Newsletter 7th January 2018

THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE  NEWSLETTER  
7th January 2018 No. 1772
Web site: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk       
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Telephone the office on 01590 612242

BENEFICE WEBSITE
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

BENEFICE CONFIRMATION
Sunday 14th January
10am  Abbey Church  Confirmation Service with Bishop Jonathan
4.30pm  Abbey Church  Choral Evensong   
NB These are the only two services on this Sunday
Please remember the Confirmation Candidates in your prayers: Helen Lloyd, Rosanna Young, Peter Murfin, Lesley Hernaman, Miranda Elliott, Andrew Elliott, David Black, Heather Smith and Dorothy Alston preparing for Confirmation.

FEBRUARY MAGAZINE
Articles/information etc. for the  February edition, must be in by January 12th.

CHURCH VISITORS
If you would appreciate a visit, or know of someone who would, please let Fr John or Jane Barnicoat have a name, address and telephone number so we can arrange it.    FJ

POSTAGE STAMPS
Please remember to save your used postage stamps which will be used to raise money for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Service. Collecting boxes for the stamps are in all the Benefice Churches 

CHRISTMAS FLOWERS AT ST PAUL'S
Many thanks to everyone who donated towards the Christmas Flowers in memory of the following: Jane Murray, Fee Radcliffe, John Tucker, Manda Tucker, Ralph & Rita Showering, Kitty & Les Payne, Brian Jordan, Perce & Edith Munden, Chris & Laura Munden, Alan Andrews, Bill House, Symons & Kitcher Families, Betty & Freddie Nelson.

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,  John Thacker and Leonard Taylor. (Please help us to keep this up to date)

We pray for those who have died:
Frances Jenkin
Brian Lappin - Memorial Service in the Abbey Church Friday 2nd February at 12.30pm.
Victoria Harris – Friday 12th January at St Katharine’s, Exbury, 10am.

Sunday 7th January  EPIPHANY/BAPTISM OF CHRIST
8.00am         Buckler’s Hard                Holy Communion
9.30am         Abbey Church                 SUNG Communion
Followed by Wedding Q&A
11.00am       St Paul’s, East Boldre       MORNING PRAYER

Wednesday 10th  January
10.30am       Abbey Church                 Holy Communion
11.30am       Abbey Church Hall         Fabric Committee

Thursday 11th January                                         
10.00 -12noon   Benefice Office

Friday 12th January
10.00am      Exbury Church                 Funeral

Saturday 13th January
9am    BHF Debate meeting

Sunday  14th  January  EPIPHANY 2
NO 8AM SERVICE AT BUCKLERS HARD
10.00am       Abbey Church       CONFIRMATION SERVICE
4.30pm         Abbey Church               CHORAL EVENSONG

Q&A Weddings 
Immediately following the 9.30am Service today there will be the first of our Q&A sessions for wedding couples. These will be held on the first Sunday of every alternate month.

Date for your diary
Friday 16th March  Benefice and Friends’ Lunch, at MJ’s Restaurant, Brockenhurst College.
Watch this space for further details.