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2018 November 4 - Pew News

Services

Sunday 4 November 2018 - All Saints’ Sunday

8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
                Anthem: Give us the wings of faith - Ernest Bullock
                Voluntary: Wir glauben all’ an einen Gott BWV 680 - J.S.Bach
                Readings: Isaiah 25: 6-9; Psalm 24: 1-6; Revelation 21: 1-6a; John 11: 32-44
3.00pm    Friends & Relatives’ Remembrance Service (Revd Andrew Doye)

Collect for All Saints’ Day 
Almighty God, you have knit together your elect in one communion and fellowship in the mystical body of your Son Christ the Lord: grant us grace so to follow your blessed saints in all virtuous and godly living that we may come to those inexpressible joys that you have prepared for those who truly love you; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Sunday 11 November 2018 – Remembrance Sunday 
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
10.50am  Parish Remembrance Day Service (Revd Andrew Doye)
6.45pm    Lighting of Beacon (Rectory Lawn)

This Week

Monday 5 November to Friday 9 November 2018
8.30am     Morning Prayer

Tuesday, 6 November 2018
5.30-7.30pm    Emsworth Surgery Public Consultation

Wednesday 7 November 2018
10.30am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
7.00pm      Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
7.45pm      Talk by Revd Julie Price – The Act of Living & the Art of Dying.

Monday 5 November and Thursday 8 November 2018
10.00am to 12 noon    Drop In for Coffee & Chat in the Parish Hall

The Rector’s date off this week is Friday

News and Events

Woodmancote Works 
Works to restore and redecorate Woodmancote Church have begun. The Church is, therefore, closed for three or so weeks and the service on 11 November 2018 is cancelled.

Sunday 4 November 2018, 3pm Friends’ and Relatives’ Remembrance Service. If you have a loved one who has died in 2017 or 2018 and whose name we might read in the course of this service, please have a word with the Rector.

Supper Lecture – The final lecture in this series is on Friday 23 November 2018, with a talk from Gillian Keegan MP.    Tickets now available from Rona Musker or Susie D.

November Wednesday evening talks (in church) begin this week – please see the list of Diary Dates, and note the changed venue. The talks will begin at 7.45pm, and will be preceded by a short communion service at 7.00pm.  

Emsworth Surgery - a public consultation on the venue for the future surgery - in the church on Tuesday 6 November, 2018, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

Remembrance Sunday 11 November 2018 - the village Remembrance Service will begin at the War Memorial at 10.50am. There is an earlier 8am Communion that day and a beacon-lighting event on the Rectory Lawn at 6.45pm.
Poppy Appeal on Remembrance Sunday - A cash collection will be taken up at each of the services for the British Legion Poppy Appeal. To give to the Appeal please use a blue envelope and mark it 'Poppy Appeal', adding your details to gift aid your donation if you pay tax. Cheques payable to 'Westbourne PCC'. 

50:50 Draw - the October winner were 1st – No. 29 2nd – No.52 & 3rd – No.31.

Christmas Fair, 1 December 2018 - please bear in mind the need for new gifts, bottle tombola, chocolate, gift bags, raffle, jam and chutney and crafts. Stall holders please make yourselves known to Jane Stuttard. Thank you.

Confirmation - the deanery confirmation will take play in May 2019. Candidates will be prepared alongside those from other parishes and now is the time to let the Rector know if you or your child wish to be included. Youngsters would generally be in Year 8 or above, but exceptionally we can discuss those in Yr 7. Adults, may be of any age.

The Parish Magazine - always welcomes contributors. There is a present vacancy for a reporter to join a small team to cover up to three meetings a year of the Parish Council. Speak to any editor or the Rector to learn more.

Quiet Day at Chichester Cathedral, Dresden Room  On Thursday 29 November 2018, Revd Andrew Doye is leading a quiet day for parishioners from 9.45am to 3.30pm. Please sign the sheet at the back of the churches to attend.  Payment for the Quiet Day, by donation on the day.

Community Pancake Breakfast – Saturday 17 November 2018  in the Parish Hall from 9.00 to 11.00am. Another opportunity to support the young people from The Bourne volunteering in Ghana next February.

This is the Diocesan Year of Prayer     

Lord, teach me to trust and to hand over to your safe keeping the things that trouble me.