2018 June 24 Pew News


Sunday 24 June 2018 - The Birth of John the Baptist (4th after Trinity)
8.00am  Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am  Parish Communion  (Revd Andrew Doye)
              Anthem:  How Beauteous Are Their Feet C V Stanford
              Voluntary:  Toccata in C BWV564  J S Bach
11.15am Sung Communion at Woodmancote  (Revd Andrew Doye)
               Readings:  Isaiah 40: 1-11;  Acts 13: 14b-26;  Psalm 85: 7-end;  Luke 1: 57-66, 80


Collect for the birth of John the Baptist 

Almighty God, by whose providence your servant John the Baptist was wonderfully born, and sent to prepare the way of your Son our Saviour by preaching of repentance:  lead us to repent according to his preaching and, after his example, constantly to speak the truth, boldly to rebuke vice, and patiently to suffer for the truth’s sake; through Jesus Christ the Lord.  Amen

Monday 25 June to Friday 29 June  2018
8.30am Morning Prayer

Wednesday 27 June 2018
10.30am Holy Communion  (Revd Andrew Doye) 

Rector’s day off this week is Friday 29 June 2018

Sunday 1 July 2018 – Fifth Sunday after Trinity 
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Bill McCoubrey)
9.30am Parish Communion  (Revd David Hider) 
6.00pm Evening prayer (Martin Brown)


News and Events

Monday 25 June and Thursday 28 June 2018 - 10.00am to 12 noon Drop In for Coffee & Chat in the Parish Hall

Saturday 30 June 2018 - 9.30am - 12.00pm Cake Tasting. Come and try some delicious cakes and buy the recipes. Please bring your friends, posters available.   Jane S.

Archdeacon Douglas  -  the farewell Eucharist planned to mark and celebrate the ministry of Douglas McKittrick has now been rescheduled for 11am on Saturday 13 October 2018.  All are welcome, and we shall advertise again nearer the date.  We continue to pray for Douglas’s care and recovery following his recent illness.

Church Summer Fete – Saturday 21 July 2018, 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.

Deanery Evensong  -   Mark your diaries for Sunday 22 July 2018 at 6pm, St Nicholas,Thorney Island.  Please bring photo ID, which you will need to pass through the security gate onto the southern part of the peninsula.

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.

Plastic coloured screwtops – we are collecting these from milk or other bottles for use in art therapy classes at a mental health facility in Redhill.  Please leave any you collect in the receptacle at the back of St John’s Church.

Parish Quiet Day - Saturday 4 August 2018. 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.

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