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ST JOHN'S CHURCH PRESERVATION GROUP

PATRON CARL CHINN, MBE

"Working Together To Save St John's Church"

Kates Hill, Dudley, West Midlands, UK


Formed in 2007 to re-open and restore St John's Church

Run entirely by volunteers drawn from the local community and beyond

Supported by a volunteer Expert Advisory Panel

Our drop in centre base is next door to St John's Church, St John's Road, Kates Hill, Dudley, DY2 7JT.

Open Monday to Friday 9.30-4.30pm and Saturdays 10-5pm Tel 0752 218 4461.

Committee, volunteer and media contact number is 0787 119 5042.


PLEASE NOTE THIS WEBSITE WILL BE REPLACED AND IS RECEIVING ONLY MINIMAL ATTENTION. FOR DAILY UPDATES JOIN US ON FACEBOOK - StJohnschurch Preservationgroup and Save St John's Church, Kates Hill, Dudley

Best of all come along and get involved!!



HELP OUR FUNDRAISING - PLEASE BRING US YOUR

Unwanted clothes and shoes (any condition)

Unwanted mobile telephones and chargers

Small items of furniture

Bric a brac and toys in working order

Books and CD's/DVD's

Bottles for our bottle tombola, cans, sweets, items for our children's lucky dip, any unwanted gifts

Tea, coffee, sugar and long life milk, also biscuits

Aluminium cans - also washed food cans -as many as you can!

Any bits of gold even if broken

Copper - even small amounts

Car batteries - we can recycle

LOOSE CHANGE - help fill our whisky bottle





SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR OUR DUDLEY MARKET STALL - GREAT PROMOTION FOR YOU AND A BIG HELP TO US

The cost of the stall is £22.56 per week. You can sponsor for just one week or more weeks if  and when you wish. You will receive a receipt for tax purposes. Sponsors can be:

Businesses local or national

Organisations local or national

Event organisers

Pubs, Clubs, affinity groups

Family or friends clubbing together

'In memory of'

Anonymous

A straightforward donation

Business sponsors can: put leaflets and a sign on our market stall for that week, (we will hand out the leaflets),will be promoted through our facebook (over 2000 friends), promoted in an update supporter email, mentioned repeatedly over time as sponsors and a link can be placed from our website. Email savestjohnschurch@hotmail.co.uk for more information or simply send a cheque for £22.56 to our address above made out to 'St John's Church Preservation Group'. We can also provide our bank details for BACS.


Up to date News about the work of the St John's Church Preservation Group, updated frequently


 NEWS



Month by month at a glance, details of events, drop in centre, committee and steering group meetings, and grounds maintenance meetings


 CALENDAR


Details of some of our Sponsors and Supporters including links to their websites where available.


 SPONSORS AND SUPPORTERS

 Why is St John's Church important? Why should we save it? How much will it cost? What we will do with it when it's re-opened?


WHY SAVE SJC?

Also on this page a link to the website where we keep all the details of the SURVEYS AND INSPECTIONS carried out on the St John's church building since 1992.


All the books we have for Sale, including Tales From A Churchyard, St John's, Kates Hill, Dudley, by Chris Smith. Volumes 1 and 2.

PUBLICATIONS

Our patron is Carl Chinn, MBE, historian, author and broadcaster. 

See pictures and read his support quotes. Also other links to learn more about Carl Chinn.


PROFESSOR CARL CHINN MBE


We need a lot of help from a lot of people to achieve the restoration and re-opening of the St John's Church building. Find out how you could contribute.

HELP NEEDED

Membership of St John's Church Preservation Group is free and open to all

 JOIN US NOW!



A link to a secondary website where we keep all our supporter messages. Please send us a message to be added and give permission in your email.

savestjohnschurch@hotmail.co.uk


YOUR MESSAGES

Details of our current appeals and how they are progressing 

APPEALS

 We aim to set up a family history resource centre although this is not available yet.

We have a large number of interesting graves at St John's and some details are contained on this page

GRAVEYARD INFORMATION

Various images but for many more photo albums please join us on facebook - group Save St John's Church, Kates Hill, Dudley

PHOTO GALLERY

Flicker and You Tube coming soon


How to contact us by post, email, telephone or in person

Also contains details of the St John's Church Preservation Group committee

Please join us on FACEBOOK (StJohnschurch Preservationgroup and our group Save St John's Church, Kates Hill, Dudley) for daily chat and updates

Also join us on TWITTER StJohnsPG

 CONTACT US


Details of the media who have supported us including links to archive material

MEDIA CONTACT IS DEB BROWNLEE, CHAIR ST JOHN'S CHURCH PRESERVATION GROUP 0787 119 5042

EMAIL savestjohnschurch@hotmail.co.uk   

PRESS RELEASES NOT FROM SJCPG AUTHORISED MEDIA CONTACT MAY NOT BE GENUINE OR ACCURATE PLEASE CONTACT TO CHECK

MEDIA


Links to other organisations and individuals with whom we have contact

LINKS


The St John's Church Steering Group headed by the Archdeacon of Dudley The Ven Fred Trethewey was set up in January 2008.

Details of membership, structure, terms of reference and actions and the work and discussions undertaken. 

SJC STEERING GROUP

St John's Church will be forever linked with Tipton through the famous 'Tipton Slasher' who is buried at St John's.

Details of the Tipton Slasher and our other Tipton connections including the fabulous Tipton Library which houses a permanent local history display featuring the Tipton Slasher.


TIPTON

PLEASE NOTE THIS WEBSITE WILL BE REPLACED AT SOME POINT SOON, HOPEFULLY LATER THIS YEAR 2013/EARLY 2014. WILL FIND MORE FROM US ON OUR FACEBOOK WHICH IS UPDATED DAILY.


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