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Dates for the Diary
Sunday 10 December, Community Carol Service at St John’s
Sunday 17 December, Children’s Pageant at St George’s
Sunday 24 December, 10am Sung Eucharist, 4pm Carols around the Crib service and Christmas Eve service at 11pm at St George’s
Sunday 24 December, no 6.30pm Sung Mass at St John’s but a Christmas Eve service at 11pm
Monday 25 December, 10am Christmas Day service at St George’s and no service at St John’s
Sunday 31 December, 10am Sung Eucharist at St George’s and 6.30pm Sung Mass at St John’s


Autumn term course: The final evening will be on 20th November, the 6.30pm Eucharist will be celebrated according to the Second Prayerbook of Edward VI. This will take place at St John’s, Holland Road, WITH A BRING AND SHARE SUPPER. 7.30pm Supper and discussion of the topic and theme over the meal. Please indicate attendance by email to

Visitor training at SJB, 2.00-4.30pm, 22nd November. St John the Baptist will be running a training session for those interested in being church guides, for which we need a number of volunteers. It will include training in welcoming visitors including guidance on how to give guided tours to visitors including groups. Whilst the training is at St John's, the information is applicable for all those interested in presenting their churches as a heritage building and as a place of worship, and increasing the number and range of visitors.
Location: St John the Baptist, Holland Road, W14 8AH.

SJB Open Morning 10am–12 noon on 9 December. We would also like to invite you to help us celebrate the completion of the West End of the church. This has provided disabled access as well as much need facilities and will be available for community use in the coming years. Do pop in to see the church and new facilities during our open morning.

Saturday 25 November, Bickersteth House 95th Birthday Celebration. Everyone welcome to attend as much of the day as you are able: Eucharist at 12.30pm (Celebrant and Preacher the Rt Revd Michael Marshall), Lunch from 1.30, afternoon tea from 3pm (with cutting of birthday cake), Evensong at 4pm (Officiant: The Venerable Stephan Welch, Archdacon of Middlesex). Please indicate attendance to Jill Traynor by email at

Saturday 25 November, Opera Integra, Autumn Concert at St George's 7-9pm £16 (£13) concessions.An evening of arias, duets and songs performed by members of Opera Integra. Tickets on the door or via website See their website for more information.


We would welcome any comments that you might have about St John’s future as a community centre. Please email us with your ideas or if you would like to be kept informed of our progress.

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