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The Seventh Sunday after Trinity – Sunday 15th July 2018

“Jesus – Partner in Prayer”


Mattingley Church

Ex 33.7-11; Luke 11.1-11


Holy Communion

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

St John’s Church, Hook

Ex 33.7-11; Phil 4.4-9;            Luke 11.1-11


Holy Communion & Junior Church

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

& with ‘this time tomorrow’

Mattingley Church

Ex 33.7-11; Phil 4.4-9;

Luke 11.1-11


Parish Communion

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

St John’s Church, Hook


Contemporary Worship

Nikki Wild & Jonathan Bushman





The Collect for Today

Generous God, you give us gifts and make them grow: though our faith is small as mustard seed, make it grow to your glory and the flourishing of your kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord.




Services during Week Beginning 16th July 2018


Mon – Fri

8:30am and 5:30pm

St John’s Church, Hook

Morning Prayer & Evening Prayer



Mattingley Church

Funeral of Ted Spencer



St John’s Church, Hook

Holy Communion



St John’s Church, Hook

Morning Prayer



Events this week

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

Monday – 2pm – 4pm Craft Group, at St John’s, Hook.

Monday – 8pm Fellowship 2-4 meeting at 29 Goose Green.

Tuesday –1:45pm – 3:15pm Bible Study Group, Narthex, Hook.

Wednesday - 7:30pm Living Flame at 29 Goose Green, all welcome.

Thursday – 10:30am – 11.30am Friendship Café, Coffee Shop, St John’s Hook.

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

Thursday – 7:30pm Discipleship Course, Narthex, Hook, all welcome.

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






Mary Magdalene – Sunday 22nd July 2018


“Prayer and Mary Magdalene”


Heckfield Church

2 Cor 5.14-17; Jn 20.1-2, 11-18


Holy Communion

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

St John’s Church, Hook

2 Cor 5.14-17; Jn 20.1-2, 11-18


Sung Eucharist and Junior Church

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith


Heckfield Church

Zeph 3.14-20; 2 Cor 5.14-17;

Jn 20.1-2, 11-18


Morning Worship

Jennifer Martin & Tony Heath

St John’s Church, Hook



Baptism of Holly Graham

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

Jennifer Martin

Heckfield Church

Zeph 3.14-20; Jn 20.1-2, 11-18



Jennifer Martin




Notices and News – Events Coming Soon


AFTERNOON TEA FUNDRAISING EVENT                          

Saturday 11th August 2018 at 3:00pm at St John’s.  Tickets are available from Jennifer Martin or Mel in the Church Office.  £7 for adults and £3.50 for under 13’s.  All proceeds will go to Church funds.  We would be grateful for donations of cakes.


PRESCHOOL SPORTS DAY is taking place on the grass outside St John’s Church, Hook on the morning of Wednesday 18th July 2018.  Please take special care if you are using the car park that morning.


A HUGE THANK YOU TO MOIRA we shall miss you, all your warmth and friendship at Preschool, but we wish you a very happy retirement and new projects to enjoy.

WELCOME to the new team who will continue the good work at Preschool.


MEN’S BREAKFAST – will be taking place on Saturday 11th August 2018 at 9:30am at Hook House Hotel.  Please contact Alan Instone to book.



On Saturday 29th September at 5:30pm at Winchester Cathedral.  Do come along and listen to our choir as part of the festival and support our Cathedral.



Please contact Melanie Lovegrove at the Church Office for your free pass.



We have formed a large team within the benefice who are working together to order our procedures and storage.  Everyone will be asked to complete a consent form for us to keep all personal details.  If you have already completed one, thank you.  If you haven’t, please get one today from a churchwarden or from the Benefice Office.


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: instant mash, sponge pudding, jam, tinned vegetables, tinned tomatoes, rice pudding, custard, long-life fruit juice and tinned meat.


LET US PRAY FOR OUR SCHOOL STAFF TEAMS giving thanks for their hard work through the year and praying for a summer rest!




We are open for prayer at St John’s Church every day from 8:30am to 6pm.


We are so grateful for our established prayer groups.  Did you know that a “Mother’s Prayers” group meets every month in St John’s Lady Chapel?


Our teaching series through the Summer is given below:


15th July – Jesus, Partner in Prayer – this SUNDAY 15th July


22nd July – Prayer and Mary Magdalene


29th July – Prayer of Thanksgiving


5th August – Prayer with St Benedict


12th August – Prayer with St Ignatius of Loyola


19th August – The Jesus Prayer


26th August – Arrow Prayers


Pete Grieg, who founded 24/7 Prayer, has written his latest book on Prayer, called ‘DIRTY GLORY’. It is an inspiring read, get it only £8 on our Bookstall. Limited copies available.

Come and join us!








Prayers for Today and the Coming Weeks


For celebration: The marriage of Thomas Bates and Carly Wells.


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, Charlie, Michael and Lisa, Linda Mellors, Mary Watson, Nicky Reynolds, Rosie, Luke Mappley, Jay Clancy, Ashley, Alan Mabey.


Those who have recently died: Ted Spencer, Raymond Pearce of Crossways Nursing Home.


Year’s Mind: 17th Jul – Karin Harris, Phyllis Hills, Kate Blackman; 21st Jul – June Storey, Mark Robertson, Rupert Beaumont.


Please also pray:

For our love for one another and our neighbour in 2018

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 by email mariondequidt@whitewaterchurches.co.uk

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: 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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