Pews News

19th  May 2024


   Holy Communion  

   Simon Hones

Ezekiel 37. 1 - 14

Acts 2. 1 - 21

John 15. 26 - 27, 16. 4b - 15

Praying for the dioceses of Viborg, Denmark; Guildford; the Anglican Church of Canada.

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

They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.                                                                         Acts 2. 3 & 4

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! 

Thursday 23rd May 2024 

9.00 am  Holy Communion

Praying for the diocese of Enugu North, Nigeria.


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

Church Opening 

St Johns is open daily for private prayer . 

Dates for your diary

Saturday 18th May 2.00 pm Messy Church in the Village Hall.

Sunday 26th May next Village Praise.                


APCM, Please note the change of date & time again

The Annual Parochial Church Meeting will take place on Sunday 19th May in St John’s Church Hall at 2 pm. 

Apologies are given for further changes to the date of this meeting, but difficulties have arisen in merging the two sets of accounts.

Nyarugenge News
Grass Roots Rwanda                                                                                                    The August 2022 Newsletter is available on the Blue Noticeboard in the church. In particular it celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the founding of Shyogwe Diocese and 25 years since the installation of Bishop Jered Kalimba. We give thanks for their work.

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 Tim and all members of our PCC.

Our friends and all Christians in Rwanda, especially  Bishop Jered and  Archdeacon Josias Ndahayo 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.

Give thanks for answered prayer.

Pray for the Village Praise service.

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.