2019 September 22 - Pew News


Sunday 22 September 2019 - Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am    ​Holy Communion (BCP)  (Revd Bill McCoubrey)

9.30am​Parish Communion (Revd David Hider)

​Anthem:  ‘The Lord bless you and keep you’ - John Rutter

​Voluntary:  March on a theme of Handel Op15 No.2   Guilmant

Sunday School meets this morning in the Parish Hall

11.15am​ Sung Communion at Woodmancote (Revd David Hider)

Readings:   Amos 8: 4-7;  1 Timothy 2: 1-7; Psalm 113 (responsorial);  Luke 16: 1-13


Sunday 29 September 2019 - Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

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

9.30am​    All Age Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)

6.00pm​    Deanery Evensong (Revd Andrew Doye, ​​preacher Canon Angela Tilby)

Readings:  Genesis 28: 10-17;  Revelation 12: 7-12;   John 1: 47-end


This Week (in the Parish Church unless stated)

Monday 23 September to Friday 27 September 2019

8.30am ​    Morning Prayer

Wednesday 25 September 2019

10.30am​    Holy Communion (Revd Canon David Nason)

7.30pm​      PCC meeting (in the Parish Hall)

Monday 23 September and Thursday 26 September 2019

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

The Rector will be unavailable this week


News and Events

Next Westbourne supper lecture: Saturday 26 October 2019 in the Parish Hall, featuring international author Kate Mosse.  The evening begins with a two-course supper at 7.00pm.  Tickets at £12.50 can be obtained from Rona Musker or Susie D. Book early to be sure of your place. Proceeds to the churches of St John the Baptist and Woodmancote.

Harvest Lunch - You are invited to join the lunch at 12 noon in the Parish Hall on Sunday 13 October 2019, following the Harvest Service at 10.30am at St John the Baptist Church.  Please sign up on the noticeboard in the welcome area.

Macmillan Coffee Morning - 10.00am till 12 noon on Friday, 27 September 2019 (details in pew sheet in church). All welcome. Do come and bring your friends. Christmas cards for the charity will also be on sale.

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

Calendar of Events in September, October and November available in the welcome area at St John the Baptist.  This includes information known at present.

Sunday 3 November 2019 - Friends’ and Relatives’ Remembrance Service at 3.00pm. If you have a loved one who has died in 2018 or 2019 and whose name we might read in the course of this service, please have a word with the Rector.

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. Many thanks to all those who have reviewed and increased their donations through the Scheme.

Lee Abbey, Devon - The new programme of Holidays, Retreats, Conferences and Weekends entitled “Come to Life” is available in the welcome area at St John the Baptist Church.  Jesus replied to John the Baptist’s disciples “Come and see” and this changed their lives.  The organisers at Lee Abbey hope this new programme will offer something to change your life.  It is said to be “A beautiful place where you meet God”. 

Deanery Prayer Gatherings - next 2 dates:  Thursday 3 October 2019 at 12 noon at Bosham Church and Saturday 19 October 2019 at 9.30am in Chidham Parish at St Wilfrid’s, Broad Road, Nutbourne PO18 8UA.

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