Groups at St John's

Finding Out More

Within St John’s there are a variety of special groups which focus areas of action, study or fellowship. If you’re interested in getting involved with any of them, or want to find out more, contact the Rector.

Mother’s Union

A long-established campaigning organisation in the Church of England with a special concern for family welfare issues, and providing support for women members of the church. We now have a joint Branch with Godalming Parish. The MU meets in the Church Room at 2.30pm on the second Wednesday; Contact Marjorie Cawley.

Monday Group

A fellowship group which meets in the Church Room at 8pm on the first and third Monday evenings every month for refreshments, conversation and listening to interesting speakers. Organiser Jenny Downes.

After-School  Church Club

Children at Farncombe School can sign up for Church Club as one of their after-school activities. We meet every Wednesday afternoon from 3pm to 4pm for craft activities, stories, games, songs and prayers. Organiser Shirley Martin.

St John’s Toddler Group

Operates on Friday mornings from 10.30am to 12noon On the last Friday in each month (usually) we go into the church for 5-10 minutes of ‘Toddler Praise’. Organiser Emilie Travers. The Group’s Facebook page is here. 


Our small choir (augmented from other churches for special occasions!) sings for the Parish Eucharist and for other festal services, especially the Advent Service of Light and Christmas Carol service for which we learn anthems and special pieces. Organiser Nick Manning.

Kettle's On!

Tea, cake, chat and fellowship in the Church Room every third Wednesday afternoon in the month for carers and the cared-for - but anyone can join in. Speakers and activities included from time to time.

Home Groups

The ‘Bethany’ Group is a group specifically for older ladies who find themselves living alone, which meets on the second Monday afternoon in the month. Contact:  Heather Bryn Thomas.