Newsletter 29th September 2019


29th September 2019, No. 1862


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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 29th September  St Michael and All Angels

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard  HOLY COMMUNION


12.30pm for 1.00pm   Abbey Church Hall    Rector’s Lunch

Monday 30th September

10am – 12noon   Benefice Office

Tuesday 1st October

10am  - 12noon   Benefice Office

Wednesday 2nd October

10.30am  Abbey Church  HOLY COMMUNION

Thursday 3rd October

10.00 – 12noon    Benefice Office

Sunday 6th October

8.00am  Buckler’s Hard  HOLY COMMUNION

9.30am  Abbey Church HARVEST FESTIVAL

11.15am  St Paul’s, East Boldre  MORNING PRAYER

THANKS. Having worshipped in the splendidly decorated St Paul's church, we then enjoyed a delicious Harvest lunch provided by Sylvia Lovell, and wine donated by Dr Graham Sterling. It was a most happy occasion. Thank you to those who provided Harvest gifts which have been distributed to Honey Pot and the Food Bank.   FJohn

ABBEY CHURCH HARVEST. Sun 6th October, Following the 9.30am Abbey Church Harvest Thanksgiving service, we shall  enjoy cheese, bread and wine.   and then…….

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.

MUSIC AT BEAULIEU  NOVA FORESTA STRING QUARTET in association with the Elgar Society. Saturday 19th October, 7.00pm, Beaulieu Abbey Church. Tickets £15, from the Box Office 07770 859900 or .  ‘The Magic of Mozart’ including music by Elgar, Mozart, Borodin, Schubert and Albeniz. Violinists – Jon Visanji & Frank Handy. Cellist - Phil Daish-Handy. Viola – Rob Tuson. 

CONFIRMATION SERVICE AT ST JOHN'S HYTHE. A service is being held at 10.30am on Sunday 15th December, and neighbouring parishes are invited to take any candidates, who will be confirmed by the Bishop of Southampton.  If you would like to consider being confirmed at this service, please speak to me by Friday 11th October.  Fr John

COME AND SING  REQUIEMS  BY CHARPENTIER  &  FAURÉ.  All Souls Day Saturday 2nd November 2019 Beaulieu Abbey Church. Singers rehearsal 3.00pm, Performance 7.00pm, doors open at 6.30pm for the audience. Singers: music provided, bring own picnic. Please register with Director of Music  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01590 676493. If you wish to have someone remembered on All Souls’ Day, send their name  to Philip Baxter or the Benefice Office by email. Retiring collection for all. 

BEAULIEU BANK NOTES CONCERT. Autumn Serenade: An evening concert displaying a variety of music sung by the Beaulieu Bank Notes conducted by Adam Blosse, featuring soloists, in aid of the Honeypot Charity. The evening will be a chance to hear the Beaulieu Church Abbey ring with voices! Beaulieu Abbey Church, Saturday 23rd November. Tickets - Adults £12, Children under 14 - £8.  Purchase tickets via email request This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Refreshments included with ticket price.

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY. 10.00am Sunday 10th November at Beaulieu Abbey Church with Act of Remembrance. With Guest Speaker Major Dan Brooks 4th Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment.

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, 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                                                     

Recently Departed:  Tudor Morgan, Andrew Rawlings, Michael Tiley, David Corbett.

Anniversaries of death: Eric Taylor (25/09/1998), Anita Marr (28/09/2018).

FROM THE VISITORS’ BOOK. “Thank you for a moment of peace to reflect and re-centre. This is my second visit and will not be my last”   Pat. “Peaceful and beautiful church”  Veronica & Mike, Derbyshire. “Peaceful and thought provoking. Beautiful place”  Quentin & Karen, West Australia.