St John’s Café is a key part of the church’s presence in the community, a space which hosts many of our weekly activities.

The café is open Monday to Thursdays 8.45-10am  for parents dropping off children at school. All are welcome for coffee and a chat! Toys are available for children.


Our regular term time activities during the week are

  • Open Café – Mondays 10-11.30 – for anyone looking for a warm space for tea/coffee and conversation. Plenty of toys for pre-schoolers to play with.
  • Craft Café – Tuesdays 10.30 – 12 knit and natter, bring your sewing projects, learn something new or just chat (lots of craft supplies available to start new projects)
  • Fireside – Wednesdays 10:30am. Spirituality for the not-so-certain. A relaxed and informal discussion about life, the universe and everything for those who don’t attend on Sunday mornings.
  • Oasis – Wednesdays 1.30pm. Fellowship and study group.
  • Café Communion/Lectio Divina – Thursdays 10:30am. Informal Communion service or Lectio Divina. Children welcome. (Check the Services Page to find this term’s schedule)
  • Films on Fridays – once a term: see the Café noticeboard or check Facebook.

Contact Jo Laynesmith at to find out more