weekly pew notices - St Peter's Bishop Waltham

THE WEEK AHEAD
Sunday 18th January
6pm GWNN in the Church Hall
Monday 19th January
8.45am Morning Prayer in Church
3.30-5.30pm Messy Church in the Church Hall
7.30pm Bell ringing practice in Church
7.30pm Handbells practice in church
Tuesday 20th January
8.25am Prayers for Young People in Church
8.45am Morning Prayer in Church
10am Coffee Corner Barleycorn Inn
Wednesday 21st January
8.45am Morning Prayer in Church
2pm Mother’s Union AGM in the church hall.
Thursday 22nd January
8.45am Morning Prayer in Church
10am BCP Communion with refreshments
Friday 23rd January
5.45pm Junior Choir Practice
6.45pm Adult Choir Practice
Sunday 25th January
8am
BCP Communion in Church
9.15am Morning Worship in Church
9.15am StPeter’[email protected] Church Hall
Frogmore House Group Lent Course
This Lent the Froggies are using a course
called THE GOSPEL IN ACTION. Five studies
have been provided by major world church
leaders from the Amazon,Sri Lanka, Ghana,
Zambia and the Philippines. We would be
pleased to welcome anyone who would like to
join the group during Lent. 2nd and 4th Thursday
8–9 30pm. Norman Chatfield. First meeting
Jan 22nd 8pm at Ellwood Garfield Road.
GETTING IN TOUCH...
Why not visit our website:
www.stpetersbishopswaltham.org.uk
The Church Office at The Stables is open
Mon-Fri 9-11.30am
For any Church matter do drop in or
contact Carrie Pither:
 01489 892197  [email protected]
Please contact the Church Office by Thursday
morning for entries in the notice sheet.
Rector: Revd James Hunt
 01489 892618  [email protected]
Day off: Friday
Assistant Priest: Revd Jane Beloe
 01489 860452  [email protected]
Licensed Lay Minister:
Judy Benham
 02380 600533
All other contact names are on the notice
board at the back of the Church.
If you know anyone who is ill in hospital, you might
like to tell the Rector, in confidence if preferred, so that he is aware of the situation.
James can arrange for a pastoral visit to
be made, if and as appropriate
Refreshments are available after the
9.15am services. Do stay to meet other
members of the congregation.
The flowers in church have been arranged by
Pam Hyter.
WEEKLY NOTICES
St Peter’s, Bishop’s Waltham
8.00am
Led by
9.15am
Led by
Reader
Prayers
Organ
9.15am
Led by
BCP Communion
Revd James Hunt
Sunday
Parish Communion
18th
January
Revd James Hunt
2015
Joyce Hughes
2nd Sunday
Emma Dean
of Epiphany
Ivan Watling
St Peter’[email protected]
Readings
Liz Webb and Revd
John 1:
Martin Hughes
35-51
1 Sam 3: Reader Bev Rutter
1-10 Prayers David Williamson
Band
Jackie Tyldesley
Children are very welcome. 3-5 yrs
meet in the crêche room in the Hall.
Over 5s meet in the library. They start
worship with us and return at the end.
Prayer Ministry is available at our 9.15
services, in the vestry in Church and in
the welcome area in the hall.
Communion: Communicant members of
other denominations are welcome to
receive with us.
A collection will be taken during this
service. Please use the envelopes for
Gift Aid if possible and thank you to
those who give through standing order.
A Hearing loop is in use at this Church.
If you have any other access
requirements please do tell us.
Welcome to everyone! If you are new
to the Church, or have any questions
please make yourself known to a
member of the welcome teams.
FOR YOUR PRAYERS
Please remember in your prayers those
who are in need: Liz Penn, Marilyn
Gamblin, Peter and Steph Kelsey.
RIP - Rachel Hayes
RIP - Henry Howe
To add a name to the prayer list for three
weeks, please use a slip from the prayer
corner.
Anniversaries of Death falling around this
time.
Mary Jane Clay
19/1/04
John Russell
20/1/07
Edna Elsie Cannings
23/1/03
Ronald Harry Granger
23/1/05
William Frank ‘George’ Dorman
24/1/84
Walter (John) Miles
24/1/96
MEON VALLEY FOOD BANK Thank You
for all of your kind donations. The food
needed for the coming week is: meat meals,
corned beef, soup, tuna and rice. Thank you!
BIG CHURCH DAY OUT - 23rd and
24th MAY!!! Last year 40 of us went
to the BCDO and it was really fun,
with lots of great music and things to
do and see. You can come for the day or go
for the whole weekend. More details at the
website: www.bigchurchdayout.com
PILGRIM - A COURSE FOR THE CHRISTIAN JOURNEY. You are warmly invited to
join a group of people who want to learn more
about the Christian faith. Contact Annie Sexton for more information: Mob: 07973833786
or by email: [email protected]
NOTICES AND FUTURE DATES…
ST PETER’S CHOIR’S CONCERT
Saturday 28th February at 6pm St
Peter’s Church. Do come and join us
for this wonderful evening. Our Junior
Choir will be telling the story of the Pied Piper.
Our Adult Choir will be singing Franz Schubert
Mass in G. Tickets £7. Children and students
free.
MEN [email protected] Following on
from the very successful Prayer
Course we have decided to make use
of some excellent material from The
Bible Society called the Lyfe Course. Every fortnight through to April we shall be looking at the
work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Tuesday January 27th at 8 pm please join us at Brian’s house,
14 Crofton Way, Swanmore, as we begin this
journey together. Call Brian on 891832 for directions or contact Geoff Pardon (896675), Mike Sarson (895236) or Mike Salter (894003) for more
information.
SUNDAY 25TH JANUARY – HALL SERVICE
Next week our theme will be thinking about the
persecuted church. Our service will include
elements of what it feel like to be part of a ‘secret
church’ in another country, so please come prepared for a few things which might be a bit
different!
CHRISTMAS 2014 - JAMES AND FAMILY
Before we go too far into 2015, I just wanted to
say a personal thank you to all of you for making it
possible to be away at Christmas. This enabled
us to be together with Rebecca’s brother and family whom we had not seen for 5 years. Please do
ask if you would like to know about our trip. With
prayers for 2015 James
DATES FOR THE DIARY FOR 2015!

Messy Church - 19th January in the
church hall.

Wednesday 21st January 2pm Mother’s Union AGM in the church hall. Do come along
and find out more about Mother’s Union.

Tuesday 27th January 7.30-8pm Quiet Half
Hour at Waltham Chase Methodist Church

Sunday 8th February 6.30pm Reflective
Taize Service with Communion at St Peter’s
WANTED(!) Are you thinking that you want to help
more with the life of St Peters? Well, one way is to
either lead or help with the Lighthouse children’s
groups that take place during the services. You just
need to have a love of working with children and of
course a love of our Lord!! We also would like to restart a creche rota to allow parents to stay in the services. If you feel you can help with these requests
please call Carrie or Liz (Tel 892197).
THANK YOU to all those at St Peter's Church, Bishops Waltham who took part in carol singing in aid of
Countess Mountbatten Hospice.The grand total of
your fundraising was £499.65. This is amazing!
Thank you very much for fundraising and thinking of
the charity.
ACORN REFRESHER EVENING ‘Listening a vital gift for a noisy world’ Wednesday 28th
January 19.30 to 22.00 at St. Francis Church, Clayhall Road, Gosport PO 12 2 AX RSVP to Diana Dow
via email or 02392 528122 by 23rd January.
PARISH MAGAZINE The February issue will be
available for you to collect on Saturday 24th January
For more information about any of these activities
please take a leaflet from the back of Church, see
the website or Parish News or ask a member of