Newsletter 21st May 2017


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Abbey Hymns for today

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Sunday 28th May, Abbey Church Hall, 12.30 for 1pm

Menu: A glass of sherry on arrival, chicken casserole with new potatoes followed by apple crumble and custard. Tickets £5 available from Margaret Marshall after church on Sunday mornings or in the church office on Thursdays.


At the next PCC meeting on 25th May we shall be considering our Charitable Giving. As in the past we shall hope to support one overseas and one local charity. If you have any particular thoughts about supporting a charity, would you please speak to one of the Church Wardens, Peter or Sally or any member of the PCC.                 FJ 

From David Williams, Bishop of Basingstoke

Archbishop of Canterbury to Preach at Winchester Cathedral ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Beacon Event at Pentecost (4th June)

This will be the culmination to the Archbishop’s call to prayer from Ascension Day to Pentecost – please see further details and book tickets on the Diocesan website.

With blessings +David


We will be remembering “D” Day and all who left HMS “Mastodon” at Exbury and the Beaulieu River in 1944. On Tuesday 6th June we will meet at 11am at the Ancjor memorial adjacent to the car park at Exbury Gardens. Coffee/Tea and shortbread for £3 will be available in the tea room from 10am We would like to invite anyone interested to join us . Fro more information contact Marion Loveland on 02380 846309 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Saturday 10th June   7pm     £15  FB Pocket Orchestra

If you enjoy Blues, Hot Jazz, Ragtime , Waltzes, Songs and Dances  from long ago and far away, then this is the concert for you.

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

I.o.w. Benefice Outing  

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 Quarr Abbey. Cost (without lunch or tea) will be about £30.00. Fuller details nearer the time.

If interested please contact either John & Kathy Hughes

(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or the Parish Office.

 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, Charlotte Hammond,  Dawn Reith, Olive Badland, John Walker, and Valerie Wright.(Please help us to keep this up to date) 


Andrew Ronald Kitcher and Jodie Marie Wilson – St Katharine’s Church 27th May

Gareth William Brearley and Josephine Eleanor Georgina Forster on 27th May at St Margaret’s, Westminster.


Thomas Arther Charrett and Harvey George Hewett, both at St Katharine’s Church last Sunday.

Those who have died: We pray for family and friends of Patricia Currie: Memorial Service on 17th May in the Abbey Church.

Jennifer MacNair-Wilson: Memorial Service at Buckler’s Hard Chapel yesterday.

Calendar for the week

Sunday  21st  May

8.00am         Buckler’s Hard            Holy Communion

9.30am         Abbey Church             SUNG Communion

11.15am       St Paul’s, East Boldre  Holy Communion


Wednesday 24th May

10.30am       Abbey Church               Holy Communion

Thursday  25th  May

10.00 -12noon   Benefice Office

6.30pm        Abbey Church Hall        Beaulieu PCC

Saturday 27th  May

2.00pm        St Katharine’s, Exbury    Wedding


Sunday  28th May

8.00am         Buckler’s Hard              Holy Communion

9.30am         Abbey Church               Sung Communion BCP

11.00am       St Katharine’s, Exbury   Holy Communion

12.30pm for 1pm Abbey Church Hall    Rector’s Lunch

Wednesday 31st  May

10.30am       Abbey Church              Holy Communion

From now on the service at East Boldre on the 1st Sunday of each month will be Morning Prayer and the 3rd Sunday will be Holy Communion.

Both services will be at 11.15am


From a visitor aged 8yrs

“This is much nicer than the old cars”