2018 November 18 - Pew News


Sunday 18 November 2018

Second Sunday before Advent

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

9.30am​ Parish Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)

​Anthem: Ave verum - Elgar

​Voluntary: Concerto in A minor BWV593 - Vivaldi arr J.S.Bach

Readings: Daniel 12: 1-3; Psalm 16;  Hebrews 10: 11-14, 19-25; Mark 1

11.30am â€‹ Baptism (Revd Andrew Doye)

6.00pm​ Mid-month Special (contemporary, with Communion)

Collect for the Second Sunday before Advent

Heavenly Father, whose blessed Son was revealed to destroy the works of the devil and to make us the children of God and heirs of eternal life: grant that we, having this hope, may purify ourselves even as he is pure; that when he shall appear in power and great glory we may be made like him in his eternal and glorious kingdom; where he is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.


Sunday 25 November 2018– Christ the King

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

9.30am​ Parish Communion with Baptism (Revd Andrew Doye)



Monday 19 November to Friday 23 November 2018

8.30am â€‹Morning Prayer

Wednesday 21 November 2018

10.30am​ Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)

7.00pm​ Holy Communion (Revd Andrew Doye)

7.45pm​Talk by The Venerable Julian Hubbard entitled “Salt on your chips: the Church in society now”

​[Additional parking is available at the WOW Clinic]


Monday 19 November and Thursday 22 November 2018

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


Friday 23 November 2018

7.00pm​ Supper Talk by Gillian Keegan, MP  “Workings of Parliament: The perspective of a recently elected MP”

[Additional parking is available at the WOW Clinic]


Saturday 24 November 2018

9.00am to 12 noon​ Church cleaning 

The Rector’s day off this week is Friday.


News and Events

Woodmancote WorksWorks to restore and redecorate Woodmancote Church are underway. The Church is expected to reopen in December, with date to be announced.

Supper Lecture – The final lecture in this series is on Friday, 23rd November, with a talk from Gillian Keegan MP.    Tickets still available from Susie (contacts in church).

Christmas cards, which include an invitation to the various Christmas services, are ready for delivery around the Parish.  PLEASE HELP TO DELIVER by taking a bag for a road near you.  Spare cards are available for you and your neighbours who might be outside the Parish, 

Quiet Day at Chichester Cathedral, Dresden Room  On Thursday 29 November, Revd Andrew Doye is leading a quiet day for parishioners from 9.45am, to 3.30pm  Please sign the sheet at the back of the churches if you wish to attend.  Transport can be found. It is not possible to eat packed lunches in the Dresden Room, so in the break retreatants will need to eat discretely in the cathedral or buy from the on-site café or other outlets.  Payment, by donation on the day.

Christmas Fair, 1 December 2018 - There is a box at the back for donations. New gifts (c/o Marjorie Kipling or Annie Porter), bottles (of any kind) for tombola (c/o Monday drop in Wendy), chocolate for tombola (c/o Jane Stuttard), cakes on the day (c/o Robina Richter), gift bags, jam or chutney, Raffle prizes (c/o Diane Way or Cherry Davies). Many thanks.   Jane Stuttard

Cake stall - Time for us to start thinking of our Christmas baking and preparing for the Fair. We should be delighted to receive any cakes, biscuits or tantalizing seasonal eats. So we can display them attractively we are also keen to collect suitable boxes that we can decorate or Christmas tins. Please contact Robina Richter (contacts in church pew sheet) if you have boxes, tins or baked cakes before the day. Cakes can be delivered to the hall on the day. Thank you.

Catering  Our catering committee is keen to recruit people to join the team to help at future events. If you are able to help please speak to Margaret Bristowe or Angie Leggett (contacts in pew sheet in church).

Confirmation  The deanery confirmation is set for 2 May 2019. Candidates will be prepared alongside those from other parishes and NOW is the time to let the Rector know if you or your child wish to be included.  Youngsters would generally be in Year 8 or above;  adults, may be of any age.

The Parish Magazine always welcomes contributors – articles should be sent to the editors at westbournemagazine@gmail.com


This is the Diocesan Year of Prayer​​

Open our ear, glorious Lord Christ, to hear the music of your voice above the chaos of this world; 

Open our eyes to see the vision of your glory, 

For you are our King, now and for ever.

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