THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE NEWSLETTER 9th April 2017 No. 1733
Web site: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk
Telephone the office on 01590 612242
If you wish to make a donation for Easter Flowers at Exbury or East Boldre, please see Joan or Marigold.
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
Exbury Spring Fair – ST KATHARINE’S CHURCH
22nd of April. 12.00pm until 3.00pm
To raise funds towards our Restoration Appeal Fund, we are holding a Spring Fayre. Afternoon tea and cakes, bedding plants for sale ready to put in your borders or into your tubs. A Gift stall to buy that birthday present or even something for you - come on treat yourself. Crafts will also be on sale. There will even be a 'belated Easter egg' stall, just in case you haven't satisfied your chocoholicism. We have a raffle with great prizes the first one of which is worth £100. There are activities to take part in.
Come along, support the appeal and help to save this historic old building. We look forward to seeing you at what promises to be a good afternoon out!
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
POETRY AND CREAM TEA
Tuesday 2nd May 2.30pm Abbey Church Hall
Bring your own favourite poem to read, serious, light hearted, funny, any poems you love. Or just come and listen. Then everyone will enjoy an English Cream tea, (sandwiches, cakes, scones). Tickets £6 from Margaret Marshall after church on Sundays or in the Office on Thursdays.
I.o.w. Benefice Outing
This has been re-scheduled to:
Tuesday September 26th September.
Leave 0900 and return at about 1900. Visit to St Mildrid's Church in Whippingham for guided tour and morning coffee. Lunch at 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
They have expressed a need for good quality garden furniture and games/construction kits to help mothers to play with their children. Any furniture offer, see SB
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
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: Funeral will be at St Katharine’s Church, Exbury Wednesday 12th April at 2pm
The Honorable Caroline Cecily Weston.
Hawthorn John Nicholas Lockey and Amelia Victoria Downes – Abbey Church, 8th April
Sunday 9th April PALM SUNDAY
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Meet at Beaulieu School PalmSunday Parade
10.30am Abbey Church Combined Benefice Sung Communion
6.30pm Abbey Church CHORAL EVENSONG
Wednesday 12th April
10.30am Abbey Church Holy Communion
Thursday 13th April MAUNDY THURSDAY
10.00 -12noon Benefice Office
6.30pm Abbey Church Chancel SUNG Communion - Including the Washing of Feet, then ‘The Watch Vigil’ until 9.00pm.If you would like to be included in the ‘Washing of the feet’ please let Fr John know via the office by Tuesday.
Friday 14th April Good Friday
10.00am St Katharine’s, Exbury Walk of Witness leaving St Katharine’s Church at Exbury and arriving at Home Close, where we shall enjoy soup.
2.00pm St Paul’s, East Boldre An hour’s Devotion
7.00pm Abbey Church Sing Stainer’s Crucifixion
Sunday 16th April Easter Day
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Abbey Church Sung Communion
11.00am St Katharine’s, Exbury Holy Communion
11.00am St Paul’s, East Boldre Holy Communion