2018 October 28 - Pew News


Sunday 28 October 2018 - Last after Trinity – Bible Sunday
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd John Pilkington)
9.30am    Parish Communion (Revd David Hider)
                Hymns: 486;  407;  Thanks to God whose word was spoken;  465;  466
                Anthem: Teach me, O Lord - Thomas Attwood
                Voluntary: Toccata in G -  Théodore Dubois
                Readings: Isaiah 55: 1-11; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Psalm 19: 7-end; John 5:36b-end
No service at Woodmancote (more details below)

Collect for the Last Sunday after Trinity
Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: 
help us so to hear them, to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest them that, through patience, and the comfort of your holy word, we may embrace and for ever hold fast the hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Saviour Jesus Christ.  Amen.

Sunday 4 November 2018 - All Saints Sunday 
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
3.00pm    Friends & Relatives’ Remembrance Service (Revd Andrew Doye)


This Week

Monday 29 October 2018 to Friday 2 November 2018
8.30am     Morning Prayer

Wednesday 31 October 2018
10.30am    Holy Communion (Revd John Pilkington)

Monday 29 October 2018
10.00am to 12 noon    Drop In for Coffee & Chat in the Parish Hall

Thursday 1 November 2018
No Drop In as first Thursday.

Friday 2 November 2018
12.30        First Friday Lunch for Tabora League of Children, Tanzania
The Rector is off duty from this week 


News and Events

Woodmancote Works
Works to restore and redecorate Woodmancote Church have begun. The Church will, therefore, be closed for 3 or so weeks and services today and on 11 November 2018 are cancelled.

First Friday Lunch, 2 November 2018 - will support the Tabora League for Children in Tanzania which works with hungry, vulnerable and orphaned children and their families.

Supper Lectures – thanks to all who ensured a good evening on Saturday 20 October 2018 when Robina and Terry Richter talked on “Our time in Tabora, Tanzania”. The final lecture in this series is on Friday 23 November with a talk from Gillian Keegan, MP. Tickets now, from Susie D (contacts in church).

Harvest Produce - Thank you to the school and all those who donated produce at the Harvest Festival for Stonepillow. It was collected and gratefully received for St Joseph's, the Hub and stored for later in the year. Coffee, tea, UHT milk and tinned meat are always needed, so please keep the goods coming in and place them in the red boxes at the back of church.
Also, should anyone have furniture they no longer need and happy to donate please contact Stonepillow Restore, 01243 698547. They will collect items.

28 October 2018 at 9.30am, Sue Puttick and Debbie Purdy will be on the start line for the Dublin Marathon to raise money for Walk the Walk Breast Cancer charity. If you would like to support us or find out more please visit:
Prayers for blister-free feet will also be appreciated!

On Bible Sunday, it seems the right time to draw attention to a new leaflet about five different series of Bible Reading notes published by Bible Reading Fellowship, to be seen at the West End of the Church's Welcome Area with other similar material. Please contact Dennis Farr if you think you might be interested.

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.

November Wednesday evening talks – details will appear in future pew sheets, but please note that the venue will be the Church, not the Parish Hall as stated in the Magazine. Each talk will be preceded by evening communion at 7.00pm.

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'. 

Emsworth Surgery - a public consultation on the venue for the future surgery - in the church on Tuesday 6 November, from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

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 (contact details on back of pew sheet). Thank you.

This is the Diocesan Year of Prayer        

Send your holy angels to watch over us, O God, that on our lips will be found your truth and in our hearts your love; so we may ever taste your goodness in the land of the living; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen  

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