Bexley Team Ministry News for May 8th 2022

Bexley Team News

St Barnabas, Joydens Wood

St James, North Cray

St John the Evangelist, Bexley

St Mary the Virgin, Bexley


8th   May  2022                               The Fourth Sunday of Easter                                 Issue  111


                            Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, Alleluia!




                                       Team Services

St. Mary’s              10.00 am        Holy Communion

                              3.00 pm          Messy Church (in hall)

                              Wednesday   10.00 am Holy Communion    

St.  James               9.30 am          All age worship

St. Barnabas          10.45 am        Holy Communion

St John’s                            8.00 am         Holy  Communion                                                                       

                              10.00 am        Holy  Communion



Wednesday 8.00 pm Team mid week Zoom service contact clergy for Zoom invite  


Bible Readings  Acts 9 v36 – 43   Revelation 7 v 9-17   John 10 v22-30


The Collect: Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life: raise us, who trust in him, from the death of sin to the life of righteousness, that we may seek those things which are above, where he reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. 

 The Additional Collect: Risen Christ, faithful shepherd of your Father’s sheep: teach us to hear your voice and to follow your command, that all your people may be gathered into one flock, to the glory of God the Father

Save the Date - Erith Operatic are holding a summer concert at St Barnabas, Joydens Wood on the evening of Friday 1 July. The charge will be £10 a ticket. This is a joint fund-raiser for themselves, and for the new build at St Barnabas. Details to follow.


Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust are urgently seeking Volunteer Car Drivers. Further information call Linda Saunders, Volunteer Services Manager on 020 8836 8510


Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are seeking Chaplaincy volunteers.  Training given and expenses.  3 hrs per week. Contact Rev Kevin Parkes, Head of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care at for more information . Clive also has some information booklets.


St James Save Our Spire fund. If you would like to donate to the St James Save Our Spire fund, we would be very grateful for cash or cheques made payable to  James North Cray PCC, through Rev Ren.


Link to our new online giving page:  Or use QR code.



The Oberammergau Passion Play and an escorted holiday in Austria

22nd – 29th June 2022 staying in  3* hotel in Imst, western Tyrol with one night in the village of Oberammergau and entry to the Passion Play. Fly Heathrow -> Munich. £1755 per person. For further details/ brochure please contact Clive 


 St John’s Sermons are posted each Sunday at

Social media – engage with us via Facebook (/stjohnsbexley, Twitter (@stjohnsbexley) and Instagram (@stjohnsbexley)


Rev’d Matt’s sermons are on a blog which can be found here




Team Rector: Rev’d Canon Ren Harding       01322 528923        07836644782

Associate Priest: Rev’d Sue Twynam            01322559501         07952468127

Team Vicar: Rev’d Edward Barlow     01322 521786

Team Vicar: Rev’d Clive Wood                 01322 270942        07982392809

Team Curate: Rev’d Matt Hodder          07889873125





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