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THE WHITEWATER BENEFICE

The Twenty-First Sunday after Trinity – Sunday 21st October 2018

Mattingley Church

James 1.1-18; John 4.46b-end

8:30am

Holy Communion

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Simon de Quidt

St John’s Church, Hook

James 1.1-18; Mark 10.35-45

10:00am

Holy Communion & Junior Church

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Simon de Quidt

Mattingley Church

Is 53.4-end; James 1.1-18;

Mark 10.35-45

10:30am

Matins

Tim Maynes

Rosie Mandry

St Michael’s, Heckfield Church

 

12:30pm

Baptism of Zachary Smith

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

St John’s Church, Hook

 

4:30pm

Youth Emmaus

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt,

Simon de Quidt

St John’s Church, Hook

James 1.1-18 & John 7.38

7:00pm

Special Contemporary service with reflection from John’s gospel, a longer talk about Jesus and our Living Water

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

 

 

 

The Collect for Today

 

Almighty God, in whose service lies perfect freedom: teach us to obey you with loving hearts and steadfast wills; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

 

 

Services during Week Beginning 22nd October 2018

 

 

Mon

 – Fri

8:30am and 5:30pm

St John’s Church, Hook

Morning Prayer & Evening Prayer

Weds

10:00am

St John’s Church, Hook

Holy Communion

Sat

9:00am

St John’s Church, Hook

Morning Prayer

 

 

A WHITEWATER REMEMBRANCE

THERE’S STILL TIME to buy tickets for our World War One Commemoration at

St John’s Church, Hook on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th October.

Come and share with us some readings, poetry, music and songs reflecting the experiences of the local community during the War.  Tickets are available from the Benefice Office or ticket sellers listed in the Benefice Magazine.

DON’T MISS OUT – it’s a once in a hundred years event!

 

 

 

Bible Sunday – Sunday 28th October 2018

 

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

2 Tim 3.14-4.5; John 5.36-47

8:30am

Holy Communion

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Jennifer Martin

St John’s Church, Hook

2 Tim 3.14-4.5; John 5.36-47

10:00am

Holy Communion & Junior Church

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Tim Maynes

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

Is 55.1-11; 2 Tim 3.14-4.5;

John 5.36-47

10:30am

Holy Communion

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

Mattingley Church

 

3:30pm

All Souls Service

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

St John’s Church, Hook

Mark 16.1-6

6:00pm

All Souls Service

Jennifer Martin

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

 

 

Notices and News – Events This Week

 

Monday – Saturday – 10am – 12pm Coffee Shop open to all, Narthex, St John’s, Hook.

Tuesday – 1:45pm – 3pm Bible Study Group, Narthex, Hook.

Tuesday – 8pm Fellowship 2-4, 29 Goose Green, Hook.  All welcome.

Friday – 7:30pm A Whitewater Remembrance, St John’s, Hook.

Saturday – 7pm A Whitewater Remembrance, St John’s, Hook.

Events Coming Soon

SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER (day the clocks go back)

we have our ANNUAL ALL SOULS thanksgiving services

3.30pm at Mattingley Church

6pm at St John’s Church, Hook

These are beautiful quiet and reflective services with personal space for prayer, tea and cake in HOOK afterwards.

If you have lost a loved one, and would like them to be remembered, please join us on the day. Please do bring a friend.  If you cannot attend, but would like your loved one to be remembered by name, please let us know.

There are sheets available at the back of St John’s Church, Hook to write the names down of your loved one to be remembered during the 6pm Service.

If you would like a LIFT, please phone the Church Office on (01256) 760169

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You From Hook Foodbank

(Rotherwick, Mattingley, Heckfield is still to come!!)

 

An overwhelming “thank you” to your congregation, pre-school and toddler group for the generous donations to the Hook Foodbank today.

Our volunteers weighed in an amazing 109.2kg of items which will be welcomed by all our clients.

Hook Foodbank is one of three centres which is part of Hart Foodbank, (managed by Christine Siddall) which is part of the Trussell Trust.  More information can be found at https://hart.foodbank.org.uk/

 

 

FOOD BANK DONATIONS

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: UHT milk, mayonnaise, tomato ketchup, sponge puddings, tinned potatoes, Christmas puddings and other ‘treats’ (in readiness for the Christmas hampers).  Toiletries such as shampoo, conditioner, deodorant and shower gel.  Household items such as toilet rolls, washing up liquid and washing liquid.

 

COFFEE ‘N’ CARDS social fund-raising evening on Thursday 1st November at 7:30pm at St John's, Hook.  This is a chance to stock up on your birthday cards, wrapping paper and festive goodies over a relaxed cuppa and chat.  Heidi Wadsworth will again bring a selection of birthday, occasion and Christmas cards, gift wrapping materials and advent calendars from Flamingo Paperie.  If you'd like to order in advance, please see one of the catalogues in the church office and pass your order to Nikki Wild (07766) 004964 or nikki@wildempowerment.com.  You can also order on the night and purchase from the selection on the tables.  Heidi will donate 10% of the proceeds to St John's.

 

 

 

CONTACTLESS DONATIONS @ HOOK – forgotten to bring your collection cash with you?  You can now donate to the work of St John’s by debit or credit card using our new contactless card reader.  You’ll find the card reader at the back of church near the font after the service, look for the contactless sign or ask a sidesperson.

 

 

NIGHT LIGHT WINTER SHELTER

Night Light Winter Shelter is a temporary provision of accommodation for homeless people in Basingstoke which St John’s supported last year, and will also be supporting this coming Advent season (more information to follow!)  The organisers of the shelter are now seeking volunteers who would be able to help look after the shelter’s guests.   For more information, please speak to Kim Foster or email the shelter on contact.nlws@gmail.com for an application form if you think this is work you could help with.

 

Prayers for Today and the Coming Weeks

 

For celebration: The wedding of Nick Cutter and Lauren Tewson and the baptism of Zachary Smith.

 

For prayer: those exploring a deeper Christian faith, at the Discipleship Course or through one to one meetings towards adult baptism.

 

Those in need of prayer: John Clements, Michael and Lisa, Linda, Nicky Reynolds, Rosie, Luke Mappley, Jay Clancy, Ashley.

 

Year’s Mind: 22nd Oct – Ethel Long; 23rd Oct – Tom Rowles, Peter Brown; 24th Oct – Betty Davis; 25th Oct – Robert Chapman; 26th Oct – Kenneth Berkley; 27th Oct – Colinette Copland, Gerald Hansford.

 

Please also pray:

For our vision to share Jesus’ Good News throughout the Whitewater Benefice in 2018

 

Contact Us

 

Priest in Charge

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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