Pews News

Sunday 28th November 2021

First Sunday of Advent 

Village Praise

Simon Hones

Jeremiah 33. 14 - 16

1 Thessalonians 3. 9 - 13

Luke 21. 25 - 36

Praying for the dioceses of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane, Scotland; Porvoo, Finland; the Anglican Church in Japan. 

 Praying for Marchwood Infant and Junior Schools and the Pre-school Groups.

“Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man.”                                                                                          Lk 21. 36

Thursday 2nd December 2021 

9.00 am Holy Communion

Praying for the diocese of the Ifo, Nigeria. 

Praying for all members of the Parish and New Forest District Councils.

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
Sunday 28th November will be the next Village Praise Service.

Sunday 12th December 6.30 pm Carol Service.

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  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.

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.