2019 September 9 - Pew News


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)
     Voluntary:  Grand Choeur in D   Alexandre Guilmant
     There is no meeting of the Sunday School on 8 September 2019
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

Sunday 15 September - Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am     Holy Communion (BCP)   (Revd Canon David Nason)
9.30am     Parish Communion (Revd Canon David Nason)
6.00pm     Evening Prayer (Cathy Rudkin)
Readings: Exodus 32: 7-14; 1 Timothy 1: 12-17; Psalm 51: 1-11; Luke 15: 1-10

This Week (in the Parish Church unless stated)

Monday 9 September to Friday 13 September 2019

8.30am     Morning Prayer

Wednesday 11 September 2019

10.30am    Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)

Monday 9 September and Thursday 12 September 2019

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

Saturday 14 September 2019

9.00am – 5.00pm    Church Open for “Ride and Stride” Visitors

The Rector will be unavailable from Thursday this week   

News and Events

Ride and Stride, Saturday 14 September 2019

This is a sponsored ride (bike or horse) or walk in which people visit churches. Anyone can take part. Any funds raised are shared between Sussex Historic Churches Trust and your own church. The parish church will be manned that day to greet visitors. For more information visit https://www.sussexhistoricchurchestrust.org.uk/ 

New Home Group Invitation  

This new group will meet initially for 4 sessions on THURSDAY evenings from 7.30 - 9.30pm at The Rectory on 3rd, 10th, 24th and 31st October. 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 or email Karen Doye on 01243 372867.

New Treasurer

With effect from 1 September, Stewart Taylor has taken on the role of parish treasurer in succession to Nigel Browning.  Our great thanks Nigel for his work during the past couple of years, both on the weekly administration and also the longer-term planning. 

50/50 Draw

Winning numbers for August are:

  • first - number 37
  • second - number 59
  • third - number 16


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

Westbourne supper lecture series

The next event will be on Saturday, 26 October in the Parish Hall, featuring international author Kate Mosse. The evening will begin with a two-course supper at 7.00pm. Tickets at £12.50 can be obtained from Rona Musker or Susie D (contacts in pew sheet in church or via the Parish Hall Office) from 29 September 2019. Book early to be sure of your place. Proceeds to Westbourne Parish Church, which includes St John the Baptist and Woodmancote Churches. 

Deanery Prayer Gatherings

Next two dates will be: 

  • Saturday 21 September 2019 9.30am at St John the Baptist Westbourne
  • Thursday 3 October 2019, 12pm at Bosham Church

A reminder - Southern Harbours Keswick offers an in-depth series of Bible Talks at Emsworth Baptist Church, 19-21 September 2019. Details from the pastor

Organ Recital

The next Organ Recital will be by William McVicker on 21st September.  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 on our church website: https://tinyurl.com/Concert21Sept

Macmillan Coffee Morning

10.00am till 12 noon on Friday 27 September 2019 - full details in pew sheet in church.

Deanery Evensong

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

Calendar - future events

A printed calendar of events for September, October and November is available from 8 September 2019 in the churches. It includes information confirmed at the time of printing. For the online calendar, click on the 'Calendar' tab in the menu on this website.

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.

7 December 2019 - Christmas Fair. Chutney - Please keep a jar or two of homemade chutney or preserves for the Christmas Fair on 7 December 2019. Thanks Jane Stuttard.

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.

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