2019 August 11 - Pew News


Sunday 11 August 2019 - Eighth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP)   (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    Worship for Everyone: Songs of Praise  (Revd Andrew Doye)
                Join us for Coffee at the back of the Church this morning
11.15am  Sung Communion at Woodmancote (Revd Andrew Doye)
6.00pm    Said Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
                Readings: Genesis 15: 1-6; Psalm 33: 12-22; Hebrews 11: 1-3, 8-16; Luke 12: 32-40

Sunday 18 August 2019 - The Ninth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP)   (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
                Readings:      Jeremiah 23: 23-29; Psalm 82; Hebrews 11: 29-12:2; Luke 12: 49-56

This Week (in the Parish Church unless stated)

Monday 12 August to Friday 16 August 2019
8.30am    Morning Prayer

Wednesday 14 August 2019
10.30am   Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)

Thursday 15 August 2019
3.00pm     Wedding 

Friday 14 August 2019
The Rector’s day off is Friday

Saturday 17 August 2019
9.00am     Churchyard Work Party
9.30am     Deanery Prayer Gathering at St John’s Church, Southbourne
10.00am   Quilt Show in the Parish Hall  (more details below)
1.45pm     Prayer & Dedication after Marriage at Woodmancote Church

Monday 12 August and Thursday 15 August 2019
10.00am to 12 noon    Drop In for Coffee and Chat in the Parish Hall

News and Events

Churchyard Work Party - morning of Saturday 17 August 2019, from 9am. All help greatly welcomed. Bring tools and gloves if you can, but some will be provided.

Our Parish Hall - while the nursery school is on holiday there is an opportunity to do some much needed painting and decorating.  If you missed Andrew Turner’s notice last week but could help, please speak to him.

Drop In volunteers - many people have volunteered their help over the years, but now we would like some more helpers to provide a welcome on a Monday and Thursday* morning from 10am to 12 noon. You may have missed the notice last week – but if you would like to know more speak to Andrew Turner or Marjorie Kipling or just “Drop In” to find out what is involved.
(*  not the first Thursday of the month).

Chichester Diocese are running a free Social Media training workshop on Tuesday 17 September 2019, from 10am - 4pm in Hove.  Please speak to a Church Warden if you could attend, and later brief the PCC on this topic.

Coffee result - thanks to everyone who attended the lovely coffee morning on Wednesday. It raised £346.85 for Christian Aid which is a wonderful result. Rona M.

Quilt Show - next Saturday 17 August 2019 in the Parish Hall 10am-3pm, entrance £1. Coffee and homemade cakes. Please come along to see the work produced by one of the regular classes in the hall.  Andrew Turner

Church fete - more reports and photos in our Latest section or follow this direct link.

50/50 Draw - July 2019’s winning numbers are 1st, No. 20; 2nd, No. 51; & 3rd, No. 33.
Parish Giving Scheme - please support our churches by means of a regular promised contribution, if possible through the Parish Giving Scheme. Leaflets and application forms are at the back of our churches or contact Ali George.
Bible Reading Fellowship booklets, for the period September to December 2019, are in pigeonholes from today for those who have ordered them. If you have not already paid for the year (£13.80) please consider doing so, otherwise the cost is £4.60 per booklet – cheques payable to ‘D Farr’. Other BRF leaflets can be found in the Welcome Area – include books for Advent. Please ask if you would like anything ordered. Dennis Farr

Ride and Stride, Saturday 14 September 2019 - this event is a sponsored ride (bike or horse) or walk in which people visit churches. Is this something for you? Any funds raised are shared between Sussex Historic Churches Trust and your own church.  We hope to have St John the Baptist church manned to greet visitors. For more information visit https://www.sussexhistoricchurchestrust.org.uk/ 

The next Organ Recital will be by William McVicker on 21 September 2019. It will be preceded by a talk at 5.30pm, followed by an interval with the recital beginning at 7.00pm. Tickets £7 on the door. Book the date!
For more information visit our concert pages or follow the direct link for the concert https://tinyurl.com/Concert21Sept

Next Deanery Evensong is scheduled for our parish church, Westbourne, on 29 September 2019 at 6pm.  The visiting preacher will be Canon Angela Tilby.

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