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  • 1. FROM THE REVD STEVE PAYNE Dear Friends In the spirit of the season I want to present you with a short quiz. By now you will be thoroughly familiar with some of the Christmas T.V. adverts. Each present their take as I see it on the message of Christmas. Can you match up the adverts to the sentiments expressed below? Christmas is about fairytales Christmas is about being part of a family Christmas is all about having a good time with plenty to eat. (If you are still guessing you can the find the answers on page 15) The John Lewis advert, which is none of the above, often is the one that people await with great anticipation. In it this year a bear is presented with the gift of an alarm clock by a hare that does not want him to miss out on the experience of Christmas. What does Christmas mean to you? For the Christian, Christmas celebrates not a fairytale but the incredible truth that God has introduced himself to us in the person of Jesus Christ who invites us all not to miss out on experiencing the blessings of being part of God’s family. The supermarket chain Asda decided that they didn’t need a fancy big budget advert to get across their message. They would have their customers believe that their Christmas would simply cost you less. When God wants to communicate to us he does so by simply coming in person. When we wake up to that fact which lies at the heart of the celebrations we can find someone who can make a real difference to our lives. How will you allow this amazing fact shape your Christmas? In this magazine you will find listed the many Christmas events and Services taking place around the parish. We would be delighted for you to join us at any one of them as we celebrate together the one who is the reason for the season. Have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year. God Bless Steve To all members of the 8am Eucharist congregations at St Mary’s & St John’s 8am Services for December 2013 & January 2014 st Sun 1 Dec Service at St Mary’s NO Service at St John’s Sun 8th Dec NO Service at St Mary’s Service at St John’s Service at St Mary’s NO Service at St John’s NO Service at St Mary’s Service at St John’s th Sun 15 Dec Sun 22 nd Dec th Sun 29 Dec NO 8am Service in the parish Sun 5 th Jan th Sun 12 Jan NO Service at St Mary’s Service at St John’s Service at St Mary’s NO Service at St John’s
  • 2. th Sun 19 Jan th Sun 26 Jan NO Service at St Mary’s Service at St John’s Service at St Mary’s NO Service at St John’s A PRAYER FOR A NEW TEAM VICAR Lord, call to this your church and ours a true shepherd, a minister of Christ; and make us a church joyful in worship and united in witness, working, caring, praising and loving in your name. Bless with the Spirit's grace and presence all those who are charged with appointing our new Team Vicar. Keep them steadfast in faith and united in love, that in all they do they may seek your will, manifest your glory and prepare the way of your kingdom; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord. Amen. TEAM VICAR UPDATE Please pray for guidance of the Holy Spirit as we look to appoint a new Team Vicar. An advert now has been placed on various Church websites with the closing date of 23rd December 2013 for applications and interviews set for January 21st 2014. IN MEMORIAM CAROLYN BRODRIBB was born in 1948. She had been a general medical social worker at St Bartholomew Hospital (1969-71) and had visited St Christopher’s Hospice. Her move to Plymouth with her husband and children in 1978 and her lifelong interest in bereavement led her to attending the inaugural meeting of a group wishing to establish a hospice in Plymouth. When St Luke’s Hospice opened in 1982, Carolyn became the Hospice’s Principal Social Worker. Her position enabled her to teach social work students from Plymouth and Exeter as well as caring for patients. As St Luke’s developed her own personal experiences of bereavement and her Christian Faith came into her work. In 1994 she became a Macmillan Social Work Lecturer at the University of Plymouth and throughout the 1990’s worked in the psychology of bereavement. Carolyn Ann Brodribb was ordained in 2004. She served as Curate in Plymstock & Hooe 190406. In 2006 she became Priest-in-charge at Dolton, Iddesleigh with Dowland and Monkokehampton. Carolyn also worked in the Diocese as an Acorn Christian Listeners tutor, was involved with training people to act as Spiritual Direction guides and with her good friend, the Revd Kathy Roberts, whom she met in South Africa, led the Breakthrough to Life programme. In The Times obituary notice, someone has written that Carolyn was “An inspirational woman greatly loved by her congregation”. Former colleague, the Revd Ian Provost wrote “that it was a privilege to work with Carolyn in the parish. She was a delight, a joy and a fine priest”. Her death on 9th November at the age of 65 years is a great loss, not only to her congregations in north Devon, but to the Church in Devon.
  • 3. We can only echo their thoughts and memories of a special lady. A Service of Thanksgiving is being held on 22nd November at St Edmund’s, Dolton. Wreaths were laid at the D Day Memorial Stone on Hooe Green. The Service was well attended by villagers, Service personnel, children from Hooe Primary School and workmen from MJL who are still working in the area. It was led by the Revd Steve Payne and the Revd Stu Clarke. ST JOHN’S CHURCH BOXES St John’s Church boxes this year raised a total of £257.44. Many thanks to all those who collected their small change in these boxes. If you would like a box please get in touch with me. All donations, however small, soon add up and are very gratefully received. -Mary Skilton (Treasurer) Tel: 407447 CHILDREN SOCIETY BOXES Our Children’s Society boxes for 2013 raised a total of £432.40. Many thanks for all your donations. -Angela Woodward CHURCH FLOWERS Volunteers are required to help decorate the church for Christmas on Thursday, 19th December, 2013, at 10.00am. Any contributions towards flowers will be gratefully received. If you can help please contact:Liz Pemberton (Tel: 407057) St John’s Christmas Fayre Saturday, 30th November 2013 11.00am – 1.00pm St John’s Hall, Church Hill Road, Hooe. Stalls, Light Lunches and Grand Draw
  • 4. THE PILGRIMAIRES ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW SATURDAY, 14th DECEMBER, 2013 at 7.00pm ST JOHN’S CHURCH HALL Tickets: £6. 12 & under £5. Tel: Tony on 07531675991 or visit Hooe’s Place, in Church Hall, on a Thursday FROM ST JOHN’S PARISH REGISTERS FUNERAL OFFICE: We remember those who have lost loved ones and commend to God the soul of:- CHARLES EDWARD (EDDIE) RENDELL who died on 6 th November aged 88 years. The husband of Dorothy and a much loved father, grandfather and great grandfather. Eddie was born in Holmbush, St Austell, one of five children. The family moved to Plymouth in 1930 where his father was the chauffeur/gardener to Colonel Coates at Holly Bank. Eddie was a choirboy at St John’s and at Christmas would sing Good King Wenceslas with Mr Perry. His first job was working at Radford Farm delivering milk to Hooe and Turnchapel in an old Austin car. He then joined the Army and served four years before being medically discharged due to a shrapnel injury. By this time the family were living at Meadow Park and after his discharge he got a job with Western National. He then went on to work for who would be his future father-in-law at the Hooe Dairy where he met Dorothy. They courted and married and would have celebrated 66 wonderful years together on 16th December. Four children followed and many house moves. At one time Ed was Verger at St John’s and the family lived in the Church house. Eddie and Dorothy travelled to many countries, Canada, Ireland and visiting their youngest son where he lived in Germany being some of their favourite trips but in recent years Eddie’s favourite place was Menorca. Over the years the family has grown with grandchildren and great grand-children keeping Ed smiling and laughing. He will be greatly missed by them all. A large congregation attended the Funeral Service at St John’s on 19th November, 2013. Granddaughter Amy read a poem during the Service. Donations were for St Luke’s Hospice. Interment followed at Drake Memorial Park. Correction: BURIAL OF ASHES on 17th October at Efford Cemetery: RICHARD NORTHMORE of Ashery Drive, Hooe, husband of Janet. ‘YOUNG @ HEART’ Mrs Celia Steven was our speaker at November’s meeting. We heard a fascinating talk about the history of the Bramley seedling apple. Celia originated from Nottingham and is the granddaughter of Mr Bramley, whose name the apple takes. Earlier ancestry was the Merriweather family going back 200 years whose family members had experimented and managed to grow trees from apple pips. On the devastating death of her husband, Celia upped sticks and relocated to the West Country – to Buckland Monachorum. She has pledged her life to keeping the history of the Bramley seedling alive
  • 5. in this country and around the world. Because of proposals by the European Government concerning apples, she took a basket full of Bramleys along with a petition for support from our Government to 10 Downing Street, and the then Prime Minister, John Major. She had taken her granddaughter with her and they were invited in and given a tour of the house by Mr Major. Celia has lectured in countries of the Continent and Norway and recently took her lecture to Japan. Here she was made extremely welcome – she was provided with an interpreter, a guide and wonderful hotel accommodation. She had been given charming little gifts which she brought along to show us; also some delicious apple juice which we were very willing to buy to support her cause which is now a registered charity. All the monies from Celia’s talks and sales of apple juice are ploughed back into the Bramley Apple Society. She enlists the help of local children with planting the young seedlings; the same children design the labels for the apple juice. She was a wonderful speaker, so much so it was difficult to keep track of all her activities. We thanked her for such an interesting talk and carried on chatting over tea. -Ruth Earl Next Meeting ~ Tuesday, 3rd December 2013 at 2.00pm in St John’s Hall, when we have some entertainment for our Christmas Party. Do come if you can. New members are always made welcome. USED POSTAGE STAMPS Please collect your used postage stamps this festive season, and throughout the year, they can be forwarded to the charity Leprosy Mission in Ethiopia. This is a very worthwhile charity as leprosy is now a controllable, often curable, disease and your used stamps really help. Contact Ruth Earl (Tel: 481708) WE WILL REMEMBER On Remembrance Sunday there was an all age service in the afternoon at the Church of the Good Shepherd Oreston. We remembered those who had fought in all the conflicts over the years by lighting candles and placing them on the Union flag. Josie read a poem about Evacuees & Kevin remembered the after effects of the Second World War on life in Oreston. (His thoughts can be seen after this report). A poppy wreath was made during the Service and the congregation processed down to Oreston Quay with it where it was hung on the railings. Sam played ‘The Last Post’ on his trumpet which led into the 2 minute silence. We then sang the National Anthem. We all then went back to the Church Hall and enjoyed a cream tea. Thank you to everyone who helped with the Service and prepared & served the delicious cream tea. -Lin Miller
  • 6. MEMORIES I was born 10 years after the end of the Second World War and my childhood was influenced by the after effects of that conflict. Not only had my Father served as a Regular in the Royal Air Force, but two of my Uncles had died at sea, leaving two young children fatherless, and another was invalided out of the Services. It was not unusual to come into contact with ex-servicemen who showed the scars of injury, either having missing limbs or quite apparent mental problems. After starting work, I was with many ex-servicemen who had suffered badly physically. My Father's experiences of the War included harrowing ones which he kept to himself, like many to a correct nutritional regime after years of deprivation. The sight of someone's inhumanity badly shocked him. My Mother told stories of the effect of enemy action on her family - a constant struggle for shelter, warmth and food. After leaving school she had a constant stream of workplaces that disappeared in the Blitz. One memory of a Bank Holiday trip to the seaside stood out because the family party was shot at by an enemy aircraft. The physical signs of war were all around and I enjoyed playing on bomb sites and in disused air raid shelters with my contemporaries, even here in Oreston, although later I found out that there had been significant civilian air raid casualties in this area, including a young family dying when an air-raid shelter was hit. Plymouth was still undergoing rebuilding and the air of confidence in the future was quite apparent. This was also the era of the Cold War, Plymouth had a nuclear-proof command bunker at Mount Wise and not only did the Dockyard employ about 15,000 workers, but Royal Navy ships were in the port in great numbers - school swimming lessons at Mount Wise swimming baths were usually interrupted when a large Naval ship sailed past. All the other armed services were in Plymouth: the Royal Air Force, the Army and the Royal Marines were scattered all around the area so uniforms were a common sight. The marking of Armistice Day was kept up in the 60s with the Scouts and other uniformed organisations marching up Burrow Hill to be among the throng in the commemoration. These services faded away, but have now been revived and include young people who are aware of 20th century conflicts, to them it is as ancient as the Boer War was to us, but to me it was as recent as the conflict in Iraq - ancient history compared with recent history. -Kevin Warley THE MOTHERS’UNION SUPPORTS THIS CAMPAIGN 16 Days of Activism Against GenderViolence25th November – 10th December The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a global campaign’ originating from the first Women's Global Leadership Institute, coordinated by the Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rutgers University, in 1991.
  • 7. As part of the Mothers’ Union’s Worldwide Campaign to End Violence Against Women and Girls we support the 16 Days of Activism and ask you join with us to try to do something for those who suffer gender based violence. Mothers' Union wants violence against women and girls to end before it even starts. Across the world, we tackle violence against women and girls (VAWG) in a number of ways:  Challenging underlying attitudes and prevention  Awareness-raising  Lobbying and campaigning  Support and provision Mothers’ Union is also part of Restored, an international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women. For more details, see www.restoredrelationships.org Suggested ways to support the campaign during the 16 Days, are: Pray one or all of the following prayers : 1. Lord, we pray that you will strengthen and support those who are still victims of abuse; who may be feeling alone, frightened and friendless. May they know your love and feel your presence in their time of adversity. Amen. 2. Lord, we pray for the safety of those suffering domestic abuse and thank you for organisations that support them. We pray that perpetrators of violence will seek help to change. Amen. 3. Lord, we thank you for keeping many of us safe from violence. We pray especially for the women and girls across the world being raped in situations of war and conflict. Amen.  Write To Your MP – highlighting concerns about attitudes towards violence; provision for victims/survivors; or current legal frameworks that should ensure justice.  Use these Tweets/ Facebook messages: 1. @16DaysCampaign Did you know 1 in 4 women in the UK will experience domestic violence in their lifetime? #EndGBV 2. @16DaysCampaign In Ireland, 1 in 7 women have suffered abusive behavior from a partner at some time in their life #EndGBV 3. @16DaysCampaign 38% of all women murdered across the world are killed by their intimate partner #EndGBV 4. @16DaysCampaign At least 750,000 children a year witness domestic abuse #EndGBV If you would like to know more about the work of the Mothers’ Union or the 16 Days of Activism Campaign please go to www.mothersunion.org and follow the links. Thank you for taking time to read this please try to support our sisters around the world who suffer violence and abuse. www.mothersunion.org ST NICHOLAS – another look at this much loved saint The true story of Father Christmas, or Santa Claus, began with a man named Nicholas who was born in the third century in the Greek village of Patara, on what is today the southern coast of Turkey. His family were both devout and wealthy and, when his parents died in an epidemic, Nicholas decided to use his inheritance to help people. He gave to the needy, the sick, the suffering. He dedicated his whole life to God’s service, and was made Bishop of Myra while still a young man. As a bishop, he joined other bishops and priests in prison under the emperor Diocletian’s fierce persecution of Christians across the Roman Empire. Finally released, Nicholas was not bitter, but all the more determined to shed abroad the news of God’s love. He did so by giving. One story of his generosity explains why we hang Christmas stockings over our mantelpieces today. There was a poor family with three daughters who needed dowries if they were to marry, and not be sold into slavery. Nicholas heard of their plight, and tossed
  • 8. three bags of gold into their home through an open window – thus saving the girls from a life of misery. The bags of gold landed in stockings or shoes left before the fire to dry. Hence the custom of children hanging out stockings – in the hope of attracting presents of their own from St Nicholas - on Christmas Eve. That is why three gold balls, sometimes represented as oranges, are one of the symbols of St Nicholas. The example of St Nicholas has never been forgotten - in bygone years boys in Germany and Poland would dress up as bishops on 6th December, and beg alms for the poor. In the Netherlands and Belgium ‘St Nicholas’ would arrive on a steamship from Spain to ride a white horse on his gift-giving rounds. To this day, 6th December is still the main day for gift-giving and merry-making in much of Europe. Many feel that simple gift-giving in early Advent helps preserve a Christmas Day focus on the Christ Child. [Many people seem uncertain of the origin of Father Christmas ‘St Nicholas’. Parish Pump had this entry for his Saint Day] Parish of Plymstock & Hooe St Mary’s & All Saints, Plymstock, St. John the Evangelist, Hooe , Church of the Good Shepherd, Oreston, Holy Family, Staddiscombe. CHRISTMAS SERVICES 2013 I bring you news of great joy to be shared by the whole people: Today in the town of Davis a savior has been born to you: He is Christ our Lord. Luke 2;10 We offer you a warm invitation to celebrate the season with us at one of our worship centres More details from Revd. Steve Payne 213358
  • 9. Parish of Plymstock & Hooe CHRISTMAS SERVICES & ACTIVITIES St Mary & All Saints, Plymstock Sunday 8th December 10.45am Playgroup Nativity & Eucharist Sunday 22nd December 10.45am Eucharist 4.00pm Nine Lessons and Carols Christmas Eve 5.00pm Christingle 11.30pm Midnight Communion Christmas Day 10.00am Christmas Family Eucharist St John’s, Hooe Sunday 22nd December 10.45am Nativity Carol Service & Christingle 6.00pm Carols in the Boringdon Inn Turnchapel Christmas Eve 11.30pm Midnight Communion Christmas Day 10.45am Christmas Family Eucharist Church of the Good Shepherd Sunday 1st December 2.30pm Christmas Crackers The Christmas Story in crafts and song for all the family Christmas Eve 2.30pm & 5pm Christingles Christmas Day
  • 10. 9.15am Christmas Day Eucharist Holy Family - Staddiscombe Social Club Sunday 8th December 4-6.00pm Christmas Messy Church Christingles/crafts /carols Wed 18th December 7.00pm Carols in the bar Christmas Day 9.15am Morning Service ***** United Epiphany Service Sunday 5th January 2014 4.00pm United Epiphany Carol Service at St Johns * * * * * HOOE & TURNCHAPEL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION The Hooe & Turnchapel Community Centre is available for bookings. If anyone is interested in using our well-appointed centre as a regular user or for a one off event we currently have the following times available:Monday afternoons Wednesday evenings Friday afternoons Saturday afternoons All day Sundays If you are interested please ring our Chairman on Tel: 406824. HOOE & TURNCHAPEL LADIES GROUP We meet at the Hooe & Turnchapel Community Centre on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 8.00pm. ALL ladies welcome. Our programme for DECEMBER 2013 is:rd DECEMBER WORKSHOP DECEMBER 17 For further information please contact: PLYM VALLEY HERITAGE 3 th CAROLE’S CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS PARTY -Diane McCarthy (Sec) Tel: 311931
  • 11. Our next PVH talk will be on Thursday, 16th January, 2014, when Chris Ruse, Chairman of the Plymouth & District Archaeological Society, will be talking on the 17thC. Plympton Priory. Members free and Visitors £3 payable at the door. Refreshments provided. Anybody interested in our 2014 programme of speakers and events go to our website www.plymvalleyheritage.org -Gill Whillock Answers from Page 1: Christmas is about fairytales – Marks & Spencer Christmas is about being part of a family - Tesco Christmas is all about having a good time with plenty to eat Morrisons “IN THE HANDS OF GOD” : A Eucharist for All Souls’ Day Every year the Devon area branch of the Royal School of Church Music organizes a Festival Service in Exeter Cathedral, inviting choir members from all the churches in the Diocese to take part. My first memory of singing in this Service was when the Rev’d Alan Robinson was Vicar of Hooe and went with us on a coach filled by choir members and friends from St John’s and St Mary’s. More recently, Nan Dixon used to spend hours teaching the music to those who wished to take part and filled her car with singers on the day. This year only three members of St Mary’s choir were able to go nd to the Service on All Souls’ Day, 2 November. At 11.00am 257 singers assembled and rehearsed in the Cathedral until 12.45pm. After a lunch break we rehearsed again until 3.30pm. The Service began at 4.00pm. We sang three well known hymns (All my hope on God is founded, Alleluia sing to Jesus and All for Jesus). For the communion setting we sang the Introit, Kyrie, Sanctus and Agnus Dei from Faure’s Requiem. We also sang a modern version of Psalm 27 and anthems by Handel, Mozart, Stanley Marchant and Stephen Tanner. The Service ended with a wonderful organ voluntary (Final from Symphonie No.1 by Vierne) by David Davies, the Cathedral Organist. Stephen Tanner, the Cathedral Assistant Organist and Director of Music at Exeter Cathedral School, conducted the choir for the rehearsals and Service. He played a great part in producing a beautiful Service and moving experience for everybody there. Why don’t you come with us next year? -Elizabeth Opie HOUSE BOX HOLDERS FOR THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY December is the month when St Mary’s House boxes have to be collected in and the contents counted. Please could all box holders bring the boxes to church or alternatively phone Betty and Cliff Knight and we will pick them up from you. Thank you for your co-operation. World War 1 100 Year Celebrations It being the nation’s intention on 4th August 2014 and following weeks to celebrate the 100 Year anniversary of the start of World War 1,
  • 12. St Mary & All Saints Church, Plymstock will be celebrating appropriately the lives of those Plymstock Service men who made the ultimate sacrifice during that conflict. We would dearly appreciate suggestions or articles and materials, which could be photographed, for a planned exhibition at St Mary’s. Please telephone me if you can help. Howard Hockedy, Churchwarden St. Mary’s Tel: 01752 491247. CHRISTMAS WREATHS FOR UGANDAN CHARITY st December 1 is always a momentous day for it is a day when my Conservatory will be full of holly, fir, poinsettia, Christmas roses, pine cones and ribbons. My friends and I gather together, lots of laughter, lots of female chat and lots of hard work. We love creating things of beauty from nature to give people pleasure, to brighten their homes and to remember loved ones. We like to provide you with a variety of choices, table decorations, wreaths and hanging displays for the front door. All the money raised will go to Nicola and Silas Tayebwa in Uganda. It could help an out of work family pay their children’s school fees. It could help a widow with children to purchase a sewing machine to set up a dress making business. It could help a family who had spent their limited resources paying for medical treatment for the baby, not being able to pay their rent, facing eviction from their home. They also provide a Credit Union and spread the Gospel in S W Uganda. Please help us to help them, help themselves. ORDER YOUR WREATHS FROM:Jane Hingston, Tel: 316255 Christine Hancock, St Mary’s Church, Tel: 298780 Sue Nicholls, Good Shepherd, Church, Oreston. Mary Skilton, St John,s Church, Hooe, Tel: 407447.
  • 13. AN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE AT BURROW HILL At the 11th hour of the 11th month of 2013, over 150 people, comprising of representatives from all the Armed Forces, the Lord Mayor and other civic dignitaries, school children from Goosewell Primary School, 6th formers from Plymstock and Coombe Dean Schools, Police, Coastguards, ex-Servicemen to-gether with the local community, came together at the War Memorial at Burrow Hill, Plymstock, to remember those who gave their lives in the 1st and 2nd World Wars, and also more recently those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. It was a moving ceremony conducted by the Revd Terry Freeman, a Retd Naval Chaplain, with the Standard Bearers from the Royal British Legion, the Last Post and Reveille played by David Mumford, the Goosewell School Choir performing the song 'Remember' and finally the poem 'The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke read by a Sixth Former from Plymstock School. Wreaths were then laid by all the various representatives together with bunches of poppies from the schoolchildren and, most poignantly, from the families of the Royal Marines who lost their lives in Afghanistan. Next year will be the centenary of the start of the 1st World War and we will again be holding our Remembrance Service on the 11th day of the 11th month at our War Memorial at Burrow Hill. It was highlighted at last week's Remembrance Service at Burrow Hill War Memorial, Plymstock, that there is no disabled access, and indeed access for wheelchair users and mothers with pushchairs or just the elderly to visit the War Memorial. To this end I have contacted Vivien Pengelly who attended the Service and is the leader of the Tory Councillors. I requested that disabled access be made but also the site should be levelled in order for it to be made more conducive and far safer for all who visit the Memorial. She has assured me that she will speak with the necessary officers and departments to ensure that this work is carried out before the 11 th November, 2014. I would like to suggest to all who read the Parish News to write to their local Radford & Dunstone Ward Councillors supporting this. -Gill Whillock Our thanks to the Plympton, Plymstock & Ivybridge News for supplying the photo. You are invited to Christmas Messy Church Sunday 8th December, 4pm to 6pm at the ‘Staddy’ Function Room 144, Staddiscombe Road, Staddiscombe PL9 9LT Share a meal and hear the Christmas story Make: Christingles Christmas cards/ Gift boxes Painting stones Decorations All Ages Welcome - 9 months to 90years + ! (Children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • 14. Run by the Church of England in Plymstock and Hooe To reserve places Tel: Bob Davidson on 481020/ email:bobdavidson3@yahoo.co.uk by Wednesday 4th December (There is no charge for this event) St John’s Church, Hooe Open every Thursday 10.00am - 2.00pm Church open for prayer and/or viewing Entrance through St John’s Hall Enquires regarding Baptisms, Marriages at St Johns can be made between 10-11am in the church hall. Hooe’s Place Community Café Thursdays Open to all Morning Coffee 10.30-11.30am Freshly cooked lunches 11.45am-1.30pm Note: The deadline date for items for Jan 2014 Magazine is Dec 15th 2013. Our thanks to the Advertisers who sponsor the Plymstock & Hooe editions of this Magazine. Advertisements and service quotes do not imply recommendation on the part of the Church. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the Editor. Printed & published by St John’s DCC, Hooe, Plymouth UK. © Plymstock & Hooe PCC 2013.

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