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Services

Sunday 15 July 2018 - 7th Sunday after Trinity

8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd John Pilkington)
9.30am    Parish Communion  (Revd Frank Hillebrand) 
Readings: Amos 7: 7-15;  Ephesians 1: 3-14;  Psalm 85: 8-13;  Mark 6: 14-29
    Hymns:   440;  381;  230;  120 
    Anthem:  Give us the wings of faith     Ernest Bullock
    Voluntary:  Concerto in A min BWV 593     Vivaldi arr Bach

Collect for the 7th Sunday after Trinity

Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: graft in our hearts the love of your name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of your great mercy keep us in the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Monday 16 July to Friday 20 July 2018

8.30am     Morning Prayer

Wednesday 18 July 2018

10.30am    Holy Communion  (Revd Andrew Doye)

Sunday 22 July 2018 – Eighth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
11.15am  Sung Communion at Woodmancote  (Revd Andrew Doye)
                Readings:Song of Songs 3: 1-4;  2 Corinthians 5: 14-17;  Psalm 42: 1-10; John 20: 1-2, 11-18
6.00pm    Deanery Evensong at St Nicholas Thorney Island 

 

John Pickering - please see the pew sheet in church for details of the thanksgiving service and cremation on Monday 23 July 2018.

 

News and events

Saturday 21 July 2018 1.00pm-4.00pm, Church Summer Fete

Only one week to go, have you delivered any flyers or put up a poster? There are plenty at the back of church, please help yourself. Remember too to look out bottles, raffle prizes, cakes, jewellery, scarfs, etc. Thanks, Paula

We are introducing a treasure hunt to encourage visitors to this year’s church fete to come into the church, exploring the beautiful interior to hunt for clues. We need a team of welcoming volunteers to work in pairs in 3 shifts of an hour each.  If you’re able to offer your time please contact Ali G.

Books for the Fete  - Andrew & Julia Gordon-Lennox would be very pleased to receive any books you might want to give to the Fete Bookstall. To minimise the carrying of heavy books around, please do not put them in the Church - you can contact by phone or email, details listed in the pew sheet in church.

Monday 16 July and Thursday 19 July 2018
10.00am to 12noon    Drop-in for Coffee & Chat in the Parish Hall

Cake success - Thank you to all the bakers and tasters who contributed to the Cake Tasting on 30 June 2018. More than 60 people came and £270 was raised. A great outcome. Maybe some sponsored exercise next!
More news from our fundraising events

Deanery Evensong - Sunday 22 July 2018 at 6.00pm at St Nicholas Thorney Island
If you plan to attend, please give Steve Baker your name, and car registration if driving, or indicate if you would like a lift, as advance notice has been requested. Please remember to take photo ID, which you will need to pass through the security gate onto the southern part of the peninsula.

Parish Quiet Day, Saturday 4 August 2018 - Revd Andrew Doye invites you to join him on a quiet day at Birdham, which he will lead. Do sign up on the sheet in our churches. If over-subscribed, preference may be given to those who haven't been before, but at present spaces are available.

Parish Hall - there is some decorating and cleaning (mostly paintwork) to be done to the hall during the holiday period (the nursery school finishes on the 24 July 2018). If you have any time to spare and can help please let Andrew Turner know.

Coffee morning for Christian Aid, Wednesday 1 August 2018, 10.00am to 12 noon. Put the date in your diary!

12 August 2018 advance warning! This is the day of the Westbourne Allotment Show. The hall will be in use for the show all day so car parking will be in the field behind please and coffee after the 9.30am service will be in the Church. Please see a copy of the show brochure and, if you can, enter one or more of the classes. It’s good fun and you might win!

Organ recital given by Chichester Cathedral organist Charles Harrison, Sunday 16 September 2018 at 7pm.
Book your ticket online 
More about the recital

The Rector’s day off this week is Thursday


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