Newsletter 28th July 2019


28th July 2019, No. 1853


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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 28th July

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard  HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am   Abbey Church  SUNG COMMUNION BCP

11.15am  St Katharine’s, Exbury HOLY COMMUNION

Monday 29th July

10am – 12noon  Benefice Office

Tuesday 30th July

10am – 12noon  Benefice Office

Wednesday 31st July

10.30am  Abbey Church  HOLY COMMUNION

Thursday 1st August

10.00 -12noon  Benefice Office

Friday 2nd August

2.00pm   St Paul’s, East Boldre    Funeral

Saturday 3rd August

12noon  Abbey Church  Wedding

12noon -4pm  Exbury Club grounds   Exbury Fete

Sunday 4th August

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard  HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am   Abbey Church  SUNG COMMUNION

11.15am  St Paul’s, East Boldre  MORNING PRAYER

5.30pm – 8pm    Rectory Garden  Benefice BBQ

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 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

BENEFICE BBQ - Sunday 4th August  5.30 – 8pm Rectory Lawn. Tickets £13. Please park in Church Meadow. Welcome Drink, Menu: chicken, beef burger, dauphinoise potatoes, salads, raspberry trifle, cheese and biscuits. Wine and soft drinks will be on sale. Tickets from Margaret Marshall in the office on Thursdays or after the 9.30am service in the Abbey Church on Sundays. Cheques payable to Beaulieu Church Social Committee

MUSIC AT BEAULIEU – Sat 17th August, Tickets £15,  FB Pocket Orchestra (Jazz) 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 payable to Music at Beaulieu, and post to PO Box 84 Lymington, SO41 3ZA, or buy tickets online from or on the door, subject to availability.  

BEAULIEU FETE Thank you to all who helped, and attended the Fete on Saturday 20th July. The weather was kind to us. Photos of the event can be seen on the Daily echo website. Please follow the link to view them -

SWALLOWS We have become host to a delightful family of swallows, who have adopted the apex of the Hall entrance; there is some evidence of their residency! Please be aware of this coming in to the Hall – though umbrella not strictly necessary!   Father John

ABBEY CHURCH VESTMENTS I am most grateful to Lincia and Derek for carrying out repairs on some of our vestments and white cope that have been hanging forlornly in the Sacristy. Not part of our regular Sunday sets, these items were in a poor state; we shall enjoy seeing them back in circulation after several years' absence. Well done Lincia and Derek.        FJ

SONGS OF PRAISE  Beaulieu Abbey Church   Sunday 11th August, at 6.30pm. All are welcome to come along and sing accompanied by the Abbey Church Choir and the Beaulieu Band. Light refreshments, including cake, will be served afterwards.

POST 9.30am SERVICE REFRESHMENTS,  ABBEY CHURCH HALL These are now very well attended and offer us the opportunity to chat and catch up. I am most grateful to those individuals who prepare the drinks and biscuits. There are a few vacancies on the rota. Please speak to Liz Wigfield if you would like to help. Many thanks from an appreciative Father John.

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,  Denise Abell-Parker and Ginny French.  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


Vincenzo Guzzi and Leanna Buckland: Abbey Church yesterday.

Joshua Webley and Rose-Marie Norris: Abbey Church 3rd August.

Those who have died: 

Hamer Michael Forrest Stansfeld: funeral St Paul’s Fri 2nd Aug 2pm

Donald Charles King: funeral St Katharine’s, Wed.7th Aug. 1.30pm

Anniversaries of death: Chris Hutchins (27/07/2018).