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The Fifth Sunday after Trinity – Sunday 21st July 2019

Mattingley Church

1 Pet 3.8-15a; Luke 5.1-11


Holy Communion

The Rev’d Shona Hoad

St John’s Church, Hook

Col 1.15-28; Luke 10.38-42


Holy Communion & Junior Church

The Rev’d Peter Hewlett-Smith

Jennifer Martin

Mattingley Church

Gen 18.1-10; Col 1.15-28

Luke 10.38-42


Holy Communion

The Rev’d Shona Hoad

Martin Hoad

St John’s Church, Hook



Contemporary Service

Nikki Wild

The Rev’d Shona Hoad




Almighty God, send down upon your Church the riches of your Spirit, and kindle in all who minister the gospel your countless gifts of grace; through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Services during Week Beginning 22nd July 2019





 – Fri

8:30am and 5:30pm

St John’s Church, Hook


Morning & Evening Prayer




St John’s Church, Hook

Monday Prayer Group



Basingstoke Crematorium

Funeral of Richard Patmore



St John’s Church, Hook – this week in church not the Lady Chapel

Holy Communion



Basingstoke Crematorium

Funeral of Ashley Hallowes



St John’s Church, Hook

Morning Prayer



Notices and News – Events This Week


Monday, Friday – Saturday – 10am – 12pm Coffee Shop open to all, Narthex, St John’s, Hook.   Please note: coffee shop is currently closed on Tuesdays and this week is closed on Wednesday and Thursday due to work in the Narthex.

Please note: there is no bible group meeting on Tuesday this week.

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



The funeral of Ashley Hallowes will be held on Thursday 25th July at 12:45pm at Basingstoke Crematorium followed by a reception at Audleys Wood hotel in Basingstoke.  Everyone is welcome.  Kind Regards, the family of Ashley.


The Sixth Sunday after Trinity – Sunday 28th July 2019


St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

Rom 6.3-11; Matt 5.20-26


Holy Communion

The Rev’d Shona Hoad

St John’s Church, Hook

Col 2.6-15; Luke 11.1-13


Holy Communion

The Rev’d Shona Hoad

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

Col 2.6-15; Luke 11.1-13


Morning Worship

Jennifer Martin

Rosie Mandry

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

Gen 42.1; 1 Cor10.1-24



Jonathan Bushman



NARTHEX FLOORING – The floor in the Narthex and lobby area will be replaced starting on Tuesday 23rd July.  The Narthex and Lady Chapel are CLOSED on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and there will be no access upstairs.   At some point, a screed is being applied which needs time to dry, please do not enter the Narthex or lobby without permission as we do not want your footprints in the new floor!!


TREE WORK – The car park will be closed on Thursday 25th July to allow for the beech tree to be removed.


THURSDAY FELLOWSHIP – This week we continue our series on the Gospel Luke reflecting on the reading from this Sunday on the story of Mary and Martha. We will meet
from 7.30pm at St. John's. All are welcome, if you have any questions please see Jonathan Bushman: Jonathan.d.bushman@gmail.com.



We would welcome interested members of our Church community to help deliver a school that is inclusive, nurturing, and enourages a life long love of learning.  Please contact adminoffice@whitewater.hants.sch.uk or speak to Marion.



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.  If you are able to make a cake, please sign up on the notice board at St John’s, Hook or please contact Jennie on 07803 5050265.



Saturday 10th August 2019 at 3pm at St John’s, Hook.  Tickets are available from Jennifer Martin or Mel in the Church Office.  Tickets are £8.50 for adults and £4 for under 12 year olds.  We would be grateful for donations of cakes.



CHURCH CENTRE CLOSED on Saturday 7th September all day.  There will be access to the Lady Chapel and for the Ministry Team meeting, but no access to the church or Narthex.  Unfortunately, the RSCM Exams which were to have taken place on 29 June had to be rescheduled, and will now take place in September.

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, pasta sauce, sponge pudding, instant mash, tinned potatoes, washing up liquid, sweet treats – sweets, chocolate bars, toffees etc, men’s grooming products and shampoo.




During August we shall be preaching and learning more about prayer and how we can deepen our prayer lives.


Sunday 4th August = Creative (Active) Prayer

Sunday 11th August = Contemplative (Reflective) Prayer

Sunday 18th August = Compassionate (Justice) Prayer

Sunday 25th August = Centred (Word) Prayer





















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, Nancy, Iris, Mary Jennings, Mary Watson, Robin Booth, Luke White, Charlie Hughes, Ivor Williams, David and Lynda, Lorna Nodder.

Those who have recently died: Albert Patmore, Ashley Hallowes, Keith Bidle.

Year’s Mind: 26th July – Doreen Bennett.

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 people 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



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

To be confirmed shortly

Hook Stewardship

Nikki Wild (01256) 762865

Hook Gift Aid

Caroline Bushman (01256) 959699

HMR PCC Secretary

Sarah Moore rotherwickcw1@yahoo.com

HMR Stewardship

Vacancy – could you help?

HMR Gift Aid

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



Notice Sheet by Email

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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