Pews News

Sunday 16th January 2022

Second Sunday of Epiphany 

  Holy Communion

Simon Hones

Isaiah 62. 1 - 5

1 Corinthians 12 1 - 11

John 2. 1 - 11 

Praying for the dioceses of Tampere, Finland; Manchester; the Church of England.

 Praying for Willow Drive, Spindlewood Way, Larkspur Drive and Oak Leaf Close.

On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.                                                                                                 Jn 2. 1 & 2

Thursday 20th January 2022 

9.00 am Holy Communion

Praying for the diocese of Kabba, Nigeria.

Praying for Malthouse Gardens, Philpott Drive and Adamswood Drive.

10.30 Pop-in:

Held in the Church Hall every Thursday 10.30 am to 12.00 noon for anyone to pop in for a drink and a chat. Proceeds to charity. Everyone is welcome! 


Church Opening 

St Johns is open daily for private prayer . 

Dates for your diary

30th January next Village Praise.

Nyarugenge News
Our contact in Shyogwe, Marcel, asks us to pray that the Rwanda Government can afford vaccines for the people there so that Covid will be quickly controlled. The pastors and catechists are suffering and going hungry as more than 100 chapels are still closed. Pray, too, that Nyarugenge will meet the government requirements for re-opening the Vocational Training Centre.

Waterside Foodbank Appeal
The usual shopping items are always needed. Thank you so much for anything you feel you can give, to share our goodwill and God’s love.

Please Remember in Your Prayers:

Our Priest-in-Charge, Revd Simon Hones.

Our Church Warden Rosemary and all members of our PCC.

Our friends and all Christians in Rwanda, especially  Bishop Jered and  Pastor Augustin Munyakazi ( who retires on Jan 2nd 2022 ) in Nyarugenge. 

For those who are sick or in need of prayer and all those worried about loved ones.

Our prayers and condolences in their bereavement go to the families and friends of all those who have died especially from the Covid 19 infections.

Give thanks for answered prayer.

Pray for the Village Praise service.

For 18-25 year olds – praying for good ideas for occupying so many unemployed young people.

The Crossings.

The children & young people in Naomi House and Jack's Place, on Piam Brown Ward,  the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Unit and the staff and patients of Priory Hospital, Oakhaven Hospice, and all local hospitals, nursing and care homes.

Also for the staff and patients of Southfield, Bluebird and Antelope Houses.