Please pray:
  • for the work of The Leprosy Mission;
  • for all who suffer because of wars, terrorism, harsh rule and natural disasters;
  • for those who live in Fernyhurst Avenue;

  • for James Pitkin – our acting Area Dean;

  • for the “occasional” preachers at our churches;
  • for Craig and Hollie, celebrating their first wedding anniversary this week;
  • Isabella Angela Prus Jowett getting baptised on Sunday 19th, and for her family;
  • for all who are moving into the Fen Meadow development;
  • for all the work of our parish Church Schools.
Other News:




Our annual Toy and Gift Services in aid of SCRATCH’s ‘Christmas Complete’ project are on 3rd Dec at 10 am and 10.45 am. All new or good-as-new gifts (not wrapped please) gratefully accepted – thank you!


Help Needed at St John’s – Is anyone willing to join the crèche rota on Sunday mornings or to man the church from 9-12 on Tuesday mornings?


Testimonies -don't forget that as a church we love to hear a few words about how God has been at work in people's lives recently. Speak to Julian or another minister and they will arrange to fit you jin.


Are you new to this church/ new to the area/ interested in finding out about the Christian faith? You might like to fill in one of our orange cards at the back of church.



This Week:

Mondays 9am - Morning Prayer, St John's Church


Wednesdays 7am - Early morning prayer group, St John's Church.


Wednesdays 11.30am -  Holy Communion, St John's Church. (Morning Prayer on Wednesday 29th November) 


Wednesdays 22nd November - LAST SESSION of Deanery Sessions ‘How to be a Christian here and now’, Poppies Choice Plants, Timsbury, 7.30 – 9.30 (see fliers in church)


Saturday 18th - FUN Concert for Africa – ‘Never smile at a CROCODILE!’ 7.30 pm at St John’s Church, in aid of our African charities.  A great event to invite non-church-going friends to!


Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes – please pick up a leaflet from the back of either church. Completed boxes need to be returned by the morning service on Sun 19th November.


Future Weeks:

 Saturday 9th December - Church Family Breakfast, 8.30 am, Romsey Golf Club. Full English breakfast to include teas/coffees and orange juice.  £9 per adult and £4.50 per child.  All welcome.  Names to Mike Bunce by Wednesday 6th December.


BCM Pastoral (Over Wallop) and BCM Worship (Hatherden) – There will be training programmes in Jan-Mar 2018 in the subjects above. There is a taster evening on Mon 4th Dec from 7.30 – 9 pm in Over Wallop Church Hall. (SO20 8HT). Email to book a place.