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Sunday 26 September 2021 - Creationtide (17th Sunday after Trinity)

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

9.30am Sung Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
Introit: Laudato Si (Junior Choir)
Hymns: All creatures of our God and King (532, vv 1-3,7); I, the Lord of sea
and sky (494); For the beauty of the earth (537)
Anthem: Morning has broken (545)
Recessional: Gaelic Blessing (John Rutter)
Readings: Isaiah 55: 6-13; 2 Corinthians 9: 6-12; Mark 4: 1-9
Voluntary: March on a theme of Handel Op 15 No.2 Guilmant

9.30am Sunday School meets in the Parish Hall

11.15am Morning Prayer with Hymns at Woodmancote (Revd Andrew Doye)
Hymns: from New English Hymnal 237; 263 (vv 1-3,7); 413

6.00pm Iona Evening Sung Worship for Creationtide (Revd Andrew Doye)

Collect for the 17th Sunday after Trinity

Almighty God, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till
they find their rest in you: pour your love into our hearts and draw us to
yourself, and so bring us at last to your heavenly city where we shall see you
face to face; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

For our prayers (contact the Rector to add names):
Those recovering from operations.
Those who will be baptised next week.

Retiring Collection today
For the Sanctuary in Chichester, which is a charity helping families in the area who have recently arrived from Afghanistan. All money given at retiring collections at services today will go to support their work. If you are unable to attend church, you may wish to make an online donation direct to their bank - the details are:
Account Name: SANCTUARY IN CHICHESTER, Sort Code: 20-20-62, Account No: 13110397 or send a cheque payable to 'Sanctuary in Chichester' to Sanctuary in Chichester, East Pallant House, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1TY.
For more information visit https://sanctuaryinchichester.org/

Sunday 3 October 2021 - 18th Sunday after Trinity

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am Sung Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye) **
11.30am Baptisms (Revd Andrew Doye)
Readings: Genesis 2: 18-24; Hebrews 1: 1-4; 2: 5-12; Mark 10: 2-16

This Coming Week

Monday to Friday 8.30am Morning Prayer (via Zoom)
Please contact Marjorie Kipling if you want a Zoom invitation

Monday, 27 September 2021, 10.00am – 12 noon Drop In in the Parish Hall

Wednesday, 29 September 2021. 10.30am  - Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
The Parish Church is open for private prayer between 10.00am and 3.00pm.

The Rector’s day off is Friday.

Sunday School is up and running after the long break. Speak to Katie Elliot-Smith (01243 375409) to learn more. The group meets in the Parish Hall today; and will join our Church Service at The Peace.

Saturday 25 September 2021 - Many thanks to all who helped cleaning and polishing our Church yesterday.

Deanery Prayer Gathering - Tuesday 5 October 2021 The next meeting will be in Bosham Church at 12 noon. All welcome to join us at this lovely Church. The possibility of a picnic or pub/cafe lunch has been suggested. Let Marjorie know if that appeals to you. 01243 379067

The Westbourne Magazine for October 2021 is available from today.

Memorial Exhibition and Sale of Cyril and Jane Shutler’s Art Work in the Parish Hall on 23 and 24 October 2021. In aid of the Westbourne Church Restoration Trust.
Memorial Service for Jane & Cyril, Saturday 23 Ocgtober 2021, at 2pm - all welcome.

Iona Pilgrimage: Andrew and Karen Doye will lead a trip to the island of Iona, off the coast of south-west Scotland, from 15-22 April, 2023. Following Saturday’s
initial information meeting, booking is now open and deposits invited. We are limited to 23 places. The party will stay at the Episcopal Church’s ‘Bishop’s
House’. If you are interested to come and were unable to attend yesterday, or have further questions; please contact Andrew and Karen directly. We wish to
prioritise Westbourne pilgrims for the next fortnight or so before beginning to reach out to a wider group.

Finding joy in God's creation

The Seven Rs from the Green Christian organisation.
Rejoice in all that God has given us
Refuse to believe the adverts
Reduce – buy less, travel less, worry less
Re-use – avoid single-use items
Repair – don’t bin it, fix it
Rent, borrow and share – ownership is over-rated
Recycle as a last resort.


This year’s Harvest goods will be sent to UK Harvest, which serves the areas of Chichester and West Sussex: delivering goods to ‘not for profit organisations
across the South Coast’. The contact number for the organisation is 01243 696940 and there is more information at https://www.ukharvest.org.uk/food-rescue/give-food/

The Parish Church’s Harvest Thanksgiving is set for 0930 on Sunday 10 October 2021 and at Woodmancote at 11.15am, to which any are welcome. (For those with
an existing awareness of Stonepillow, whom we have supported over a number of recent years, UK Harvest has a similar aim to benefit those in material need,
but operates more broadly to a number of partner.

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