We’re running a whole variety of enjoyable events in the week leading up to Easter, there really is something for everyone. At each event, part of God’s true story and our place within it, will be briefly told. You’d be most welcome to come along, and we’d love to see you over Easter.
Tuesday 20th March
Ladies Easter Meal (7.15pm - 9.45pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
All ladies welcome to a wonderful social meal. Please contact the church office to book a place.
Wednesday 21st March
Easter Ladies Fellowship (2pm - 3.30pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
With an extended time for cake and coffee afterwards.
Friday 23rd March
Pathfinders (7.30pm - 9.15pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
We’ll consider the big questions of life, invite your friends.
Come along to St John's Church Centre to join us for one of our weekly Pathfinders sessions. If you've never been before, Pathfinders is open to all children aged 11-15 years old, whether you come to our church or not. Find out "Who you are" and have lots of fun along the way.
Saturday 24th March
The Great Hartford Beetle Drive (3pm - 4.30pm) @ St John’s Church Centre
Everyone welcome, children and adults. Refreshments provided.
Just turn up!
Quiz Night (7:15pm - 9.30pm) @ St John's Church Centre
The Quiz will start at 7.30pm.
Test your knowledge at our Saturday Night Quiz - bring along a team of 6-8 people or join one of our teams and meet new people. The quiz will take place in St John's Church Centre, School Lane, Hartford.
Sunday 25th March
Crossover Better Story Special (8pm – 9.30pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
Monday 26th to Friday 30th March
Escape the Room Challenge @ St John’s Church Centre
Assemble your team (recommended 6-8 player) and take on the challenge, can you solve the puzzles and escape in time? Suitable for families and friends, especially teenagers and adults.
The Escape Room is available all week (Mon – Fri) – please contact the church office to book your team in and take the challenge.
Monday 26th March
Easter Walk (Meet 9.30am) @ St John’s Church Centre
Meet at St John's Church Centre for a 2-hour walk (car share to starting point) followed by pub lunch approximately 12.00pm-2pm. Contact the church office to book your place at the lunch.
Tuesday 27th March
A Taste of Easter (10am – 11.30am) @ St John’s Church Centre.
Open to ladies. Come for a chat, coffee and plenty of Easter Goodies to eat as well as optional craft. A supervised crèche will be available for pre-school children.
An Evening of Spoken Word and Song (7.30pm – 9.30pm).
Words, rhyme and rhythm can be powerful in sharing experiences and communicating messages. All are welcome to this open mic evening, whether you want to listen or to participate. Please contact the office for details of the location of this event.
Cream Tea (3.30pm – 5pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
Come and enjoy a delightful cream tea – scones, jam, cream – the lot! Whether you’re free in the afternoon or you’re on the way back from the school run – everyone is welcome to come.
Wednesday 28th March
Easter Golf Tournament (9.40am – 5pm) @ Portal Premier Golf Club.
Thursday 29th March
Thursday Café Easter Special (11.30am – 1.30pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
£5 per meal, children eat free.
Friday 30th March
Reformation 500 Celebration (7pm – 9pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
It is 500 years since the Reformation began in Europe. In England the famous Tudor King Henry VIII was caught up in that process. Come an enjoy a Tudor themed evening - learn dances, eat some traditional food and hear to story of how the Reformation brought good news to Tudor England. Suitable for adults, teens and older children. Contact the office to book.
Saturday 31st March
"Discover Easter" Family Fun Afternoon (2pm – 3.30pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
An afternoon of fun for all the family – activities, crafts, Easter egg hunt, refreshments and Easter Garden display. Just turn up!
Sports Pub Quiz (8pm – 10pm) @ Hartford Golf Club.
Bring a team along or come on the night and join one. Every round is sports related, but expert knowledge is not required. Suitable for men and women, teenagers and adults.
Monday 2nd April
‘Praise Be’ art installation (3pm - 5pm) @ St John’s Church Centre.
Local artist Dee Rollinson’s latest installation will be unveiled and she will share something of the meaning and thought behind it. There will be coffee & cakes, activities for adults & children, and on show work by children from Cloughwood Academy.