Newsletter 15th September 2019


15th September 2019, No. 1860


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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 15th September

8.00am   Buckler’s Hard   HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am   Abbey Church    SUNG COMMUNION

11.15am  St Paul’s, East Boldre  HOLY COMMUNION. Harvest at St Paul’s

2.30pm  Abbey Church  Baptisms

3.30pm  Abbey Church  Baptisms

Monday 16th September

10am  - 12noon   Benefice Office

Tuesday 17th September

10am  - 12noon    Benefice Office

Wednesday 18th September

10.30am  Abbey Church  HOLY COMMUNION

Thursday 19th September

10am – 12noon   Benefice Office

Saturday 21st September

12noon  Abbey Church  Wedding

Sunday 22nd September

8.00am   Buckler’s Hard HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am  Abbey Church  SUNG COMMUNION BCP

11.15am  St Katharine’s, Exbury HOLY COMMUNION. Harvest at St Katharine’s Church

VISITORS’ MEETING. The next Visitors’ meeting is to be held on Friday 27th September, 10am in the Abbey Church Hall.   Jane B-C

RUNNING TO RAISE FUNDS. Margaret and Sydney Jackson's daughter, Sally Hutton, has been training hard and ran the Great North Run on 8th September. As well as a personal goal, Sally is doing it to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society, conscious of the invaluable support and advice she and her family have received over the years. You can support her by going to the following link: or send a cheque to me made payable to Alzheimer’s Society.   FJ

ALRESFORD CHOIR CONCERT   Saturday 28thSeptember 7.30pm in Beaulieu Abbey Church, doors open 6.45pm.  Alresford Choir, 90  singers present “From an Autumn Songbook” with guest soloists Amy Williamson and Chris Pott.  An impressive programme of music from Rachmaninov, Bortnianski and Fauré, folk songs and spirituals arranged by John Rutter to songs from West Side Story by Bernstein and some Abba. Tickets £15.00 from the Office (Mon, Tues 10am – 2pm & Thurs 10 am-12noon), or online from

ADVANCED NOTICE Sunday 29th September, 10am at St Paul’s, East Boldre. Combined Benefice Service of Holy Communion on the day of St Michael and All Angels.

HARVEST SERVICES AROUND THE BENEFICE.   Sun 15th September, 11.15am St Paul’s, East Boldre, followed by lunch at 1pm.  During this Harvest Festival service there will be a collection of food items for the Honeypot charity and the Foodbank. Please contact Dr Graham Sterling 01590 612378 with any delivery/collection of items.   Sun 22nd September, 11.15am St Katharine’s, Exbury.   Sun 6th October, 9.30am Abbey Church.       All are welcome at any of the Services.

RECTOR’S LUNCH   Sunday 29th September, Abbey Church Hall, 12.30 for 1pm. Tickets £6.00. Menu: Fillet of lamb casserole with vegetables, lemon posset and shortbread. Tickets from Margaret Marshall, 02380 892469, after the 9.30am service or from the office on Thursday mornings.

HARVEST SUPPER The annual Harvest Supper will be on Monday 7th October, in the Domus, 7.00 for 7.30pm. Harvest Pie and Apple Crumble followed by cheese and biscuits and coffee. Tickets £16, from Margaret Marshall. There will be, as usual, tables of 10. Cheques for either or both meals please make payable to Beaulieu Church Social Committee.

JANE BARNICOAT-CHONGWE’S LICENSING SERVICE.  Owing to Jane’s imminent surgery, and recuperation, this service may not take place as planned. Please remove the date from your diary. Further details to follow. We continue to hold Jane and Rueben in our thoughts and prayers.  FJ                  

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY. 10.00am Sunday 10th November at Beaulieu Abbey Church with Act of Remembrance. 

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, Tricia Spells,  Denise Abell-Parker , Ginny French, Jack Salter, Anne  Jane B-C 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

Mr Peter Andrew Rawlings:  It is with sadness that we record the death of Andrew. A much loved and respected member of the community, he was a member of our chorale choir. He will be much missed and we hold Prue and their family in our prayers as they prepare for his funeral service. A Service of Thanksgiving is expected to take place later in the year.  FJ

Recently Departed:  Tudor Morgan 

CONGRATULATIONS. We offer our best wishes to The Revd. Canon Ryc and Mrs Pauline Smith as they celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary.                                       FJ