2019 September 1 - Pew News


Sunday 1 September 2019 - Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

8.00am     Holy Communion (BCP)   (Revd Andrew Doye)
10.30am   Parish Communion with Baptisms (Revd Andrew Doye) [NOTE: this service is at 10.30am and not the usual time]
    Anthem:  There’s a wideness in God’s mercy   Maurice Bevan
    Readings:  Jeremiah 1: 4-10;   Matthew 14: 1-12
    Followed by Patronal lunch in the Church
6.00pm    Evening prayer (Revd Andrew Doye)

Sunday 8 September 2019 - Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am     Holy Communion (BCP)   (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am     Worship for Everyone – Godparents’ Sunday (Revd Andrew Doye)
11.15am   Sung Communion at Woodmancote (Revd Andrew Doye)
6.00pm     Sung Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
Readings: Deuteronomy 30: 15-20; Philemon 1: 1-21; Psalm 1; Luke 14: 25-33

This Week (in the Parish Church unless stated)

Monday 2 September to Friday 6 September 2019
8.30am     Morning Prayer

Wednesday 4 September 2019
10.30am    Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)

Monday 2 September 2019 
10.00am to 12 noon    Drop In for Coffee and Chat in the Parish Hall

Thursday 5 September 2019
No Drop-in at the Parish Hall as first of the month, resumes next week

Friday 6 September 2019
12.30pm    First Friday Lunch in support of The Bible Society (Parish Hall)

The Rector’s day off is Friday

News and Events

New Treasurer - with effect from 1 September 2019, Stewart Taylor has taken on the role of parish treasurer in succession to our previous treasurer. Our great thanks to our previous treasurer for his work over the past couple of years, both on the weekly administration and also the longer-term planning. Stewart's contact details are on the back of the paper copy of the pew sheet in the churches and on the Church Directory page on the website.
New Home Group Invitation - this new group will meet initially for four sessions on THURSDAY evenings from 7.30 - 9.30pm at The Rectory on 3, 10, 24 and 31 October 2019. The format is a short video by Rob Bell with guided discussion about Christian living based on the film. If you are interested in joining the group please call Karen Doye on 01243 372867.
Emsworth Meridian Singers - MERRIE ENGLAND by Edward German – rehearsals commence here in St John the Baptist Church on Wednesdays and there will be a ‘sing-through and enrolment’ on 4 September 2019 between 7.30pm and 10.00pm. More detail on leaflets at the back of St John the Baptist church or www.emsworthmeridiansingers.org.uk
50/50 Draw - winning numbers for August 2019 are 1st No. 37, 2nd No. 59 & 3rd No. 16.

Bible Reading Fellowship booklets for the period September to December 2019, are in pigeonholes for those who have ordered them. Dennis F.

Deanery Prayer Gatherings – next two dates:  
- Thursday 5 September 2019, 12 noon  at The Valley Parish ’s Church in Singleton PO18 0EZ  and
- Saturday 21 September 2019, 9.30am at St John the Baptist Westbourne.
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

Music scheme for September is available. This is published every month on the website and includes the scheduled hymns, settings, anthems and the organ voluntaries.
Discover September's list of music (PDF opens in new window).
> Find out more about getting involved in church music at Westbourne.

Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 27 September 2019 - more details on the pew sheet in church.

Next Deanery Evensong is scheduled for our parish church, Westbourne, on 29 September 2019 at 6pm. There will be a visiting preacher.

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