2018 June 10 Pew News


Sunday 10 June 2018 - Second Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am Worship for Everyone  (Martin Brown; Revd Andrew Doye preaching)
11.15am Sung Communion at Woodmancote  (Revd Andrew Doye)
6.00pm Parish Communion  (Revd Andrew Doye)
             Anthem:  Ave Verum Edward Elgar 
             Readings: (1115 & 1800)  Genesis 3: 8-15; 2 Corinthians 4: 13-5:1; Psalm 130;  Mark 3:20-end

Collect for the Second Sunday after Trinity 
Lord, you have taught us that all our doings without love are nothing worth:  send your Holy Spirit and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of love, the true bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whoever lives is counted dead before you.  Grant this for your only Son Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen

Monday 11 June to Friday 15 June  2018
8.30am Morning Prayer

Wednesday 13 June 2018
10.30am Holy Communion  (Revd Andrew Doye)

Friday 15 June 2018
The Rector's day off

Saturday 16 June 2018
1.00pm Wedding
3.00pm Farewell service for the Archdeacon at Chichester Cathedral

Sunday 17 June 2018 – Third Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am Parish Communion  (Revd Andrew Doye)
6.00pm Mid-month Special  (Revd Andrew Doye)
             Readings:  Ezekiel 17: 22-end;  2 Corinthians 5: 6-10, 14-47;  
             Psalm 92: 1-4, 12-end;  Mark 4: 26-34


News and events

Alton Abbey Open Day Sunday 10 June 2018 - 12 - 5pm.  Entrance £3 – Teas £3.  There will be several stalls selling items such as: Beautiful Stationery, Secondhand Books, plants, and Hadeel Products from Palestine.  There will be Lacemaking, and a display of work.  If you have never discovered the beauty and peacefulness of the Abbey come this time;  if you have been before, come back to rediscover the joy.  More information about lift sharing from Jane S

Monday 11 June and Thursday 14 June 2018 - 10.00am to 12 noon Drop In at the Parish Hall

Saturday 30 June 2018 - Cake Tasting 9.30am-12.00pm.  A few more bakers needed and someone to take the money.  Please contact Jane S if you can help.

Saturday 21 July 2018 - Church Summer Fete 1.00pm-4.00pm. Have you seen the leaflet about the Church Summer Fete which lists ways you can help and goods you can start collecting to fill the stalls?  Please take and study a copy, or speak to Paula if you have any questions.

Saturday 4 August 2018 -  Parish Quiet Day. Andrew Doye invites you to join him on a quiet day at Birdham, which he will lead.  Numbers are limited, but do sign up on the sheet in our churches.  Preference may be given to those who haven't been before if we should be over-subscribed.

The Leprosy Mission - The Home and Overseas Committee thanks everyone who supported the Coffee Morning or contributed to its success in any way.  We raised the sum of £378.  Special thanks to David N for sharing photos and anecdotes of his visit to Ascension Island in the 1980s where he saw the monuments to a leper colony.

Calling all gardeners  -  Please spare a thought for the Church fete on 21 July 2018 when you are sowing, dividing or potting on.  We would love your contributions to the Plant Stall, potted up and labelled, please.  Elisabeth B.

Church Times – Recent weeks’ copies of the Church Times are available from the book rack near the north door of St John’s Church.  Do take and read, if interested, and return before they are committed to the re-cycling.

Keyboard player – Anybody out there with fair piano/keyboard skills that they might be able to offer, have a word please with me.  Revd Andrew Doye.

Double Swing Frame - Metal with swing and swingboat looking for a new home.  Donation to Church funds.  Jane S.

2018 is the Diocesan Year of Prayer
O Christ, our true vine, may we your branches be ever fruitful in your service and share your love and peace with all your children, in the power of the Spirit and to the glory of the Father.


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