2017 November 19 - Pew News

Services

Sunday 19 November 2017 - Second before Advent

8.00am   Holy Communion (BCP)  (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am   Parish Communion  (Revd Andrew Doye)
    Hymns:  339; 383; 134; 357 
    Choir Anthem:  God be in my Head   Philip Wilby
    Organ voluntary:   Prelude, Fuge & Ciacona in C Dietrich Buxtehude
11.30am  Baptism (Revd Andrew Doye)
6.00pm    Evening Prayer (Martin Brown)
Readings: Zephaniah 1: 7,12-18; 1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11; Psalm 90: 1-8; Matthew 25: 14-30

Sunday 26 November 2017 – Christ the King

8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP)  (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    Parish Communion (celeb Revd Alison Green, prch Revd Andrew Doye)
    Readings:Ezekiel 34: 11-16,20-24; Ephesians 1: 15-end; Psalm 95: 1-7; Matthew 25: 31-end
11.15am   Holy Communion at Woodmancote (Revd Andrew Doye)

Monday 20  - Friday 24 November 2017

8.30am      Morning Prayer

Wednesday 22 November 2017

10.30am    Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
7.45pm     ‘The One & The Many’ (Rt Revd John Hind), Churchill Room

Thursday 23 November 2017

7.30pm        Confirmation Service in St Paul’s Church, Chichester

Join us for Advent and Christmas Services

 

News and events

Monday 20 November & Thursday 23 November 2017
10am-12pm Coffee Drop-in at the Parish Hall.

Saturday 25 November 2017
9am              Church Clean

Poppy Appeal, The British Legion
A total of £641 was raised on Sunday 12 November 2017 for the Poppy Appeal. Thanks to everyone who supported it. Thanks to everyone who supported this appeal.

Wednesday Evening in November – the Parish Hall, Churchill Room 7.45pm
St John the Baptist Church presents a series of excellent visiting speakers, addressing issues of contrast and understanding, in what the Church considers each year as The Season of the Kingdom.
22 Nov 2017  'The One & The Many' Rt Revd John Hind (former Bishop of Chichester)
29 Nov 2017  'Health and Sickness' Dr Philip Tibbs (former GP in Westbourne & Emsworth)

Please join us, and advertise these evenings to your friends. On 29th there will be an optional communion service in the Hall from 7.00pm, followed by a ten minute break before the evening’s talk.

Bible Reading Notes
The books for January to April 2018 are in the pigeon holes for those who have ordered them. There are also sample publications available – please see the box in the church welcome area. I can place an order for you if you wish. Dennis F

Confirmation, Thursday 23 November 2017
A member from our parish will be confirmed at 7.30pm in St Paul’s Church, Chichester by Rt Revd Alan Chesters. Do come in support. Lifts readily arranged.

Advent Carols
On 3 December 2017, we will celebrate the beginning of Advent with a candlelit service of readings, carols and advent hymns at 6.00pm in St John the Baptist Church. Please mark your diaries and come along.

Night Prayer in Advent
On Wednesday evenings, 6, 13 and 20 December, we will have a short service of Night Prayer (sometimes called Compline) with a reflective address. It will start from 8.30pm and last around 30 minutes. Do make this part of your Advent devotions.

Church Clean, Saturday 25 November 2017
Please join us at 9.00am to give the church an extra clean ready for the seasons of Advent and Christmas. In addition to yourselves, please bring Brasso, cloths and feather dusters. 

Christmas Fair, Saturday 2 December 2017, 10am-12pm, Parish Hall
Flyers available for delivery today. Please start saving unwanted gifts, including chocolate, home-made preserves or chutney (see separate list). If you can help by running a stall or helping on the day please speak to Jane S or Amy T. Thank you.

Come along to our Christmas Fair. Spread the word - put up a poster.

Christmas Lunch - Sunday 17 December, 12.30pm, Parish Hall
A lovely, relaxing afternoon with a delicious three-course meal. Visit the noticeboard in the churches or the website to discover the menu and pick your options www.westbourneparishchurch.org.uk. Get your ticket from Isobel, Angie L or email the team.

Holy Land Pilgrimage, October 2018
Andrew & Karen Doye have booked to join Bishop Martin on his week-long Diocesan Pilgrimage to Israel. Any others from the parish interested to do so, may like to look at the Diocesan website or to speak soon to Andrew and/or Karen. 

Admission to Communion
Westbourne Parish will offer an open meeting for parents early in the new year, followed by a short course of preparation for children in year 3 and above, who (though not yet confirmed) wish to receive communion.  Would interested parents please make themselves known to Revd Andrew Doye in the next few weeks.

    
    


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