Newsletter 4th November 2018



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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 messages may be left.

Sunday 4th November

8.00am     Buckler’s Hard      HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am      Abbey Church      SUNG Communion

10.45am (approx.) Abbey Church      Wedding Q&A

11.15am        St Paul’s, East Boldre     MORNING PRAYER

Monday 5th November

10.00 – 12noon   Benefice Office

Tuesday 6th November

10.00 – 12noon   Benefice Office

Wednesday 7th November

10.30am      Abbey Church   HOLY COMMUNION

6.30pm        Abbey Church Hall      BEAULIEU PCC

Thursday 8th November

10.00 – 12noon     Benefice Office

Saturday 10th November

7.00pm      Abbey Church   Music at Beaulieu Elgar Cello Concerto and Enigma Variations

Sunday 11th November, REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

8.00am      Buckler’s Hard         HOLY COMMUNION

10.00am     Abbey Church           SUNG COMMUNION

   Followed by the Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial

3.00pm         St Paul’s, East Boldre     EVENSONG Followed by the Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial in the Churchyard

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

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 11th NOVEMBER 10am, in the Abbey Church. This will be followed by the Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial. Speaker: The Revd Robin L Nash SSC, formerly Vicar of St Alban's and St Luke's parishes, Bournemouth.

3.00pm St Paul’s, East Boldre, Preacher The Revd. Lynda Mead. Service followed by an Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial in the Churchyard. All are welcome.


Join us for an evening in Salisbury Cathedral for the Darkness into Light Advent Service on Saturday 1st December. Our coach will leave the Abbey at 16:30 (Please note change of time) and return after the service. The anticipated cost of the coach will be £12.00 a head. If you would like to join us please contact John and Kathy Hughes on either of the following: 02380 207433, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    JH

TURKEY AND TINSEL   Friday 14th Dec. Abbey Church Hall

Welcome drink, Christmas turkey lunch, trifle, cheese. Bring your own wine. Tickets from Margaret Marshall 02380 892469


As a thank you to all the ladies who arrange flowers at Beaulieu, Bucklers Hard, East Boldre & Exbury we are inviting you to a FREE demonstration in the Abbey Church Hall on Monday 19th November at 9.30am PROMPT given by Belle & Blossom on how to make a Christmas wreath & decorations. Followed by tea and cake! Please let Gerry Marling-Roberts know if you can come or inform the Office.


Elgar – Cello Concerto and Enigma Variations

Saturday 10th November, 7pm. Tickets £20 This concert is very nearly sold out. There will be only a small number of tickets, if any, on the door.

Ring: 07770859900 for details.


This is a friendly parent led playgroup for young children and babies, to play and learn social skills before they start school. Pregnant mums are also welcome! Please come along and have a chat and a cuppa with others while the little ones have fun and make friends. We get together every Tuesday 9.30am – 11.30am in Beaulieu Abbey Church Hall during term time. Contact Tania on 01590 612874.


Meet and Greet Stewards are needed in Beaulieu Abbey Church to greet visitors coming in from the Motor Museum, to point out the beautiful and factual features of our historic Church. You can volunteer once a week or once a month. Anyone interested in volunteering please speak to Kathy Hughes after a morning service or contact her on 02380 207433. New volunteers will be shown what to do/shadow another volunteer.


Just a reminder for all wedding couples that the last Q&A session this year is TODAY after the morning service, so approximately 10.45am.


We now have some passes available for members of our congregations who wish to visit Winchester Cathedral free of charge. They are available from the office and we will record the names of the people who use them as they must be returned promptly for further use.


We have started a review of our personal giving. We, the Finance Committee, simply ask that we all review our giving and talk to Andrew Percy, Mike Dawkins, John Hughes, Peter Melhuish or Mick Wigfield, with any queries      PM                                                                          

Please remember in your prayers: Veronica & David House, Ruth Willrich, Ann & Bruce Wallace, Paul Humphries, Philip Cooper, Dorothy Alston, Charlotte Hammond, John Walker, Valerie Wright, Leonard Taylor, Joyce Creamer, David Knight, Beverly Hose, Tom M, Sydney & Margaret Jackson, Marigold Jordan, Anna, Pat, Denise Abell-Parker, Jean Aartsen & Gillian Loveland.            
Please help us to keep this up to date.
We respect the circumstances of the above named and leave it to them to disclose any personal details.  FJ

We pray for those who have died: Constance Newcomb, Sally Moore.