In 2017 St John's is celebrating it's 150th anniversary, to mark this, we are holding a number of different events throughout the year, for more information please contact steve@st-johns-carlisle.co.uk

Event Number 1
January - Burns Supper

Date: Saturday 28th January 2017
Time: 7pm
Venue: Sports Hall
Contact: Alex, Rob & Giles
Cost: £5
This evening of entertainment will include food, Robert Burns poems and dancing.

Event Number 2
February - Marriage Celebration

Date: Sunday 12th February 2017
Time: 10:30am
Venue: Church
Contact: Steve & Julie
Invites will be sent out to those who have been married at St Johns. If you have photos or other memorabilia from your wedding please see Julie. The service will be followed by a bring and share lunch.

Event Number 3
March - The Actual Anniversary!

Friday 24th March 2017 @ 7:30pm
Mission event with a talk about Dean Close by Dr Alan Munden. Delicious puddings will be served.
Venue: Lounge
Contact: Steve
Cost: Donations

Saturday 25th March 2017 @ 9am
Breakfast for all with guest speaker from St John’s Houghton with St Peter’s Kingmoor..
Venue: Lounge
Contact: Alex & Giles

Saturday 25th March 2017 @ 7:30pm
Victorian Night. There will be a display of St John’s history. It is hoped that people will dress in Victorian costume, but this is not obligatory. Sausage and mash will be served.
Venue: Sports Hall
Contact: Alex & Giles
Cost: Donations

Sunday 26th March 2017 @ 10:30am
Special Back to the Future Service.
Venue: Church
Contact: Steve

Monday 27th March 2017 @ 7:30pm
Visit by the Bishop to mark the actual 150th anniversary with a special service.
Venue: Church
Contact: Steve

Event Number 4
April - Last Supper Meal

Date: Thursday 13th April 2017
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Lounge
Contact: Steve
Come and join us as we share the last supper together

Event Number 5
April - Family Ceilidh

Date: Saturday 29th April 2017
Time: 7pm
Venue: Sports Hall
Contact: Giles & Steve
Cost: £10
A Ceilidh with the ‘Tailgate Buskers’ plus supper and introduction from Christian Compassion.
Some of the dances will be slowed down to suit all ages and levels of fitness. Price of tickets, to follow.

Event Number 6
April - Christian Compassion

Date: Sunday 30th April 2017
Time: 10:30am
Venue: Church
Contact: Steve
Christian Compassion Sunday

Event Number 7
May - Trip to Edinburgh

Date: Saturday 13th May 2017
Time: 9am
Venue: Edinburgh
Contact: Alex & Julie
Bus trip to Edinburgh with a stop on route home at Biggar for High Tea. Cost and other details to follow.

Event Number 8
June - Songs of Praise and Strawberry Tea

Contact: Giles & Rosemary
Sunday 4th June 2017
Time: 3pm
Afternoon Songs of Praise and Strawberry Tea. If you have a hymn which means something special to you and would like to share this with everyone then please see Giles.

Event Number 9
July - Garden Party with BBQ

Date: Saturday 8th July 2017
Time: 11:30am
Venue: Church
Contact: Alex & Giles
Garden Party with BBQ on the Church lawn, we tried last year and it rained, we’re going to give it another go!

Event Number 10
August - Party in Melbourne Park

Date: Saturday 12th August 2017
Time: 11:30am
Venue: Melbourne Park!
Contact: Rob McWilliams and the Ignite youth group
Family Fun Party in Melbourne Park. Bring your own picnic, family games etc.

Event Number 11
October

Rainbow’s Harvest Celebration
Date: Saturday 30th September
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Sports Hall
Contact: Anne & Rosemary
Harvest Celebration and Supper with the Rainbow Club.
Date: Sunday 1st October
Time: 10:30am
Venue: Church
Contact: Steve
Family Orientated Harvest Thanksgiving Service.

Event Number 12
September - Border Concert Band

Date: Saturday 9th September 2017
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Church
Contact: Giles & Heather
Cost: £8
Come and be entertained by the Border Concert Band and enjoy cheese and wine.

Event Number 13
October - Beetle Drive

Date: 4th November 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Sports Hall
Contact: Julie & Giles
Beetle Drive with pie and pea supper

Event Number 14
December - Christmas Bazaar

Date: Saturday 9th December 2017
Time: 2pm
Venue: Sports Hall
Contact: Back to the Future Team
There will be various stalls selling gifts and other produce, if you’d like to man a stall then please speak to a member of the team.

Event Number 15
December - Testimony Sunday

Date: Sunday 31st December 2017
Time: 10:30am
Venue: Church
Contact: Steve
15 people (one for each decade) will give their testimonies as part of the service. These testimonies will then be put together in a booklet.

© 2017 St John the Evangelist, Carlisle
steve@st-johns-carlisle.co.uk