October 17, 2019

Each year we support Samaritans Purse to share the love of Jesus Christ and the joy of Christmas with millions of boys and girls, who would otherwise receive nothing.

We are asking church members to contribute a shoebox filled with goodies. Last year, as a church,...

June 23, 2019

St Johns and Clayton Brook now have a Virgin Money Giving Account which allows donations to either church by going onto the Virgin Money Giving website.

You then search for St John the Evangelist, Whittle le Woods and we come up in the charity section as "The Parochial...

January 12, 2019

In 2015 my husband and I went to Ireland for a grand tour of both north and south, and what a wonderful country it is, with friendly people and wonderful scenery.

Our tour finished in Dublin and during our time there we went to visit a church / cathedral which shall rem...

December 21, 2018

The St John's Christmas ADVENTure was a great success ... in spite of the torrential rain outside ... with many new families from the local community experiencing the joyful story of the nativity, and a number of fun activities for the children.

With festive treats on o...

November 24, 2018

Saturday 15th December, 2pm to 4pm at St John's church, Whittle-le-Woods (FREE ENTRY)

November 24, 2018

Since 1990, more than 124 million boys and girls in over 150 countries have experienced God’s love through the power of simple shoe box gifts from Operation Christmas Child.

This year, the response from generous people at St John's and Clayton Brook churches has been ov...

November 13, 2018


At St John's church, over 200 poppies were on display to commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1 ... all of them knitted by ladies from church.  In addition, the poppies on the pulpit were made by children from Clayton le Woods school, and the 20 large felt...

October 1, 2018

It was with great joy and great sadness that we said goodbye to Andy and Amy and their four boys on Sunday. Andy preached a wonderful last sermon and then we gathered for lunch and speeches and presentations. Among their gifts was an all-singing all-dancing coffee make...

October 1, 2018

Brothers in Arms tells the story of World War 1 through the inspiring true story of two soldiers, Noel and Christopher Chavasse. These twin brothers were both highly decorated soldiers who served with great distinction in the Great War.

Noel Chavasse is notable for bein...

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