Newsletter 25th June 2017


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Abbey Hymns for today

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***SEA SUNDAY  9th July*** 

The Service will be at Bucklers Hard at 6.30pm by the water’s edge. The Beaulieu Band and the Abbey Choir will lead the hymn singing and there will be a guest speaker, Revd. Bill McCrea, former chaplain to the Sailor’s Society. There will be no Evensong in the Abbey Church on this day. 

Beaulieu Village Fete:

Saturday, July 15;  1.30 to 4.30

Many thanks to those who have already approached me offering to help on the day.  Much appreciated!  Now we need items, which can be brought to the Fete on the day, or given to the Stallholders named.  Bottles (Gloria Knight 01590 677736): Books (Sue Nicholas 01590 612736): Toys (Ruth Crouch 02380 844253): Jewellery (Paula Norris 07767 882798): Handbags (Denise Lyle 02380 893472): and Bric-a Brac (Annie Melhuish 02381 788034).  PLEASE give generously, with good quality items.

Raffle tickets are now available for the  Prize Draw.  Again, do please support the Fete by buying and giving to friends.  Many thanks  Peter Melhuish 


On the Rectory Lawn, Sunday 30th July   6.00pm

Welcome drink, chicken sausage, various salads, strawberries, meringues, shortbread, cheese and biscuits

Tickets £13 from Margaret Marshall. Cheques payable to Beaulieu Church Social Committee by post to Beaulieu Abbey Church, Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Hants SO42 7YG


6.30pm  13th August with the Beaulieu Band

led by Hugh Ashley, formerly of BBC Radio Solent.

If you would like us to consider a particular hymn, please let me know the title.                                                     FJ 

Next Visitors’ Meeting

Saturday 24th June 10am – 11.30am


Turfcutter’s Arms on Saturday 1st July at 8.30am


Saturday 8th July   7pm  £20 

Glyndebourne at Beaulieu  There may be some tickets left but they can only be booked through the Box Office  Tel 07770 859900  to find out. 

Saturday 15th July    £15      7pm     The King’s Men

8 Choral Scholars and Organ Scholar from King’s College, Cambridge.  Early music, Tallis, Byrd, Poulenc , then moving on to light, traditional music

and finally modern music arranged in close harmony and also organ solos.

Tickets from www.musicatbeaulieu,org, or from the Box Office by post to PO Box84 Lymington SO41 3ZA with a cheque payable to Music at Beaulieu. More information from 07770 859900  

We pray for the sick and convalescing: Veronica House, Ruth Willrich, Ann and Bruce Wallace, Paul Humphries, Denise Abell-Parker, Chris Hutchins, Philip Cooper, Dorothy Alston, Charlotte Hammond, Olive Badland, John Walker, Valerie Wright and Jan Church.(Please help us to keep this up to date)


James Edward Betteridge and Sarah Louise Wickens – Abbey Church 3rd June

Wayne Christopher Cooper and Louise Gallichan – Abbey Church 24th June

Matthew George Rolf and Abigail Hannah Berger – Abbey Church 1st July


Bethany Bernice Sellwood   Sunday 2nd July East Boldre

Those who have died: We pray for family and friends of Jo Hordle; and Phyllis Cousins whose funeral was on Wednesday 21st June in St Katharine’s Church, Exbury. We pray for Mary Wharmby and her family following Bob’s  death and Memorial Service on 23rd June.


Calendar for the week

Sunday  25th June

8.00am         Buckler’s Hard              Holy Communion

9.30am         Abbey Church               SUNG Communion BCP

11.00am       St Katharine’s, Exbury   HOLY COMMUNION

Tuesday 27th June

2.00pm         The Rectory   BAC PCC Finance Committee

Wednesday 28th June

10.30am       Abbey Church              Holy Communion

Thursday  29th June

10.00 -12noon   Benefice Office

Saturday 1st July

1.00pm         Abbey Church               Wedding

Sunday  2nd July

8.00am          Buckler’s Hard             Holy Communion

9.30am         Abbey Church               SUNG Communion

11.15am  St Paul’s, East Boldre         Family Service + Baptism                                                  


Forward Planning

Saturday 5th August – Exbury Fete