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Trinity Sunday – Sunday 16th June 2019

Father’s Day

 

Mattingley Church

Isaiah 6.1-8; John 3.1-15

8:30am

Holy Communion

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

St John’s Church, Hook

Rom 5.1-5; John 16.12-15

10:00am

Holy Communion & Junior Church

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Jonathan Bushman

Mattingley Church

Prov 8.1-4, 22-31; Rom 5.1-5;

 John 16.12-15

10:30am

Holy Communion

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

St John’s Church, Hook

 

12:30pm

Baptism of Penelope Gazzard

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Jennifer Martin

St John’s Church, Hook

4:30pm

Youth Emmaus

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Sue Steele

St John’s Church, Hook

Genesis 12.1-3

7:00pm

Contemporary Service

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Nikki Wild, Jonathan Bushman

 

 

 

Holy God, faithful and unchanging: enlarge our minds with the knowledge of your truth, and draw us more deeply into the mystery of your love, that we may truly worship you, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

 

Services during Week Beginning 17th June 2019

 

 

Mon

 – Fri

8:30am and 5:30pm

St John’s Church, Hook

 

Morning & Evening Prayer

 

Mon

7:00pm

St John’s Church, Hook

Monday Prayer Group

Weds

10:00am

St John’s Church, Hook

Holy Communion

Sat

9:00am

St John’s Church, Hook

Morning Prayer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The First Sunday after Trinity - Sunday 23rd June 2019

 

 

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

1 John 4.7-end; Luke 16.19-end

8:30am

Holy Communion

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

St John’s Church, Hook

Psalm 42; Gal 3.23-29 

10:00am

81st Birthday Songs of Praise & Junior Church, short communion after

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt & Team

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

Psalm 42; Gal 3.23-29;

Luke 8.26-39

10:30am

Holy Communion

The Rev’d Shona Hoad

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

 

12:30pm

Baptism of Florence Bailey

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Jennifer Martin

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

2:00pm

Baptism of Charlotte Hinchin

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Jennifer Martin

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

Gen 24.1-27; Mark 5.21-end

6:30pm

Evensong

 

 

 

Notices and News – Events This Week

 

Monday, Wednesday – Saturday – 10am – 12pm Coffee Shop open to all, Narthex, St John’s, Hook.   Please note: coffee shop is currently closed on Tuesdays.

Tuesday – 1:45pm - 3:15pm Bible Group, Narthex, St John’s, Hook.

Wednesday – 8:00pm Living Flame, 29 Goose Green, Hook.  All welcome.

Thursday – 1:30pm – 3:30pm Fingerprints, St John’s, Hook, for carers and young children.

Thursday – 7:30pm – 9:30pm Fellowship Group, St John’s Hook, all welcome.

Friday – 3:30pm – 5.15pm Messy Church, Narthex, St John’s, Hook.

Friday – 7:15pm Junior Choir; 7:45pm Senior Choir, St John’s, Hook.

 

THURSDAY FELLOWSHIP GROUP - Thursdays at 7:30pm to 9:30pm at St. John's Hook, a course on the Holy Spirit. This group is exploring how the Holy Spirit can transform lives today. All are welcome to come along to one or more sessions, for more information please contact Jonathan Bushman on (01256) 959699 or jonathan.d.bushman@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON THE NINE DAYS OF PRAYER

from Ascension Day to Pentecost: we had a wonderful sharing of our thoughts and feelings using the Novena Prayer booklet published by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Coming up: during August we shall be preaching and learning more about prayer and how we can deepen our prayer lives. 

Would you like another visit to either Douai Abbey or to Alton Abbey?  Please speak to Marion or Jennifer.

 

ST JOHN’S 81st BIRTHDAY – Sunday 23rd June 2019

SONGS OF PRAISE AND BBQ LUNCH

We shall be dedicating our new porch lettering.

If you have a favourite hymn or song, please speak to Marion.

Everyone is welcome to join us for a Church lunch after the 10am service.  Can all who hope to attend please sign the list in the Narthex to help with catering.

This is also the next occasion to bring back your filled Mission Jesus box, collecting an extra £1 per week towards the work of the Church here in Hook.  If you need a new box, please ask a Churchwarden or Caroline Bushman.

Please note: there is a suggested donation of £5 for this event.

 

 

OPEN THE BOOK - The Open the Book team at Heckfield, Mattingley and Rotherwick will be taking part in the Family Praise Service on Sunday 14th July at 10:30am and the Hook team will be taking part in the Songs of Praise in Hook on Sunday 23 June at 10am.  We will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of OTB nationally and the nearly 10th Anniversary of OTB in HMR.  We will be acting out a Bible story just like we do at each week at Whitewater School and Hook Infant School during term time.   Children are welcome to join in and we have a big dressing up box!

 

CHURCH CENTRE CLOSED - Please note that the whole church centre will be CLOSED on Saturday 29 June due to RSCM singing exams taking place in the church.  There will be no access to the church or Narthex that day apart from for those involved in the exams.  The Lady Chapel will remain open as normal.

 

RAF FAMILIES DAY – LOTS OF CAKES REQUIRED!

The Annual RAF Families day takes place on 25th July 2019. The Mothers Union runs the refreshment tent.  Please can people make cakes for this event - freeze in readiness!  Cakes will be collected at 10am from St John’s Church, Hook, on Wednesday 24th July. Please list ingredients used. Thank you in anticipation Jennifer Martin (07803) 505265.

 

DONATIONS - If you would like to donate to the work of St John's but have not brought cash with you, donations can also be made by debit or credit card at the back of church. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

 

FOOD BANK DONATIONS may be placed in the marked box in the Narthex in St John’s, Hook at any time during the week; left at any HMR Church when a service is taking place or taken directly to the Life Church Centre, Elms Road, Hook.

Items required: custard, rice pudding, jam, coffee, biscuits, vegetables, meat, pasta sauce, mash, sponge puddings and washing up liquid.

 

Prayers for Today and the Coming Weeks

 

For thanksgiving: for the opportunity to be filled with the Holy Spirit.

For prayer: us all as we seek to follow Jesus in 2019, and offer the gift of ourselves to him.

Those in need of prayer: John Clements, Michael, Linda, Nicky, Ashley, Nancy, Iris, Mary Jennings, Mary Watson, Robin Booth, Luke White, Charlie Hughes, Ivor Williams.

Those who have recently died: Jane Blake.

Year’s Mind: 17th June – Peter Price; 19th June – Christopher Smith.

We love to pray for people who ask for prayer, but please do ask Marion first, so that we understand the situation, and we know that the person in need has given their permission to publish their name here.  We shall continue to pray for folks in our Years’ Mind for 2 years after their passing, and then request that their family confirm with us that you would like us to continue.  Thanks so much.

 

 

Contact Us

 

Rector

Marion de Quidt may be contacted on (01256) 763211

or mariondequidt@whitewaterchurches.co.uk

Please note Marion is not available on Tuesday

Assistant Priest

Shona Hoad may be contacted on (07871) 740158 or

(0118) 932 6075 or shonahoad@whitewaterchurches.co.uk

Please note Shona is not available on Thursdays and Fridays

Benefice Office

Melanie Lovegrove on (01256) 760169.  At St John’s.  office@whitewaterchurches.co.uk 

Weekdays 9.30am to 12pm

Pastoral Visiting Hook

 

Please contact: Reverend Marion de Quidt (01256) 763211

or Jennie Martin on (07803) 505265

Pastoral Visiting HMR

Please contact: Reverend Marion de Quidt (01256) 763211 or the Church Office on (01256) 760169

Hook PCC Secretary

Vacancy – could you help?

Hook Stewardship

Nikki Wild (01256) 762865

Hook Gift Aid

Caroline Bushman (01256) 959699

HMR PCC Secretary

Vacancy – could you help?

HMR Stewardship

Vacancy – could you help?

HMR Gift Aid

Anne Hallowes (01252) 845144  anne.hallowes@btinternet.com

 

 

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The PCC of Hook Parish is a Registered Charity Number 1183688

The PCC of Heckfield with Mattingley and Rotherwick is a Registered Charity Number 1132735