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April 2021 church magazine

April 2021 church magazine

Welcome to our April 2021 church magazine, which is our Easter edition. It contains news and updates plus reflections and prayers for Easter.

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March 2021 church magazine

March 2021 church magazine

Please find a link below to our March 2021 church magazine: Our churches will be opening back up again for…

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February 2021 magazine

February 2021 magazine

The magazine includes a tribute to Jess Dewhirst, who died on Advent Sunday 2020. Jess knitted and nattered, but not necessarily in that order.

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December 2020 church magazine

December 2020 church magazine

Christmas is not about turkey or tinsel. It’s about remembering that God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

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November 2020 church magazine

November 2020 church magazine

Our November 2020 church magazine has news of Craig and Elaine Watson who are moving to Nepal. Plus reflections, reports and upcoming events.

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October 2020 church magazine

October 2020 church magazine

There are features on Harvest and Church for a Different World – which includes a letter from the Bishop of Manchester. Also updates from Mothers’ Union and the Walking Group. Plus prayers, reflections and news of upcoming services and events.

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September 2020 magazine

September 2020 magazine

There are articles on Creation Season and Daily Hope as well as information about upcoming events. There are also pieces from the Mothers’ Union, and the Scouts as well as a reflection from Nigel on how technology allowed us to keep in touch during lock-down – and needs to continue as part of our service to others.

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August 2020 church magazine

August 2020 church magazine

You’ll find plenty of prayer and reflection, news and views in our August 2020 church magazine. But we’ll need to hold back on the social stuff for a little longer. And there’s a reminder of our global responsibilities, in this appeal to help those in our link diocese of Lahore in Pakistan…

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July 2020 magazine

July 2020 magazine

The events of Spring 2020 will remain long in the memory and its effects will impact upon our world for many years to come. As we wished everyone Happy New Year six months ago, we were blissfully unaware of what was to lie ahead.

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June 2020 magazine

June 2020 magazine

June 8th marks our 250th anniversary, with the original St John’s being consecrated in 1770. We had a lot of things planned for that weekend but the lock-down has put the mockers on that! In the meantime, please take a look at the middle of the magazine which has some photos and reflections.

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April 2020 Magazine

April 2020 Magazine

Here’s our April 2020 magazine. Obviously with Covid-19 and all the restrictions, the magazine is a bit different to normal. There’s not much ‘what’s on’ but it does give us more space for reflections and prayer. There are also suggestions for worship from home. Though let’s not forget it’s Easter!

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High-class fish, fruit, poultry

High-class fish, fruit, poultry

It’s our 250th church anniversary coming up in June and we’ve been asking for memorabilia. One of the gems is a St John’s Church Bury Parish Magazine from April 1968 which has some very revealing letters and editorials uncovering what church life was like here 52 years ago.

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March 2020 magazine

March 2020 magazine

Here’s our March 2020 church magazine. There are thoughts about Lent and Mothering Sunday plus more on the upcoming 250th celebrations for St John’s. Also lots of news and views from our various groups as well as this letter from our Reader Emeritus Margery Spencer…

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February 2020 magazine

February 2020 magazine

Here’s our February 2020 magazine. There’s news and views plus articles on Lent. There are also pieces on the Lite lunch and the Pantomime. Plus this letter from our Authorised Lay Minister Nigel Silvester…

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December 2019 & January 2020 magazine

December 2019 & January 2020 magazine

In this bumper Christmas issue we have details of all the many services and events that we have going on. There’s a letter from Dave, about God “mucking in” with us. There are also appeals to help those who are homeless and some reflections on Advent, Christmas and Epiphany.

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