2017 October 1 - Pew Sheet


Sunday 1 October 2017 - Sixteenth after Trinity

8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP)  (Revd Andrew Doye)
                followed by breakfast in the Parish Hall
9.30am    Parish Communion  (Revd Andrew Doye) 
3.00pm    125th Anniversary Service at Woodmancote
Readings:Ezekiel 18: 1-4, 25-end; Philippians 2: 1-13; Matthew 21: 23-32

Hymns at 9.30am service: 475, Psalm 25: 1-8, 476, 463, WHB 621
Choir Anthem: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake    Richard Farrant
Organ voluntary (9.30am):  Grand Choeur in D major Op 18 No.1  Alexandre Guilmant
Hymns at 3.00pm service:  237, Make me a channel of your peace, 239 

Sunday 8 October 2017 – Seventeenth after Trinity  - Harvest Thanksgiving

8.00am       Holy Communion (BCP)  (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.00am       Harvest Communion at Woodmancote  (Revd Andrew Doye)
10.30am [NB]    Harvest Thanksgiving Service  (Revd Andrew Doye & others) followed by lunch (details below)
6.00pm       Parish Communion (sung)  (Revd Andrew Doye)
Readings:   Deuteronomy 8: 7-18; 2 Corinthians 9: 6-end; Psalm 65; Luke 12: 16-30

Monday 2 October to Friday 6 October 2017

8.30am        Morning Prayer

Tuesday 3 October 2017

11.00am    Westbourne School junior harvest service (by invitation)

Wednesday 4 October 2017

10.30am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)

Monday 9 October

10.15am    Funeral at The Oaks - details on pew sheet in church

News and events

Woodmancote Church

The 125th Anniversary Service of Woodmancote Church is at 3.00pm, followed by a tea party.  

We are raising funds at present for refurbishment. More details on separate leaflet in the churches or visit the anniversary appeal page.

A quiz evening for the appeal will be hosted by the Woodmancote Pub on Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 7.15pm. Teams of up to 4 people. Cost £5, including a meal.  Please book in advance with the pub, call 01243 371019.  Contributions to the raffle will be welcome (see Paula or Rona).

A Wine & Cheese evening will be held on Friday 27 October, in Woodmancote Church.

Monday 2 October 2017

Drop-in at the Parish Hall, 10.00am-12noon. No drop In on Thursday.

Friday 6 October 2017

12.30pm    First Friday lunch in aid of the Bishop’s Harvest appeal

Harvest Lunch

Please join us in the Parish Hall at 11.45am on 8 October. Tickets in advance: £5 available now from Evelyn P or Angie L.  

Harvest Appeal  

The Bishop of Horsham’s Harvest Appeal for the Chichester Diocese focusses again on “Rebuilding Lives” and “Encouraging Hope” in our linked dioceses of Kenya, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Liberia and Cameroon.  To make a donation please use a blue envelope and mark it ‘Harvest Appeal’ - if you are a UK tax payer please also complete your details on the envelope.  Cheques payable to ‘Westbourne PCC’.  

Stonepillow Harvest Collection

Non-perishables foodstuffs and toiletries will be welcome to be dropped off at St John the Baptist Church on Sunday 8 October 2017 for homeless charity ‘Stonepillow’ in Chichester.


The winning numbers for the month of September 2017 are 24, 49 and 29.

WemsFest Concert  Sunday 15 October at 7.00pm at St John the Baptist Church  

Ella Rundle (cello) and Eloisa Fleur (violin). Tickets £12.50 from shops in Emsworth – Bookends, Harbour Records or The Newsagent or by post from Lumley Terrace, Emsworth PO10 8AB (cheques payable to ‘WemsFest’) with SAE if more than 4 miles from Emsworth.

Sunday 29 October  2017 Fascinating talk and fundraiser

Rona Musker will talk on her 'Life with Auntie' and there will be fizz and a cream tea. 3pm at Parish Hall, Westbourne. Tickets £10. 

Thy Kingdom Come

There will be a series of guest talks on Wednesday evenings in November 2017 at 7.45pm in the Parish Hall, Westbourne.

Parish Quiet Day

Westbourne Parish Quiet Day to be led by the Revd Andrew Doye on Thursday 30 November 2017 at Birdham. Likely timings are 10am-4pm. More details soon.

Christmas Fair, Saturday 2 December 2017 

Please start saving unwanted gifts, chocolate, home-made preserves or chutney. If you can help by running a stall please speak to Jane S or Amy T. Thank you.

Christmas Lunch 2017

Sunday 17 December 2017 - a fund-raising lunch at 12.30pm in the Parish Hall – book the date, more details soon.

Advent sleepout

Anybody wishing to be part of the Church Urban Fund’s Advent Sleepout challenge see https://www.sleepoutchallenge.org.uk/

Leaflets in Church

  • Lunchtime Concerts are held at Chichester Cathedral each Tuesday at 1.10pm. Coffee is provided, bring your own sandwiches
  • Be Still – Contemplative Prayer Group: Study day, Saturday, 21st October, The Vicar’s Hall, Chichester Cathedral.  Tickets @ £15 from 01243 839922
  • Parenting Teenagers, (‘Care for the Family’) 7th November in Southampton

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