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Take it as Red at St John’s Church Wimborne

By mbarber  |  Posted: September 25, 2013

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A FORMER Premier league footballer, a silent disco, a theatre performance and a hog roast are just a few of the items in a packed programme of events taking place at St John’s Church, Wimborne next week.

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A FORMER Premier league footballer, a silent disco, a theatre performance and a hog roast are just a few of the items in a packed programme of events taking place at St John’s Church, Wimborne next week.

Under the umbrella of ‘Take it as Red’ week from 30th September to 6th October, the events will give local people the chance to find out more about Christianity.

The rector, the Rev Peter Breckwoldt explained that the event got its name from the fact that in some Bibles the words of Jesus are written in red.

Events:

Monday 30th: Linvoy Primus who finished his football career with Portsmouth FC will be the guest speaker at a Men’s Event at 7.30pm at the Allendale Community Centre.

Tuesday 1st: Lunch Club at St John’s Conservatory at noon, organ recital in the church at 2pm, fashion show in the church at 7.30pm and tots and toys bouncy castle at Leigh Park Community Centre from 10-noon.

In addition 14-18 year olds are invited to a headphone disco at Wimborne Football Club at 7.30pm.

Wednesday 2nd: Kidz Club Bonanza night at the church from 6-7pm and Historic Churches talk in the youth lounge at 7pm.

Thursday 3rd: Holiday at Home in the church centre all day with inflatables for 10-13 year-olds in the youth lounge at 6.30pm.

Friday 4th: Saltmine Theatre Company presents three Witnesses, the modern retelling of the Gospel of St Luke in the church at 7pm. Admission is free, but it is advisable to book your ticket on 01202 842255.

Saturday 5th: If you’ve always wanted to sing with others join Choir in a Day at the church from 10-4pm. You then go on to perform at a concert at 7.30pm. To attend the concert ring the number above for free tickets.

There will also be a family fun day at the centre from 3-6pm.

Sunday 6th: The week culminates with a guest service at 10.30am, followed by a hog roast at noon. There will be a Sunday celebration service at 6.30pm.

What is Christianity?

The opportunity to explore your faith is offered in this seven-week course which starts on Tuesday 15th October at 8pm.

More details on 01202 842255 or email office@stjohnswimborne.org.uk

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