THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE NEWSLETTER
5th November 2017 No. 1763
Web site: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk
Telephone the office on 01590 612242
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
There will be a double edition of the magazine Dec/Jan. Please have your articles for both months to the printers by 12 November. FJ
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
18th of November St Katharine's Church. 12noon
Enjoy hot soup with crusty bread, also warm drinks and delicious cake's. Browse the stalls, purchase that early Christmas gift, card or wrapping. There will be indoor plants for sale, books, pickles and preserves as well as crafts and quality bric a brac. Guess the weight of the Christmas cake, enter the raffle and try to win a great prize. Let the children pull a gift from the 'lucky dip'. Try your hand on the bottle tombola. An absolutely enjoyable afternoon. Don't miss it, see you there.
Donations of any of these things gratefully received.
BENEFICE CONFIRMATION 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
Sunday 26th November 12.30pm for 1pm
Menu: Bangers, Mash and peas with onion gravy, followed by hot apple pie and ice-cream, coffee and mint.
Tickets £5 from Margaret Marshall, in the office on Thursdays, after church on Sundays, or by phone 02380 892469. Cheques payable - Beaulieu Church Social Committee. (Soup, Sweet and Sonnets postponed till next year)
MUSIC AT BEAULIEU
‘Hope and Glory’ a concert for Armistice Day given by The Stars of Trinity Laban
Saturday 11th November Abbey Church 7pm £15
More details on fliers at the back of the church
BENEFICE KNITTERS for Seafarers
We would appreciate donations of double knitting wool for carrying on this outreach work. Please give to Ruth Crouch, Marigold Jordan or leave in the Benefice Office. Thank you.
Waterside Night Shelter
Monday 20th November 3pm for the Honourable Caroline Cecily Montagu Weston. Members of the congregation are welcome to attend at the Abbey Church.
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)
We pray for those who have died: Roland Taylor whose funeral will be on Tuesday 7th November at 12.15pm at Test Valley Crematorium.
Sunday 5th November ALL SAINT’S DAY
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
9.30am Abbey Church SUNG Communion
11.15am St Paul’s, East Boldre Morning Prayer
Wednesday 8th November
10.30am Abbey Church Holy Communion
Thursday 9th November
10.00-12noon Benefice Office
Friday 10th November
10.00am Abbey Church Gallery Visitors’ Meeting
10.30am – 12noon Abbey Church Hall Baby Yoga
Saturday 11th November
10.50am St Katharine’s Church ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
7.00pm Abbey Church Stars of Trinity Laban, ‘Hope and Glory’, a concert for Armistice Day
Sunday 12th November
8.00am Buckler’s Hard Holy Communion
10.00am Abbey Church Combined benefice Service
3.00pm St Paul’s, East Boldre EVENING PRAYER WITH ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
No Evensong in the Abbey Church
Saturday 2nd December
ADVENT PROCESSION IN wINCHESTER CATHERDRAL -TIMING CHANGE
The timing of our trip to Winchester for the service of readings and music on Saturday 2nd December has been changed. The coach will now leave the Abbey Meadow at 1630 arriving in Winchester at King Alfred's statue at 1730. There is a short flat walk to the Cathedral where we anticipate having reserved seating so we can enjoy the service all together at 18.30. The cost of the coach will be £12.00 per person.
If you would like to join us please contact the Benefice Office (01590 612242) or John and Kathy Hughes
ADVENT CALENDARS for sale on the Book Stall. Nativity scene, 25 chocolates and a Christmas story booklet. £5 each.