Newsletter 7thJuly 2019


7th July 2019, No. 1850


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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 7th July

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

Monday 8th July

10am  - 12noon   Benefice Office

1pm – 9.30pm  Abbey Church  Ballard School rehearsal and Concert

Tuesday 9th July

10am  - 12noon   Benefice Office

Wednesday 10th July

10.30am   Abbey Church   HOLY COMMUNION

Thursday 11th July

10.00 – 12noon    Benefice Office

Saturday 13th July

1.00pm  St Paul’s, East Boldre   Wedding

6.30pm onwards    Abbey Church  Musical Gala

Sunday 14th July

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard  HOLY COMMUNION  

9.30am  Abbey Church SUNG COMMUNION

11.15am  St Katharine’s, Exbury  MORNING PRAYER


Articles for the August Magazine need to be sent in to the Office by 12th July 2019.

SEA SUNDAY The Sea Sunday Service will be held on Sunday 14th July at Buckler’s Hard alongside the river, commencing at 6.00pm. Canon Andrew Wright, Gen. Sec. for the Mission to Seafarers will be giving the Sermon. All are welcome. There will be no Evensong in the Abbey Church on this day.

SUMMER COFFEE MORNING Jan’s Summer Coffee Morning, 10.30am, Thursday 11th July 2019, at Aerodrome Cottage, East Boldre, SO42 7WD. Coffee & Doughnut in the garden (hopefully)! Bring-&-Buy, Raffle, friendly chatter. In aid of St Paul’s Church. Please drop in and join us. All are welcome. Please phone Jan on 01590 612085 with any offers of help, items for sale or the raffle.

MUSICAL GALA  Sat July 13th, Beaulieu Abbey Church; Just under a week to go now! Please help to make this evening a great success! The BBC’s Sally Taylor will compère the evening of entertainment from hugely talented local musicians. Seats are limited (priced at £20.00) and already are selling well. This is a major Fund Raising event for Beaulieu Abbey Church, and deserves our support. Please pick up an invitation form from the back of the Abbey Church or from Peter Melhuish.   Raffle Prizes - We hope to raise a great deal of money from the Raffle at the Musical Gala. There will be three prizes; hampers of (i) Quality wines, (ii) Quality Foods and (iii) Quality cosmetics and ‘smellies;. If you are able to contribute any item, there will be boxes for collection. It may be easier to make financial donations. Cheques payable to Beaulieu Abbey Church PCC in an envelope headed ‘Musical Gala Raffle’ and either given to Peter Melhuish or posted to the Office, Beaulieu Abbey Church, Palace Lane, Beaulieu SO42 7YG. Many thanks. PM

BEAULIEU VILLAGE FETE  Sat July 20th; less than 2 weeks to go! Raffle tickets for the Fete Grand Draw are available!. Do please take some (£1.00 per ticket) and persuade family, neighbours and friends both to buy, AND come to the Fete. Prizes are always spectacular! Also, please remember to bring bottles, handbags, any unwanted jewellery, jigsaw puzzles, bric-a-brac etc. See me for the best person to receive the goodies! The Abbey Church receives 50% of the Nett Profit from the Fete, so lets help to ensure that it is the success it usually is!    PM

CAKE STALL Donations of home-made cakes for the Cake Stall at the Beaulieu Fete on 20th July are required. Ideally small cakes, traybakes that can be cut up, bread, loaf cakes, savouries, scones etc. Please let Sally Brearley know on 01590 612287 what you intend to donate so that the stall can be organised. 

NEW FOREST SHOW CHURCH TENT 30TH/31ST JULY, 1ST AUGUST Volunteers needed to help with hospitality in the church tent on all 3 days of the show. Interested? Contact Rev. Barry Kent, on 01425 611348 or 07999 504388.     JH

EXBURY FETE Saturday 3rd August from 12noon onwards in the grounds of Exbury Club. St Katharine’s Church are holding a stall and asking for contributions for the stall to help raise funds for the day-to-day running costs of the Church. Requested items: bric-a-brac, good second had books, plants, raffle prizes, bottles for the bottle tombola. Any donations or offers of help on the day please contact Brian Hernaman on 02380 897528.                                                                                                

MUSIC AT BEAULIEU  FB Pocket Orchestra (Jazz)  Saturday 17th August   £15  Blues, Ragtime, Hot Jazz, Songs and Dances from long ago.
Working backwards from the 1930s, the trio explores repertoire that formed the embryo of what is now known as popular music. Book through the Box Office 07770 859900, with a cheque to Music at Beaulieu posted to PO Box 84 Lymington, SO41 3ZA,  on line from or on the door subject to availability.  

Please remember in your prayers: Veronica & David House, Ruth Willrich, Ann & Bruce Wallace, Paul Humphries, Dorothy Alston, Charlotte Hammond, Valerie Wright, Leonard & Joy Taylor, Joyce Creamer, Sydney Jackson, Marigold Jordan, Pat, Andrew & Isabel Tyrrell, Dan Smith,  Tricia Spells, Nicholas and Denise Abell-Parker. 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

Anniversaries of death: Freda White (09/07/2018), John Carruthers (07/07/2017)