Pews News

Sunday 11th April 2021
Second Sunday of Easter

Holy Communion
Simon Hones

Exodus 14. 10 - 31
Acts 4. 32 - 35
John 20. 19 - 31

Praying for the dioceses of Aalborg, Denmark; Clogher, Ireland; Derby; the Church of the Province of the Indian Occean.

Praying for Ordnance Way, Skippers Close, Wavecrest Close and Portside Close.

Then Jesus told him, ”Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen  and yet have believed”.
Jn 20.29

Please Note Village Praise is discontinued until further notice, all Sundays will be Holy Communion.

Thursday 15th April 2021 

9.00 am Holy Communion

Social distancing to be observed.

Praying for the diocese of Bermingham.
Praying for Maritime Avenue, Boardwalk, Admiralty Way and The Armoury.

There will be no Pop-in until further notice.

Church Opening 

St Johns is open daily for private prayer .  Please use hand sanitiser and sign the contact sheet or scan the QR code if you have the NHS Covid 19 App when you come into the church.

Dates for your diary

Wednesday 14th April at 7.30 pm, Annual Parochial Church Meeting , in the church.

Nyarugenge News
                                                                                                                            Nyarugenge church building is nearing completion. The iron sheets are on the roof but some finishing works are required. In particular a handwashing station is needed and the estimated cost is 700 Euros, equivalent to about £630. If you wish to contribute to another appeal please let me know. So far, £275 has been donated towards this. 
Deanery Lent Appeal                                                                                            Separately, the Lyndhurst Deanery Mission Committee is raising funds for Rwanda. In the past we have supported this and specified our donations be used for Shyogwe Diocese So far, £150 has been donated towards this.

Please let Reg Martin know to which appeal(s) you are donating. Cheques should be made to Marchwood PCC.

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 Wardens, Judi and Helen and all members of our PCC.

Our friends and all Christians in Rwanda, especially  Bishop Jered and  Archdeacon Edward Nyiturik 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.

Waterside Street Pastors.

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.