Church and Community

Church and Community

We take seriously our call to be a parish church, serving not just the Christian community, but all who live in Stansted Mountfitchet.

We have hosted a variety of events at the church for the community as a whole, including music concerts and Christmas fairs. On Remembrance, the war memorial in the grounds of St John’s is the focus of our common civic life.

We maintain good relationship with community groups. Our weekly coffee morning takes place at the Touchpoint-run community café on Crafton Green, and is an opportunity for church members to interact with the wider community. We also support Let’s Talk Stansted, an initiative to promote good mental health, and have hosted a Well Being festival in the church in the past.

We also maintain a good relationship with St Mary’s school in Stansted: we are involved at a governance level, and also on the ground, with assemblies and educational visits.

Church and Community
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