Pews News


Thursday 23rd January 2020 

 9.00 am Holy Communion

Praying for the dioceses of St Helena, Southern Africa; LLandaff, Wales; St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.


 Praying for members of the armed forces in the village and for their families.

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 26th January 2020

Third Sunday of Epiphany

10.00 Village Praise 

  Simon Hones

Isaiah 9. 1 - 4

1 Corinthians 1. 10 - 18

Matthew 4. 12 - 23

Praying for the dioceses Elsinore, Denmark; Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Ireland; Birmingham; the Anglican Church of Brasil. 

Praying for Aaron Court, Pond Close and Lichen Way.

Coffee and cake served in the Church Hall after the service.  All welcome.

The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah” ( that is, the Christ )                              Jn 1. 41

   Dates for your diary

January 19th 6.30 pm United Waterside Service at Cornerstone Church Hythe

Sunday 15th March Lean Lent Lunch.


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.