Links across the world

The Visitors’ Book

a trip down memory lane!

People from all over the world come to St Johns. The church is open from 9:00 until 4:00 each day and you are welcome to come and look around, or stop to pray in its beautiful and peaceful space.

There is a book open in the church for visitors to pen their comments. Here are a few of the entries:

‘Fine church and a yew tree to gasp at!’

‘Good brass in the chancel. Thanks for keeping the church open.’

‘Such a beautiful church that is obviously well loved and used.’

‘A lovely and peaceful church’.

‘The peace of the ages.’

‘A prayerful house.’

‘A trip down memory lane showing my children where I grew up!’

‘I was a page-boy to Betty here 50 years ago!’

‘He loves your church’ – a little boy aged 6 3/4

From Australia

‘So good to find such a beautiful facility open.’ 

‘Visiting on the 100th anniversary of great-nannie’s birthday.’

‘Nice to revisit the church where I was confirmed 37 years ago!’

From the USA:

‘Researching my ancestor from 1871.’

‘A beautiful old church. Thank you for keeping it open.’