THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE NEWSLETTER
8th October 2017 No. 1759
Web site: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk
Telephone the office on 01590 612242
Harvest at Exbury: Thanks to those who decorated St Katharine’s Church and brought gifts for distribution to the Waterside Foodbank and Honeypot.
Harvest at Beaulieu: Thank you for supporting our Harvest charities this morning, "Mary's Meals", The Foodbank and Honeypot. FJ
My sincere thanks to Lynne for so skilfully repairing our beautiful white chasuble and stole.FJ
Sunday 14th January 2018. I have been pleased to receive several names already. It is not too late to be included, but you need to speak to me as soon as possible. Our 1st session will be at the Rectory on Friday 17th November 7.30-8.30pm. FJ
Soup, Sweet and Sonnets
Beaulieu Abbey Church Hall Wednesday 8th November
Lunch at 1pm Come and have a light lunch at 1pm, bowl of soup and crusty bread followed by a dessert.
Then we will listen to the favourite poems you have brought with you to read, preferably light-hearted and even funny.
Tickets £6 from Margaret Marshall, in the office on Thursdays, after church on Sundays, or by phone 02380 892469. Please do not come before 12.30pm
Our next meeting is Friday 10th November at 10am in the Abbey Church gallery. 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
MINISTRY OF WELCOME
I am most grateful to those of you who spend time welcoming visitors This has proved valuable and is much appreciated. Reading the Visitors’ Book, it is quite clear how much the opportunity to explore, pray and sit quietly is valued. If you could offer any time to maintain this important and significant ministry speak to Kathy Hughes.
MEN'S BREAKFAST Saturday 4th November 8.30am-9.30am at the Turfcutter's Arms. FJ
Part time Position
Monday 20th November 3pm for the Honourable Caroline Cecily Montagu Weston. Caroline's son, Galvin Weston, has asked me to announce that members of the congregation are invited to attend at the Abbey Church. FJ
Waterside Night Shelter
A small group met with Jan Hayter, one of the organisers of the Waterside Night Shelter. This is a Waterside Churches Together Project and is due to open on 1st December. The shelter will be based in a number of the Waterside Churches and will provide up to 6 beds for the homeless throughout the winter. The Project Team need volunteers to help in a number of different ways. Interested ?? Please talk to Father John. Fuller details on the BAC website.
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, Jan Church and John Thacker. (Please help us to keep this up to date)
Baptisms: Barnaby Jonathan Lovell 8th Oct Exbury Church; Ivy Elizabeth Oliver and Olivia Ann Rowland, both in the Abbey Church on 15th October at 1pm.
Those who have died: Betty Purdie.
Sunday 8th October
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Abbey Church HARVEST Holy Communion
11.15am St Katharine’s, Exbury Family Service with Baptism
4.30pm Abbey Church CHORAL EVENSONG
Monday 9th March
7pm for 7.30pm The Domus Harvest Supper
Wednesday 11th October
10.30am Abbey Church Holy Communion
Thursday 12th October
10.00 -12noon Benefice Office
Friday 13th October
11.30am – 1pm Abbey Church Hall Baby Yoga
Saturday 14th October
7.00pm Abbey Church Music at Beaulieu ... Voices of the Forest
Sunday 15th October
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Abbey Church SUNG Communion
11.15am St Paul’s, East Boldre Holy Communion
1.00pm Abbey Church Baptisms
Advance Notice 12th November is Remembrance Sunday
10am at the Abbey Church.
3pm Evening Prayer and an Act of Remembrance at St Paul’s, East Boldre
Please Note: No Evensong in the Abbey Church on 12th Nov.
Saturday 2nd December "ADVENT PROCESSION"