The Church of St John the Baptist - Glastonbury, Somerset
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About Us - Friends

The Friends of St John's was formed in 1962 and consists of people who have the well being, mission and purpose of St John's Church at heart. They work towards maintaining, preserving and improving the fabric, ornaments, furniture and monuments of the Church and its surroundings.

Just some of the contributions made include:

  • Restoration of Parvise window, over the porch
  • Repairs to bells and New bell ropes
  • Cleaning and restoration of various pictures
  • Churchyard paving
  • Replacement of Glastonbury Thorn
  • Gilding of crucifix and candle sticks
  • Shrubs by war memorial

More recently, the Friends have contributed to the following:

1999

 

Renovation of porch and conservation of churchyard crosses

2000

 

Floodlighting

2002

 

Exhibition Display Boards
Flower stands in memory of Judy Clark

2003

 

Pew cushions

2004

 

Handrail for Church Tower
Choir robes
Church Vestments

2005

 

Renovation of North Aisle wall
West window anti-vandal screen

2006

 

Renovation of Clerestory windows

If you are interested in supporting St John's through the Friends, please download the 'Friends of St John's Form' (see Publications), complete it and return it to the Parish Office.