Pews News

Sunday 15th May 2022

Fifth Sunday of Easter 

                        Holy Communion

Simon Hones

Genesis 22. 1 - 18

Acts 11. 1 - 18 

John 13. 31 - 35

Praying for the dioceses of Viborg, Denmark; Guildford; the Scottish Episcopal Church .

 Praying for Kestrel Close, Osprey Close, Kingfisher Way, Sandpiper Close and Woodpecker Drive.

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.                                                                                                  Jn 13.35


Thursday 19th May 2022 

9.00 am Holy Communion

Praying for the Missionary diocese of Lodwar, Kenya.


Praying for St. John's Drive, Lakeland Gardens and Plantation 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

Nyarugenge News
As part of the series of St John's events being held every two months, a Rwanda Weekend is planned for 9th - 10th July, including a fund-raising meal on the Saturday. Rev Jim Stevens, Trustee of Grass Roots Rwanda and Commissary to Bishop Jered Kalimba, has agreed to give a talk on the Saturday and to preach on the Sunday.                                              Please put these dates in your diaries. If you wish to attend the talk and the meal please add your name to the list on the noticeboard.

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.