Newsletter 3rd March 2019

THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE NEWSLETTER   

3rd March 2019   No. 1832

Website: 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 messages may be left. 

Sunday 3rd March  

8.00am        Buckler’s Hard       HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am        Abbey Church      SUNG COMMUNION followed by Wedding Q&A

11.15am      St Paul’s, East Boldre    MORNING PRAYER with baptism

Monday 4th March 

10am  - 12noon       Benefice Office

Tuesday 5th March 

10am  - 12noon       Benefice Office

Wednesday 6th March, ASH WEDNESDAY

10.30am     Abbey Church     HOLY COMMUNION WITH IMPOSITION OF ASHES

Thursday 7th March                                        

10.00 -12noon     Benefice Office

Saturday 9th March                                        

7.00pm     Abbey Church    Music at Beaulieu - Chichester Cathedral Choir

Sunday 10th March

8.00am   Buckler’s Hard   HOLY COMMUNION  

9.30am   Abbey Church    SUNG COMMUNION

11.15am    St Katharine’s, Exbury    MORNING PRAYER

4.30pm    Abbey Church   EVENSONG   

**ORGAN RECITALS 2019** 1.00pm to 1.45pm

March recitals are as follows: Wed 13th March - Mike Noble, Wed 20th March - Philip Baxter, Wed 27th March - Tim Rice. Soup and roll will be served at the start12.30pm. The retiring collection will be going to the Abbey Church funds. All are welcome.

PALM CROSSES FOR ASHES

Please bring any palm crosses from last year to the Abbey Church and give to Tony Norris. These are burned and the ashes are prepared for use on Ash Wednesday.   FJ

ELECTORAL ROLL

Every 6 years, the Electoral Rolls of all churches are renewed. Forms must be returned by Tuesday 5th March as the new Electoral Roll for the Abbey Church will be displayed on Thursday 7th March until the APCM on 22nd March.

LENT COURSE 2019  WHY DID JESUS DIE?

2.00pm - 3.00pm on Thursdays 14th, 21st, 28th, March, and 4th April, in the Rectory. Each session will include a talk, a Q&A, and discussion, a short time of meditation and quiet.

FACULTY APPLICATION

Attention Beaulieu Congregation: Public Consultation Notices have been placed on both notice boards regarding handrails to the main door steps and a railing to the front of the gallery chapel. Design details available in the Office.  SB

BENEFICE LUNCH AT BROCKENHURST COLLEGE

Friday 22nd March. Tickets £17. Cheques are payable to Beaulieu Abbey Church. Menus are available from the office. You need to complete a menu and leave with a cheque in the office or give to Margaret in the Abbey Church Hall after the 9.30am service. 

ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETINGS (APCMs)

Abbey Church   Friday 22nd March, 6.30pm

St Katharine’s, Exbury,  Sunday 24th March following the 11.15am Service

St Paul’s East Boldre    Thursday 11th April, 6.00pm

RECYCLE YOUR USED STAMPS

There is a box for used stamps in the corridor between the Hall and the Church where used stamps can be deposited. These will be collected by Ruth Crouch and sent to The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. Please can all stamps being donated be trimmed clear of the perforations.

ADVANCE NOTICE – MOTHERING SUNDAY

There will be a combined Benefice family service (no Communion) 10am, at the Abbey Church on Sunday 31st March.

TWO BENEFICE OUTINGS

The first, Tuesday 25th June will be an afternoon visit to St Cross Hospital in Winchester. The Master of St Cross is Revd Reg Sweet, known to many in our Benefice. The afternoon will include a guided tour of the hospital by one of the Brothers, afternoon tea and Evensong in the beautiful chapel. If you are interested please give your name to John or Kathy Hughes 02380 207433. Full details of cost and pick up timesnearer the time. For the 2nd Benefice Trip we are hoping to return to Chichester on 17th September... details to follow.

Please remember in your prayers:

Veronica & David House, Ruth Willrich, Ann & Bruce Wallace, Paul Humphries, Philip Cooper, Dorothy Alston, Charlotte Hammond, Valerie Wright, Leonard Taylor, Joyce Creamer, Sydney Jackson, Marigold Jordan, Anna, Pat,Denise Abell-Parker, Andrew & Isabel Tyrrell, Glo Howat and Allan Humby. 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: Pamela “Bunny” Borthwick, Gillian Loveland, Margaret Jackson and Dan.

Thanksgiving Services in Beaulieu Abbey Church

Pamela “Bunny” Borthwick: Friday 15th March, 2.30pm

Margaret Jackson: Friday 29th March, 2.30pm

From the Visitors’ Book: “A very well looked after beautiful church. So wonderful that it is still in use and visited each and every day.”                               Lorraine and Nathan 

“Beautiful Church, you are so lucky to have this for your parish.”

Saturday 6th April Beaulieu Abbey Church

Choirs - Vox Humana and Gregoriana

You may treat this as a preparation for the climax of this holy season and at the same time gather something of the wonderful evolution of sacred music from 4th century to now.