Ministries

Baptisms and Thanksgivings

If you have a new baby in your household, many congratulations! A service for your child is a great thing to be thinking about. If you live in our parish, or are members of St. John’s, and would like to find out more about a service for your child here, please first of all contact us. The Church of England has two options: A Service of Thanksgiving for the gift...

Funerals

If you have recently been bereaved, please accept our sincere condolences. St John's would like to support you as much as we can at a time of such sadness and loss. You may be finding it difficult to think of all the things that need to be done when a close relative has died. At St John's, we're here to help. Before the funeral and afterwards, we're available to everyone in our parish and we'll do our best...

Weddings

Congratulations and a warm welcome to you if you are thinking about being married at St John's or St Andrew's. We will do our best to make your wedding day memorable for you, your family and your friends. This will be a very exciting time for both of you with many things to think about and plan. The Rector has a legal responsibility to be satisfied that you can lawfully marry in the parish before any arrangements...

Mission partners

St John’s Church supports Christian training, education and compassion ministries overseas and in the UK. We have links with a number of individuals and organisations. Emmanuel Church, Lapusna Our most recent link is with Emmanuel Church, Lapusna in Moldova.   Moldova, which is not in the EU, is one of the poorest countries in Europe. Many come to Emmanuel Church for help. Their ministry includes feeding the hungry, giving clothes to the poor, supporting single parent families and the disabled...

SJYA

St John's Young Adults (SJYA) is for any 'young adults' attached in any way to St. John’s. We meet for a monthly social, fun and encouragement for living our lives for Jesus every day. For more information contact the church office.

Babies and toddlers

As well as our normal Sunday activities for little ones, we also run two groups specifically for babies, toddlers and their carers during the week: ‘Tiny Toes’ Parent and Baby Group: We meet at the St. John’s Schoolrooms, which is located a short distance across the green outside St John’s, on Thursday mornings from 10:00 - 11:15am. This is a really friendly and welcoming group for parents and their babies, aged under 1 year. The group offers support and...

Christians Against Poverty debt centre

The Yeovil Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre is one of 270 Centres in the UK and whilst based in St John's Church Yeovil, the Centre is very much in partnership with other Churches in Yeovil and the surrounding area, and the award winning national debt charity Christians Against Poverty. Whether people are feeling the weight of debt, struggling to find work or just need a bit of help budgeting – CAP can...