2019 August 4 - Pew News


Sunday 4 August 2019 - Seventh Sunday after Trinity
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP)   (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am    Parish Communion with Baptism (Revd Andrew Doye)
    Voluntary:  Sortie in E flat  -   Louis Lefébure-Wély   
6.00pm    Evening Prayer (Martin Brown)
    Readings: Ecclesiastes 1: 2,12-14; 2: 18-23; Psalm 49: 1-12; Colossians 3: 1-11; Luke 12: 13-21

Sunday 11 August 2019 - The Eighth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am     Holy Communion (BCP)   (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am     Worship for Everyone: Songs of Praise  (Revd Andrew Doye)
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

This Week (in the Parish Church unless stated)

Monday 5 August to Friday 9 August 2019
8.30am     Morning Prayer

Wednesday 7 August 2019
10.00am-12.00pm  Coffee morning for Christian Aid 
10.30am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)

Thursday 8 August 2019
2.45pm       Funeral (see details in pew sheet in church please)

Saturday 10 August 2019
12.30pm    Wedding

Monday 5 August and Thursday 8 August 2019
10.00am to 12 noon    Drop In for Coffee and Chat in the Parish Hall

The Rector’s day off is Friday

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.
Further news from the Church fete - more to be seen on the link below, or by going onto the Church’s website and following the 'Latest' tab on the homepage. https://tinyurl.com/westbournefete2019

50/50 Draw  July’s winning numbers are 1st, No. 20; 2nd, No. 51; & 3rd, No. 33.
Word and Image - the Visual Commentary on Scripture is an on-line resource inviting us to view works of art that provide their own imaginative expansion upon  chosen biblical passages. New installations have been added recently. View it at https://thevcs.org/

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.
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 see https://www.sussexhistoricchurchestrust.org.uk/ 

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 feel this is something you could attend, the PCC would like further information on this topic.

Deanery Prayer Gathering:  Saturday 17 August 9.30am at St John’s Church, Southbourne PO10 8LB

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:  https://tinyurl.com/Concert21Sept

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

Woodmancote Church - a video is available about the Church renovations. Revd Andrew Doye and others talk about how the community came together, what has been achieved and the future opportunities. Thanks to all involved. Visit https://tinyurl.com/WoodmancoteChurch or search for ‘Woodmancote Church building’ in the search box on the homepage of this website.

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 or leave a  note in the Parish Hall postbox.

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 12noon. 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)

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