2019 June 23 - Pew News


Sunday 23 June 2019 - First Sunday after Trinity

8.00am ​​Holy Communion (BCP)   (Revd Andrew Doye)

9.30am Children meet in the Parish Hall for Sunday School this morning.

9.30am​ Parish Communion (Celebrant: Revd Andrew Doye, preacher: Martin Brown)

Anthem: Walk humbly with your God Malcolm Archer

Voluntary: Toccata in B minor   Eugène Gigout

Readings: Isaiah 65: 1-9; Galatians 3: 23-29; Psalm 22: 19-28; Luke 8: 26-39

11.15am​ Holy Communion at Woodmancote  (Revd Andrew Doye)

​Hymns: 146; 433 (omit 4*,5*); 353; 333


Sunday 30 June 2019 - The Second Sunday after Trinity

8.00am ​Holy Communion (BCP)  (Revd Andrew Doye)

9.30am​ All Age Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)

Readings: 1 Kings 19: 15-16,19-21; Galatians 5:1,13-25; Psalm 16; Luke 9: 51-62

6.00pm​ Deanery Evensong at Bosham Church. Preacher: The Archdeacon of Chichester, The Venerable Luke Irvine-Capel


This Week (in the Parish Church unless stated)

Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June 2019

8.30am ​Morning Prayer

Wednesday 26 June 2019

10.30am​ Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)

Monday 24 June and Thursday 27 June 2019

10.00am to 12 noon​ Drop-in for Coffee and Chat in the Parish Hall

Wednesday 26 June​ 2019

7.30pm​​ PCC meeting in the Parish Hall

Saturday 29 June 2019

9.30-11.30am​ Pancake Breakfast in the Parish Hall (in aid of Westbourne School and Bourne Community College)

The Rector’s day off is Friday


News and events

Guitar Concert, 7pm Sat 13 July 2019 at St John the Baptist Church, Westbourne. Mark Jennings whose classical repertoire has evoked comments as follows: “A ravishing and heartfelt performance … exceptionally sensitive interpretive talents” … “enchanting music” .. “Great technique, beautiful tone, and a musicality that is rare”.  Tickets £10. More details after 09:30 morning service in coming weeks.

Church fete, Saturday, 20 July 2019 - Only 4 weeks to go! There are boxes in church for your donations to the raffle, tombola, toys, 'New to You’/ bric a brac (good condition, please!).  Books (see below), plants (see Elisabeth Blower), produce/preserves (see Lynda Mortimer) and cakes (see Andrew Turner) are also very welcome. All donations will help make the Fete a success!!

Books - Please search out your shelves and cupboards for any books for the Church Fete Bookstall. Any books in sellable condition are welcomed. They need sorting, so we would prefer to receive them direct in advance that than you leaving them in church. Please either call Andrew & Julia (contacts in pew sheet in church), with your name, address and postcode, and we will collect. Many thanks in advance.

Cream Tea, to support the Mission to Seafarers,  3.00pm on Sunday 7 July on the Rectory Meadow.

Quiet day, Monday 15 July:  at Up Marden Church (outside, weather permitting).  Please sign-up to register your interest with Andrew Doye, who will be providing spoken input and leading an act of worship during the day.

Outside the Parish

Send in the Clowns, 6 July, Emsworth Baptist Church, 7.15pm  

For 30 years, David Robinson has toured the world with productions including ‘The Screwtape Letters’, ‘The Hiding Place’ and ‘The Cross and the Switchblade’, working with theatre companies Saltmine and Searchlight. Co-performers, Adrian & Bridget Plass are equally well-known as writers, speakers and

raconteurs.  For this evening, the three of them are joined by West End singer Amanda Watsham-Dunstall, in an evening of theatre, comedy, poetry and music. Tickets are £10, available from the Baptist church office or online.  

Summer Concert by the Royal Free Singers, Windsor on 6 July at 7.00pm at Funtington Church.  Conductor Ben Gunner, Organist Richard Barnes. Music from Handel, Ireland, Parry, Purcell, Rachmaninov and Thompson. Retiring collection for Funtington Church and Music Therapy Charity.

For our Church’s advance dates – see a copy of the Calendar for the Summer Term (copies still available in the Welcome area at St John the Baptist )

Particularly note that our choristers will join others to sing Deanery Evensong at 6.00pm at Bosham church on Sunday, 30 June; and will be joining our adult choir for our Parish Choral Evensong at St John the Baptist at 6.00pm on Sunday 7 July.

Leprosy Mission Coffee Morning  Thanks to everyone who supported this event which raised £270.75 and particularly to the Home & Overseas Group members, without whom such fund-raising for good causes would not happen!

Parish Giving Scheme  Please support our churches by means of a regular promised contribution, if possible through the Parish Giving Scheme. Leaflets are at the back of our churches or contact Ali George. 

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