Newsletter 10th December 2017

 

 

THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE  NEWSLETTER  

10th December 2017 No. 1768
Web site: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk       
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Telephone the office on 01590 612242

BENEFICE WEBSITE

Peter Melhuish and Lindy Shanks are pleased to keep our site up to date and interesting.  It is an excellent resource and means of publicity and communication. Pleased send them any material, including pictures and information pertaining to any Benefice activities.   FJ

**DECEMBER/JANUARY MAGAZINE**
Please note, this edition is FREE to all our readers. Entries for the next magazine, the  February edition, must be in by  12th January      FJ                                                                

CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH:
Would you be interested in joining in and having lunch with others, cooked for you at a venue in Beaulieu?
If you would like further details please contact  Elaine on 01590 612816 after 7 pm

BENEFICE KNITTERS  for Seafarers
300 items were knitted and delivered to the Mission to Seafarers recently. Many thanks for that and for the donations of wool which are always appreciated. Knitting patterns are available from Ruth Crouch and Marigold.

ST PAUL’S CHRISTMAS FLOWERS
Any donations in memory of loved ones,  please, to Marigold

CHURCH VISITORS
If you would appreciate a visit, or know of someone who would, please let Jane Barnicoat have a name, address and telephone number so we can arrange it.  FJ

MEN'S BREAKFAST
Saturday 6th January 8.30am Turfcutters Arms, East Boldre
Guest Paul Manning, Lord Montagu's Falconer.
Please let me know if you would like to join us.   FJ

POSTAGE STAMPS
Please remember to save your used postage stamps which will be used to raise money for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Service. Collecting boxes for the stamps are in all the Benefice Churches 

BENEFICE CONFIRMATION Sunday 14th January Abbey Church 10am. 3rd Session Friday 15th December, Rectory 7.30-8.30pm

 

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, John Walker, Valerie Wright,  John Thacker and Leonard Taylor. (Please help us to keep this up to date)  

We pray for those who have died: Brian Lappin, Memorial Service in the Abbey Church Friday 2nd February at 12.30pm; Doris Drake- funeral 14th  December 11am at East Boldre. 

We pray for Helen, Rosie, Peter, Lesley, Miranda, Andrew, David, Heather and Dorothy preparing for Confirmation in January.

Sunday  10th December  ADVENT 2

8.00am         Buckler’s Hard                Holy Communion
9.30am        Abbey Church                 SUNG Communion
11.15am       St Katharine’s, Exbury   Morning Prayer

Tuesday 12th December
9.30am – 11.30am  Abbey Church Hall  Jellytots 

Wednesday 13th  December
9.30am         Abbey Church               School dress rehearsal
6.30pm  Abbey  Church School Performance Families only 
10.30am   St Paul’s, East Boldre     Holy Communion
6.00pm         Abbey Church         School Christmas Service     

Thursday 14th December   
10.00 -12noon   Benefice Office
11.00am     St Paul’s, East Boldre      Funeral 

Friday 15th December
7.30pm – 8.30pm  The Rectory    Confirmation Session 

Saturday 16th December   
7.00pm      Abbey Church     Music at Beaulieu  Music for Christmas  with Highcliffe Choirs

Sunday  17 th December  ADVENT 3
8.00am         Buckler’s Hard               Holy Communion
9.30am         Abbey Church                SUNG Communion
11.15am       St Paul’s, East Boldre    Holy Communion
6.00pm         Abbey Church                Carol Service


CHRISTMAS SERVICES

Sunday  17 th December  ADVENT 3
6.00pm         Abbey Church                Carol Service 

Saturday 23rd December
6.00pm         St Paul’s, East Boldre      Carol Service    

Sunday  24th   December  ADVENT 4 CHRISTMAS EVE
8.00am         Buckler’s Hard                Holy Communion

No 9.30am service in the Abbey Church

11.15am        St Katharine’s, Exbury   Carol Service
4.00pm          Abbey Church                Crib Service
11.30pm        Abbey Church                Midnight Mass 

Monday 25th December  CHRISTMAS DAY
8.00am         Buckler’s Hard                Holy Communion
9.30am         Abbey Church    SHORT HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE WITH CAROLS
11.15am      St Paul’s East Boldre       SHORT HOLY  COMMUNION SERVICE WITH CAROLS