

4.00pm Informal Lent service

Weekly Opening Times

St John's  is open for visitors, individual private prayer and reflection daily, usually from 9.30am to 3.30pm. 

Many opportunities for online worship can be found via the main Church of England website.

​Next 'Open Doors'

These are the monthly Saturday morning sessions at which weddings and christenings can be booked, and they are held on the second Saturday of the month.

Next session: 

​Saturday 9th March 2024 - 10.30am to 12 noon

360° tour of St John's

Unable to visit in person, or wanting a guide to show you around when visiting us?

Then please click on the image for a guided 360° tour of St John's parish church.

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Our Youtube channel is called FromeStJohnBaptist
It includes services and other material such as Michael Wood talking about our Saxon roots at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3KcJUeV0Ho

News

Our downloadable Weekly Pew Sheet details this week's services, forthcoming events and notices along with readings for the Sunday service. 

Future developments at St John's
We continue to keep everyone informed about what is happening now that St John's is in Vacancy and we have no Vicar.

Following the meeting with the Bishop and Archdeacon, there has been much background work as the small group who will be responsible for putting together the Parish Profile is gathered. The Parish Profile is the document which will be read by any priests considering coming to St John’s as our Vicar. We are all being asked to contribute ideas and suggestions  - see above - as we consider our vision for the future of St John’s. And remember Bishop Michael’s instruction: 'Pray your socks off!'

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