2022 February 27 - Pew News

Services

Sunday 27 February 2022 - The Sunday next before Lent

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am Parish Communion (Martin Brown preaching)
Hymns: Love divine (721ii); When I needed a neighbour(575); O worship the Lord (103); ‘Tis good, Lord, to be here (281); Lift high the cross
(707vv1, 7-11)
Anthem: O for a closer walk with God Charles Villiers Stanford
Voluntary: Toccata Georgi Mushel
Readings: Exod. 34:29-35; Psalm 99; 2 Corinth. 3:12 - 4:2; Luke 9 28-36

11.15am Morning Prayer at Woodmancote (Martin Brown)
Hymns: New English Hymnal 408, 436, 178

6.00pm Evening Prayer (Revd Andrew Doye)

For our prayers (contact the Rector to add names)

The country of the Ukraine
Peace in the world
A fruitful engagement with Lent for all the Church.

Sunday 6 March 2022 – The First Sunday of Lent

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) (Revd Andrew Doye)
9.30am Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
Readings: Deuteronomy 26: 1-11; Psalm 91: 1-9; Romans 10: 8b-13; Luke 4: 1-13
6.00pm Taizé Service (Revd Andrew Doye & the Music Group)

This Coming Week

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

Monday 28 February 2022 - 10.00am to 12 noon DROP IN (in the Parish Hall).
Tuesday 1 March 2022 - 12 noon Deanery Prayer at St John’s Southbourne
Wednesday 2 March 2022 - 10.30am Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
Ash Wednesday - 7.30pm Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)
Friday 4 March 2022 - 10.00am World Day of Prayer (St John’s Southbourne)

12.30pm Lent Lunch (in the Parish Hall)

The Rector is off duty on Friday this week

Ash Wednesday Eucharist for the beginning of Lent (7.30pm)
Hymns: Praise to the holiest in the height (763); O for a heart to praise my God (132); Rock of ages, cleft for me (772); Forty days and forty nights (121); Jesu, lover of my soul (128)
Anthem: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake Farrant
Voluntary: Master Tallis’ Testament Herbert Howells
Readings: Isaiah 58: 1-12; 2 Corinthians 5: 20b-6:10; John 8: 1-11

Collect for Ash Wednesday (and all of Lent)
Almighty and everlasting God, you hate the sins of all those who are penitent: create and make in us new and contrite hearts that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness, may receive from you the God of all mercy, perfect remission and forgiveness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Lent Lectures We warmly welcome Revd Barbara Watson-Hammond to the parish during Lent to engage us in a course regarding the Turning of the Bible into Modern English. The sessions run on five Tuesdays, from 8 March through to 5 April 2022, taking place at 2pm in the Hall (with a different venue on 15 March), and again at 7.30pm (at a central venue).

The five sessions promise to deepen our understanding of the Scriptures and their part in our Christian identity. Please sign-up on the notices in
uur churches to register for either the afternoon or the evening sessions.

The Octagon parish offers its own series of lectures after compline, 7pm St Peter’s East Marden, running up to Holy Week. The first two are:
3 March: Revd Dr Richard Wyld, Director Portsmouth Pathway,
Cuddesdon The Church and War
10 March: Revd Dr Richard Sudworth: National Inter-Religious Affairs
Adviser The Church and Other Faiths
Lent Lunches for charity: soup and fellowship and a presentation of a
charity which is seeking to make a difference in a needy world. 12.30pm
each Friday, beginning 4 March when we will support the charity
Embrace the Middle East. Join us throughout Lent.
 

Parish hall drop-in. Monday Drop-in resumes tomorrow in the Parish Hall and on subsequent Mondays from 10am – 12 noon. Refreshments and chat for all.

Old postage stamps Thanks to those who save old stamps. We can now deposit these at the British Red Cross shop in Emsworth once again.

Masks - The request to wear masks in church has been relaxed in accordance with national advice, though please continue to be considerate to others.

The Westbourne Magazine for March will be available from today. Have you paid for your subscription yet?
Annual Review I am preparing a review of 2021 for our Annual Parochial
Church Meeting on Sunday, 1st May. Many usual activities were on hold
for much of the year, but I would value comments from everyone on
what you regard as the highlights of the year for you. Also, if you have
any usable photographs of church activities, please send them to me by
email. Thank you. Marjorie kiplingmarjorie@gmail.com


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