Newsletter 8th April 2018

THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE NEWSLETTER
8th April 2018 No. 1785
Web site: www.beaulieuchurches.org.uk       
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Telephone the office on 01590 612242

Please note: Monday is Father John's rest day.
Urgent enquiries on this day should be directed to the Benefice Office 01590 612242, where a message may be left.

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                       

THANKS
My thanks to those who worked so hard over the Easter weekend to decorate our three churches.
Thank you to church wardens, musicians, florists and all who took on additional responsibilities and contributed in any way to making the Festival so uplifting. FJ

PARKING OUTSIDE THE CHURCH HALL
As you know parking spaces outside the Abbey Church Hall are limited – 8 vehicles at a squeeze. Blue Badge holders will always have priority.  FJ

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

ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETINGS
St Katharine’s Exbury – Sunday 8th April after the 11.15am service

RECTOR’S LUNCH   Sunday 15th April   12.30pm for 100pm
The Rector’s Robust Ragout Lunch in other words, the same as last time, beef casserole and trifle   £7.00  
Tickets from Margaret Marshall 02380 892469
Cheques payable to Beaulieu Church Social Committee.

CHURCH WARDENS
At the recent APCM of the Abbey Church, Sally Brearley and Peter Melhuish were both elected. Congratulations to them and our continued thanks to those on the PCC.    FJ
 
YEAR’S MIND
I am keeping a diary of names of our departed loved ones and the dates on which they died so that they can be remembered during our services. If you wish to include the name of a loved one, pass the name on to Elizabeth in the church office on Mondays or Tuesdays.   FJ

VOLUNTEERS TO WELCOME VISITORS
Volunteers are needed to welcome visitors to Beaulieu Abbey Church. Meeting and greeting visitors is a pleasant and rewarding task. They are surprised and pleased to hear it’s a living church and love to hear all about the services, concerts and all the different events taking place. Help needed mornings/afternoons for as long or short a time as you have available. If you would like to help please contact Kathy Hughes 02380 207433 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

TRIP TO KENT
Monday 14th May to Friday 18th May 2018 the coach will leave Beaulieu on Monday morning, 14th May travel to our hotel, The Royal Tunbridge Wells, where we will stay for four nights. We will then return to Beaulieu on Friday 18 May. We will visit Canterbury Cathedral, Leeds Castle, the Chagall windows in Tudeley Church, Sissinghurst Castle Gardens and Petworth with free time to explore Canterbury and Royal Tunbridge Wells. 
Contact Sue Nicholas This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. tel: 01590 612736

DAY TRIP TO WELLS
Tuesday June 26th Leave Abbey Meadow at 10am. Coffee stop at Wilton and on to Wells. Evensong in the Cathedral before returning to Beaulieu. Contact John and Kathy Hughes 02380207433 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested. Bring a friend.

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, Leonard Taylor, Tricia Spells, Jean Aartsen, Joyce Creamer, Roger Smith, Mary Christian, David Knight and Beverly Hose.   (Please help us to keep this up to date)

Marriage Blessing:
Jordan Parrett Cara Daneel on 7th April in the Abbey Church

Wedding:
Lewis Vincent and Kathryn Webb, Abbey Church 14th April

We pray for those who have died:
Henry (Joe) Phillips–Funeral 11.30am 10thApril Abbey Church

Sunday 8th April
8.00am               Buckler’s Hard           HOLY COMMUNION
9.30am               Abbey Church             SUNG COMMUNION
11.15am         St Katharine’s, Exbury   MORNING PRAYER followed by APCM
6.30pm               Abbey Church             CHORAL EVENSONG

Monday 9th April
10.00 – 12noon Benefice Office

Tuesday 10th April
10.00-12noon     Benefice Office
11.30am             Abbey Church             Funeral
10.30am – 2.30pm   Abbey Church Hall   Wake

Wednesday 11th April
10.30am             Abbey Church           HOLY COMMUNION
4.00pm               Abbey Church             Burial of Ashes

Thursday 12th April
10.00 – 12noon Benefice Office

Friday 13th April
6.00pm             Abbey Church               Wedding rehearsal

Saturday 14th April
1.00pm           Abbey Church               Wedding

Sunday 15th April
8.00am               Buckler’s Hard           HOLY COMMUNION
9.30am               Abbey Church             SUNG COMMUNION
11.15am           St Paul’s, East Boldre HOLY COMMUNION
12.30pm           Abbey Church Hall       Rector’s Lunch

** NB, Incense will be at the 9.30am service in the Abbey Church on 2nd Sundays of the month.