THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE NEWSLETTER 2nd April 2017 No. 1732
Web site: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk
Telephone the office on 01590 612242
You can read this newsletter on the website, but please
take this one home with you.
For a number of reasons, all beyond our control, we have had to re schedule our Benefice Outing to the Isle of Wight. The outing will now be on
Tuesday September 26th September.
Leave the Abbey Green at 0900 and return at about 1900. Trip will include a visit to St Mildrid's Church in Whippingham for guided tour and morning coffee. Lunch is the lovely village of Godshill and afternoon tea and Vespers at Quaar Abbey. Cost (without lunch or tea) will be about £30.00. Fuller details nearer the time.
If interested please contact either John & Kathy Hughes
Next one: Sat. 20th May at 0830 where we will be joined by John Attenborough, Port Chaplain to the Mission to Seafarers. Names to Parish Office no later than May 18.
Annual Parochial Church meetings
Abbey Church 21/4/17
St. Katharine’s, Exbury 23/4/17
St Paul’s, East Boldre 18/4/17
If you would like to come to the APCM of your church, your name must be on the Electoral Roll. Forms are available.
BENEFICE LENT COURSE WEEK 5
Continuing Wednesday 5th April March at 2.30pm at
3 Matthew's Lane, East Boldre, studying this years York Course, 'Receiving Christ in five different ways '. If you intend to join us please phone so we have some idea of numbers. All welcome. It doesn’t matter if you have missed some weeks. This will be the last week.
Ann Moore: 01590 611130 or Sylv Lovell: 02380 893284
COFFEE, CAKE AND CHAT 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, Abbey Church at 11am (after the 10.30am Holy Communion Service). All Welcome
The prayer tree has grown and is now well used. Please continue to place requests – and causes for thanksgiving. These are included in the Wednesday morning communion. FJ
MUSIC AT BEAULIEU
Good Friday 14th April 7pm £5
Come and Sing Stainer’s Crucifixion
Two professional soloists, David Woodgates – conductor,
Martin Penrose – organist, the audience sing the choruses and the hymns. Scores for hire - £1
REMINDER: SAFEGUARDING OVERVIEW TRAINING
Saturday 13th May 9.30am – 11.30am
Beaulieu Abbey Church Hall
The training is mandatory for Church Wardens and BEEB Visiting Group Members.)
We pray for the sick and convalescing: Veronica House, Ruth Willrich, Ann and Bruce Wallace, Paul Humphries, Denise Abell-Parker, Jo Hordle, Chris Hutchins, Helen Cowle, Philip Cooper, Dorothy Alston, Adele Andrews, Charlotte Hammond, Dawn Reith, Olive Badland, John Walker, and Valerie Wright.(Please help us to keep this up to date)
Those who have died: We pray for family and friends of:
Ross Mason: whose Thanksgiving Service will be in the Abbey Church on Tues. 25th April at 2pm
Brenda Fountain: who died last Sunday and whose funeral will be at St Katharine’s Church Exbury Wed. 12th April at 2pm
Hawthorn John Nicholas Lockey and Amelia Victoria Downes – Abbey Church, 8th April 3.30pm
Calendar for the Week
Sunday 2nd April
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Abbey Church SUNG Communion with speaker: Amanda Dukes, New Forest Women's Refuge Services
11.00am St Paul’s, East Boldre Holy CommunioN
10.30am Abbey Church Holy Communion
2,30pm-4pm Ann Moore’s House Lent Study Group 5
Thursday 6th April
10.00-12noon Benefice Office
Saturday 8th April
3.30pm Abbey Church Wedding
Sunday 9th April
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Meet at Beaulieu School Benefice Palm Sunday Parade
10.30am Abbey Church Combined Benefice Holy Communion
6.30pm Abbey Church Choral Evensong
From the Visitors’ Book:
A special, peaceful place for my husband returning after 30years. It still feels a very warm place to him. Said prayers for our family and those that recently departed the earth.
Dates for your Diary:
Exbury Spring Fair – ST KATHARINE’S CHURCH
Saturday 22nd April 12noon – 3pm
If you went to the Autumn Fair you will know what a successful event that was. The church was transformed with tables and chairs, soup rolls and cake as well as tea/coffee. It might be similar or it might be quite different. Do go and find out and help the thermometer reading on their wall go up a bit.
10.00am St Katharine’s, Exbury Service
10.30am Walk to Hilltop
2.00pm St Paul’s, East Boldre ONE HOUR’S DEVOTION
7.00pm Abbey Church Sing Stainer’s Crucifixion (See MUSIC AT BEAULIEU)