Newsletter 10th March 2019

THE BEAULIEU, EXBURY & EAST BOLDRE    NEWSLETTER   10th March 2019   No. 1833

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 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     CHORAL EVENSONG   

Monday 11th March & Tuesday 12th March

10am  - 12noon       Benefice Office

Wednesday 13th March

10.30am       Abbey Church  HOLY COMMUNION

1.00pm - 1.45pm  Abbey Church Organ Recital - Mike Noble

Thursday 14th March

10.00 - 12noon    Benefice Office

2.00pm - 3.00pm   Rectory   Lent Course

Friday 15th March

2.30pm        Abbey Church   Thanksgiving Service

Sunday 17th March

8.00am     Buckler’s Hard    HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am     Abbey Church       SUNG COMMUNION

11.15am   St Paul’s, East Boldre   HOLY COMMUNION

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

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.

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.

DECORATING TEAM AT BEAULIEU SCHOOL

Thank you for responding to my request. There will be a brief meeting for decorators at school at 9.30am on Wednesday 20th March. The actual work will be done during the school holidays - week beginning 8th April. Please contact me for further details.   FJohn                                                          

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, Allan Humby and Dan Smith. 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, and Margaret Jackson.

Anniversaries of death: Henry Phillips (known as Joe) 09/03/2018

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: “We liked it so much we came back.” “Incredible place, full of history. Very welcoming and informative.” “Wonderful Church – fascinating and excellent guides” “Lovely church – we enjoyed the information – thank you.”

Saturday 6th April, 7.00pm, 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. A fascinating timetable of sacred music as we are guided from early Milanese chant, motets of Notre Dame, hymns of St Hildegard and on to the Renaissance for Passiontide music and beyond. Tickets £10 on the door or via the Benefice Office.