2018 October 1 - Pew News


Sunday 30 September 2018 - 18th after Trinity
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    All Age Communion with Songs of Praise (chosen by our Junior Choir) (Revd Andrew Doye)
    Introit:     The Lord’s my Shepherd   Howard Goodall
    Hymns:    Joy to the World; Christ be our light
    Anthem:   God be in my head - Philip Wilby
    Voluntary:   Rondo alla Latina - Hans André Stamm
    Readings: Numbers 11: 4-6,10-16,24-29; James 5:13-end; Psalm 19: 7-end; Mark 9:38-end
11.30am    Baptism

Sunday 7 October 2018 - 19th after Trinity
8.00am      Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am      Parish Communion with Baptism (Revd Andrew Doye)
    Readings: Genesis 2: 18-24; Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12; Psalm 8; Mark 10:2-16
6.00pm     Choral Evensong

This Week

Monday 1 October to Friday 5 October 2018
8.30am      Morning Prayer

Wednesday 2 October 2018
10.30am     Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)

Monday 1 October 2018
10.00am to 12 noon    Drop-in for Coffee & Chat in the Parish Hall
No Drop-in on Thursday this week

Friday, 5 October 2018
12.30pm    First Friday Lunch for the Bishop of Lewes’ Harvest Appeal

The Rector’s day of this week is Friday

News and Events

Supper Lectures – the second lecture is on Saturday 20 October 2018 when Robina and Terry Richter talk on “Our time in Tabora, Tanzania”. Further details for the lecture on Friday 23 November on the leaflet in the Welcome Area at 
St John the Baptist Church. Tickets now available from Susie (posters and pew sheet in church and on noticeboard for contacts).

Bishop Luffa School, applications for 2019 -  a letter from the new head teacher, Mr Austen Hindman, is presently on the notice board at the two churches. Bishop Luffa is a Church of England secondary school which welcomes applications from local families. The letter describes the application process this Autumn for places at the school.

Westbourne Magazine – October issue available.

Letter from Bishop Mark of Horsham - this arrived later than our magazine deadline. A copy of the letter is on the noticeboard inside St John the Baptist Church.

Mission Action Plan  - if you were unable to hear the presentation last Sunday morning, copies of our MAP are available at St John the Baptist Church and a summary of the presentation is online at

Harvest Service at St John the Baptist Church - Sunday 14 October 2018 at 10.30am followed by a parish lunch at 11.45am (free, but please add your name to the list in the welcome area at St John’s, and tick ‘Yes’ if you are vegetarian). Woodmancote service at 9.00am

Harvest Appeal - in response to the Bishop of Lewes’ appeal for generous donations to support work in West Africa and Kenya, a cash collection will be taken up at all the church services on Harvest Sunday 14 October 2018. To give to the Appeal please use a blue envelope and mark it ‘Harvest Appeal’, adding your details if you pay tax.  Cheques should be payable to “Westbourne PCC”.  

Sunday 4 November  2018 - Friends’ and Relatives’ Remembrance Service at 3.00pm. 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.

Dates for your Diary

Choral Evensong, Sunday 7 October 2018 at 6.00pm. Please join us for this service if you are able.

Farewell Eucharist for Archdeacon Douglas McKittrick at Chichester Cathedral on Saturday 13 October 2018 at 11.00am. Please tell the Rector if you plan to attend for numbers.

Sunday 27 October 2018 - Ella Rundle Concert in St John the Baptist Church at 7.00pm - details to follow or at www.wemsfest.com. This is part of WemsFest 2018/19.

Remembrance Sunday, 11 November 2018 - The Remembrance Service will begin at the War Memorial at 10.50am. Earlier Communion at Woodmancote, 9.00am

Chutney - Whilst everyone is gathering in their harvests please remember that chutney and pickles will sell well at the Christmas Fair. Thank you. Marjorie.

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