Weekly Notices


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




Creator God, you made us all in your image: may we discern you in all that we see, and serve you in all that we do; through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Services during Week Beginning 29th July 2019





 – Fri

8:30am and 5:30pm

St John’s Church, Hook


Morning & Evening Prayer




St John’s Church, Hook

Monday Prayer Group



St John’s Church, Hook

Holy Communion



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 Tuesday.

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

Thursday – 10:30am – 11:30am Friendship Café, St John’s, Hook, all welcome.

Thursday – 7:30pm – 9:30pm Fellowship Group, 29 Goose Green, Hook, all welcome.

Saturday – 9am Men’s Breakfast, Hook House Hotel.




SUNDAY MORNINGS IN SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN HOOK - during the school summer holidays, while there is no Junior Church there is an opportunity for young people to watch a Christian children's video in the Solar Room during the morning service, we will go out after the first hymn and join again in time for the Eucharist. If anybody can volunteer a Sunday in August to help supervise please let Jonathan Bushman know.







The Seventh Sunday after Trinity – Sunday 4th August 2019


St John’s Church, Hook

Rom 6.19-23; Luke 11.9-13



Holy Communion

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Jennifer Martin

St John’s Church, Hook

Luke 11.9-13


All Age Service

Jonathan Bushman & Team

St Michael’s Church, Heckfield

Psalm 84; Phil1.3-11

Luke 11.9-13


Parish Communion

The Rev’d Marion de Quidt

Jennifer Martin



THURSDAY FELLOWSHIP – This week we finish our series on the Gospel Luke reflecting on the reading from this Sunday on the Lord’s Prayer. We will meet
from 7.30pm – this week at 29 Goose Green, Hook. All are welcome, if you have any questions please see Jonathan Bushman: Jonathan.d.bushman@gmail.com.


MEN’S BREAKFAST – Saturday 3rd August at 9am for 9:30am start at Hook House Hotel.  It is important to notice on this occasion the group meet on the first Saturday of August. This is a non-denominational event and all men are welcome. Anyone wishing to attend please let Alan Instone (alan@eldamar.co.uk) know by Wednesday 31st July. Numbers attending are required for catering purposes.


MOTHER’S PRAYERS AND AFTERNOON TEA – Monday 5th August at 2pm at 91 Rectory Road, Hook.  Elaine Fordham will be holding an afternoon tea event for anyone connected to, or who would like to join, Mother’s Prayers.  If you would like to attend the tea, please contact Elaine Fordham on (01256) 769106.  The Mother’s Prayers take place on the 1st Monday of each month at 10.30am in the Lady Chapel, speak to Carol-Anne Morris for more information or just come along.


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



Thank you to everyone who kindly made a cake for this event.



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 in June had to be rescheduled, and will now take place on 7th 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 Briddle.

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



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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