2018 November 11 - Pew News


Sunday 11 November 2018
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
10.50am  Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial followed by 
                Parish Remembrance Day Service (Revd Andrew Doye)
    Anthem:   For the Fallen - Malcolm Archer
    Voluntary:   Elegy - George Thalben-Ball
    Readings: Jonah 3: 1-5,10;  Psalm 62: 5-end;  Hebrews 9: 24-end;  Mark 1: 14-20
6.45pm    Lighting of Beacon (Rectory Lawn)

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'. 

Sunday 18 November 2018
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
11.30am  Baptism
6.00pm    Mid-month Special (contemporary, with Communion)

This Week

Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November 2018
8.30am     Morning Prayer

Wednesday 14 November 2018
10.30am  Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
7.00pm    Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
7.45pm    Talk by Mr Nick Taunt – ‘The Church School in a secular era?’

Monday 12 November and Thursday 15 November 2018
10.00am to 12 noon    Drop-in for Coffee & Chat in the Parish Hall

Saturday 17 November 2018
9.00-11.00am    Community Pancake Breakfast

The Rector’s day off this week is Friday

News and Events

Woodmancote Works 
Works to restore and redecorate Woodmancote Church are underway. The Church is, therefore, closed. Next service date to be announced.

Supper Lecture – The final lecture in this series is on Friday 23 November, with a talk from Gillian Keegan MP.    Tickets now available from Rona M on 01243 377186 or Susie D.

November Wednesday evening talks (in church) – 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.  

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 now to attend.  It is not possible to eat packed lunches in the Dresden Room, so in the break retreatants will need to eat discretely in the cathedral or buy from the on-site café or other outlets. Payment for the Quiet Day, by donation on the day.

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

Christmas Fair, 1 December 2018 - There is a box at the back for donations - please see pew sheet in church for more details

Cake stall - time for us to start thinking of our Christmas baking and preparing for the Fair. We should be delighted to receive any cakes, biscuits or tantalizing seasonal eats. So we can display them attractively we are also keen to collect suitable boxes that we can decorate or Christmas tins. Please contact Robina Richter (contact details in church) if you have boxes, tins or baked cakes before the day. Cakes can be delivered to the hall on the day. 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.

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.

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