Pews News

Thursday 19th December 2019 


9.00 am Holy Communion

Praying for the dioceses of South Rwenzori, Uganda; Enugu and North Enugu, Nigeria

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


 

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! 







Sunday 22nd December 2019

Fourth Sunday of Advent


10.00 Village Praise

    Simon Hones


Isaiah 7. 10 - 16

Romans 1. 1 - 7

Matthew 1. 18 - 25


Praying for the dioceses of Oslo, Norway; Moray, Ross and Caithness, Scotland; Durham: Christians of other denominations and the work of the ecumenical movement. 


Praying for Maritime Avenue, Boardwalk, Admiralty Way and The Armoury.




Brothers and sisters, as an example of patience in the face of suffering, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.         Js 5.10



   Dates for your diary
Sunday 15th December 6.00 pm United Carol Service.
Monday 16th December 7.00 pm Applemore College Christmas Celebration “From Darkness to Light”, all welcome.
Saturday 21st December 3.00 pm Messy Church Christingle.
Christmas Eve Service will commence at 11.00 pm.
Christmas Day 10.00 Family Service.



Choir

The choir would like to welcome new members. There is no requirement to be able to read music.  There must be a willingness to regularly attend choir practices. If you are interested please speak to Moira.  Choir practice is held on Mondays at 7.15 pm in the Church.  

Waterside Food Bank

The harvest donations from our church for the Waterside Foodbank amounted to 83.3 kg, which is fantastic and equivalent to 258 meals. £25 was also donated. So thank you so much to all who gave.  



Please Remember in Your Prayers:

Our Priest-in-Charge, Revd Simon Hones.

Our Church Wardens, Judi & Helen, and all members of our PCC.

Our friends and all Christians in Rwanda, especially Archdeacon Munyakazi Augustin in Nyarugenge.

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

For the children & young people in Naomi House and Jack's Place, and 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. 

Our prayers and condolences in their bereavement go to the families and friends of all those who have died.


Give thanks for answered prayer.

Pray for the Village Praise service.

For 16-25 year olds – praying for good ideas for occupying so many unemployed young people

For the Waterside Street Pastors.